Minor/Repaint: Custom Beast Hunter Shockwave

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  1. hater06

    hater06 Well-Known Member

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    my first time messing with metallic kandy. shockwave was sanded and prepped via the norm. i replaced his hand with a 1/100 gundam/gunpla hand from HLJ (a la Yaujta).

    removed the spinning canon thing and made way for a single hyper white LED with the battery and switch all contained in his arm (theres so much room in there when you remove the junk)

    painted with HOK orion silver as a base, then over purple kandy. greyish bits were HOK galaxy gray. everything was sealed with alclad2 aqua gloss clear... i still have some touchups to do on this guy but its basically finished.

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  2. Souffle

    Souffle I like Scouts.

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    OH, MAN! This is so clean, bro. Mad props.
     
  3. RW8U

    RW8U CRUSADERCON!

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    I didn't think it was possible to make me want this toy even more...I have never been so wrong.
     
  4. Dachande

    Dachande Pleasure Toast Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow. That purple is so vibrant!
     
  5. Rubicon

    Rubicon Rubi Red

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    Man I was gonna leave mine as is but he looks so nice when he's shiny. Nice job.
     
  6. HaZe

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    Beautiful
     
  7. Orion72

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    Very cool!
     
  8. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    a beauty
     
  9. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    This is amazing!
     
  10. Zildjian

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    Like the depth of the purple and the overall smoothness of the application! One question, why did you leave all of the little details untouched? I think they help to really bring out the character of this figure so much!
     
  11. hater06

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    thanks Z, im still working on a violet that like for the accents... i want it really pop and i havent been happy with what ive come up with so far. im definitely going to add more detail in his back... i think that spine he has is amazing!

    thank you everyone... i appreciate the comments!!
     
  12. Rodimeister0088

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    Love the purple! reminds me of the Testors "purplicious" color. Silver looks great, are you gonna add an LED to his chest and eye? if so, that's gonna look amazing! if not, i'd recommend gradient details ;) 
     
  13. hater06

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    as much as I would LOVE to add an LED to his head, alas, my LED skills are limited. thanks for the comments!
     
  14. pWEN

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    Pretty! Further completes the look of an Invid Commander crossed with an Invid Shock Trooper in my mind, which I love.
     
  15. er4smiths

    er4smiths MP Grimlock v2.0

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    Looks great - I think making the chest Black would make it perfect.
     
  16. hater06

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    I thought about that... i still might... I'm going to add some accents and the chest may turn black... who knows... haha thanks everyone...
     
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    Excellent!
     
  18. Transformed

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    Wow! This is pretty amazing! I like what you've done with this figure.
     
  19. AmonDemon112

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    well done! i like much better than the Takara version
     
  20. UltraMangoes

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    Wow. That looks stunning! That purple is beautiful.
    Just a random question if thats alright? How come people basecoat figures silver or black? Does silver make the topcoat metallic?
    again beautiful job!