Author Topic: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 1/4/06  (Read 5504 times)

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2005, 05:09 PM »
No problem, and you're already off to a great start in customizing.  Keep up the good work.   :)

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #31 on: October 20, 2005, 04:35 AM »
I'm not to keen on the Wookiee. It is an intersting use of parts but for some reason it doesn't really appeal to me. I think if you make the skirt/hat less recognizible an painted the Grievous parts, like CHEWIE said, it would help a lot. I'd ditch the AT-RT driver gun, that thing looks ridiculous. The black on the fr doesn't look very natural, try drybrushing it on to give it a more realistic look.

The 501st clone sets look pretty good. I like the little melted armor disk on the yoda version, it is a nice touch. Again I'm going to agree with CHEWIE, Hasbro gives us SA for a reason, use those joints. ;)

You are off to a good start on your CW Obi-Wan. I took a similar route on mine I made awhile back, but I used a SA clone. Here's a pic of mine if you are interested:




I really like the vintage Saurin. He is a Saurin, not a Trandoshan BTW. They are close but not the same species.

I look forward to seeing another update from you soon. :)
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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #32 on: October 20, 2005, 05:46 PM »
Ok, first I'll give the Wookiee a new weapon and paint the legs and arms better, then I'll weather both Obis better. Thank you for the advice as well, Ryan.

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Re: My first attempt at a vintage-style custom
« Reply #33 on: October 21, 2005, 06:46 PM »
Ahhhhh you killed hawkeye!Ah well just find another one lol.But back on track,I like it just I never was a fan of vintage too much so.
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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #34 on: October 21, 2005, 07:15 PM »
Bumpz. 8)

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #35 on: October 21, 2005, 08:01 PM »
Let's see some new pics when you bump this.   ;)

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #36 on: October 21, 2005, 09:11 PM »
Heh, ok. I just wanted to make sure that it doesn't go too far down the list for when I finish my Cantina space suit guy.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~
« Reply #37 on: October 21, 2005, 10:39 PM »
No problem at all.  I just want to see some more of your work.   :)

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/22
« Reply #38 on: October 22, 2005, 03:24 PM »
I finished my vintage-style Cantina dio today.


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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/22
« Reply #39 on: October 22, 2005, 05:12 PM »
Cool, it has a very vintage feel to it.  I thought by the earlier pics that this sucker was about 3 feet long.  But it still turned out really nice. 

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/22
« Reply #40 on: October 22, 2005, 05:22 PM »
Thanks. I plan to later make the entrance a little more round with sculpey, and maybe hollow out the door so a figure can be placed in it.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/23
« Reply #41 on: October 23, 2005, 05:27 PM »
This one is my Reegesk (Rat Face). It's made from an Ugnaught body, one of those rubber rats, and a Jawa cloak.


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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/23
« Reply #42 on: October 23, 2005, 07:00 PM »
Hey that's really creative!  I have always wanted to make this figure too... why in the world didn't I ever think of using a fake rat head?

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 10/23
« Reply #43 on: October 26, 2005, 11:43 PM »
Cool vintage-esque Cantina display; not enough people make those, so it's always nice to see different versions.

I really like that Reegesk guy.  It looks factory and still has a very vintage feel to it, nice work.  I can definitely see that figure blending in perfectly with any Mos Eisley Cantina dio.  Great job!
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Re: My first attempt at a vintage-style custom
« Reply #44 on: October 26, 2005, 11:50 PM »
Nice job on the vintage custom.  I agree with Glassman's comments on sanding the glued areas to even out the edges, but other than that I think you accomplished the vintage-feel of the figure very well.
The scariest thing that I've ever seen,
Is the terrible AT-AT walking machine.
It's as big as a house on walking legs,
and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.