Minor/Repaint: Super ginrai

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Jhund, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

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    FD79AA46-6ABD-4F98-BA9E-1FB902C00D4F.jpg 8656FACB-1422-4570-91EE-C4FC5FB95C2C.jpg IMG_7878.JPG IMG_7879.JPG IMG_7904.JPG Love this model but the original grey for the trailer and limbs was not to my liking and also.. red windshield wipers. So a lack of self control later and some weathering here it is.also before and after
    Update 28/2/2017
    Added in pc-15
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2017
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  2. calvin0

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    this look amazing...
     
  3. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    nice job
     
  4. SouthtownKid

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    Well, thanks a lot for making me suddenly feel unsatisfied with what I believed was a pretty much perfect figure that I bought.
     
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  5. stprime

    stprime THE Prime that the Matrix refused.

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    You should paint the top of his thighs white to create the illusion of a full waist. Plus the designs are the same as the vintage waist.
     
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  6. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

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    thanks

    haha, thanks?

    Hmm I had that thought, but had a slight feeling it will turn out a little like Hardhead's boxer short look.
     
  7. emoshinobi

    emoshinobi Active Member

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    Love it! Can you share what paints and techniques (airbrush, dry brush, etc) you used?
     
  8. Jhund

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    Haha , just started out not Long ago so I'm no expert but sure.
    Techniques wise I used black washing and rubbing to stain and hopefully get panel lining done, dry brushed a few areas. I don't have an airbrush kit so I used my trusty paintbrushes for the rest.
    As for paints for this not sure for others but I swear by clag? Non toxic arcylic paint for my washes and panel lines it comes in a 250ml bottle and it's pretty cheap. And mostly tamiya's paints for this specifically light gun metal and mica silver. Hope that answers everything
     
  9. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Awesome! Your paint work really adds to this already awesome figure. I especially like the trailer.
     
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    geekatron prime Keep on truckin'!

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    Awesome paint job. Your work is top notch. Love the new look.
     
  11. autobot prowl

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    Soooo pretty, great work!
     
  12. Kamijou Touma

    Kamijou Touma Imagine Breaker

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    Wow, that is amazing. Looks great.
     
  13. Heavynova

    Heavynova Decepticon Tactician

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    You aced the black-wash, that's for sure. For just starting out not too long ago, you're well on your way to becoming one of the more recognized customisers on the boards - your work is fantastic!
     
  14. Jhund

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    IMG_7877.JPG IMG_7875.JPG Just a update with pc-15
     
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    Awesome. looks like an actual powermaster prime. Very cool
     
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    Really nice paintwork. Looks awesome.
     
  17. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

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    Thanks it's just some minor detailing work but really thanks for the kind words.
     
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  18. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    I'm waiting for Reprolabels to give metallic/chrome bits to the right areas, so I agree that the TT version is a bit lacking, compared to the original TT G1 version.

    I didn't know the PE parts were out yet?
     
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  19. Novaburnhilde

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    Beautiful work.

    Especially dig the glowing eyes and weathering on the colors.
     
  20. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

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    oh I pre-ordered but yeah it's out already. Regarding to it being lacking , hmm sure it is compared to the toy. But if compared to the anime I think it's good . And I've not purchased reprolabels before , does it last well over the years ?

    Thank you