Minor/Repaint: TLK Drift (WIP)

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  1. harrismonkey

    harrismonkey Well-Known Member

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  2. savio-prime

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    I was going to pass on this Drift, but dangit your paint apps prove yet again there is more than meets the eye!

    I love what you did!
     
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  3. Lukelbs

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    Wow! That makes him far more enticing! Great work! Are you planning on getting the whole TLK Autobot lineup?
     
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  4. Jazz210

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    Looks good so far, im still waiting to find one in store. The all red did kill it detail wise but with some paint it really Transforms it!!
     
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  5. eltonlin98

    eltonlin98 Mirage's Porsche mode is proof he's the best spy

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    This looks excellent so far! Looks right at home next to your decked out Prime! Will you fill in-between the red tire spokes with black? It's honestly the only thing that has put me off from getting this figure
     
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  6. Digilaut

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    Both look amazing!
     
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  7. harrismonkey

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    It's as if there's a robot in disguise there. :D 

    Thank you sir! I've got a soft spot for Drift and I think I like this one better than the last version.


    Not many more. I may pick up squeeks if I love the character (and he'll require heavy paint). I got Berserker, but he doesn't seem to need paint, I'll get Megatron but he also seems fine in the painte department.

    I'm sure I'll pick up the BB's from the end of the line and Hot Rod if we actually get one (frustrating as we was my most wanted figure). I may add some paint as needed.


    No interest in Hound (I like my premium Japanese DVD version better than what's coming), I'll get Scorn if they do a BIG OS KO (like approaching 12 inches), otherwise I prefer my customized OS voyager size from last time. I just wish he was bigger. Same with Slug. I've got fantastic OS KO's of Grimlock and Swoop from last time that are bigger than leaderclass.


    Thanks guys!!!


    I'll have pictures up soon, very close to finishing (at least the bot mode). I went black on the wheels keeping a red rim (which I may paint red, or leave the plastic color- despite actually leaning toward a hot pink, the rim looks better than I expected). I may do dark break pads- silver would have been cool, but since 3 sections that shouldhave breaks are just empty, silver will really heighlight the absence.

    It became apparent as I was painting him that for some reason they went with a red that's more pink (fusia) than red. I didn't notice at all initially, so it's not awful.
     
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  8. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    awesome
     
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  9. harrismonkey

    harrismonkey Well-Known Member

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    Updated pictures with the finished bot mode.
     
  10. prime326

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    i commented yesterday but now seeing more pics I will say it again...awesome!
     
  11. BumblebeeNotOP

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    HOLY SH*T DUDE! WORDS CANNOT DESCRIBE WHAT YOU JUST DID TO DRIFT! F**KING AWESOME!!! Love your attention to detail. You even bothered to paint the rims in more accurate colors!
     
  12. harrismonkey

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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you!

    I have to say, I'm not sure I would have bothered with the rims, but this Drift is actually a pink/fusia color (you don't notice too much until red is added) and it really didn't compliment the red I'd used on his body, so I very much wanted to get away from that and this seemed to be what the wheels on the real car looked. I like it though!
     
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  13. savio-prime

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    Killin' it!

    :bay :bay :bay 
     
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  14. harrismonkey

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    Thank you sir!
     
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    Amazing work!
     
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    Rad skills! You've really made the details POP on this fella!!
     
  17. harrismonkey

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    Thank you guys! I've found the molds/sculpts are actually pretty detailed. The issue is the lack of paint. At least the plastic color choices aren't as bad as AOE. I don't know what that was.
     
  18. SPLIT LIP

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    Damn that looks great!
     
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  19. harrismonkey

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    Thank you!
     
  20. Timothy.R

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    I really want this.
     
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