Twiki from Buck Rogers - Lego-style!

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  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

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    Hi, fans!

    Having successfully finished my little Lego Cylon Centurion from the classic Battlestar Galactica ( http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=172788 ) I was asked on several occasions if and when I would tackle the next character in the famous Lego-style. Well, I had been playing around with the idea to make another of these cute fellows for quite some time, but I simply didn't know which one to choose - until now.

    Since kevlary has started one of the greatest and most challenging projects in the forum (creating a life-size Twiki figure: http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=174585 ) and the creative input of our admin Rhaven I decided to make a Lego-style Twiki figure.

    The whole project is based on the Lego Cylon to maintain consistency and to make things easier. The new components such as the helmet, the back pack and the (removable) Dr Theopolis will be made from scratch.

    And here comes the first WIP picture, freshly rendered by SketchUp.

    lego-twiki1.jpg

    CU! :wave:
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  2. Maverick65

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    Waahooo

    ALRIIIIIGHT!!!!!! :thumb: He looks so cool already. :cool: THANK-YOU!!!! :wave: THANK-YOU!!!!!! :wave:
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    A Lego TWIKI, HOW COOL IS THAT!!!
    Well, it looks like I will be collecting Lego figures now!!!
    Thank you for taking on this project!!!:thumb::thumb:
  4. Rogerio Silva

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    RF

    Man, if you don't cease to amaze me, I'll be needing to check this forum from a hospital! You know, cardiac urgencies... HOHOHOHOHOH...
  5. kevlary

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    looks amazing !!!, that version would look great on my desk. another edition to the collection:thumb:
  6. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

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    Rogerio's heart:
    [YOUTUBE]70dKZjP4NOo[/YOUTUBE]
    You spin me round, round, round, like a record ...

    sign1sign1sign1

    Don't worry, my friend, I'll be dedicating the Doctor (= Theo) to you, since it is safer to have one standing by.... Just in case! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

    (To RB: We should definitely avoid making a life-size Wilma figure in order not to kill off one of our members by accident; or we'll have to work on it in secrecy! sign1 )
  7. kevlary

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    well thank you, i never knew i had that effect on anyone , if only i had that effect with women, a life size wilma if only i think im going to have an art attack hahaha
  8. Revell-Fan

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    announce1 Someone's calling the ambulance, please! We have an

    ART ATTACK!!!


    sign1sign1sign1
  9. kevlary

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    [YOUTUBE]?v=0evlWSY8kTc[/YOUTUBE]



    I used to watch it all the time when iwa a child too,so thats where my creative inspiration first began hahhah!!!
  10. Revell-Fan

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    There was a German version on the Disney channel ("Disney's Art Attack"). Really great activities and fun for everyone. The range and variety of creative ideas was amazing. :thumb:
  11. kevlary

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    I never knew that , i liked the fact that he could produce some good outdoor visuals, with general household itmes and arange them in a grass field to produce a picture.

    Tony heart was another, he was a great, fine artist , i used too like watching morph and chaz , made me laugh all the time
  12. Rogerio Silva

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    A heart of sprockets? If I hadn't seen it, I wouldn't believe it... Cool!
  13. Revell-Fan

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    YES, that were the most fun parts of the show! The lying big picture ideas were awesome and always had the most stunning results and effects. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
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    Alright, here we go again! After a looooong break this project is continued and lil' Twiki has got a face! :)
    lego-twiki2.jpg

    I have also raised his helmet and added his little skirt.

    Stay tuned for the first test-build! :)
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    And here comes the first WIP pic of Dr Theopolis:

    theo.png
    Theo's graphics are created in CorelDRAW based on a close-up of the real prop. As you can see the template is highly detailed because I'll be re-using it later to make a life-size replica. The colours need to be adjusted a bit.
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    Small progress on Theo:

    theo2.png

    The close-up of Twiki's face reminded me of something...

    SMURFI-SMURFI-SMURFI!
    lego-twiki3.jpg
    TWIKI-SMURF! ;):);)
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  17. DanBKing

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    I wonder what colour a Smurf turns when you choke it........ ;):p
  18. Revell-Fan

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    The answer is always 42, Dan..! ;-)
  19. Rhaven Blaack

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    I am glad to see that you have picked this project up again!!!
    I am looking forward to seeing how it turns out!!!
  20. Sporak

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    I want to build up one of these and give it to Felix Sila...He appears at conventions here pretty regularly LOL.