Minor/Repaint: Split Personality Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by SonOfNemesis, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Literally split him in half. I saw FR's version a long time ago and was inspired to doing one of my own using the classics Optimus but then forgot all about it. Then more recently, Pumpkingonzo did his version of the 'Becoming Nemeis', and I was totally re-inspired to finally do this one. He's nearly done, just got to get his rear smokestacks connected and provide him with a weapon.

    Due to the mods, he is no longer transformable.

    [​IMG]DSC05804 (850x638) by XRC, on Flickr
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  2. autobot prowl

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    Looks really cool, shame the transformation is gone....
     
  3. Mecannibal V

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    Agreed, very nice paint and cleanup work here. Def on par with FR.

    Really a shame this figure didn't see the kind of attention say CW Prime had. Pretty sure another member is working on something to add a little articulation and better hands, but I'd really like to see a proper kit that gave those plus the ability to turn the cab sections into a backpack. Totally fine with a little kibble.
     
  4. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    He needs a Cybertronian golden disk to flip in his hand...
     
  5. Novaburnhilde

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    Love this idea!

    Awesome work.
     
  6. prime326

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    love it
     
  7. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    What an interesting idea! Well done!
     
  8. funkatron101

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    This looks fantastic.
     
  9. autobiotic

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    I love this, so cool.
     
  10. process

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    Fantastic work!
     
  11. Omegaonline

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    Hi. As if by magic....

    If you search for Classics Optimus Prime Upgrade, you will find the kit I made for this figure.
    Let me know what you think.
     
  12. Omegaonline

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    SonofNemesis... coloring is gorgeous. Would you mind sharing the paints you used to get that red and blue color?

    Thanks
     
  13. SonOfNemesis

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    Thanks for all the comments guys, I do appreciate your feedback. I really wanted a slimmed version of this particular figure for this split personality custom. I do have another one of these guys that I'll paint up that will be transformable and I'm not sure whether to do a Shattered Glass Optimus or some other version of him but that's why this one wasn't transformable.

    The paints I used are a custom mix from Citadel, Model Masters and Vallejo. The red was Citadel's Mephiston Red mixed with Vallejo's Scarlet Red. The blue was a mix of a Citadel blue paint (pick you favorite color cause the label is worn off) and I believe I used Model Master's French Royal Blue to mix in.
     
  14. Omegaonline

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    Thanks. It seems that mixing colors is a must to get that perfect red and blue for Prime.
    Great job.
     
  15. OrionPAXStudent

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    A real beautiful representation of the split between two sides of Optimus,
    but it looks like that the Nemesis is overtaking Prime a bit. Al and all a beautiful paint job
    on the figure I really love how you done it.
     
  16. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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  17. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, very nice kit in your link as well but I really just wanted a slim trim kinda look for Optimus/Nemesis without any extra stuff.
     
  18. King Glurch

    King Glurch You're a fool, Starscream!

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    That makes sense.