The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

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

  1. D307

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  2. Superquad7

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    That's one of the best photos of anything I've ever seen.
    Zero exaggeration there.
     
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    Thanks man! You have no idea how much I appreciate the kind words! Glad that you enjoyed the pic! :) :) :) 
     
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    It's a real stunner.
    I was actually speechless when I happened upon it.
    Masterful work, buddy.
    Every works really well on it.
    I especially love the lighting.
     
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  5. Jdk504

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    Now I'm speechless :D . Cheers my friend! :) 
     
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    Story time! When I was a kid, I had a transformers book that I had read through the pages of religiously. So many images from it were absolutely burned into my brain, and in particular one of MP-1 Optimus Prime standing on a street in front of a real person super imposed into the image. I thought it was the coolest thing I had ever seen. I remember showing my 3rd grade teacher the awesome toy in front of me, but she wasn't nearly as impressed as I was for some reason.. Anyway, with the cover art still burnt into my brain, I began looking for this book and my God was it a process. After maybe 4 hours of different searches and multiple moments of giving up, I came across a single Mercari listing with the very familiar cover. Turns out once I had the title, there was plenty of information on it. It also turns out that the book I had loved so much as a kid is notorious for being completely unaffiliated with Hasbro and one of the worst Transformers books of all time. Of course. It's called The Transformers: The Fantasy, The Fun, and The Future if you're at all curious. Anyway, as to how this is all relevant for this thread, here's one of the most important pictures for TF collecting from my childhood. For some reason this cheesy picture was just the coolest thing on the planet to me and is probably a big reason as to why MP-1 is still one of the most important figures to ever release in my life.

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    Interestingly, all the images in the book are taken from other sources with many of them being art from the Dreamwave era of TF. If I search any image in the book, I find a source for it. But not this one. I would love to know where it comes from, because it certainly wasn't made specifically for the book. Reading it makes their budget obvious, and I doubt they attempted this.
     
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    Two things will always be true:
    1 If you start getting interested in Transformers again as an adult, you will be told that what made you a passionate fan as a kid is the worst part of the franchise ever.
    2 Any adult in your daily life you wanted to share your passion for Transformers with as a kid was not impressed.
     
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    MP44 & Friends!

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    Thank you! Tried to capture how they were drawn and viewed (long legs and short torsos).
     
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    Redferno97 I can stop collecting whenever I want...

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    Finally replaced my KO Grapple with an official! He’s fantastic! Now I need to get an official inferno! IMG_6416.jpeg IMG_6417.jpeg
     
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    It's been a bit of a slow weak IMO, so I decided to play with my toys.

    I made a Diaclone Tiger Track or New Countach LP5005 whatever.
    Sorry. The lighting sucks.
    Diaclone Tiger Track and Sideswipe picture comes from Maz's article on TF1.com
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