Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

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Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby Tresob » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:46 pm

Combaticons without Protectobots? That ain't right.

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I have vests for these guys, too...
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Re: Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby wulongti » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:34 pm

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looks good, not sure about the Hotspot head though.. namely the eyes.
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Re: Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby Tresob » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:49 pm

wulongti wrote:looks good, not sure about the Hotspot head though.. namely the eyes.


Hmmmm...what is disturbing you about the eyes?
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Re: Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby wulongti » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:10 pm

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Tresob wrote:
wulongti wrote:looks good, not sure about the Hotspot head though.. namely the eyes.


Hmmmm...what is disturbing you about the eyes?


I think the fact that they are sunken in rather than just leaving the opening for the kreon eyes to show through... but also I can't place what you're using as a reff for the helmet design. I'm guessing simplified G1 cartoon? as opposed to how the toy head looked?

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Re: Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby Tresob » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:07 pm



My designs tend to be created from composites of four or five pictures that I have open in other windows. Most the versions I was using for Hot Spot were coming from Marvel comics, I think.

Another reason I tend to avoid using this kind of head as a helmet is how often I find heads get stuck in Hasbro's helmets.

I've also been considering creating "filler" eyes for some of these heads...a customizer could paint them in another color and then pop them in the hollows of the helmet.
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Re: Helmets for Protectokreons (3D Model)

Postby wulongti » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:32 pm

Weapon: Battle Blades
Tresob wrote:My designs tend to be created from composites of four or five pictures that I have open in other windows. Most the versions I was using for Hot Spot were coming from Marvel comics, I think.

Another reason I tend to avoid using this kind of head as a helmet is how often I find heads get stuck in Hasbro's helmets.

I've also been considering creating "filler" eyes for some of these heads...a customizer could paint them in another color and then pop them in the hollows of the helmet.

That makes a lot of sense... I dig it.

Oh, I don't know that I'll ever produce these, but I thought them an interesting idea :)
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