Heavy/Scratch: Victorion's stupid head

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by kmopotato, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    I really hated victorion's giant blockhead. It looked like an animated Wreck-Gar cosplay.

    Stock image:
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    In the comics though, she never has the same head in any of the art. I decided I'd try at making this Nu gundam helmet in one of her appearances.
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    I started by chopping off that giant mojo Jojo head.
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    I then got sidetracked and stuck some extra reprolabel sticker over the weird beady eyes.
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    I then got sidetracked again and cut off the misassembled spikes on the inside of pyra magna's knees, since they leave dangerous stress marks and split the knees. The spike is right above my thumbnail, and I recommend cutting that off for anyone who owns pyra.
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    I then hit a wall and I'm stuck here. Part of me wants to make the gundam helmet, but the other part of me wants to convert it into a headmaster compatible combiner.
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    Thanks for reading! I'll update when I decide on something.
     
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  2. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    I love the headmaster Idea...more into a combiner :) 
     
  3. greboguru

    greboguru Psychedelic Brainchild

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    I never saw anything wrong with Victorion's head, but hey, I'm curious to see what you do!
     
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    I am right there with ya. The head isn't such an oblong "wrecktangle". The spikes, etc. please keep us posted with what you decide
     
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  5. Massasoit

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    I agree with you 100% that Victorion's stock head is stupid. I did my own version of the mod last year if you're stuck and are looking for some ideas. Good luck!

    Victorion head mod
     
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  6. geekatron prime

    geekatron prime The Grammar Police must be on strike.

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    :popcorn Cant wait to see what you come up with. Like the headmaster idea too.
     
  7. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Still see the Sunshine

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    I agree, Victorion's head is terrible, but not because it's too tall or blocky, rather...

    Those E Y E S are way too far apart.

    Seriously, has no one noticed this?




    sorry if i ruined her face for anyone
     
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  8. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Yep. I was planning to make new eyes, but I noticed some of the art had the glasses completely cover her eyes, so I did the easy thing and just covered the eyes with a sticker.

    Thanks!

    No problem. The face for the most part is fine, but there's WAY too much vertical movement compared to other combiners. It looks like she's wearing a really tall hat.

    Thanks! Your post actually inspired me to get off my ass and try my hand at it.
     
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    King Glurch I’m gonna miss you when I’m gone

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    Definitely gonna have to keep an eye on this...
     
  10. marvel b

    marvel b Bearer of the Matrix of Smash

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    how did this slip through my radar? i usually check everything victorion related.

    the current mods make it look better, and i like the idea of her being titanmaster compatible. i like you visor fix.

    i don't see myself doing anything like this though. i've been long since commited to her being a space pope-like figure, and the combiner wars cartoon promo didn't help either......i'm still excited to see where this goes! good luck!
     
  11. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    Thanks! Currently I'm searching shapeways for a CW neck joint and a decent female face. I need 2 TR necks for the headmaster function, and I don't want to buy 2 new figures and waste the rest of the bodies, plus it's expensive. If I can't find em, I'll probably resort to magnets because I can't 3d print for shit.
     
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  12. kalron

    kalron Technician/Sculptor

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    As someone who doesn't know either design very well, if you can pull off something to look like that wing cap on the comic design and keep the transformation, even if it parts-forms into a drone or weapon or something, it would be pretty freak'n cool!