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Minor/Repaint: Universe Cyclonus (repaint)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by shadowfall1976, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    basically I repainted Cyclonus & Nightstick to closer resemble his
    their G1 cartoon selves, but I didn't get 100% I wanted all the greys to
    be silver and the dark purple to be light. so even though his wings and
    feet are colored in the cartoon I basically stuck with a similar color scheme
    as the Universe toy but closer to the Henkei & toon.
     

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  2. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That is awesome! Nice combination of toon, Universe, and Henkei.
     
  3. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    well done, great job
     
  4. Bruticus82

    Bruticus82 Well-Known Member

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    Nice paint aps, very cool!

    How did you get the detailing on the panel lines to stick out like that? It's subtle, but visible...
     
  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    Wicked cool! That looks so great!
     
  6. mattarmstrong

    mattarmstrong Well-Known Member

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    I really like this very smooth
     
  7. miked

    miked Active Member

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    Very nice- he looks like real metal. Very cool.
     
  8. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    I just painted the grey panels flat black then drybrushed the silver
    on in about 3 or 4 coats semi lightly with a thick, #6 brush dragging
    it lightly across the surfaces.

    Then for the colored areas the purple was dark enough
    to brush on the lighter shade without painting black,
    then I just drybrushed in a swirl motion with an old Testors brush
    with soft bristles that I cut short and it paints like that without
    filling in the lines. Then I lightly brushed silver over the purple to
    give it that old metal look.
     
  9. Bruticus82

    Bruticus82 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply! I'm always interested in learning different painting techniques. You did an amazing job.

    When I finally get my hands on a cyclonus I plan on customizing him. Maybe not quite this much as my painting skills need serious practice first. I do hope to someday be able to do repaints and my own customs of this calibre.
     
  10. DavAnthony

    DavAnthony Well-Known Member

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    Looks really slick. I like it a lot!
     
  11. Crefigz

    Crefigz Well-Known Member

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    Awesome ! Your color placement for this cyclonus is accurate.