Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:42026
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Date Added:August 21, 2012
Base Figure:New TMNT Donny
Height:4.50 inches
Articulation:19 points
I was really impressed by the new TMNT figures like many others, but considering how much detail is in the original sculpt of each turtle and splinter I felt I had to give these guys a shot at trying to make those details pop. I've been slowing working on each of these guys in the past 2 1/2 weeks. So here's my attempt at giving these guys a go.

Donny-Torn apart, gave joints more clearance room to move especially the head (each joint being sanded to avoid paint rub), washed, then painted up with a dark scheme reminiscent of his vintage toy counterpart. Gave him a base like the others but had to cobble together pieces of fodder to make it seem like a small section of his workshop.

I know a bunch of people are doing these TMNT redecos, but I don't know if anyone has made a Donny like this yet, if so then props to you.

Thanks for Looking & Please Enjoy!

User Comments
Heroes Assembled Customs -
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Wow Shinobitron!!! Looks WAY better!!!
emaginhai -
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Awesome paint job! How did you get your turtle apart? I am new to the customizing game, and was just wondering if you had a tip on how to get the nick tmnt toys disassembled?
Shinobitron -
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Best way to get these guys to open up is either with a hair drier or super hot water. Heat up the joints and the plastic becomes soft and the TMNT figs should pop apart. On a side note the joints will need to be sanded to prevent excessive paint rub.
StrangePlanet -
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Really killer paintwork. Man, that looks so much better.
pock63 -
Thursday, August 23, 2012
I love it, you really made these new TMNT look gritty and cool!!!
Wolverhulk Iron Spideysurfer -
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Love it!
The Watcher -
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Amazing paint apps!! WOW!
RatedR321 -
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
These are WAY COOL !!!!!!! , I'm working on these as well and I hope they all come out as good as yours
Nsp -
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
donnie looks awesome don't think anyone has yet painted the turtles classic toy colors seen a lot of tmnt customs lately too this is def the best donnie I've seen can't wait to see the other 3
Shinobitron -
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Thank you very much!
massprime -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Your turtles are awesome!
fitzjedi -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
NeCrollector -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Love the paint job on Donnie!
Awesome work!
bet1 -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Fantastic!!! Huge improvement!!!
HisDivineShadow -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
the side by side shot really shows how paint can help or hinder a sculpt. superb job!!
Darththomas -
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The figures themselves are cool, I love the vintage colour scheme, but the bases and accessories are what make these truly unique. SHIN STYLE
Shinobitron -
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Thanks a bunch Darth, glad you like these guys!
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