Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

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Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Gladky » Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:26 am

Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Today I would like to present You my latest custom. I was very disappointed with quality of the throne, that was sold with MP-8X rerelease. On the other hand I really liked the idea of Grimlock having his own throne. That is why I decided to build my own version.

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Throne was designed and built totally from scratch. The raw material I chose was polistyrene. I used 0,3mm and 1mm thick sheets during building process.

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Before painting the throne I filled all the gaps with few layers of liquid green stuff. I also used different types of sandpaper to prepare surface for paintng.

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I have added many scratch made details. The most noticable one is big autobot logo at the top.

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Next step was painting whole model. I have started with few light coats of black undercoat. When paint dried I begun to paint the details. I wanted the throne to look heavy and carved from the block of stone or other tough material. I also added shadings to make sure throne looks more natural and to vary the surface.

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I used three different shades of gray to create realistic shading effect. I used some slightly brown paint as well. I also highlighted edges of the throne and parts, that would normally wear from being used. Thanks to all this effort throne looks more authentic.

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Time to give the king his throne. Grimlock is quite big and bulky figure, so the throne had to match. It's about 29 cm high to ensure it.

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I designed throne in the way, that allows Grimlock to securely sit on it and freely pose "wings" of the figure.

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The right bot on the right place. Grimlock seems to be satisfied with his new throne. Let's not test his patience and leave him alone before beast gets angry.

That is all I wanted to show You. I believe throne looks really good and it fits Grimlock perfectly. I hope You like my work. If so, please feel free to comment.
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Dead Metal » Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:34 am

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Wow, that is really awesome! Fantastic work here.
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Mykltron » Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:10 am

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That thing looks amazing! He looks so majestic on it. Well done indeed - it doesnt look homemade at all.
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby N3rdling419 » Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:09 am

Do you have the dimensions for the throne? I was to find some info online.
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Gladky » Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:09 am

Dead Metal - Thank You. I appreciate your comment

Mykltron - Thanks. I was aiming for Badass style:) Saying it doesn,t look homemade is a great compliment:)

N3rdling419 - Do you mean my throne or stock one? I created it from scratch and figured all the dimensions out by myself.
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby N3rdling419 » Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:06 pm

Stock is fine
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:46 pm

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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby hokieken » Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:13 am

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Styrene? :shock: That is fantastic work. It looks like it's been milled from Aluminum. Seriously top notch :BOWDOWN:
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Re: Propper MP King Grimlock throne from scratch

Postby Gladky » Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:15 am

Thank You. I wanted my throne not to look like a piece of plastic. I am glad You like it:)
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