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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #75 on: April 15, 2006, 04:06 AM »
I found mine at the Dollar Stores.  There is only three figures, one a Blackbeard type Pirate, the one with a bare chest and a third one. 

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #76 on: April 15, 2006, 02:46 PM »
Wow, so many of you have turned in great entries so far! I like the Dexter gladiator, he looks really cool. Chewie's Protarr is awesome...I only wish I wasn't using that same body for something else...Chewie always beats me to the punch! And the Tusken Raider is quite original as well.

Well, here's my first entry this for this month's challenge.

Inspired by Chewie's giant Whipid Gomorr, I decided to do a Whipid custom in the same vein.



I may yet sculpt a little hair on this guy and give him a topknot, but I'm undecided so far. What do you guys think?

Time permitting I may have two other gladiators done by the end of the month.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #77 on: April 15, 2006, 04:51 PM »
I Made this a While Back, Using a Dollar Store Fig for the Body and a POTF2 Gamorean Head. I'll try to make Something New UP This Week if I find the Time.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #78 on: April 15, 2006, 04:57 PM »
That's really cool Fritz, I came really close to making my guy for this a Gamorrean but went with a Gran just because I think it will fit in my photonovel series eventually.  Looking forward to whatever changes you might make.

Tonphanan that is pretty cool and different.  Good idea, I could see a Tusken getting captured or something and being sold as a fighter for some warlord's entertainment.  I'd suggest maybe some painting?

DD your Whipid absolutely rocks, man I love using that Muftak body for giant Whipids.  I take it you did some work on the feet, making two toes.  Looks spectacular!  A little more hair on top might look cool, but either way it looks great.  And I love his shoulder armor, this is one of my favorite customs that you've made.  Just awesome!

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #79 on: April 15, 2006, 05:01 PM »
Forgot About my "Luke About to get his But Handed To Him in Gladiator Gear"

The VOTC Luke Just Looks Like Such a Wussy No Matter how You Dress Him.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #80 on: April 15, 2006, 05:11 PM »
Thanks, Chewie! Like I said, I loved Gomorr so much I had to do one myself. You are correct on the toe modification...I cut out the middle and resculpted the area with some epoxy.

Fritzkrieg: I've always loved that Gamoorean of yours...it's cool to see not all of them are out of shape!  :P I have been meaning to do one myself as I have all the parts, but have yet to get around to it. I'm lazy.  ;)

That Luke would rather be going to Tosche Station to pick up some power converters.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #81 on: April 17, 2006, 09:31 AM »
very cool!  That luke keeps reminding me of that old movie Yor.  :)
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #82 on: April 18, 2006, 10:12 AM »
guys, I was wondering if maybe on these monthly sessions you could bend the rules a little and still submit stuff like over a month late.  I love to customize and do it when I can, but I having 3 kids makes it nearly impossible to do one in one month sometimes.  Hopefully you all that have kids can relate here!  :)
 I am working on the gladiator figure, but I know I wont have it done by the end of the month.  Just wondering.  Thanks!
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #83 on: April 19, 2006, 12:16 AM »
guys, I was wondering if maybe on these monthly sessions you could bend the rules a little and still submit stuff like over a month late. I love to customize and do it when I can, but I having 3 kids makes it nearly impossible to do one in one month sometimes. Hopefully you all that have kids can relate here! :)
 I am working on the gladiator figure, but I know I wont have it done by the end of the month. Just wondering. Thanks!

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #84 on: April 19, 2006, 10:13 AM »
actually, got to work a lot on it last night.  I just get worried that I wont make it and I'm really psyched about this one!  :)
Whats up for next month anyways? 
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Re: April's Monthly Customizing Challenge - VOTE HERE
« Reply #85 on: April 19, 2006, 02:46 PM »
I would guess next month might be one of the runners up from last vote:

Someone make a mental note for future topics - Imperials, Vong, Vehicles...

Or, maybe something completely different!   ;)
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #86 on: April 24, 2006, 10:31 AM »
Man, anyone else hear those crickets chirping in here?

Anyway, I snuck a little time this weekend to start up on my entry.  Not going to be the fanciest custom, but then again, I've never claimed to be the uber-customizer that some of you guys/gals are.   ;)

I'll try to take a WIP picture tonight...
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #87 on: April 24, 2006, 11:13 AM »
I've been working like a dog on mine, just havent mentioned it.  I HOPE to have it by the beginning of next week. 
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #88 on: April 24, 2006, 12:32 PM »
I can't wait to see what a few more people have planned!  I'm just aggravated with how busy I've been lately and haven't had much customizing time.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 12: Gladiators
« Reply #89 on: April 24, 2006, 12:34 PM »
I can't wait to see what a few more people have planned!  I'm just aggravated with how busy I've been lately and haven't had much customizing time.

 :)

I just thought you were taking your much talked about break  ;D