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Myconid (Patraw) Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:43963  
Name:Myconid (Patraw)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Dungeons and Dragons
Creator:NeCrollector  
Date Added:October 31, 2012
Base Figure:Movie Spawn
Height:7.50 inches
A contest to honor one of the Realm's true master artists, Patraw? I'm in!

There are so many impressive/inspiring Patraw pieces to choose from. I finally decided for Patraw's beautifully crafted Myconid (Challenge Custom) figure.

I tried my best to be true to both the reference art that Patraw posted in his Myconid submission as well as his amazing work-of-art, but with my own added twist.

Body - A movie Spawn with head and hands removed. I felt the details on this figure were perfectly fungus-like. Sculpted half the body to make it look less 'spawnish' while trying to keep as many of the intricate details that this figure already had.
Hands - A set of old TMNT hands were used.
Head - Sculpted the face. Created a frame using the top of a water bottle, MOTUC Sy-Klone's red shield, a straw and some blister plastic. Then, completed sculpted over this frame using Aves Apoxie, packing in as much detail as I could. The sculpting was done over several days and in layers.

A true test in patience and my most ambitious sculpting project yet, it was a true pleasure to work on this mushroom dude to pay homage to an amazing artist, whose work I truly respect and love.

Completed 12/31/2012.

Thanks for checking Myconid out. I hope you all like him.
''^_^''


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User Comments
Transrouse - Friday, August 22, 2014
Nize, very very nize!
NeCrollector - Friday, August 22, 2014
Thank you so much, bro!
Davey Blaze Customs - Saturday, February 9, 2013
Man, your paint apps and sculpts are outstanding! This is amazing Love the TMNT hands, too! Clever creation of the mushroom head!
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 9, 2013
You're too kind, DB. Thank you so much for your feedback.
D&DCUSTOMS - Saturday, February 2, 2013
Now this belongs in a museum.
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 2, 2013
WOW, D&D! I'm honored by your words, brother. Thank you so much, bro
Nits - Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Just flat out AMAZING
NeCrollector - Thursday, December 6, 2012
I appreciate the feedback
Thanks! ^_^
Juggernaut 1.0 - Saturday, December 1, 2012
NeCrollector - Thursday, December 6, 2012
Thank you much, dude.
RedRebelCustoms - Saturday, December 1, 2012
Did I miss this? Some well deserved attention here bro! That is one mean toadstool!! Out of the park!
NeCrollector - Thursday, December 6, 2012
Thanks RRC! It's great hearing from you, brother.
Thanks for the applause
Bionic Mully Mac - Thursday, November 29, 2012
The sculpting is terrific!This is a great figure!
NeCrollector - Monday, December 3, 2012
Thank you, my friend
Dr.Zom - Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Congrats on a beautiful win and homage to the maestro! Nice work, NeCro!
NeCrollector - Thursday, November 22, 2012
Thank you, terryzom Patraw's indeed the maestro
monoloco"el cuztoymizer" - Tuesday, November 20, 2012
This is crazy!!! I love all your work man,your painting skill are amazing. it looks like you don't take shorcuts on your work, I'm always learning from all of you. Keep up the good work and God bless.
NeCrollector - Thursday, November 22, 2012
Thanks monoloco! I truly appreciate your kind words, my friend. I do take my time with my customs...sometimes I overdo it! Thanks again!
Galactape- Middle Earth customs - Friday, November 16, 2012
WOW! This is an amazing piece of art! The sculpting is amazing! Fantastic job man! I can't believe how much detail you put into this guy! Fantastic! Keep up the great work!
NeCrollector - Saturday, November 17, 2012
Thank you so much, my friend
I really appreciate your feedback. Looking forward to your next creation.
CYCLONE_06 - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Dude this is insane... the sculpting is fantastic. Sculpting is something I wish I could do. The paintwork is flawless. Excellent work.
NeCrollector - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Thank you so much, CYCLONE_06!
I'm so happy that my take on Patraw's awesome Myconid custom has been so well received by fellow Realmers
bet1 - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
WOW man, That is VERY impressive!!! Super fine sculpting and and a brilliantly creative armature!!!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Hey bet1
Always good hearing from you, my friend! The correct armature was hard to come up with. I knew I was going to use Syklone's circle weapon, but didn't know how I was going to create the dome. Once I found the right water bottle, it all came together. Thanks so much for your comment, brother.
ManyMack Creationz - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Insane sculpting skillz here, I don't know how I missed this one. I need to put you on my fans list so this won't happen again. Superb job!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Thanks for your feedback, bro
I appreciate it!
ole jade jaw - Sunday, November 11, 2012
I...Thi....I can't ev...How di...dam, I got nothin except
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Thank you so much, my friend.
Truthfully brother, that's one of the best comments I've ever received. Thanks again!
Chester001 - Sunday, November 11, 2012
excellent detail
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Thanks Chester1!
mrghod - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Truly awesome!!! Great work!!!
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Thanks, my friend! I'm looking forward to your next custom!
suprasizeme - Friday, November 9, 2012
Congrats on the win bro, this custom is absolutely incredible. From the choice of parts to the sculpting to the sweet paint apps, everything is done to perfection. Overall just an immaculate custom.
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Wow, supra! I'm floored by your kind words, bro...THANK you so much!
xGARRIKx - Friday, November 9, 2012
Oh brother, there was something that made me think "I feel some NeCrollector´s touch here"... I just can say CONGRATULATIONS, a very well deserved first place , this is an AWESOME piece, paint and sculpting are superb, this is why your work is an inspiration for many others like me.
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Muchas gracias, hermano!
That's the magic of this site...I'm constantly drawing inspiration from fellow artists, like yourself...so it's a humbling thought to know that I may have inspired you, as well. Thanks again, bro.
Darththomas - Friday, November 9, 2012
Most definitely a worthy winner, you made a great scaled up representation of Patraw's masterpiece. Using Syclones disc as a base was genius!! Congrats dude!!
Jan14 - Friday, November 9, 2012
Dude, you're awesome! Congratulations!
NeCrollector - Friday, November 9, 2012
Hey Darth! Thank you so much, brother! There are so many cool Patraw works-of-art, that it was difficult to choose just one. I was between working on Patraw's Massimiliano Frezzato's T.M.N.T. figure or Patraw's Myconid figure. I'm happy I went with Myconid.

