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  1. AFettFullofDollars's Avatar
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    Aug 20, 2011, 12:27 PM - Showing a Little RotJ Love #1

    Here's a few 'in progress' shots of my modified Sgt Fang bucket that I'm painting up in a ROTJ paint scheme. I'd say she's about 50% done. Right now I'm concentrating primarily on the dome. And since I just purchased one of Asok's FP Cold Cast helmets, I will be offering this one up for sale upon completion (probably take a couple of more weeks to finish) just in case anyone may be in the market for a ROTJ helmet. Anyway, on to the pics...rotj-bucket-jpg
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    Aug 20, 2011, 1:18 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #2

    Nice! Awsome work!
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    Aug 20, 2011, 9:33 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #3

    Awesome bro! I assume you are using your rattle can colors? I am actually painting up one of those Mystery helmet recasts with your colors, cause yours always look so good. Before anyone jumps on me, I do not support recasters. The bucket was given to me, and I used it for rework practice, plus rattle can tryouts. I will probably hang onto it for display.
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    Aug 20, 2011, 10:15 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #4

    Yes, they are all colors from my ROTJ 'Rattle Can' list.
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    Aug 20, 2011, 10:50 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #5

    Love the depth of that weathering, amazing as always.
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    Aug 21, 2011, 6:48 AM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #6

    Oh man, that's terrific. Dome is great, and I love that right cheek!
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    Aug 21, 2011, 7:51 AM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #7

    That looks really great! I hope when I paint my Asok cold cast it looks at least half as good as your awesome art work!
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    Aug 30, 2011, 7:27 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #8

    A little more progress. Started applying damage to the back of the helmet and getting some of the grey misting applied there as well. One thing that I love about the RotJ Helmet is that it seems to be more 'realistically' damaged and weathered where as the ESB seems to be more 'artistically' damaged and weathered. But don't get me wrong...ESB is still my favorite.
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    Aug 30, 2011, 7:30 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #9

    Oops double post.
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    Aug 30, 2011, 7:59 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #10

    Very nice....I feel the same way about the helmet it is alot more realistic then stylized ESB....it is my fav to paint and fav to look at....Ive done at least 10 now
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    Sep 5, 2011, 11:18 AM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #11

    Finished the front of the helmet (minus the final dustings of grey's) and installed the visor. Now on to the left ear and the back. Trying to get this baby finished up before Squirk's MSH1 arrives for me to mod and paint.
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    Sep 5, 2011, 12:17 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #12

    Just two words: SICK PAINTJOB!
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    Sep 5, 2011, 1:37 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #13

    Holy smokes, that's great!
    Can you maybe give a mini-tutorial on how you got that finish on the ears?
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    Sep 5, 2011, 1:46 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #14

    And also the cheeks! It looks awesome!
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    Sep 5, 2011, 2:17 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #15

    Let me get my ASOK CC FP prepped and I'd be happy to do an ear/cheek tutorial. The ears are pretty straight forward. Spraypainted silver then brushed on Pollyscale 'Grimey Black'. After it has dried, take some fine grain sandpaper and sand the grimey black down to the silver in the appropriate areas. Then take a pointed artists brush and some Model Master silver and hand paint the signature scratches to make it match up with the screen used helmet. The cheeks involve a couple of layers of different colored greens, but aren't really difficult to do.
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    Sep 5, 2011, 2:22 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #16

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    Just two words: SICK PAINTJOB!
    Thanks RF! Your ROTJ Paint Stencil thread has been a life saver!!
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    Sep 8, 2011, 10:22 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #17

    Amazing work all around. Simply amazing
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    Sep 9, 2011, 9:50 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #18

    A little more progress on the back panels and the keyslots...should have this baby wrapped up this weekend, then off to the Cargo Hold!
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    Sep 10, 2011, 1:45 AM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #19

    The one who will buy this baby will be a lucky one! Amazing!
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    Sep 10, 2011, 1:43 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #20

    Thanks for the info on the ears! I might have to give that a try on some scrap plastic.
    For my PP2 I have already sprayed on 2 shades of Model Master Metallizers. I sprayed them in very random misty patterns so it's hard to distinguish that there's more than one tone.
    I was considering maybe trying to airbrush some Tamiya Smoke over the base coat, and then doing some strategic sanding.

    As Rafal said, whoever buys this will have one heckuva helmet!!
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    Sep 12, 2011, 7:19 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #21

    Well, got her finished...here's the pics. Unfortunately she didn't make it to the Cargo Hold...she's already sold pending payment.
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    Sep 12, 2011, 7:23 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #22

    Gulp. Wow, amazing! I figured it would go quick.
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    Sep 12, 2011, 9:07 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #23

    Payment received. Sold.
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    Sep 12, 2011, 9:45 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #24

    Dan,
    Here are the pics of the Jetpack that I painted for DPR.
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    Sep 12, 2011, 10:34 PM - Re: Showing a Little RotJ Love #25

    Nice. It will be in the mail shortly. Look forward to getting the helmet. Thanks

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