3D Artwork: Jame5y mini-figs & Add ons Shapeways Thread

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  1. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    Hi guys, rather than make loads of different threads for the stuff i've been working on (because frankly, barely anyone really looks at them haha!) I thought that a consolidated thread of what i'm working on would be more appropriate.

    Having got to grips with Sketchup now, i've really started to enjoy the depth you can explore the program and produce pretty cool stuff - i've always been a 2D artist, and any attempt at 3D has usually caused me to throw myself out of windows, but I think i'm slowly getting there!

    What i'm working on is a collection of G1 figures at the minute that are like little articulated action masters that would work well with some of the CW and titan class stuff - or even just to have some cool little TFs on your desk!

    The first finished 3 are Powermaster Optimus Prime, Ultra Magnus (because basically he was the best TF I had as kid before it was taken to the jumble sale behind my back six months later) and Megatron - well, 3 megatrons in fact, a Marvel Megs, a G1 Megs and a Dark Cybertron Megs.

    I'd love some ideas about which G1 Characters I should tackle next - on Shapeways, i'm trying to keep the cost between $15 -30 - which i'm guessing would probably be too expensive for people, but please do bear in mind these stand roughly 8-10cm tall, so a decent handling size! I have also made sure that the figures have as much articulation as possible - even including waist rotation! Meaning that these have like 8 points of articulation - take that Powermaster Prime haha!

    Anyway guys let me know what you think and I'd love some suggestions as to which characters to work on next!

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    Gerth Well-Known Member

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    I call bull, I see ten points of articulation,








    Onto more serious matters, do Grimlock next,
     
  3. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    haha!

    I can't count - the shame!

    ...and I like it!
     
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    These look good...my vote would be for the Seekers...
     
  5. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    Ooo - Seekers I like!

    I think I may just have to work through the entire season 1 cartoon ;) 

    but in the mean time - I've just been throwing a few things around Gerth....

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    Very nice models, especially cool they are Shapeways ready.

    Grimlock is looking good too!
     
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    Gerth Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha, he's glorious,
     
  8. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    So Grimlock is pretty much done and awaiting breakdown into a printable form

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    and in addition to the legends Prime add on legs - a little 5mm peg blaster for him! Best thing is that this is like $5(isn)!

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    Looks great,
     
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    Nice job!
     
  11. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    Cheers guys!

    and just another little addition to the legends Optimus add ons....

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    A little roller that can have the blaster when prime is in truck mode, and becomes a back pack for prime in robot mode!
     

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    That's clever,
     
  13. jame5y

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    Cheers dude! going to be getting them ordered hopefully today! :D 

    and Mini Moonbase Commander (AKA Not Magnus) is up as well! Roughly standing legends height he's a special one!

    Das Shapeways model:

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    Just how he ended up on the Planet of Junk....

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    It's kalled Junkion,
     
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    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    ...I was worried about the copyright ;)  haha

    But yes, you're right it's junkion!
     
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    This is awesome models!
     
  17. jame5y

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    Thanks! :D 

    I've also been thinking, you can get the Not Magnus and have a little legend style figure....

    or.....

    What about a magnus upgrade set for legends prime?!

    I have to credit johnbonhamatron for the initial thoughts - his CW optimus upgrades are amaze balls and he has given me so much advice re 3D and 3D printing

    What's everyone's thoughts?

    The kit:

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    The chest plate would clip over prime's chest and shoulders, and the ball jointed head would be part of the chest plate, meaning all you need do is keep Prime's head flap down.

    The Legs are modified from my legends prime add on kit (which i've just ordered and should arrive in a couple of weeks!!!) and replace prime's existing legs, adding height and articulation - and in another surprise, will still clip together and form the back end of a truck (albeit a pretty chunky truck haha)

    And the shoulder stacks actually clip in the back and over the existing shoulder!

    Perhaps a mock up will communicate this all better!

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    (I implore you my photoshop skills are usually better than this, but I was in a bit of a rush!)

    Anyways - thoughts will be very welcome!
     

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    Interested in seeing what it would look like in truck mode,
     
  19. jame5y

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    Ask and ye shall receive!

    (well a render of it as I'm in a bit of a rush to crack photoshop out!)

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