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Batman - the Dark Knight Rises Repaint Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:41280  
Name:Batman - the Dark Knight Rises Repaint
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Batman - Dark Knight Rises
Creator:Egrka  
Date Added:July 28, 2012
Base Figure:Mattel TDKR: Movie Masters Batman
Height:6.00 inches
I picked up a Batman Movie Masters figure from the Dark Knight Rises figure line today. I was impressed by the sculpt, but once again the paint application was pretty weird. How can you mess up Batman?? He's all black! hahaha. Anyway, I just felt he was way too plastic-y. He was too shiny, and he had gloss on his boots and gloves/gauntlets. So I decided to repaint him, with movie accurate colors.
First I needed to fixed his mouth. WAY TOO shiny and monotone.. So I gave him multiple skin tones, wasn't easy in such a small area lol. Then I painted the cowl and the suit all black. I went back to do the grays in the areas where they were needed. I didn't repaint the belt or the cape, I thought those were fine. I've seen some awesome capes done on here, but I didn't attempt, maybe later.
Also please check out my other TDKR repaint of BANE!

Thanks for checking this out, and feel free to check out my other custom figures!


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User Comments
JayBlazeXGen - Sunday, August 19, 2012
Nice gr8 improvement. But that 1st pic looks too gray but its probably just the light. Personally I think his body is fine but his gloves & boots were the only problem. & I mean the original figure not your custom. I really like the face paint job. Gr8 job
Egrka - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Thanks for the input
JonMichael - Thursday, October 25, 2012
I would guess that it's because of the lighting. Without a light tent and a specific setup, I have noticed flat paints like to react to the light and look lighter.
CYCLONE_06 - Sunday, August 5, 2012
Crap, I thought I commented on this bro. Fantastic paint application. He looks much more realistic. Great job on his face and makin the suit look more real.
Egrka - Sunday, August 5, 2012
Thanks man! Tried to NECA-fy him lol
RandyJordan - Monday, July 30, 2012
Great repaint , his suit actually looks better than the original .
Egrka - Monday, July 30, 2012
Yeah he has a great sculpt! Thank you
Katar Hol - Sunday, July 29, 2012
This a great repaint!
Egrka - Sunday, July 29, 2012
Thank you
Automatauntaun - Sunday, July 29, 2012
super sweet paint job!
Egrka - Sunday, July 29, 2012
I appreciate your enthusiasm! Thank you
NeCrollector - Saturday, July 28, 2012
I love what you've done here...the paint job's solid and really gives Bats a more realistic look.
Egrka - Sunday, July 29, 2012
That's what I was shootin' for. Thanks for the comment
rascal - Saturday, July 28, 2012
SO much better.Love the bane too!
Egrka - Saturday, July 28, 2012
Thank you so much I'm glad people like it
bulavonc666 - Saturday, July 28, 2012
that is fricking cool!the paintjob is great..and the painting on the mouth is just awesome!!! you brought so much life to this figure!love it!
Egrka - Saturday, July 28, 2012
Thank you! That was my goal
ROCCOTHEGREAT - Saturday, July 28, 2012
holy cow! that looks real!~
Egrka - Saturday, July 28, 2012
Most appreciated!
Dr. Snorable - Saturday, July 28, 2012
AWESOME
Egrka - Saturday, July 28, 2012
I'm glad you think so
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