Minor/Repaint: CW Brawl repaint (with a new head of sorts...)

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  1. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    Hey everyone!

    I had a spare CW Brawl, so I decided to give him a makeover. First step: make him GREEN like his G1 toy. The paint is quite rough in places (you can see the original drab peeking through), but this adds to his rough, military look. A much darker shade of green was used for highlights.

    Next: a new noggin! I've been meaning to make an 'empurata' or drone-style head for a while now, and the replacement head I started with (25 points to the first person who can guess who it was) was perfectly suited for the task. The eye was made by layering a 'clear, dimensional medium' (that's what it says on the bottle) over a silver base until it became dome-like and then a layer of clear orange to finish. I've taken to calling him Ironsight for now.

    The final touch was giving him RID Bludgeon's gun (given a matching grey paint job), which fits perfectly with his alt mode.

    Thoughts and feedback are welcome as always!

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  2. bensdady

    bensdady Well-Known Member

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    That looks like the neck piece to hunt for the deceptions lockdown
     
  3. warhawk

    warhawk Well-Known Member

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    I like it, has an earth bound vehicon flare to it.
     
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  4. The13Primes

    The13Primes hot shot fanatic

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    Nice use of Fractures head(I think)
    Looks good in a new green
     
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  5. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    Close. I see exactly what you mean though!

    Ding ding! We have a winner!
     
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  6. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Legitimate Salvage

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    Ironsight, I love that name! *steals for fanon character*

    My guess on the head, an RID1X figure? A lot of them had necks like that. Looks like Fracture or maybe Bumble?
     
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  7. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    You had it right first time with Fracture!
     
  8. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Total Randomness Personified

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    Ironsight is a cool name as well as this custom. Heck, use him as an extra for your Combaticons.
     
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  9. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Nicely done! The new head gives him a very brutish demeanor.
     
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  10. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    I have UW Bruticus, but could potentially pair him with the extra CW Onslaught and (Jet) Blast-Off I have? Still need two more limbs to join them though.

    For a guy with only one eye to emote with, he's pretty angry looking! Also, I think it works better proportionally than his official head?
     
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    There you go.
     
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    Paints job is nice but the head looks aweful
     
  13. saucesmithco

    saucesmithco Well-Known Member

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    Awww. You don't dig the empurata-style?