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Offline Master_Phruby

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Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« on: November 22, 2005, 04:07 PM »
Here we are at the beginning of our ninth group project. We've been doing these things since April 2004. You can see past group projects over at the FFURG Casting Calls. This time our subject will be a set of figures that Hasbro will never make not matter how much we beg and plead - the Tonnika Sisters.

Deadline for this project is the end of the year. That will give everybody something to do during Christmas vacation. It also gives you a good excuse to avoid visiting your mother-in-law because you need to get your figures done for us.  ;) I know, like that will fly.

Let's start looking for fodder and reference material for these girls. You're allowed to card them but its not necessary. Vintage or modern versions are OK. The sisters can be in any outfit you desire but they must be recognizable as the Tonnika sisters.

Let's get busy.



Here are some of my favorite customs of the sisters.




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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2005, 10:37 PM »
Count me in on this.  Thanks for all the reference pics too.

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2005, 10:45 PM »
Does not really caring about the T. Sisters make me a bad Star Wars fan?  :)

I won't be in on this one, but I do look forward to what our pros on the site can muster. As good as the past customs of these two have been, there is now fodder out there to improve them...

http://www.yojoe.com/action/05/baroness7.shtml

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2005, 10:57 PM »
I had thought about that, but I just don't know if that's better fodder or not... I'm thinking that this could be a good figure base, but kind of hard to come by.

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2005, 11:02 PM »
I had thought about that, but I just don't know if that's better fodder or not... I'm thinking that this could be a good figure base, but kind of hard to come by.

And I'd probably limit the fodder potential to the head only...

Come to think of it, you're right. That could get quite expensive!

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2005, 10:42 AM »
Here's a figure that I'd love to try and use for this, if I could find a few cheap -



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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2005, 12:03 PM »
Well, if you don't make one InRem, please post your suggestions and technical ideas and critiques. It's not a hard one to do but should be fun.

I'm going to go the traditional route and use ceremony leias from the princess leia collection for the figure. The glasses less Baroness would be a great head but I only have one with glasses. I've got lots of Padmes laying around that might work. I think the hard part will be making the hair.
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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2005, 01:34 PM »
I think the hard part will be making the hair.

It seems like this is where a custom hits or misses with these. The better the hair, the better the figure ends up being. It seems really easy to make something that looks far more like a DEVO helmet if one's not exceptionally careful. :)

And while I won't be making one, I will be anxiously looking forward to the submissions.

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2005, 07:02 PM »
I'll be adding my 2 cents for this one too phuby.

I guess i can take a break from justice league... :(

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2005, 06:10 PM »
I've got my ceremony leias ready. Do you think I should use different heads or just use the Leia head? I need to make some sculpty belts.
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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2005, 02:38 PM »
they werent ment to be twins...they arent identical.
SO , i would used different  heads if you got em. 

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2005, 02:07 PM »
Phruby, do you want me to make some sort of poster ad for this, like I did for the customizing challenge?

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2005, 02:37 PM »
If you got the time, that would be cool.
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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2005, 03:17 PM »
Either tonight or tomorrow, I should be able to put something together.   ;)

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Re: Group Project #IX - Tonnika Sisters
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2005, 12:15 AM »
How's this -



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