Heavy/Scratch: Ursa Magnus

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by WorkbenchManiac, May 29, 2012.

  1. WorkbenchManiac

    WorkbenchManiac Member

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    I'd like to share my second custom Transformers figure:

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    The head is a brand new sculpt, made mostly out of Super Sculpey and Green Stuff.

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    The figure is based on the Botcon Flak toy, here is a comparison between the old and the new head:
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    Hope you like him as much as I enjoyed making him.
     

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  2. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    THAT....is pretty damn cool my friend!
     
  3. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    Cool.
     
  4. BScorpinok75

    BScorpinok75 Squadron X #1 Consultant

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    Love it!!!
     
  5. Ursa Magnus

    Ursa Magnus Chibi Ursa is grumbly

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    It can't be said enough, but he looks AWESOME!!!! Thanks SO MUCH for doing this for me. I can't wait to have him in-hand and proudly on display.
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    You are very talented
     
  7. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    I like it alot!
    that head sculpt is AMAZING!!
     
  8. TWINTURBO

    TWINTURBO Mandiprime97's badass :)

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    very nice work!!
     
  9. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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  10. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Fantastic and I love the name!
     
  11. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    Scattershot/Dropshot/Flakk mold just rocks in general, and this custom really is a work of art mate!
     
  12. Ursa Magnus

    Ursa Magnus Chibi Ursa is grumbly

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    And just in case anybody needs further convincing of just how perfectly WorkBenchManiac captured my guy's likeness, take a look at the reference art located here by Jake Isenberg and Hans Kappers.

    SO unbelievable happy with this. The wait until it arrives at my house is going to be murder!!
     
  13. meisterworks

    meisterworks Well-Known Member

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    that is neat and a cool idea
     
  14. WorkbenchManiac

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    Thanks guys, glad you like him.

    And all praise for the design has to go to Ursa Magnus himself, I just worked from his ideas, and the concepts he provided.

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  15. Nemesor

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    The custom is very well done, and there's nothing about it I particularly dislike. My only comment would be that the facial features look maybe a bit too rounded, not as sharp as they perhaps could be. But that's down to taste I think.

    Can't help but feel sad that you used a Botcon exclusive as the base figure, though.
     
  16. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great concept and execution. Nice.
     
  17. WorkbenchManiac

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    Good catch, you are absolutely right, the facial details are rounded, but that is by design- it's basically a human face with a helmet. At first I had, for example, the sides of the nose at a sharp angle, but it looked off compared to the more human face. So I rounded the edges somewhat, while keeping the robotic look with straight surfaces for the chin, eyes and nose.


    Blame Ursa, not me, lol.

    Although, to be fair, I am not a toy collector myself, and I have no qualms about chopping up convention exclusives.
     
  18. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    This is what I think is so cool here :) 
     
  19. Kenjo_Cybertron

    Kenjo_Cybertron Stalk him, tear him apart

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    i think the head is bang on, excellent job at sculpting! teach me!
     
  20. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    That's pretty clever.
     

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