Minor/Repaint: Siege Spinister touch-up

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by drmick, Dec 21, 2019.

  1. drmick

    drmick Well-Known Member

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    Spinister is my favourite character so I followed his release closely, and got increasingly dismayed as he continued to lose more and more paint from both the prototype and the promotional render.

    As good as this Siege toy is, he is a just bit too pink compared to G1 in his final form.

    The pink plastic would not take Sharpie, so used an acrylic paint pen for the purple details. Liquid chrome for the shoulders.

    I still have a mission to repaint his face, but there is f*ck all clearance between the top of his face plate and his crest, you can't even fit a fingernail in there. I think I'll wait until I'm feeling more confident and I can get more natural daylight into my house in the Spring! DSC_0008.JPG.jpg DSC_0008.JPG.jpg DSC_0009.JPG.jpg DSC_0010.JPG.jpg DSC_0011.JPG.jpg

    Update- now with blue face and red eyes!
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  2. Scarlet knight

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  3. drmick

    drmick Well-Known Member

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    Now with blue face and red eyes!

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  4. trence5

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    Well done :thumb 
     
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    Nice!
     
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  6. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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  7. Hyoumaru

    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    impressive

    how'd you get the red paint into his eyes so cleanly?
     
  8. drmick

    drmick Well-Known Member

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    A tiny brush, and a magnifying glass.

    The eyes are a separate piece to the face, they are part of the back head piece. There is a tiny (tiny, tiny!) gap between the eyes and the rest of the face, so any red paint spillage just falls inside the head rather than on the face.
     
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