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Starbucks Siren Custom Action Figure

Custom #:47188  
Name:Starbucks Siren
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Masters of the Universe
Date Added:February 15, 2013
Base Figure:MOTUC Star Sister Jewelstar
Height:9.00 inches
Hello all! I present to you the Starbucks Siren!

A Valentine's gift for my lovely wife for being ever so patient and supportive of this awesome hobby I've been obsessed with. :)

The Starbucks Siren has been on my to-do list for some months now ever since I looked at a Starbucks Coffee Stopper and thought to myself, "This would make a cool staff!......for the Starbucks Siren!". Both my wife and I love Starbucks coffee and I felt this would make a cool homage to that Magical Place of Undersea Coffee.

+Head - From a MOTUC Star Sister Starla. Took the small star from her 'top' and glued it unto her crown to simulate the Starbucks Siren's crown. Painted the hair, crown and touched up the face. Didn't need to do much to her makeup as it was already perfect. Added 3 Swarovski crystals to the crown.

+Body - From a MOTUC Star Sister Jewelstar. Removed Jewelstar's head. Removed the 'top' from her torso and sanded her body down. Added a modified "shell-top/bikini top", taken from a McFarlane Toys Thresher figure. Cut off the front of her feet. Attached plastic blister pieces, cut as fins, to her ankle joints. Sculpted over her pelvic area, legs and fins in stages, over a number of days. I sculpted individual scales using the round tip of a pen...must be hundreds of them. Created a hole in her lower back to attach to the stand. Repainted the whole body. I tried to simulate what used to be "crystal formations" on her knees and forearms into "shell armor".

+Trident and Staff - Slightly modified and repainted Aquaman's trident, then added some Swarovski crystals and slightly larger rhinestones. Her Staff is a repainted Starbucks Coffee Stopper with 2 Swarovski crystals.

+Base - Combined a rock base and clear Marvel Legends 'stand', courtesy of Ole Jade Jaw (thanks, bro ^_^). Glued and sculpted them together. Painted the rock base to simulate an undersea rock with some coral. I glued a small Starbucks logo to the rock base, peeled off from a Starbucks' reload card (the ones they have near the register).
Completed 2/15/2013.

Thanks for looking, Realmers!

User Comments
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 7, 2013
This is amazing! I'm obsessed with mermaids. I want one
NeCrollector - Saturday, December 7, 2013
Wow...thank you so much, Marcx89!
En-Ryu-Oh!2061 - Saturday, November 2, 2013
Just like the Sirens of myth I find myself extremely attracted to this custom , no correction , GREAT WORK of ART!!
NeCrollector - Friday, November 8, 2013
Thank you so much, En-Ryu!
MaxxieJamesCreates - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
This is AMAZING!! I am a big mermaid/siren fan and she is beautiful. I love how she is like a sea warrior pumped on all the caffeine. Truely beautiful custom.
NeCrollector - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Thank you so much for the kind words, Maxxie I'm happy to hear that you like her.
jigsaw78 - Monday, March 18, 2013
Beautiful job!! Very nice
NeCrollector - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
I'm glad you like her, brother! Thank you!
D&DCUSTOMS - Monday, March 4, 2013
She is so exquisite!
NeCrollector - Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Thank you so much, D&D!
1987olds442 - Saturday, March 2, 2013
Wow what a beautiful custom. That was a lot of work on sculpting all those scales. Great work
NeCrollector - Sunday, March 3, 2013
Thanks for the compliment, my friend. I truly appreciate it.
Customcave - Saturday, March 2, 2013
Whiere is my coffee ? I want one served by this siren. Very cool custom
NeCrollector - Saturday, March 2, 2013
Your Venti Triple Mocha Latte, coming right up!
Always great to hear from you, bro. I'm happy to hear that you like her.
loosecollector - Wednesday, February 27, 2013
You're a funny guy... and this is an awesomely-inspired custom!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, February 27, 2013
It's awesome to hear from you, Loose Thank you so much, my friend. Ever since I've been turned on to this awesome hobby, I find myself looking for inspiration/ideas in unconventional, everyday objects.
Xysma Warhorse - Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Beautiful! You really knocked this one out brother! I hope your wife loved it.
NeCrollector - Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Yeah, she loves it, bro Thanks for your feedback, X! It's always good to hear from you.
Dr.Zom - Saturday, February 23, 2013
NeCro, I have a confession to make--I forgot to vote on this piece!!! I was reading your write-up while my car was being serviced the other day and got called in the middle and never got back to my comment! You always take note of my submissions and you did an awesome job on this original concept, so please accept my belated kudos.
NeCrollector - Sunday, February 24, 2013
No worries, my friend. I do appreciate your comment. Thank you so much.
Voting ends for the Alienated Anatomy Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wallcrawler Customs - Friday, February 22, 2013
Very nice idea and excecution. Well deserved 5 points also for this one from my side!
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks for your vote, Wallcrawler! I really appreciate it!
G Brand - Thursday, February 21, 2013
Dude, I'm tossing out 5's in this contest like Mardi Gras beads, with all of the outstanding entries. And this gets one too. Love that scaling technique there.
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Tell me about, brother! I think this has been one of the best contests so far. 5's all over the place! I must have voted 5 in at least 10 of the entries! Masterpieces all around! It's an honor to know that you voted so highly for my Siren. Thank you so much, maestro. Congratulations, once again, one winning 1st place, brother!
HULK13 - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
¡¡¡ INCREIBLE !!! Preciosa figura. Una version diferente de la tipica cola de sirena, muy buen custom. Me gusta mucho.
INCREDIBLE!!! Beautiful figure. A different version of the typical mermaid tail, very good custom. I love it.
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thank you so much, HULK13 The Starbucks Siren's mermaid tails is one of the reasons I was so fascinated with this character. On the Starbucks logo, you'll notice that she has two tails, one on each leg...I just had to customize her. I'm glad I did. She was a fun little project.
fitzjedi - Monday, February 18, 2013
This is BEAUTIFUL!! Outstanding work and awesome attention to detail and articulation!!
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wow, thanks fitzjedi! It's always an honor to hear from you, my friend.
Redmist - Monday, February 18, 2013
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks, Redmist, for your vote. I'm so glad you like her.
Patraw - Monday, February 18, 2013
The Starbucks logo woman is someone that I never would have thought anybody would ever want to customize in a million years, but it turned out amazingly well. Top marks!
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks, Patraw! I love creating customs of characters that have never received the action figure treatment. It adds an extra level of fun to this awesome hobby.
massprime - Sunday, February 17, 2013
Beautiful! I love the work you put in.
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thank you so much for voting for the Starbucks Siren, massprime! I appreciate it!
MANKTHETANK - Sunday, February 17, 2013
Great work! Fantastic design!!!
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Always great to hear from you. Thank you so much for your vote.
vayne - Sunday, February 17, 2013
But the starbucks siren doesn't have bra
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Heehee! I know, brother. I had to keep it rated G.
JohnnySpeed - Friday, July 25, 2014
She does NOW, haha!
jmao - Saturday, February 16, 2013
very well done! great sculpt work
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thank you so much, brother. I appreciate it. Your Triffid Plant Monster is a thing of beauty! I find myself going back to it...amazing!
Voting begins for the Alienated Anatomy Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Saturday, February 16, 2013
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