Coming to you from Hooligan Factory Customs, is the earth elemental: Swamp Thing!!
I saw the upcoming SDCC Swamp Thing figure, and although it looked fantastic, I didn't like the idea of the rubber 'skin' they added to it. Some of the pics showed the prototype already tearing, so I wanted to prove the figure could be done via more 'mundane' sculpting and painting methods.
I spent quite a few hours on this one. Deluxe Aggression Kane body, with an Alex Ross' Justice clear Martian Manhunter head. I swapped out the Kane arms for a set of CM punk arms, and took the bare feet of a UFC figure. I then covered the whole body in Aves Apoxie Sculpt. After poking about 900,000 holes in the 'skin', I also beefed up the shoulder areas, and the calf areas with Apoxie Sculpt, and set to work sculpting the 'vines' you can see crawling all over the body- as well as the 'tubers' growing on his back complete with stems and leaves!
After a visit to the nearest hobby shop, I picked up some train set undergrowth, as well as some fake flower pieces and leaves at the local fabric store. I applied these here and there, painting and sealing as I went.
My pride and joy on this figure though, HAS to be the interchangable "PLANT ATTACK!" arm! I grabbed another wrestling figure's arm, applied undergrowth, fake flower pieces, leaves, action figure twisty-ties, and hot glue. This all added up to a final product of posable swampy tendril branches that Swamp Thing can use to ensnare those that would harm the earth!
Thanks to everyone for looking at the pictures, and let me know what you think!
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