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Old 04-17-2021, 07:26 PM   #311
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Thanks man! It's definitely a work of art just by itself.

I wasn't happy with the gold on the edges, I thought it was too much, so I repainted it to the gunmetal grey and I'll do something else for the pillar insets.
Whacked the rust too.

I'll do the trim on the pillars in gunmetal grey and the inset in dark blue maybe.
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Old Yesterday, 11:07 PM   #312
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Finished painting the base today, I'll seal it with a good protective gloss coat and then bring it down after with a satin finish. I'll do the switch-out logos in silver and black.
Primed the lower half of the body and did the shadowcoat on the boots.




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Old Today, 08:43 AM   #313
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Man, I want that statue so bad. It is looking terrific so far!
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Old Today, 01:30 PM   #314
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Wow. You are a real artist.

I also like the base better without the gold
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this is turning out amazing, excellent work brother
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Old Today, 01:47 PM   #316
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Man, I want that statue so bad. It is looking terrific so far!
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Wow. You are a real artist.

I also like the base better without the gold
Yeah, I was drifting away from my core principle for this piece...the eyes must be pulled directly to the statue. The red, blue and yellow will do that naturally so I needed to simplify things a bit and keep it as "base of steel" not "base of competing shiny metals" That splash of gunmetal blue on the pillar insets was all I needed.
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this is turning out amazing, excellent work brother
Thanks Sonic!
I just put the gloss coat on....now I'm not so sure I want to tone it down.... let's see how I feel in 24 hours after it cures some more.

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Old Today, 05:28 PM   #318
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Got the first logo switch-out for the base done, just needs a gloss coat tomorrow...man that's pretty. Shadowcoat for the legs done...that dark purple makes for excellent shadows for blue. The belt gets a gold undercoat since yellow doesn't cover very well; this prevents a greyish hue.

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