Author Topic: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 01.07.08!  (Read 7261 times)

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2005, 11:20 AM »
Wow MetalJedi! I didn't know you customize. These are great. I love Katarn and Vos. That head you used for Katarn is probably the best one I've seen for the character. Its even better than the official one.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2005, 12:43 PM »
Thanks Phurby! I like the original Katarn but the beard on it annoys me. This looked more natural to me.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #17 on: May 25, 2005, 04:08 PM »
I really like the Vos.  Excellent work!
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #18 on: May 26, 2005, 04:38 AM »
MetalJedi,

Cool looking customs, great paintjobs on them all, especially the Yellow ARC Trooper (a fanfic custom or is there a reference for a Yellow ARC?). A good use of parts on the Kyle Katarn as the Hasbro Madine head works nicely for Kyle. I'd suggest though maybe sanding off the detailing on the CCP chest so as to give it a more flat appearance.

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2005, 12:15 AM »
MetalJedi,

Cool looking customs, great paintjobs on them all, especially the Yellow ARC Trooper (a fanfic custom or is there a reference for a Yellow ARC?). A good use of parts on the Kyle Katarn as the Hasbro Madine head works nicely for Kyle. I'd suggest though maybe sanding off the detailing on the CCP chest so as to give it a more flat appearance.

Happy Customizing!

Jeez! Its been 2 months since I updated this. I'll be getting some pics of my new work. Most of them are WIP but I think I need an update.  ;D
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2005, 12:53 AM »
Yes, damnit it is time for an update from you.   :)

Even WIP stuff would be nice, or some ideas for your future projects.

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 5/24
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2005, 04:46 AM »
Just don't him little goody two shoes. This one I owe to Chewie. If it wasn't for his version I wouldn't have done it. Im still debating on if I want to paint his legs or not. And I still have to paint the neck post the correct flesh color.

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2005, 07:31 AM »
You have a Red leader Obi-Wan? You Bastard! ;) :P

I love Ash Customs and yours is no exception. I've suggested this to someone else before and I've heard other people suggest it too but he'd look cool with a chainsaber or a lightsaw. You could also try drybrushing the boots and maybe the shirt a bit to bring out more of that fantastic body's detail.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2005, 11:47 AM »
Man, now I don't know what to do with all of those ROTS Kit Fisto bodies I bought  :P  I can't wait to find the ROTS Obi-Wan Pilot!

I think your Ash Jedi came out great, the only thing that I would do to make him better that CHEWIE didn't mention would be to paint his pants black so it's more like the movie.  I think that would be a nice touch.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2005, 11:51 AM »
Wow, I always love it when someone takes the newest HTF figure and chops it up for a custom!   ;D

I really like that Ash, he looks great (so does that Obi-Wan body - looks like great fodder).  I'd second Greg's comments about maybe switching to black pants.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2005, 03:28 PM »
Looks good... if you don't him to really be Ash, maybe a regular skin toned right hand would be cool.

I like the blue outfit, very different yet cool.

Maybe a bit of dry brushing on it to bring out the details... but it's still good as it is.

That Obi Wan body is great, I found a pilot Obi Wan today.  Hopefully I can find a few more and can afford to buy them.

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2005, 04:35 PM »
Thanks for the positive feedback guys. I think I will paint the pants black. And the chainsaber that SLC mentioned sounds very cool. Id have to make one from scratch since he only came with his boomstick.

Chewie I was thinking I could make him just a regular "joe" Jedi with the obi Wan hands and the extra head. Now I just have to find another Obi Wan Pilot  ;D

Oh and hear is a stupid question. How do you drybrush?
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2005, 08:37 PM »
Chewie can tell you better than anyone but I'll try.

It is fairly simple: take a lighter color of paint than the base coat, usually something the same shade or a silverish color, and dip your brush in it the wipe it off so there is almost no paint on the brush then paint over the areas you want highlighted, and you can repeat that as much as need until you get the desired effect.
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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2005, 08:40 PM »
Yep, good description on dry brushing.  I try to mix in several colors.  It's used to bring out the details in the sculpt.

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Re: MetalJedi's Customs Updated 7/28!
« Reply #29 on: July 29, 2005, 04:41 AM »
Ok cool! Thanks guys. Ive never done it before but its a must on this custom I think.
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