Minor/Repaint: Astrotrain Titans Return

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  1. CaracalPrime

    CaracalPrime Well-Known Member

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    Astrotrain is another great example on how panellining can improve a detailed figure. Like Blitzwing, all the triple-changers from the Titans Return line are awesome molds to experiment with that.

    Other changes that I made:
    - tiny holes, that i drilled in the barrels of his arm-cannons. You can see them very clearly in the spaceship- and trainmode.
    - painted all the windows in a glossy yellow, to make them stick out more.
    - a touch of silver and red here and there, so he is more interesting to look at.

    Hope you enjoy it^^
     

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  2. Signal LancR

    Signal LancR Bah weep gragnah TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great improvements, and not overdone. Awesome stuff
     
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  3. Carpool

    Carpool Well-Known Member

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    That is SOOOO nice!
     
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  4. Junkmech

    Junkmech Mouthplate Enthusiast

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    I'm not interested in the mold but damn! Adding the panel lining really makes it pop! And it looks fantastic for the alt modes. Great work!
     
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  5. Impactor666

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    Totally agree I've just gone over some really dull ko dx9 constructicons and the difference it makes...
     
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  6. blastpak

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    Looks amazing
     
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  7. tfcrafter

    tfcrafter Customizer and LEGO MOCer

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    Those yellow highlights are such a nice touch, really tie the whole figure together. Great work!
     
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  8. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    TR Astrotrain was such a weird figure. The train mode looked like a spaceship, the spaceship mode looked like it was stomped on. Your work helps this toy so much, showing off a lot of the detailing and actually makes him make a lot more sense visually. Great work!
     
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  9. CaracalPrime

    CaracalPrime Well-Known Member

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    That's true. I think the Titans Return Astrotrain would fit better into the Siege toyline, since his Alt-modes seem so futuristic and cybertronian.
     
  10. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, it was only when I saw your custom did I realize exactly how that is supposed to be a train mode. Before your paint job, I really thought it was a....thing....with a cow catcher on either end. With your paints, it now actually looks like a train cab on either end. Great job!
     
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  11. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Excellent work there!
     
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  12. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    really well done
     
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  13. Ricardo Dawkins

    Ricardo Dawkins Well-Known Member

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    Excellent
     
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  14. Daelf1980x2

    Daelf1980x2 Collector and customizer

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    You put enough paint in the right places to make this look fantastic!!
     
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