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Rezakia rocks a TFA Scene for out latest challenge!
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
"So I decided to keep this here and one other site it's and old vintage Daigobah playset I had some trunk looking pencils and some Takodana backdrops with some crafters paint/moss.

I liked the front on image for the lighting effect but I wasn't happy with it, also the angle wasn't accurate with the scene from TFA.

I turned the camera around and I liked it better

Added some darker effects to it to get a closer look to the film... not exactly the pose since Rey is squatting in the scene and the Blackseries figure can't exactly get into a pose like that. But after an afternoon of backdrops on cardstock falling over I decided to leave it be.

Anyways I really wish Rey could get into a squat like the scene but I can forgive it since the Black series is a pretty decent figure overall.


I think it turned out great. Remember today is the last day to submit your own TFA Entry!

Custom Creator starts on the second floor...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
"I started on the second floor. I decided to make the whole floor part attachable by magnets to the beams. So basically the big floor beams, and wall beams will all be one piece, and the support beams will attach via magnet. At last that's the plan so far..lol. Some adjustments required. Took a couple Punisher shots as well."

It is really coming along now.

Mandalore25 is back with a Marvel Update...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
"Trying to get into 6 inch figures more with this Marvel Legends Amora the Enchantress. Mostly a repaint of a Scarlet Witch, made the skirt, and sculpt the belt. I did use VHT Vinyl Dye on her lower half, and it's really cool stuff, feels like the figure was always black, definitely the best spray I've used on a figure.

If anyone is interested, she's listed here."

She looks pretty spot on to me!

BDC41866 gives us more!
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
"Heres a Jedi Knight custom using some GI Joe bits and Star Wars fodder. Roc Jonsunn."

I like the look!

Wal-Mart posts Takodana Encounter...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
James Doby, via our Facebook Page, sends in word to strike while the iron is hot!

Gentle Giant shares May the 4th Sale!
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, May 3 2016
It looks like there are some fantastic Vintage Jumbos, Mini-Busts, and book ends that are 20% off their regular price.

Click here
to see the full sale.

JDeck reviews the new Bandai Kylo Ren...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"Pretty rad, check out the details even on the back of his helmet. Awesome stuff. They show a side by side with the SH.FIGUARTS Kylo, the kit isn't as good, but for the price not bad. The only thing that gets me are the elbows, they disappear when bent. However it allows for better range of motion, articulation is useless without range of motion. The details are nice and crisp. With a little black wash and chrome paint, the mask would really pop. I don't like that mask decal. Cool kit though. Suggested retail including 8% tax, 3,240 Japanese Yen, or $30.46 USD"

It looks pretty fantastic to me.

We welcome Cantina Customs to the boards...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"I just wanted to post a figure I've recently customized. There are far too few female figures made! The story behind this custom is that she was a padawan fighting by her master's side when order 66 was issued. Her master was killed, and she fled in terror. She later returned to collect some clone armor from the battlefield and later became a bounty hunter."

Join me in welcoming a new member! I like the look of this female custom too!

Stan is back!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"Finally had little time to work on some new custom. Next up is M'yroon Onith, had to give her a soft good skirt, and fix those elbow swivel and replace them with ball joints. She finally take seat with rest of Cantina figures. Now. I think I have cover all Cantina figures except for Hammerhead; figure cross thT he coming in the black series next year. Next up is a pair of droids in Tatoonie. Thank you every one for compliments."

With awesome work like his Onith, he better get ready for more compliments!

Jon K is back!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"Been kind of held up by the big move lately, but one I finished just before I left in the KOTOR line: Bao Dur. First time using a GI Joe Base, I thought it worked well because he always struck me as a taller character. Tunnel Rat body and legs, Darth Maul head (I had a hell of a time finding a ball-joint Maul head and ended up drilling out a swivel head instead, it actually worked out better than expected). The energy arm was made from a bunch of clippings of an emperor lightning-effect hand glued directly into a random cup-shaped piece of plastic that I drilled out into a proper joint. Genuinely had a hard time with adhesive because I was mixing light-colored soft rubber with hard plastic darker pieces for dynamic effect, but I like how it turned out in the end."

I like how it turned out too!

Ron Hembling shares his 6" Dengar!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"Hi All,

Dengar is done and here are a few pics until I get my usual outdoor ones tomorrow.

The turbin was done using left over material and the figure was weathered using Vallejo, paints and chalk pastels.

The base was one I built a while ago for the I.M.P.S trooper I did but decided against it and I'm glad I did as it is perfect for the Dengar figure.


Wow, he looks great!

A new episode is up for Darth Daddy!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
Customizing "The Clone Wars" see its second episode. Be sure to add it to your favorites!

Blizzard Force shows us a new one!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"...it's been a while. Sorry for the radio silence, but I've had a small operation in a hospital mid-April and even though it was all planned in advance it still took more time to recover from that than I'd thought before...

Anyway, here's my next addition...couldn't really leave that Luke Stormtrooper all by himself..."

I like the look of custom figures on custom vintage cards! FTW!

StarFall is back with a new addition...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"I've managed to crank out the remaining 2 main cast members of the Star-Fall comic as well. So without further ado...

Meet Payjiiana "Payj" Vadovaysiian. Payj was genetically engineered by her father, a famous warrior, to be the perfect squire to accompany him into battle and help carry his weapons and gear. She's also a gifted inventor, engineer, and tech-wiz. A few chapters down the road we'll see her run into Rrrouthaan and J'Vaadus and become one of the main heroes of the story."

She looks great to me. The apparatus on her back is just fantastical!

Clone Troopr is back with an TOR Update...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, May 2 2016
"Nadia's one of the characters in the Star Wars: The Old Republic video game that introduced us to a new species called Sarkhai. Sarkhai had a tradition of face-painting to scare off predators.

The hair was "hard-sculpted" like my Satele and Kira figures. Robe is soft-goods, and the belt is sheet metal. The saber was made from the plastic missiles that came with the Zeb/Chopper 2-pack, and another missile for the hilt."

She looks tough to me!

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