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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #75 on: June 4, 2006, 01:56 PM »
The reason my Wookie dosen't have an arm is because I got him like that from a ROTS toys lot off of eBay. The backstory though his he lost his arm on Kessel in the spice mines. I am trying to find a good new arm for him. Some kind of robotic arm. Any suggestions are welcome :)

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #76 on: June 4, 2006, 03:27 PM »
Even if you can't find an arm, maybe sculpt a stump- not bloody, but just to conceal the peg.

Here's my first entry- for a backstory as well as more pics see my seperate customs thread.


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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #77 on: June 4, 2006, 11:44 PM »
The reason my Wookie dosen't have an arm is because I got him like that from a ROTS toys lot off of eBay.

How bizaar because I just won an auction for ROTS toys that includes that Wookiee's left arm! :o
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #78 on: June 5, 2006, 12:41 AM »
The reason my Wookie dosen't have an arm is because I got him like that from a ROTS toys lot off of eBay.

How bizaar because I just won an auction for ROTS toys that includes that Wookiee's left arm! :o


Thats just plain spooky.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #79 on: June 5, 2006, 09:55 AM »
Do Do Do...Do. Do Do Do...Do.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #80 on: June 5, 2006, 10:14 AM »
The reason my Wookie dosen't have an arm is because I got him like that from a ROTS toys lot off of eBay.

How bizaar because I just won an auction for ROTS toys that includes that Wookiee's left arm! :o


LOL That's is just creepy.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #81 on: June 5, 2006, 12:21 PM »
I've been really enjoying seeing people's entries so far, and am looking forward to trying one  myself.  The Slaves and Imperials theme is a good one, because it's so versatile -- really encourages lots of creativity!  (Not that anyone here has trouble with that...)

For the time being, here's a few of my older customs on the slave theme:

Diva Shaliqua
Aurra Sing (Slave)

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #82 on: June 5, 2006, 01:57 PM »
Those are great customs Findswoman :)

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #83 on: June 5, 2006, 04:05 PM »
I love the soft goods on that Aurra Sing, Finds - the pose is worthy of one of those 7" unleashed figs, and the red & metalic green look so very cool.  And shiny.... oooooo, da shiiiiiiny....    er, srry- I totaly blame the allergy meds -'tis the season.

Um, anyway:
Finds - very cool stuff & wonderful use of details & soft goods as always!

Darth Nirvana - thanks for the compliments - I don't get a chance to be on the computer often these days, so I don't post too much. But you can check out the May Group Project for a couple more customs that I've done recently - or Curto's Custom Alliance under the name "Top Cat" for a few older ones. I'm diggin' your Imperial Slave Ship crew - especially the Captain. Your use of the soft goods & those legs / boots is just plain cool.

Outrider - I love your ROTE work - the entire line (from RS on) is truly masterful.

Master_Phruby - Captain Lurch is fantastic. I'm a big fan of the leg ;D And the paint on the face looks crisp & clean. Slave Trader Baroness looks pretty cool too - very nice use of the Swan body & the arms are a great fit!

Fritzkrieg - that guy rocks! Perfect parts, great concept! I can't wait to see what you do with the poor soul on the other end of that whip...

Jeff - simple, elegant, nice work with the dry brush too. 20 minutes well spent, IMO ;)

The_Tin_Man - again, nice,  simple, and works great - and I love the one-armed Wookie! I'dleave him as is, or add a bandaged stump ;D


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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #84 on: June 5, 2006, 05:07 PM »
outrider, I dont know if anyone has ever asked, but how do you do your holsters?  It looks like fabric or some material.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #85 on: June 5, 2006, 05:42 PM »
http://www.thejawa.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=5552.0

here's a link to my holster tutorial.  Its as detailed as I can make it.  I hope that you enjoy it and that it helps you.  Please let me know what you think of it.   ;D

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #86 on: June 6, 2006, 09:58 AM »
thank you very much!  Where does one get vinyl pieces anyways?  Thanks!
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #87 on: June 6, 2006, 10:55 AM »
This is a tip out of my own book so that Outrider didnt keep having to destroy his boys power rangers costume. ;)

Go to walmart and get those 1 dollar 3 ring binders that are just basically cardboard covered by a plastic vinyl. All you have to do is peel the vinyl right off. ;D

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #88 on: June 6, 2006, 12:54 PM »
Even if you can't find an arm, maybe sculpt a stump- not bloody, but just to conceal the peg.

Here's my first entry- for a backstory as well as more pics see my seperate customs thread.



He has no eyes,eek.But great job.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge #14: Imperials and Slaves!
« Reply #89 on: June 8, 2006, 12:23 AM »
Had a bit of time tonight so here's my second entry for the month...


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Head = PotJ Imperial Officer
Rest = PotF2 Tarkin

Yeah, it's just another simple parts swap!  ;)

I'm setting up a new Death Star Scene in my SW Room and I needed a real Officer for all my jump-suit PotJ Imp Officers.  Since all our "real" Imperial Officers (Tarkin, Piett, Veers, Jerjrrod, Ozzel) are wearing gray, I decided to whip up this guy to create a DS specific Officer.

One thing I'd like to fix is to change his rank badge a bit... but I'm not really an expert on those.  Suggestions?
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