Thanks, Jan14 I don't know about awesome, dude...I'm just inspired by all the amazing artists on the Realm to do the best I can at what I love. Thanks, brother.
ayelid - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Congrats NeC on your beautiful, brilliant work.
NeCrollector - Friday, November 9, 2012
Thanks, ayelid! I love your Thor Frog custom, dude! It has so much personality! Beautifully done! I'm a sucker for amphibians and reptiles...and that little dude looks like a real life Thor Frog!
REBNOR - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Buddy, I want to congratulate you on this awesome figure! Incredible job!
NeCrollector - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Thanks, brother.
This homage was a great thing the Realm did for a fellow Realmer that's contributed so much to this awesome site.
Always a pleasure to hear from you, REBNOR.
cuztomiza - Thursday, November 8, 2012
congrats man!
NeCrollector - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Thanks, brother
I'm still blown away by the amount of fluidity and beauty that you were able to pack into your gorgeous Fox Demon custom. She's amazing, brother!
cuztomiza - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Thanks brother..I was actually blown away too with the sculpts & details you have done here..Your winning entry is amazing..by just looking at it, its like bringing you to another world.Makes me really feel where he came from and what he is.
NeCrollector - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Wow, brother, thanks again. If he's able to mentally transport you to an imaginary realm, then you've just made me super happy. I'm always trying to achieve that with my customs. THANK you so much!
Patraw - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Congratulations on taking first place gold!

I noticed a number of people commented about this figure being larger than two inches, but, if you read the rules for this challenge again, you'll see that making bigger figures was a legal option.
NeCrollector - Thursday, November 8, 2012
Thanks, Patraw!
fastfreddie - Thursday, November 8, 2012
I, for one, definitely missed that... sorry!
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