Minor/Repaint: Yet Another Thundercracker (Classics/Universe)

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  1. gargunkle

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    Blah blah blah Classics Starscream repaint
     

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  2. thyvipera

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    loos great. very unique paint apps. i like em!
     
  3. Bruticus82

    Bruticus82 Well-Known Member

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    The black nosecone and wing trim is certainly different, but looks good!
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Blah blah blah VERY NICE!
     
  5. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I like the darker blue.
     
  6. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    What blue is that? I really like it.
     
  7. gargunkle

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    This is actually one of the cheaper ways to do the custom. The coloring on the body is done with Sharpie markers. (blush) It's just a standard blue one for the body and a metallic one for the knees, chest sides, etc.

    The stripes are car pinstriping. I bought silver and also used a red Sharpie on some of the silver striping to get both colors.

    I actually tried to dye Starscream first (see added picture in first post) but it only took to the thighs, shoulder backs and wing connectors.
     
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    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    That's not bad. Is it possible to "recoat" with the blue sharpie to fill in some of the areas?
     
  9. gargunkle

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    Yes, I'll probably be doing that some more. Most of the uneven patches weren't visible to my eyes, only in the macro photos :)  But then again I don't have very good lighting where I did most of the work, either.
     
  10. Satomiblood

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    I'm guessing the plastic is taking the sharpie? No rub off? I mean, I realize these are permanent and all.
     
  11. gargunkle

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    Yep, the plastic looks to be taking the sharpie well.

    I think I actually got the idea originally from someone a long time ago on the tfans/tformers forum who'd gotten a bunch of KO Robot Masters Starscreams and did them up in different colors.
     
  12. Andrew28b

    Andrew28b Nemesis custom

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    Yeah a cool way to do metallic colors is use a silver or chrome paint and sharpie over it with a color. I did it to universe Galvatrons knees and they are a nice metallic red now.
     
  13. grufflock

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    Thats a very cool version of 'Cracker. What type of dye did you use?
     
  14. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    This bash reminds me, I still need to make my TC.
    I really like you take on TC.
     
  15. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Love the black applications!
     
  16. SergeantJack

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    Does the Sharpie thing really work well? And does it last? I tried to repaint my Starscream into TC and parts of it came out well, but some parts bubbled badly. The project's been in limbo for a while, partly because I haven't had much time and partly because I don't know where to go from here. I can't seem to get the paint off him.
     
  17. Oculophage

    Oculophage Likes shiny objects.

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    Action master colours plz.
    >_<
     
  18. Skylock

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    Yet another piece of art!
     

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