Minor/Repaint: AOE Crosshairs (featuring Nonnef's Crosshairs Gun)

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  1. Mr. Chaos

    Mr. Chaos Head of Illuminati Chapter 517

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    So, once I got Crosshairs I realized that he was a customizer's dream as he has a ton of different areas to paint and detail up. I am not sure if I am quite done yet but here is where I am at.

    Changes/Upgrades:

    -Using Nonnef's Crosshairs gun to give him two weapons
    -Painted the goggles to match the box design
    -Shoulders painted silver
    -Red lines on torso like on the Takara version
    -Arms painted black, with silver and red detailing to replica his gauges
    -Taillights painted
    -Hood ornament painted
    -Plastic under headlights painted to make them more visible
    -Exhausts painted.
     

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  2. Bumblebee bug 1

    Bumblebee bug 1 Sarcasticon

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    Wow, that makes a big difference!
     
  3. starscream 55

    starscream 55 Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised that there was no head-swapping going on but I'm impressed on the goggles and the torso, the headlamps were also a nice touch.
     
  4. Barricade24

    Barricade24 The Decepticop

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    Looks awesome!
     
  5. wrecker11

    wrecker11 Wrecker

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    I like the detail you've added especially since nowadays it seems like Hasbro puts literally one or two colors on the toys and no detail whatsoever. Nice work!
     
  6. mattjy

    mattjy Well-Known Member

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    It's a shame that it needs someone to customise a figure nowadays for what should be a basic standard of detail on one.

    Good job though :) 
     
  7. phantro

    phantro Well-Known Member

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    This looks great
    I really like this mold after what I have seen some artists do to mod it.
    It has potential, just needs some love.

    You did a great job with him :) 
    Keep rocking!
     
  8. nonnef

    nonnef Deceptibot

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    This might be the figure that I have to teach myself how to paint on. You made him look too tempting to not try. =)
     
  9. Mr. Chaos

    Mr. Chaos Head of Illuminati Chapter 517

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    I have definitely developed a love for him because I got to do so much customizing on him. Its amazing how he goes from 'meh' to 'WOW!' when you begin to do paint apps on him.

    I will say that less is more, though. Stick with what looks natural and avoid too many colors. I tried to only do reds and blacks with just blue and silver for very minor things. I've ruined a few figures because I went too wild with different colors and it became a mess (that's why I currently have one Movie 1 Arcee on display and my first sits sadly in my extra box)