Non-TF: Practice customs

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Onslaught24, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Onslaught24

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    Hey all. I got to open the airbrush kit I was getting for Christmas early as I wouldn't have time to try it out once I opened it and i've been practicing. yesterday I just taped some paper to the box I will use to store the limbs of any WIPs and got used to handling the brush. Today I practiced on a couple McDonald's hotwheels toys:
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    Didn't try anything special on the top one. Just got used to painting plastic. On the bottom one, I tried some striping and went for a more Dead End style car.

    here's some individual shots:
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    Unfortunately the tape didn't cover every single groove and I don't have a regualr detail brush to go over it. And the tape i put on the wheels covered a bit of the car itself which is why it's a bit white there. Anyways, I now realize that I've got A LOT to learn before I start on figures :lol 

    EDIT:here's another one
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  2. ThinkTank Customs

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    for a first time attempt it's really good, far better than mine, i killed two complete figures till i realised my mistakes *lol*
     
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    The look of the blue one with the little white places looks great.
     
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    Not bad man, what brush did you end up getting?
     
  5. Onslaught24

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    thanks guys! :D 

    thanks! and i got this one Item Detail
     
  6. SonOfNemesis

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    Nice, that's quite similar to the eclipse. You should have fun with it :) 
     
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    For a first timer: you did pretty good!
    I've never been able to do stripes,
    but you sure did better than what
    I could have done.
     
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    thanks bro
     
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    Even if you are using a brush to paint, when you paint stripes mask them off first. It'll give you a crisp edge.

    Keep up the good work :thumb 
     
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    Thanks! :D 
     
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    Wow! o_O  That kit came with the compressor and air tank for that price?Not bad.
     
  12. Onslaught24

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    Hey, I know it's been a few months but I'd like to post another practice custom I did as I just recently grabbed quite a few little toy cars to paint so I added another to the first post. personally I think my brush control is getting better. Though I forgot to put a base coat on the part I tried to paint red so the black ended up showing through :eek:  The pic sucks but the paint looks and feels awesome in person