The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Max Rawhide

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    I find this to be a very interesting picture. There's the + and therefor more cartoon coloured version of Bluestreak, but at the same time Inferno is modified to incorporate more from the toy, along with MP Bulmblebee who's designed to be a mix.

    I must say, seeing Streak+ in this pic makes me want to get him. Already have the regular, the silver and the blue version and don't care for the cartoon colours (9 out of 10 times), but it reminds me a bit of my old G1 Bluestreak, which was the flat grey Mexican version.
     
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  2. Bugste81

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    I try and curate a collection that walks the fine line between Cartoon and Toy. The clean paint on the more detailed Bluestreak is a nice balance which I tried to emulate by including more detail on Inferno.
     
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  3. Dean ML

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    Love MP-44's truck mode! Goes beautifully with all the other anime decos (Day of the Machines nod here)

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  4. Tony_Bacala

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    MP-13 Reissue, shoot in progress.

    Alert. Autobots Detected...

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    Laserbeak - Eject. Operation: Protect Energon.

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  5. M Alex

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    I've got the original MP Wheeljack that I won't be replacing, but that paint really makes a world of a difference.
     
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  6. Arduous

    Arduous Megatron Rules All TFW2005 Supporter

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    You fans ....love to hate me

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    I am Megatron!
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  7. Destructimis Prime

    Destructimis Prime We have Landed

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    *Actual Megatron
     
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  8. chchchch

    chchchch Weight Master

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    This setup could use a lot more fine tuning, but I required myself to post one shot tonight to force myself to actually finish something ;) 

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  9. Destructimis Prime

    Destructimis Prime We have Landed

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    Looks great so far. I really like that display background:thumb 
     
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  10. chchchch

    chchchch Weight Master

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    Thank you so much!! I'm nowhere near your photo skills :D  but these figures compel me to keep working on it!
     
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  11. vvvTheONEvvv

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    What did you use for the checkerboard inlay?

    Pretty sweet man!
     
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  12. Dean ML

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    Beautiful shots, Tony! Really gorgeous. Not trying to nitpick here - do you have Soundwave's thighs turned the "wrong" way on purpose? I've seen some collectors say they prefer them that way though I don't know if he can lift his thighs like that.

    There was a brief time when I was nuts about the first few Bay movies and this would've been the Megatron of my dreams. Glad to see it finally happened and he looks absolutely glorious! How big is he? Like MP Ultra Magnus sized?

    ThaswhatImtalkinbout!

    Chris, you could post pics of your amazing display on a daily basis and I would never get tired of it. In fact, I wish you would! What a feat!

    More Day of the Machines inspired shots. One of my favorite episodes. It's action packed, has incredible animation (sharp, angular, lots of low 3/4 shots), and Prime is at his ass kicking best, which MP-44 represents so beautifully. I just feel lucky that these figures exist and I get to own 'em.

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  13. Arduous

    Arduous Megatron Rules All TFW2005 Supporter

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    They are about the same size


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  14. Tony_Bacala

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    I do actually. In the full shoot I left them default, but at end I swapped them this way. IMO cleaner, and makes forward/backward leg posing easier. The clicky ratchets are tight AF and don't go all the way back.
     
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  15. chchchch

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    Thank you!! They are made out of black cardstock and neon printer label paper that I cut into 1/8" strips, strangely couldn't find any pre-printed paper or cardstock that looked the same! I wrote a way-too-detailed tutorial here: :lol  Non-TF: - Grid Pattern Display Shelf

    Aw man thank you, and likewise to you!! These Day of the Machines shots are blowing me away! I am certainly going to try to take photos more often, I've been spending a criminally small amount of time with the collection lately.
     
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  16. Dean ML

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    Thank you kindly, my brother! After the garbage that went down yesterday I thought about leaving this place, but there are still too many great people here and I still have too much fun talking about these figures, sharing my pictures, and enjoying everybody else's.

    Totally understand life gets super busy, but a quick snap of your one-of-a-kind amazeballs shelves will do! Always brings a smile to my face!
     
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  17. Arduous

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    :mail 

    MP Beastwars Megs .... gets closer.

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  18. Joalro

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    Eek. Amazon JP seems to be standing by end of November, so I'm going to have to make due seeing all the pictures other people sbumit.
     
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  19. Arduous

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    Some Autobot love

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  20. Bugste81

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    Well three very hard to pose floppy additions have arrived with an £84 import fee but they do look good. _DSC3551.jpg _DSC3564.jpg _DSC3562.jpg _DSC3563.jpg
     
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