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The Little Mermaid Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:56815  
Name:The Little Mermaid
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Fantasy
Creator:Marcx89  
Date Added:December 27, 2013
Base Figure:Motuc Jewelstar
Height:10.00 inches
Completion Time:100.00 hours
Articulation:12 points
I was inspired by NeCrollector's Starbucks Siren. If you haven't seen it check it out. I've always wanted to make a mermaid figure but never knew exactly how to go about it, it was also very important to me to have her pose able.

I used a Motuc Jewelstar for the base figure and Motuc Tallstar for her head. I started with gluing her legs together so they wouldn't move during the sculpting process of the scales. That took forever. I extended her abdominal area cause I felt like she looked to compact. I used a Mcfarlanes Dragon for her fins and a joint from a Transformer toy. The base she's "swimming" above is also from the Water dragon from Mcfarlane. I gave her a trident cause I think it would be cool to see her as a warrior, and used the crystals on her forearms as bracers.

Hope you all enjoy I'm proud of her and my next custom is the Sea Witch Ursula, that I just started working on.


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hauke - Sunday, January 19, 2014
Cool idea and great execution!
carlosdeanda - Wednesday, January 15, 2014
awesome, I´m loving it!!
1andonly5711 - Monday, January 13, 2014
Hey I was thinking. If you make a another. Is it possible to make the tail turn into a shield.
Emmett - Sunday, January 5, 2014
WOW! Simply amazing! Nice work on the scales!
ManyMack Creationz - Saturday, January 4, 2014
Very Beautiful work!
GregorioK - Friday, January 3, 2014
This is Amazing and I love Everything about it! You are so Talented and Hope you continue with you're amazing hobby. Keep it up Baby
Shinigami - Friday, January 3, 2014
That's surprisingly awesome. She's great
loosecollector - Friday, January 3, 2014
SHE'S BEAUTIFUL!!!
Marcx89 - Friday, January 3, 2014
Thanks a lot! I really appreciate it. I'm a huge fan of you guys!!!
Davey Blaze Customs - Monday, December 30, 2013
That's rad, man. It's always cool to see different new base part options! I Love what you've done with Ariel, so I think Ursula is going to be titanic!
CaptainJackHarkness7 - Monday, December 30, 2013
I can't find the right words to describe how much I love this work!! PERFECT!!
Redmist - Monday, December 30, 2013
SPECTACULAR WORK! Truly inspiring-Kudos 2 u, Hombre!
scorpio13 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
she looks amazing!!! I love everything about this figure and the fact that u added touches to make her into a warrior is the coolest!!!
Marcx89 - Monday, December 30, 2013
Thanks a lot, yea I wanted to make her a little bad ass. I'm making some revisions on her bracers to make them look like the ones her father wore.
jigsaw78 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Amazing!!!
G Brand - Sunday, December 29, 2013
WOW! Hats off to this one.
Marcx89 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Thank you, means a lot
Customcave - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Great Job its amazing. Straight from J Scott campbell calendar. She could also be am amazing Lori Lemaris.
Marcx89 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Thanks man I love J. Scott Campbell's work. I was actually planning on making her
christinacxxx - Sunday, December 29, 2013
love her shes wicked cool !!
Marcx89 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Thanks I appreciate it
Davey Blaze Customs - Saturday, December 28, 2013
P.S. If you aren't super far along with Ursula and are still at the point of shopping for parts, a head that is in this scale that I think could be awesome for it would be a "Silent Screamers: Dr. Caligari" head. I'll send you a link to an image of it in an IM.
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks bro I really appreciate. That head is actually awesome, I'm actually considering to use it.
Davey Blaze Customs - Saturday, December 28, 2013
This is awesome and I can't wait to see the Ursula!!!
Blain3 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
What a great idea!
panchopantera - Saturday, December 28, 2013
This came out lovely.
optimusleo - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Superb!!!!
Gonard - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Oh my god man, everything about this custom is amazing! I hope we get to see more Disney customs!
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks man. I'm def planning on making more with a little twist of my imagination in it.
BDCdiesel - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Ha ha, pretty cool, man. Ariel has always been my favorite Disney Princess, and you did a damn good job.
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks man I appreciate it, means a lot
The Composer - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Wow. I love that articulated tail! One of my favorite customs ever.

Bravo!
Marcx89 - Monday, December 30, 2013
Thanks a lot bro that's a huge compliment
Banner/HULK Inc. - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Well hello beautiful! Great idea for the MOTU base figure you used.
Marcx89 - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Haha thanks man
fitzjedi - Saturday, December 28, 2013
This is pretty darn cool!
NeCrollector - Saturday, December 28, 2013
WOW, Marcx89! Ariel turned out GORGEOUS!!! I'm truly honored to have inspired this masterpiece, brother!
The whole bottom half turned out beautiful! I particularly love the slight reveal on the back side...very nice! The use of Tallstar's head makes for a perfect Ariel....genius!
Can't wait to see Ursula, bro!
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks bro I'm glad you like it
EmeraldArcher - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Custom of the year with only a few days to spare! Bravo sir!
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Haha thanks man
Bakegirl - Saturday, December 28, 2013
I absolutely agree Had to revisit this custom for a few more glances. This would also make for an awesome theme for a contest: Disney Damsels!
Patraw - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Outstanding Ariel! The work on the fishtail is particularly impressive, and McFarlane's Water Dragon 3 base was an excellent choice for a marine-themed support. The only thing I don't care for are the bracers on her arms, as she never wore anything like that in any of the films/cartoons to my recollection, nor do they strike me as something she would wear. I could see her wielding her father's trident though, so that makes sense as an accessory.
YBulltois - Saturday, December 28, 2013
This is awesome. Very well executed. Looking forward to seeing Ursula.
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks man and ursula is kicking my ass lol she will be up soon.
Bakegirl - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Stunning & sexy especially her lower back, love that you added a trident and base. A REMARKABLE custom from head to fin
Marcx89 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thanks I appreciate it, yea I wanted to make her sexy as well. Glad you like
IhateFish - Saturday, December 28, 2013
superb !! she's gorgeous
Ole Jade Jaw - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Nahice!!
Katar Hol - Saturday, December 28, 2013
This is just so awesome!
Chalana87 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
GORGEOUS!!!! beautiful artwork
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