Minor/Repaint: Combiner wars, siege style Hotlink (my first ever custom!)

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  1. Robbot

    Robbot Well-Known Member

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    20200410_141203.jpg 20200410_141216.jpg 20200410_141216.jpg 20200410_141216.jpg 20200410_141203.jpg Hello! Thanks for checking my project out. Skywarp is one of my favorite G1 characters mostly because i always loved his color scheme and his O.P. super power, but i didn't really now moat of the other seekers besides the main 3, the cone heads and the rain makers. So when I started seeing pictures of this new netflix hotlink i was amazing with how cool he looked. I love the two different shades of purple.
    Im also pretty impatient and had a spare combiner wars skywarp i brought on clearance so i decided to try to paint him. Ive been lurking around this forum for years admiring the amazing work so thanks for the inspiration 7289b894-09ed-46c0-aa74-638acd226969_1.df875134c08ecda062017a89f83a5d44.jpeg ca0db874-8826-4276-88c5-c5ccfc483fb2_1.f61015a1357d5abc05f58ce9a164cbf2.jpeg
    Like i said i wanted to go with the two tone purple of the new walmart exclusive 7289b894-09ed-46c0-aa74-638acd226969_1.df875134c08ecda062017a89f83a5d44.jpeg ca0db874-8826-4276-88c5-c5ccfc483fb2_1.f61015a1357d5abc05f58ce9a164cbf2.jpeg 20200410_131306.jpg 20200410_131438.jpg 20200410_131401.jpg
    The one major change i had to make was changing his orange accents to neon green. I just didn't have any orange paint. 20200410_131438.jpg I also initially sealed him with a matte sealer thinking that would make him look more factory, but i really didn't like it so went back over him with a thin coat of clear glaze. Its not bad (but really shows off mistakes i made) and cuased me to dig out my KBB megatron to see how they looked next to each other: 20200410_132053.jpg 20200410_131830.jpg 20200410_131825.jpg i really love the result and might try to hunt down a power of the primes hotrod unicronus to hit with a gloss coat and stand next to these two. Like all 3 have been corrupted by unicron.
    All in all i had a blast painting him and it wasnt too hard. Ill definitely be try other repaints
    Forgot to show his alt-mode. Not too different from skywarp, just more black and purple, less silver and orange canopy swapped for green
     
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  2. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

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    I like it!
     
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  3. scuffed up rts bumblebee

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    not bad for a first custom, I mean I've never posted a custom because I think my work is terrible so Im not sure how to rate a first custom, but I like it a lot:) 
     
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  4. Prime Noble

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    Very nice work. Especially for a first custom. Hopefully the first of many.
     
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  5. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    You're lying. This isn't your first time, This kicks ass!

    Can't wait to see what you do next.
     
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  6. warhawk

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    Nice job, for a first time. Looks like you've got some good skills for a beginner, meaning you'll only get better.
     
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  7. Grimwolf100

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    pretty good first custom
     
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