Transformers Diorama Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by JJohnson, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. Agent 539

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    I bought this from Home Depot yesterday. A desk version and one with a stand. $20 and $30 respectively. Amateur lighting so I'll play with it over the next couple days.
     
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    Trucking along with a new project for Apeface and Snapdragon. This isn't based off of any source from media, just them on an alien planet. I will be putting down some more static grass, this time it will be purple and white to break things up a bit. I'll attempt a space background.
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    I'm still using the plain old white styrofoam, and I've been experimenting with sealing it after painting. I've been putting matte modge podge down over it, but from what it says on the can, I may need to put an acrylic sealer over it.

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    1002212221_HDR.jpg been a bit sick but thought i would post an update pic
     
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    1006212309~2.jpg 1006212309a~2.jpg couple more..coming along
     
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    Baby's first diorama: legends scale autobase cave entrance. Don't worry, I didn't glue it in place onto that box, it's just held on with magnets. More of a play set than a dio. Might make the box a bit less boxy in the future lol PXL_20211007_030447111.jpg PXL_20211007_162856066.jpg PXL_20211006_024704446.jpg
     
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    Got the background piece painted and sealed. I'm kind of winging this as I go, debating making it look like autobot city, or a fortress. I may attempt to layer a few pieces of quarter inch foam behind it to try to add some depth, then continue to paint a scene behind it.

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    I have also started to put down paint on the bottom to prep for grass/landscaping and some textured mud.
     
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    Getting closer 1011211321~2.jpg
     
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    Might not look like i did much but all plaster cloth on everything fitted..next up spackle..appoxy putty..sand..paint...pose figures and amen done..might make a video to post 1022211100~2.jpg
     
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    Hi all..hope i dont sound bored witb this diorama..i want to inspire others..or give them a good laugh if they dont like it lol..so couple picks..its not that im bored..its just that i cant wait to see the end result..and honestly i am very happy with how tjis is coming along.. 1022211130a~2.jpg 1022211130~2.jpg keep building..keep posting best wishes to all
     
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    Felt a little build-y today.

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    Toyworld (later Zeta) display base (orange, black, purple). The Zeta ones are slightly lighter in color, next to the TW originals.
     
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    I have the Zeta I got them from bbts a while ago. I still check back there to see if they stocked more, I wouldn't mind getting a few purple sets eventually.
     
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    Well with some luck and a lot of work i should have this bad boy done this weekend...minus the teletran one computer portion..cant wait to get this done and set up my display
     
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    Quick update pic....getting there..i inadvertently used a darker color of textured paint and i think it actually looks better...as burt said " its a fortuative curcomstance" 1106211504~2.jpg
     
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    Yes i spelled it wrong phone messing up
     
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    Paint is progressing 1109210929~2.jpg
     
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    A while back I tried a city diorama for my Autobot combiners.
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    At the time I was pretty pleased with myself. However since then I've reorganized the shelf to fit more bots, that caused the city elements to be mostly obscured.
     
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    That looks awesome. I wonder if putting the gestalts on the bottom and the other bots on the roof would add to the "scale" illusion.