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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 10/27 Wookies!
« Reply #255 on: November 12, 2006, 06:04 PM »
Not a single comment on the wookies?  Oh well... on to the next project.

Following the great tutorial from JediJJep over at RebelScum.  I put together my own Moisture Vaporator.  Its not perfect (it leans a little bit  :wink: ) but I'm very happy with how it turned out.



Here is a close up:



Of course, the requisite mini diorama:



and lastly.  Here is a WIP before it was painted.  You can see sort of what went into it:


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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #256 on: November 13, 2006, 12:03 AM »
Awesome detail, Brent!  I'd pick mushrooms that grew on it  ;)
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #257 on: November 13, 2006, 12:45 AM »
Great add-on to the farmboy, BrentS. Also nice to see the wip picture. The finished version looks so much different with that paint job. Very good  8)

PS: your wookiees are awesome, but I already said that at Yakface  ;)

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #258 on: November 13, 2006, 01:20 AM »
Great work putting it together, Brent.  The paintjob is very well-done too - it looks like it's seen a sandstorm or two.

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #259 on: November 16, 2006, 08:25 PM »
Stellar job on that vaporator Brent. It is really top notch. You did such a great job making the greeblies look believable, as opposed to them just being randomly thrown on there. What is that black, almost bullet looking, object at the top there? I can swear I've seen it somewhere before but I can't remember where.

The wookiees are looking good too. I like the "Alfalfa" look the skiney one has going. I like the armor additions and the accessory combos they've got going, it helps to vary them up and and make them look different. The fur addition on the upper thights of the big guy look nice too. The back of the dreadlocks look great. There is something a little off about the top of the head though. It looks too big and bulky. I had the same problem when I sculpted similar dreads onto a wookiee custom I made awhile back. I never could get it to look quite right. It's a tricky spot to sculpt that's for sure. (Sorry this is so late incoming by the way, I don't know how I missed the wookiees.) :-[
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #260 on: November 19, 2006, 04:28 PM »
Very cool vaporator Brent! It's a great example of 'found' parts. I can see how this would be easily be converted in a shield generator for our little planet project.
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #261 on: November 23, 2006, 10:07 PM »
 ;DThis is so cool! awesome work!!
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #262 on: November 26, 2006, 07:39 AM »
Well, thats me being behind as usual ( or is that me being an ass? Im not sure.) But I love the vaporator. Even seeing the wip I still cant beleive it was made from  junk you had lying around. Youve got an excellent eye for this.

 Love the Wookies too. I like the scrawney looking shamen he's the best.

THe dreadlocks on the bigger one are really nice too. I have a question though? Is that sculpy? If so I have another question. Whenever I use sculpey to do this kind of thing, they usually break off because of the brittleness. Does that happen top you ?

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 11/12 Moisture Vaporator
« Reply #263 on: August 11, 2007, 12:35 AM »
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Well, the comic packs and the puffy A'Sharad head got me off my butt and back to SW customizing.  Here I present two customs wrapped around one body.









Nothing too fancy, but improvements in my mind.

What I did is put a magnet in the neck hole of A'Sharad's body.  I used the Tusken with the head magnet from the Saga series, added the braid and repainted the wrappings.  I then dremeled out the human head and added a magnet there too.  Now I have one body, with two interchangable heads.  The magnets I used are Rare Earth Magnets (much stronger than the one in the original tusken head.  The heads are nice and tight.

I'm working on a third head for this figure (more like the one in the Hunt for Aura Sing comics.  However, I didn't take any photos yet - the Fixit Scuplt is curing.  I'm going to need a third braid for this head.  If anyone has an extra A'Sharad head, I'd be interested in it (drop me a PM) - otherwise I'll have to hunt for another comic pack.

I also started on my most ambitious sculpting project ever (not nearly as big as Sith Fires though) - I hope to provide some WIP photos soon.

Felt good to play with some SW Figures again.

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/11 - Wow an Update
« Reply #264 on: August 11, 2007, 01:59 PM »
It's good to see something new from you Brent. It's been way too long. Good idea using the magnets for the head. I guess hasbro never though of that for this figure. Too grusom I guess.
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/11 - Wow an Update
« Reply #265 on: August 12, 2007, 11:10 PM »
A second update for me for over the same weekend!  Here is part of my big sculpting project.  As some of you know, I'm kind of a Jawa nut.  A while ago, EUCustomMan made some cool Jawa children.  I decided to try and make some myself.  Here are WIPs of the first two.  I included some standard Jawas for scale.



« Last Edit: August 12, 2007, 11:13 PM by BrentS »

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/12 - Jawa Children WIP
« Reply #266 on: August 13, 2007, 06:41 PM »
hey man those are cool...whatare those arms from...they look kinda cool!
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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/12 - Jawa Children WIP
« Reply #267 on: August 13, 2007, 10:01 PM »
hey man those are cool...whatare those arms from...they look kinda cool!

The body inside the figure is a baby Tusken from the Saga series.  Thanks!

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/12 - Jawa Children WIP
« Reply #268 on: August 16, 2007, 01:24 PM »
Looks good so far brent. Cant wait to see them casted and painted.

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Re: Brent's Customs - Updated 8/12 - Jawa Children WIP
« Reply #269 on: August 16, 2007, 03:30 PM »
Good idea. Are you going to be casting these or just leaving them as sculpty? I like the idea of kid Jawas. I wonder what a jawa female looks like under the robes.
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