Minor/Repaint: DOTM Shrapnel Insecticon

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by RodimusDawg, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. RodimusDawg

    RodimusDawg Well-Known Member

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    Continuing the Trio of bugs comes Shrapnel. Which I thought with two bug like horns on his back would have been a dead ringer for a Insecticon custom.

    P.S. Also check out the other two Insecticons in the links below.

    DOTM Bombshell
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    As with the others I am going for a Street racing motif. To explain why his hood and roof is a different gold than the doors and sides.....well some things didnt turn out as planned with the stenciling hahaha. But I like i all the better because just like some bugs it multi-shaded. His honeycombing was also done with mini stencils.

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    Overall this is one of the easiest customs I've done. Little to no paint rubs since the base figure is a shell-former. DOTM Crankcase is te base figures btw.

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    Enjoy C&C
     

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  2. ThinkTank Customs

    ThinkTank Customs TFW2005-Citizen

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    Again: Love the honeycombs and the Details. I wish i had the Money or the skills for them!
     
  3. soymonk

    soymonk Mathematical!

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    Even though you used two different shades of gold, I still think it works. It helps break up the colors a bit while still maintaining continuity.

    And as I said previously, I love the honeycombing motif that you used.
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    LOVE the bot mode.
     
  5. RodimusDawg

    RodimusDawg Well-Known Member

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    practice practice practice. It may seem hard but try small stuff first before tackling big tasks.

    Thanks guys
     
  6. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    Now that would be perfect for Shrapnel.
     
  7. cnomis

    cnomis Well-Known Member

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    WoW~ very evil~~nice
     
  8. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, this is definitely some great work, and I'd never even though about how well something like this would take paint (what with minimal rubbing).
     
  9. 12bulkhead

    12bulkhead Artist

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    Aww I wish I could paint like that!
     
  10. RodimusDawg

    RodimusDawg Well-Known Member

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    You can bulkhead just look in the tutorial section. That is the perfect way to start somewhere on customizing. And practice and pushing yourself.

    Glad you like my customs so well. :D