Heavy/Scratch: (WIP) Dark of the Moon Leader Class MEGATRON

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  1. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    One last teaser until final reveal....

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    9/4 Update..... detail work nearing completion....

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    8/30 Update..

    Principle build complete and I went with a mix of concept art, movie look and hasbro toy. Applied the first base coat of a ultra flat paint..... will follow up with green, tan, and green again and then all the small detail....

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    Through some suggestions from others I have decided to post work in progress pics of my DOTM Megatron. he of course will be non transforming, and I decided to do a blend of concept art from Josh Nizzi, actual movie stills, and the Hasbro toy.

    What you see is a progression of work, and he is FAR from done. I have 99% of the skeletal work done and will begin the actual "truck" details next. Half way through I did not like his height so I cut the fucker in half and gave him an inch more height. A lot of styrene work to be done as well. Hope you all like.

    Thanks FrogDNA for the WFC Megatron chest plate idea.

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  2. Long_Haul

    Long_Haul N*ggacon

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    Cool.
     
  3. ThinkTank Customs

    ThinkTank Customs TFW2005-Citizen

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    Interesting start, do you give me the permission to save this WIP for using as my reference for a possible future project of mine?
     
  4. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Oooh, love what you've done with this, the chest especially. Can't wait to see how this will turn out. :) 
     
  5. Optimus0085

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    interesting approach, you seem to be using the entire rotf optimus body instead of just the legs unlike frogdna, although on a personal note, I kind of liked his initial height better since now his torso appears to be too large for his current legs, still like you said "he is far from done" so who knows. my two cents.
     
  6. vatarian

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    hmmmm.... My interest is peaked. This ooks veeerrrrrrrryy interesting.
     
  7. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    Thanks

    If you can find ALL of the figures and pieces I used, be my guest.

    Thanks.... the chest gave me fits.

    Original heing had HORRIBLE proportions. His hands would have been at his ankles. I actually have him the height back that I took when cutting the figure in half. Trust me, he look much better with the added height.

    Thanks man!
     
  8. payton34

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    I agree, the chest seals the deal for me. Very promising so far, at this rate it may very well end up being a carbon-copy of the CGI model.
     
  9. Prime117

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    Looking great
     
  10. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    First post updated....
     
  11. vatarian

    vatarian snide spider

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    Hm, this looks to be shaping into somthing composed of pure win, and awesome. This could be the most accurate yet.
     
  12. Zildjian

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    Thanks man. As for accuracy, I would/could never claim that. There are to many different looks to him from the concept art, cgi renders and actual movie footage. I have taken MULTIPLE screen shots of him from DOTM and I swear he is different looking in EVERY one of them. I kind of went with what I thought would look good and detailed.
     
  13. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    loving the bulk...
     
  14. Quantum25

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    Can't wait to see this guy finished. Awesome job so far.
     
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    OKOK~that s wht we re talkin', go ahead~all hail megatron
     
  16. wheeljack2010

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    Lookin' real good Z. Doin a great job of covering up the Prime mold with the added bulk. Should look great when completed! Cheers bro'!
     
  17. AndyHibbsCustom

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    That looks amazing !!!! Im going to have to build another one to top that !!!
     
  18. ThinkTank Customs

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    Why topping each other? Makes no sence for me :) 

    And this herr is very impressive, my First comment here is now useless, Cause i Never could replicate this, havent the Parts and the skill for that. I think i'll use my non accurate but transformable sentinel megatron Hybrid As my dotm megatron, i Hope that One of you guys will Be hired by hasbro for creating movie statues and maybe transformable Movie masterpiece toys in Future. You guys are the Lords of construction! Simply only One word fit to you: AWESOME!
     
  19. AndyHibbsCustom

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    is it going to have electronics?
     
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    another great Leader class Megatron!!!!!!!!!!!!!! gonna be awesome!!!!no!!! it's awesome now!!!
     

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