Minor/Repaint: Cyberverse Warrior G2 Soundwave

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  1. NewtypeS3

    NewtypeS3 Well-Known Member

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    Oh lord, I should never choose a dark plastic to paint a light color ever again.

    To make a long story short, I was inspired by someone’s digital bash of turning Cyberverse Warrior Soundwave into his G2 GoBot colors. And so I tried my best, which had some mixed results. Mostly horrific.

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    I admit to being proud of what turned out, but wow. Never again with the yellow on dark blue paint. That took days to get to the state you see it in.

    It’s still good enough for display, though.

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  2. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    Wow, that is amazing! The yellow did take to the blue awfully well! You have officially made me wish Cyberverse was just a g2 reboot.
     
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  3. Venixion

    Venixion Evil Dust Bunny-con

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    Damn that is so delightfully early 90s! Great color scheme.
     
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  4. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    Looks awesome :thumbs2: :thumbs2: 
    I totally dig the colors and really like the cheetah fur pattern in the yellow paint.
     
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  5. NewtypeS3

    NewtypeS3 Well-Known Member

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    Completely unintentional, I assure you! It’s totally the blue plastic coming through, but I will take the compliment!
     
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  6. Heriatan

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    Love the crazy G2 vibes here.
     
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  7. Moonminer

    Moonminer Moonminer

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    awesome idea. but next time you should definitely use a grey primer first... or do another coat of yellow.
     
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  8. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Definitely getting the G2 vibes off this guy. Excellent work!
     
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  9. Lunatic Prime

    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    To be absolutely honest, I guessed so :lol 
    But nonetheless it looks good :thumbs2: 
    Gives me Cheetor vibes.
     
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  10. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 MEGATRON ATTACK

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    I'll take eight! And that Megateon too.
     
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  11. Vexwing

    Vexwing You are being deceived.

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    Hey, I recognize that!

    The inspiration he mentions was from me, which can be found in the art forum here:
    2D Artwork: - G2 Cyberverse

    (Or at least I think so, maybe there's another G2 Cyberverse Soundwave floating around out there I'm unaware of.)

    Looks great! And I know these colors are a pain to try to paint over dark plastic. I attempted a G2 Soundwave custom myself years ago using DotM Roadbuster and getting his green painted fluorescent yellow was a total failure and I ultimately abandoned it.
     
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  12. NewtypeS3

    NewtypeS3 Well-Known Member

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    Yes! That was your art. So good, and it did inspire me to go with GoBot Soundwave rather than Black Soundwave.

    Still, lessons learned, and he still looks solid.
     
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  13. Hicks_Royel

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    I don't know if you did, but I found using a primer coat first helped take the transition to the yellow better. And very light coats.
     
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