Minor/Repaint: AoE Leader Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by bulkheaded, Jun 12, 2014.

  1. bulkheaded

    bulkheaded Well-Known Member

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    Just another repaint of OP. This one is play-friendly! Just uploaded 2 latest pics of the forearm mods! Why settle for the AD31 and his price tag when some simple yet efficient mods make this mold just as good if not better?!
     

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  2. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    looks good
     
  3. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    very nice!
     
  4. bulkheaded

    bulkheaded Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys! Stay posted for more updates! This figure is turning out to be a superb addition!
     
  5. bulkheaded

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    New pics up! et me know what you think!
     
  6. AmazingAlex78

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    What did you mod the hands with? If this is what can you achieve with this guy, I guess I'll have to ditch the Takara one. :) 
     
  7. Anti-Venom

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    You turned a shitty figure into a work of art!
     
  8. bulkheaded

    bulkheaded Well-Known Member

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    thanks again guys! The hands and forearms are just some loctite marine epoxy that I let dry a little bit and then sculpted :) 
     
  9. AmazingAlex78

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    Sorry for being stupid, but what is marine epoxy?:eek: 
     
  10. bulkheaded

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    It is a type of epoxy that is meant for marine (boat) equipment and uses. You can find it at any department store. It is also used for pools and plumbing.
     
  11. jAaMbot800

    jAaMbot800 I like to make stuff go kaboom!

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    If you paint the windows black, it would be perfect.
     
  12. AmazingAlex78

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    Important question, how do you paint the flames on this guy? I'm planning to get this guy and paint him, but if I can't paint the flames, I'll have to settle on the AD-31.
     
  13. bulkheaded

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    The flames are a mix of different techniques. I use a toothpick and a no.4 art brush. All of my work is with common household items, paint pens, epoxy, old brushes, and cheaper paints/ clear coat. I dry brush all of my figures as I am not experienced nor can I afford air brushing. It just takes time, patience and a steady hand :) 
     
  14. AmazingAlex78

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    Wait, a toothpick?! TELL ME NOW! :D 
     
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    Superquad7 OCP Police Crime Prevention Unit 001 Super Mod

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