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Superman Bust Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:46848  
Name:Superman Bust
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Superman
Creator:GDX  
Date Added:February 4, 2013
Base Figure:A Six Flags Theme Park Cup Lid/Topper
Height:6.00 inches
Occasionally I like to try out new things and practice my skills on different stuff, this piece is the end result of that. I found a Six Flags Superman (probably Animated Series era) cup topper at a thrift store, and have had it for years. The original (pictured in a comparison pic) has a really dodgy, overly bright paint job, and his face seriously lacks detail. I always knew I wanted to repaint it, but it always got pushed back. Finally, while recuperating from surgery I had the opportunity to sit down and repaint it, and I kinda liked how it came out.


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ole jade jaw - Saturday, February 9, 2013
Nahice!!
fitzjedi - Friday, February 8, 2013
Great paints!!
detection - Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wow!
ManyMack Creationz - Thursday, February 7, 2013
Speechless!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
HOLY KRYPTON! You've transformed a plain, cup topper into a masterpiece! I love it! The paint apps are exquisite.
suprasizeme - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
What a transformation!!! Looks a billion times better!!!!
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks! Much appreciated!
TextureMe - Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Turned out great! nice work
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks!
The Watcher - Tuesday, February 5, 2013
MAJOR upgrade!
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Much appreciated, Watcher!
JeddTheJedi - Tuesday, February 5, 2013
An incredible repaint, now it looks like a cold-cast porcelain statuette!
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks a lot, I was hoping to achieve that look, glad I managed to pull it off!
Hayes - Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Really really cool. Airbrushed?
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks! Nope all brushwork. I wish I had skills with airbrush
Rogue - Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Excellent repaint work!
Rogue
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks a bunch, Rogue!
THWIP71 - Monday, February 4, 2013
Major improvement!
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks!
unknownsoldier13 - Monday, February 4, 2013
Great work and proof that you can polish a turd.
THWIP71 - Monday, February 4, 2013
Actually, Mythbusters already proved that a few years ago.
GDX - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thanks! Haha! Yeah, it was a pretty awful looking collectible. I almost left it on the shelf it looked so bad, heh.
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