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Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer Custom Action Figure

Custom #:41810  
Name:Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Diorama
Date Added:August 15, 2012
Base Figure:LCBH Wraarl, DST Death Dealer statue
Height:8.00 inches
Completion Time:40.00 hours
Articulation:40 points
After much work, and a LCBH Wraarl and DST Death Dealer statue to build upon, here's Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer. I tried to depict a blend of the Death Dealer II and III paintings. The "chainmail" skirt has floral wire in the seams, so that it can be posed in a variety of ways.

User Comments
VicVeinz - Saturday, October 12, 2013
The most iconic character from Frazetta artwork..brought to life in figure form..awesome work!!
ayelid - Saturday, October 12, 2013
Thanks, Vic. I appreciate you taking a moment to comment.
REBNOR - Thursday, August 16, 2012
ayelid - Thursday, August 16, 2012
NeCrollector - Thursday, August 16, 2012
Brilliant work! The skirt is cool!
ayelid - Thursday, August 16, 2012
Thanks man. I like finding opportunities to work soft goods onto projects.
Automatauntaun - Thursday, August 16, 2012
big fan of his work! Awesome figure!
ayelid - Thursday, August 16, 2012
pock63 - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
I've never heard of this guy before now but I looked him up and you did a great job!!!
ayelid - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Thanks man.
Bakegirl - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Great paint job on this, the whites came out nice and eerie!
ayelid - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Thanks . Painting the figure is usually the part I like the least, so I'm glad to hear if looks ok. I was thinking some might say that I should have used a darker palette, but I was in fact hoping for a sort of ghostly, ethereal look to it.
scarecrow studios - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
beautiful. I went back and checked out the paintings again too now that its done and I love how the shading on the arms looks just like the shading in the painting, tone and texture. you captured him perfectly.
ayelid - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Thanks buddy. I did try to match the colors from the paintings. I'm glad it looks like I was successful with the arms. it may not be visible in the photos but the belt has a bronze wash and the decorative skull is in a metallic white and silver mix to try to match the hues of the painting. I decided to go with greys and bluish greys for most of the clothing, since it's difficult to tell exactly what shade they should be. I cut the cape and added the shoulder things as a sort of homage to the DST statue. The one thing that I did not add was the necklace, but I'll probably create one eventually.
fastfreddie - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
SWEET! Did you cut the head off the statue or cast it?? Check out my Death Dealers too! Great job man!
ayelid - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Thanks dude. I will. I used the head off of a statue instead of casting it, because it's made from pvc plastic and with the right Dremel attachments it can be machined to fit on the Wraarl body just like it was made for it.
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