Bandai 1/12th scale Luke Skywalker as Stormtrooper

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  1. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Next up on the table, the new to the USofA Bandai 1/12th Luke Skywalker Stormtrooper version.
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    The instructions are Bandai Fabulous...
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    and the parts sprues are fantastic...
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    Bandai has thier new "TriAxial Jet Finish", They use it to "print" the face on the part...
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    Now to start assembly...
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  2. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    10 pieces make up Luke's head, 4 in the neck, the face, a core block, and 4 pieces for the hair...
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    looks good as it is, but I think I'm gonna make his hair "pop" by shading and highlights.
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  3. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    first round of shades and high lights on the hair...
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    second and final round of high lights...
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    upper and middle torso done from the front...
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    and back...
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    and as it sits now...
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    next, the legs and arms go on...
  4. Revell-Fan

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    Outstanding work on the head! :Bravo:
  5. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Thanks, will probably finish him Sunday...
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Coming out great. The face is kind of "greasy" looking, maybe a layer of a semi flat clear to make it more realistic?
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    Well, it's pretty hot and greasy in a trash compactor... ;)
  8. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    I will be flat coating the face, and glossing the eyes, to give them that "wet" look.
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    Great job! Just seeking Luke like this reminds me of a certain Black Knight....

    'Tis but a flesh wound!
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    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    too funny... loved that movie...

    and the finished Luke in sunlight....
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    And I just had to take this one, Father and son together...
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    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Someone has to say it...

    "No, I am your father!"
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  12. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    The pose he's in is as close to a screen accurate pose showing off the blaster, the helmet, and his face, as I could come up with... apparently on screen he left the helmet in Leia's cell...
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    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    yep... the most often miss quoted line in movies. But you got it right. :fight:
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    That I know :) I'm famous for correcting friends....

    On that topic, what about "Play it, Sam." 99% misquoted as Play it again....
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    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    I correct friends who still make the mistake, and are still my friends...
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    Wow!! The face of Luke came out fantastic!! Nice model set, worthy of display. ;)
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    The list of famous mis-quotes is almost endless, "Beam me up, Scotty"right up there :)
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    "The Tiger of Wrath is always wiser than the Horse of Instruction":........wait, that one's right. ;)
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    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Thanks Z
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Thank You Micah, for the build thread, and holding the "Plastics" section to a high standard. ;)