Minor/Repaint: Siege Rainmakers

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  1. waflhaus91

    waflhaus91 Co-wisest person at TFW, as proclaimed by barry.

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    I never really minded the monochromatic paint jobs on the rainmakers but I was never dead set on keeping them that way. Nothing too crazy though. Just some silver on the chests and black for the feet.

    I definitely made sure to tape off areas that I knew I would mess up otherwise. Taped off the fake cockpits, the fake intakes and the feet so I could add silver detail to the front of them. I just decided to freehand the hips and crotch. They weren't hard to do without tape.
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    Three light coats of silver to get full coverage. No clumping and no visible brush strokes. Really happy with how it turned out. Though on the feet I either had issues of the paint sticking to the tape when I peeled it or the tape not sticking to the figure and letting the paint bleed. I think it was able to clean it up though.
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    Only took two coats of black on the feet. I free handed them as I didn't want to risk putting tape on the silver paint. Also pleased how they came out.

    I might paint the hands black this weekend but other than that I'm quite happy with them.
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  2. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

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    It's a improvement!
     
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  3. cwgall

    cwgall Black heart scarring darker still...

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    Great Job!!! Definitely go with the black hands, should look even more awesome...
     
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    You were right. The black hands do look pretty good. As of now, Starscream and Skywarp are now the only seekers that don't have black hands........so I think I have two more sets to paint, lol.
     
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    wow, they look great!
     
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    cwgall Black heart scarring darker still...

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    Yep, Those look good...
     
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    Venixion Its always the middle of the night in Moonside

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    They look so nice. The silver really sets them off.
     
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    This is how they should have looked.
     
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  10. waflhaus91

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    I'm still of the mind that Hasbro made them how they should look cause that's how they did look in their one episode.

    However I won't deny they look better with some color break-up. And I had fun doing it. So I'm glad Hasbro made them they way they did.
     
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    But most of G1 was badly animated.
     
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    I'm looking at getting this set but the plain bright colours just don't sit right with me i get that's how they appeared but will definitely be painting some details like I have with other seekers in the past.

    These are great not too much but enough to give them more character.
    Nicely done
     
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