MMGRAPHICS PAINTJOB TF HELMET IN ESB STYLE

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    MMGRAPHICS PAINTJOB TF HELMET IN ESB STYLE

    A new paintjob thread from me to show the process of painting the TF Helmet in ESB style for my dear friend Florian aka BH-2647.

    BTW: There is another new paintjob thread of me on here for CaptainSoloīs FP Premium. Painting this one ESB style too. So there will be two threads to keep updated!

    Lets start here:

    BEFORE:

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    And now the fun begins!

    STEP1: Silver

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    STEP2: Dark Grey

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    This layer of dark grey needs some rubbing with wirewhool to clean up the paint chips. Next will be the lighter grey on the mandibles and trim. ;-)

    STEP3: Light grey on mandibles and trim

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    Itīs always a pleasure to see the complete scratched mandibles in addition to the dark grey before.

    STEP4: Beige on the backpanels

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    Photos taken with flash. The **** flash misleads the colors. But you get the idea.

    STEP5: Purple on the mandibles

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    The first of two layers for the mandibles: purple. Only little fragments of it will be seen when the final red is on.

    STEP6: Red on the mandibles / Green on the backpanels

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    The red is sprayed on and the green is on the backpanels now. The flash lets look the dark grey in some strange way, I will take another shot tomorrow in daylight.
    Just the dome and lower cheeks in green and the upper cheeks in black and the basic colors are ready.





    More tomorrow!

    Best,
    Manuel
    Last edited by mmgraphics; Jul 9, 2011 at 7:46 PM.

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    Nice,
    this should be good

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    great, canīt wait to see more pics...

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    Excellent. Florian is an outstanding guy. I bet he is excited.

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    Excellent. Florian is an outstanding guy. I bet he is excited.
    Hey TxFett,
    your bet will win !
    Actually I donīt have the time doing the paintjob and Manuel has done outstanding work in the past, so he was my first choice.
    I still remember our time at Celebration IV 2007, was really nice to meet so much TDH-members.
    Stay tuned,
    best wishes from Germany
    Florian

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    Off to a great start as always brother!!!

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    Sweet.........

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    ...no updates... ? come on, Manuel, I know you have more stuff

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    Bet on it Flo

    I will update it soon. Work did stop me for a few days that wasnīt planned ... but I am on track again.

    Stay tuned ...

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    Looking nice.....

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    Updated #1 ... :-)

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    Liking your work, makes me want to paint another helmet...

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    Thanks Garrett! I would love to see another one of yours again. What about a TF prepro?

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    looking really godd....canīt wait to hold that beast in hands...

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    I love the multi-angle progression. It is well on its way to awesome!

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    That helmet is already a beauty!

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    Thanks for all the kind words!

    Always wanna do a perfect paintjob as if it would be for myself. Thatīs the key.

    Best,
    Manuel

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    This is looking really sharp......

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    MAJOR UPDATE ON #1. Was about time I know!

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    Yesterday I saw this beauty live, canīt wait to put it in my cargo hold, hehehe....

    Really awesome work, Manuel !

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    BUMP

    New update here very soon too!

    Manuel

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