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Dr. Fate Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:55479  
Name:Dr. Fate
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Direct
Creator:Strangefate  
Date Added:November 9, 2013
Base Figure:My own 3D base
Height:6.75 inches
Completion Time:30.00 hours
Another 3D printed figure (the 3rd!), using my base mesh.

Dr. Fate has always been one of my favorite characters so ever since I decided to give 3D printing figures a try, I've been looking to do my own version of a Dr. Fate. Since it required more time modeling etc I had to postpone her until my action figure base was more robust and tested.

She was painted with the usual cheap acrylics and sealed with a Krylon finish. I used finger nail polish and a brush on glossy finish to bring some gloss back into the gold parts.

-For the cape I tried a new elastic material. The upside is that it is very flexible, and the downside is that the prints are not as clean or sharp as the regular plastics and the surface is a bit rougher, which I didn't mind much for something like a cape.
Another upside of the material is that it's even less watertight than the regular one, which lets it absorb more paint, bonding better with it and making it literally unscratchable.

So far she's the figure I'm the most happy with, in part because she didn't have eyes for me to mess up while painting, thank god for helmets.


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User Comments
mmlm999 - Monday, November 18, 2013
OMG I want one!!!!!! How can I buy this? So nice Great job!
Strangefate - Monday, November 18, 2013
Thanks mmlm999
I'll be making some of the parts I use for my figures available through shapeways soon in 6 and 7 inch sizes. The idea being that as I add more pieces, people will be able to buy the separate parts and assemble them into whatever heroes or characters they want.

I can't link it here, but if you go to the shapeways dot com website and add /designer/Strangefate to the url, you can see some of the uploaded pieces so far.

They'll still have to be painted and assembled of course, but that's the best I can offer.
fitzjedi - Thursday, November 14, 2013
GORGEOUS WORK!!
lestat12 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
That's incredible!
Strangefate - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Thanks guys
NeCrollector - Monday, November 11, 2013
That's absolutely beautiful!
Comicustoms - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Yup. The game changer. I have heard so many good things about the 3-D printer. Truly epic, bro! Spotless!
Strangefate - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Thanks a lot. I love Terrax and just checked out your custom of him, looks awesome!
Ole Jade Jaw - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Nahice!!
Thanos the Mad 1 - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Good Grief! your skills are off the chain! Impeccable work, can't say enough great things about this production of a genius at work.
Banner/HULK Inc. - Saturday, November 9, 2013
WOW THIS IS SO COOL! I can't believe you made that base figure yourself! So perfect!
Strangefate - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Thanks Banner!
I posted the whole process creating the base figure, and some other wips of coming figures in the forums here: http://www.figurerealm.com/forums/viewt ... da1dde9dd0
pock63 - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Cool as hell!
Strangefate - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Thanks everybody
python6 - Saturday, November 9, 2013
very nice very nice
Bakegirl - Saturday, November 9, 2013
other worldly
Batguy22 - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Wow pretty awesome, finally someone made a cool version of Inza!
Strangefate - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Thanks, and yes... the female versions of dr. Fate I found looked rather unappealing
Whiteaker15 - Saturday, November 9, 2013
My favorite one so far. You are extremely awesome.
Strangefate - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Thanks a lot , she was modeling and painting work than the others, but also more rewarding.
En-Ryu-Oh!2061 - Saturday, November 9, 2013
OMG!!! , THATS SO COOOLLLL!!!!
Strangefate - Saturday, November 9, 2013
Well, glad you like it !
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