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Messages - BrentS

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Your Jedi General looks great.  I've been thinking of making a Jedi using the Ask Aak head - now I can see what he looks like.  I think the Bandolier is a simple but very effective touch.

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So Hemble's secret for masterful painting is discovered.  He paints everything in shades of gray before adding the color.  Very nice.

In all seriousness.  Those look great.  I think that Yoda/Luke are amazing so far. 

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Star Wars Action Figures / Re: Clone Questions.
« on: February 25, 2006, 11:31 PM »
For the clone belt, I slice it off on the back with an X-acto knife.  There are very thin parts that connect the cannister part on the back of the belt.  You can cut it there and and easily glue it back with some superglue.  Thats what I did for this one:


As far as the neck post.  Try heating it up in boiling water, that softens the plastic up.  I use a box knife to cut the neck post on the #41s

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Phruby, thats a great Snowbunny.  I still think she looks a little too angry but given the base figure you used, it looks great.  I think the cloak came out very nice.  Is that sculpy on the fur?

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I really like the way the script writing came out on thse figures.  It is a very unique touch.

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Customs Community and Group Projects / Re: The Rykroff Project
« on: February 24, 2006, 08:52 PM »
As a practice in casting and mold making, I may try my hands and making a Rykrof head.  If they turn out, I could probably offer some up for people to use.  BTW, isn't it great that we longer call this the Endor Soldier Head but the Rykrok head.  ;D

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Customs Community and Group Projects / Re: Rykroff project idea
« on: February 24, 2006, 03:37 PM »
you could always do a really old Rykrof (assuming he lives that long) - here's what his dad looks like -





Looks like Rykrof's (pimp) daddy has the same sleeves as our boy.

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Photonovels and Movies / Re: Unnamed Photonovel - preview pic
« on: February 24, 2006, 02:55 PM »
PenDragon - thanks for the compliments - to be honest, I've used Photoshop quite a bit in the past but it was the first time I was playing with trying to create lightning, etc.

Since I don't know how quickly I'll actually get this fleshed out here are some details...

Darth P is working on a Sith Holocron and I do hope to tie it to Sidious, Anakin, and a few custom Jedis that I'm planning on making.  This preview picture is more of a "prequel" to where the actual story will pick up. 

I haven't really written anything down and most of this is still floating around in my head.  I'll have to find a way to tie it all together somehow.

In the end, I want to use this story as spring board for my jedi main character but he may not actually be the main character in this chapter of the photonovel.

Anyway, thanks for the comments and encouragement.  We'll see where this goes....

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Feedback / Re: AdamSolo's feedback
« on: February 24, 2006, 02:23 PM »
Just received all the custom fodder from Adam - wow - great transaction!  Thanks Adam.

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Customs Community and Group Projects / Re: Rykroff project idea
« on: February 24, 2006, 11:13 AM »
I think we are going to need someone to make casts for everyone to use :)

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DD- Thats is freaking amazing.  I really like the way you put those parts together!

Maybe if you can use a camera with a tripod and macro mode you can get some photos without using a flash?

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Star Wars Action Figures / Re: 327th Star Corps! Update 2/20/06
« on: February 24, 2006, 12:42 AM »
I think your Star Corps looks great.  The weathering is top notch.  Keep it up!

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Photonovels and Movies / Re: K.O.E. Preview
« on: February 24, 2006, 12:23 AM »
I love the effects of the flying Gunship.  Awesome start!!

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I've been thinking about trying a photonovel to give some of my customs a "purpose"  Anyway, I've got an idea involving the a side story of Darth Plageous, Darth Sidious and the "Phantom Menace"  We'll see if this goes anywhere but here is a preview pic.  Be kind its my first attempt at photoshop special effects :)


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Star Wars Action Figures / Re: Brent's Customs - Update 2/17
« on: February 24, 2006, 12:18 AM »
Hemble - thanks for the kind words.  Everytime I look at the Jawa I can't help but smile.  I'm still not sure he's believable as a Sith but he was fun none-the-less.

Errex - I used Citadel Paints - it is the "Blood Red" color

Greg - your Sith Jawa inspired me :)

As far as the Bandolier goes, I think I may try to piece together another portion of a tusken raider.  I'll post an update when I get it.

....... in the meantime, I've been mulling around a Photonovel idea.  I've put a preview pic in the photonovel thread.

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