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TRANSFORMER: Clockwork Prime Custom Action Figure

Custom #:14674  
Name:TRANSFORMER: Clockwork Prime
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Original
Date Added:May 14, 2009
Base Figure:Vector Prime / Airplane Model Kit
Height:10.00 inches
Given my weakness for all things steampunk, I decided to toss 'Prime into a future that never was: the Steam age.
Inspired by the 'Elseworlds'/'What-if' style Transformers comic "Hearts of Steel", I melded the ancient looking, yet spaceship looking Vector Prime into something that might have fought Nazi robots in William Gibson/Bruce Sterlings "Difference Engine" universe a few decades later.

-I kitbashed a WWII era plane for it's wings, intakes, propeller tips and gun turret.
-Painted a TF Vector Prime a base cloat of black by hand, then various layers of brown, brass, golds, gun metal and silver.
-Began with numerous washes of sepia and the wonderful (but discontinued) Citadel "Flesh Wash". It makes a perfect rust-effect when painted over silver metallic colours.
-The entire piece was then sealed with Citadel spray sealant, and specific areas with both Matte and Glossy Vallejo varnish.

During a localart show (along side Lar DeSouza, the webcomic artist), I placed this figure in my custom figure showcase with some other works I've done - Clockwork Prime was a bit hit! :) I hope people here at FigureRealm like him too. Steampunk + Excessive paint washes = a Childhood robot icon remixed. ^_^

User Comments
rwilli80 - Saturday, June 27, 2009
Hey that's actually really cool, keep up the good work.
Madtinker76 - Monday, June 1, 2009
Looks amazing, stellar even and great concept.. I love that elseworlds stuff
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