Bobby Vala fom Valaverse.com gave me a better starting image for my digital recolors of his action force lines, and I after having just completed a Destro in “pimp daddy” style, (See this post for that, and the origin of the name) I decided he wasn’t the only one who could party!
with the a more classic, non detailed helmet to better mirror the source material
Many folks have complained about the brighter elements on the Classified series Duke, so I did a little digital recolor when I made the new banner for the Classified Series Discussion group.
the actual banner is here:
I put these up on Facebook and Instagram, some time ago, but in an effort to keep all my work in one place, here are digibbashes of modern 6″ versions of Ozone and Airtight. I used Action Force’s Steel Briage as a base. You can check out more of Action Force here.
I’ll start with what were actually my second version of each character
some wip in shots:
I pulled this off of a video review of Classified Series Duke, by Fwoosh Robo. Thought I’d save it here in case anyone else wants to you use it.
Given social media these days, I was slow to catalog this here, and it showed up on instagram, and facebook first, still yet, I like to put everything I do here.
When I saw this base image, I got to work right away.
In 1997 there was nearly a very odd looking Destro released at TRU, to find out more you can head to yojoe. The crazy leapoard print caught fans attention, and he was dubbed “Pimp Daddy” Destro. Hasbro caught wind of the fan interest and it even got made officially in 2007, although using the then current construction style. (this image from BBTS.
So with some photoshop wizardary, I turned the most hi res photo of Classified Destro into his more Flamboyaunt self.
Some in progress shots below for those who like that kinda thing. Continue reading
Mezco had a coloring contest, and once I saw that Baron Bends here, was coming with “Aquaticons” I knew what I had to do.
He needed to meet the seacons!