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Empire Strikes Back/Return of the Jedi Yoda Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:49376  
Name:Empire Strikes Back/Return of the Jedi Yoda
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Star Wars
Creator:pulpyfiction  
Date Added:April 30, 2013
Base Figure:lotr frodo
Height:2.20 inches
Articulation:22 points
Who doesn't love YODA?!!
I want a complete collection of 1:12 star wars figures and this is just a step in that direction.
Even though it's Yoda, I really wanted a very articulated version, an I'm really happy with the result!
I cut down a movie Frodo, to get the right proportions. I sculpted the hands, and toes (that were attached to frodo's feet). I also sculpted a hump on yoda's back. The head is from a sculpture I did years back when I was trying out super sculpy. It was all one piece and I didn't want to cut the head off, so I cast it. I didn't have mold making kit so i made a 2 part mold with my apoxie sculpt, and cast in apoxie as well. I was happy with how well it turned out, and I got to keep my figure.
I repainted all of the clothes brown, after that I got to the lots of tones to get Yoda's skin where I wanted it.
The cloak was inspired by the work of glorbes and spawnsauce. If you don't know their work, it's great stuff, and what they do in cloth is inspiring! The cloak was sewn to fit, a real pain, and then painted to look warn, dirtied and aged. Then i used a polyurethane resin to hold it to the look i wanted. It moves great, and keeps the wrinkles and folds the way i wanted them.
Belt and pouches are fodder(I think the pouches are from longshot). The cane is cut down from a lotr Gandalf staff and then shaped to have a hook handle.

Thanks so much for checking him out!


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User Comments
ole jade jaw - Wednesday, June 26, 2013
How the he11 did I miss this homerun?!!?!
cuztomiza - Friday, May 10, 2013
Congratulations Sir..Awesome work... YO da Man!
RedRebelCustoms - Thursday, May 9, 2013
SOooo cool! You yet made another sweet custom bro!!!
pulpyfiction - Thursday, May 9, 2013
HOLY COW! Thanks to everybody who took the time to vote for the contest! There was some really cool work here, and I wasn't sure if I would even place, so I really appreciate it! I love the little guy, and am really happy to have it, so I'm glad people liked him.
Thanks!
RatedR321 - Wednesday, May 8, 2013
This is amazing !!!!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Congratulations on the win, pulpyfiction!
The sculpt work on this Jedi Master is amazing! I can tell that this was a true labor of love. A masterpiece strong with the Force!
Voting ends for the Small Fries Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Zan-el - Monday, May 6, 2013
I have not been inspired to up-size my star wars collection.. until now. Great work!!!
saber4734 - Thursday, May 2, 2013
Good custom this is.
Patraw - Thursday, May 2, 2013
I would never guess in a million years that this guy was cobbled together using Frodo Baggins as a base. All the extensive mod work you did to make this happen is quite impressive; kudos to you!
Jmanjot Customs - Wednesday, May 1, 2013
WINNER! WOW! I love it! Amazing sculpt and overall really cool custom! Btw great job on that Luke! . For me this already won!
StrangePlanet - Wednesday, May 1, 2013
That's a hell of a head sculkpt you made. Nice!
Voting begins for the Small Fries Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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