Minor/Repaint: Making Studio Shockwave even better!

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  1. NemesisJazz

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    SS-56 is an awesome figure that needed more paint to make it even better. This is a wip. Update 2/6:Corrected some minor paint details according to the Prime1 statue:. Added more gold to the feet, some silver here and there, metallic black on the internals, silver on the inner chest/torso 2/12 IMG_20200212_092229868~3.jpg IMG_20200212_092153197~4.jpg IMG_20200206_091048779~2.jpg 2/5: IMG_20200205_080409764~3.jpg IMG_20200205_080425695~4.jpg IMG_20200204_230748431~3.jpg IMG_20200205_002339972~2.jpg IMG_20200204_233559476.jpg IMG_20200204_233153630.jpg IMG_20200204_233126588.jpg I tried uploading both ways but these initial pics kept ending up at the bottom. Anyways, here is the metallic paint application. Damn, these hands are soft! IMG_20200204_210135234.jpg IMG_20200204_203416763.jpg IMG_20200204_203411042.jpg initially here he is with some purple added to the bottom half of his torso and some gold bits. Not the way to go imo. Anyways, i will add more paint soon. IMG_20200204_201209773.jpg
     
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    Then why did you paint him like that?
    Looks pretty much like the original toy.

    I really like how he looks in the first four pictures. Are all of those pictures from the same stage of painting. Is the difference of how he looks only influenced by the angle and lighting?
    And will you show him in alt mode? And maybe even add comparison images with the original Voyager or Cyberverse toy?
     
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    Sorry man, i tried to upload both ways but the first pic i wanted to show always ended up at the bottom lol . The first pics should be him in his latest form. Also i need to finish his back and thrusters. In the prime1 statue they should be purple. And sorry i do not have any of those other figs. Thanks for looking!
     
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    Just click Edit and then click the button FULL IMAGE either for all of the pictures at once or for the individual ones and then arrange them however you like.
     
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    Gave him his purple boosters and back side. This guy is worth it to me. So many great details sculpted in. IMG_20200206_210327_623.jpg IMG_20200206_204834198~2.jpg IMG_20200206_205032105~3.jpg IMG_20200206_204806547~3.jpg
     
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    Looks absolutely stunning. Fantastic work
     
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    he looks amazing! Well done
     
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    Arkimus Prime Paleontologist Extraordinaire

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    Great job!

    On a side note, are the fingers for the mold articulated? I was thinking of getting him but thought the hand looked weird open like that.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the studio series, but this work is damn good.
     
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    No it is not articulated and it is soft. I guess they needed to fill in that soft sprue :/ i am sure 3p companies will get something done.
     
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    Do the soft parts need anything special to paint? I remember trying to paint over some soft rubbery plastic years ago and the paint stayed for some time and then started to melt off (weeks or even months later). Never knew if it was that particular plastic, temperature or something with the acrylics.
     
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    No special prep, but i guess i will find out when it starts melting in a couple of months! Hopefully by then i get a 3p upgrade.
     
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    Came a long way! IMG_20200213_181635108~2.jpg
     
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    Great work