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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 1/4/06
« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2005, 04:43 PM »
And here's my latest attempt, Kabe. She's made from a Jawa body, a POTF2 Ponda Boba Vest, a Gammorean Guard axe and a sculpted head.

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« Reply #76 on: December 4, 2005, 11:32 PM »
This is Darth Nihilus from Knights of the Old Republic video game. Pretty simple. He's just a Tattooine Maul with a slighly modified hood and a mask sculpted over the face.



And this is Djas Puhr, alian bounty hunter, as seen in the Mos Eisley cantina. I didn't have the right figures on hand for this, so I improvised a little. The head is a little botched in the pic, so some of the details didn't come through.


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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/05/05
« Reply #77 on: December 5, 2005, 10:54 AM »
I really do like the Kabe.   Cute little rodent.

For the Darth Nihilus figure,  I admire your attempt at this.  The mask looks a little rough, but I know I couldn't do any better.  I hate sculpting.

The Djas Puhr is nice.  I can't really make out the details on the face, but I like how you used the Luke body.  It's a great fit for  him. 

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/05/05
« Reply #78 on: December 5, 2005, 01:26 PM »
Thanks, CHEWIE. I agree about the mask on Nihilus. I'm new to the whole sculpting game, so I'm still developing some techniques.

And here's another pic of Djas. Hopefully the details will come out better in this one.


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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/05/05
« Reply #79 on: December 10, 2005, 12:18 PM »
He's made from a Walrus Man torso, Ree-Yees legs, arms from a generic space suit figure, and a sculpted head. LMK what you think!


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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/10/05
« Reply #80 on: December 10, 2005, 09:16 PM »
Another addition to your cantina!  I have very little experience in vintage customizing except for what I tried as a kid in the early 80s, but he does have the vintage feel to him.  Perhaps a bit bulky, but that's ok.  Good work.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/10/05
« Reply #81 on: December 11, 2005, 04:31 PM »
Thanks, CHEWIE!

I agree with you about the bulkiness of it. This figure looked better in theory than it did when I actually made it. ::) I guess there's always time later on for improvements, though.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/10/05
« Reply #82 on: December 11, 2005, 07:33 PM »
That's so much better on Djas. I like how you painted the eyes in a kind of catlike look. The ears are also good and the head isn't huge. Is the head originally a Luke? Are you going to paint the body to be something like the saga version?
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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/10/05
« Reply #83 on: December 11, 2005, 07:56 PM »
Thanks.

Yes, the head was once from a Jedi Luke, and I plan on painting the tan areas green or blue later on.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/10/05
« Reply #84 on: December 15, 2005, 04:24 PM »
I repainted the Luke body on my Djas Puhr to look more film accurate.

I'm not sure about the clear-coat... is it too shiny?



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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/15/05
« Reply #85 on: December 15, 2005, 04:39 PM »
It is pretty shiny I think, can you tone it down a bit?  Maybe now that it has a clear cloat, a regular repaint over it would tone it down and keep it from chipping.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/15/05
« Reply #86 on: December 25, 2005, 06:58 PM »
I'm really digging these vintage customs!  Great stuff!  The Djas Puhr looks great, although maybe using a less glossy clear coat would get rid of the shine. 
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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 12/15/05
« Reply #87 on: December 27, 2005, 11:15 AM »
Thanks, Greg! I'm going to fix the Djas probably after Christmas break.

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 1/4/06
« Reply #88 on: January 4, 2006, 10:30 PM »
Here's my first custom of 2006. It's a break from my cantina patrons...

Vintage C3PO Unmasked



I used a heavily modified GI Joe head and C3PO body. LMK what you think!

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Re: ~ magillafett's customs ~ UPDATED 1/4/06
« Reply #89 on: January 4, 2006, 10:47 PM »
Cool! Nice and vintage feeling c-3po. Is that the c-3po where the arms and legs come off? If so, it might be a cool idea to make a human arm to replace one of the gold ones. That way he can look like he's getting into his costume. You could then switch the arms back and forth. He's a very good counterpart to my modern version.
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