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Offline no-wan

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Re: Your First custom...
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2005, 07:13 PM »
Thanks Greg !!  ;D

That's the original tunic. I cut the back off and heated it up, bent it into shape and ran cold water over it . Did the same to his legs !!
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What was your first custom? post it here. This was mine
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2007, 05:27 PM »
Dagobah Vader

POTF2 Vader

Stormtrooper Luke face

Cut away vader helmet, cut Lukes face in half and trimmed to fit the Vader helmet. Filled in gap with a non drying clay and colored in clay with a black Sharpie. This figure is about 11 years old and like I said..a NON-Drying yes it is still soft around the face.

For those of you that have seen my other Vaders my skills have greatly improved and so have my supplies. All I had on hand this day was my Dad's old xacto knife, the clay and the Sharpie I dug out of a drawer.

I have posted this over at FFURG as well in hopes of getting alot of participation. I think it's fun to see how we have progressed in our skills and show newcomers that we didn't all start of with some super duper custom right out the box.
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Re: Your First custom...
« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2007, 05:05 PM »
My first custom which I don't have anymore was a Snowspeeder Dash Rendar. I was playing Shadows of the Empire at the time and thoguht it would be a cool figure. Wish I still had it.
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Re: Your First custom...
« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2007, 08:56 PM »
Great topic.  My first custom was using a ROTS figure I found on clearance. I bought some paints and very carefully painted her. But, I didn't know you could paint over the joints, and as a result there are a lot of blue spots. Check out this monster:

lol :-X
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Re: Your First custom...
« Reply #19 on: March 1, 2007, 12:47 AM »
I hope my painting has improved over this:

Talk about superchunky...

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Re: Your First custom...
« Reply #20 on: March 1, 2007, 01:10 AM »
My first custom was actually a repaint of a ROTS commander into a wanna-be Commander Bly. This is around the time the first ROTS figures came out.

I didn't like it (looked more like Commander Banana  :o).

I repainted it and made a camoflaged commander. I was also still getting used to using my new digital camera at the time. :-\