Got my platinum Grimlock the Cretaceous advancement kit. Bigger sword and shield and a new head sculpt based off the masterpiece figure.

Got my platinum Grimlock the Cretaceous advancement kit. Bigger sword and shield and a new head sculpt based off the masterpiece figure.

Town isn’t big enough.

Town isn’t big enough.

Sat down and finished this late this afternoon. Shattered glass fall of cybertron Grimlock. Used whirls weapons on him rather than his original melee ones. I like how it came out. Haven’t transformed him yet! #grimlock

Sat down and finished this late this afternoon. Shattered glass fall of cybertron Grimlock. Used whirls weapons on him rather than his original melee ones. I like how it came out. Haven’t transformed him yet! #grimlock

i-am-gundamkin said: Assuming you played Fall of Cybertron, do you think Grimlock survived the explosion at Shockwaves spacebridge? And would you be interested in making gundam model kits?

I’d say yes.  The comics that are loosely after that canon seem to suggest he did survive (if I recall correctly, its been a while).  I didn’t actually watch Gundam growing up, so I’d feel weird doing it.. I wish I did though because those model kits are gorgeous.

omegasupersoldier said: Hey Ross, what made you choose the Fall of Cybertron Grimlock of all thefigures to repaint. I am surprised you did not use a Transformers Animated Grimlock figure.

I like how brutish the FoC Grimlock looks.  Animated just looks too friendly and goofy, I don’t think it could pass as SG very easily.  Plus I only have 1 animated and I have 4 FoC.  FoC is still easy to come by as well and won’t be hard to replace (I just used the plain old bland plastic american release one).  I’m also using the recent Whirl figures weapons which clip perfectly into that figure.. Figured because SG is kind of a polar opposite I’d give this guy ranged weaponry over melee sword and shield.  Going to be doing a bit of detailing work on the guns though since I want it to be more than just a black piece of plastic!

tomwaitsforeveryone said: how many custom tfs have you done, and how did you get started doing them?

This is my very first one.  I was bummed I couldn’t find anyone willing to part with a 2008 botcon exclusive SG Grimlock (which I’m basing the colour scheme off / which is already based on trypticon).. So I decided to make my own and learn how to custom.  Today is my first day doing TF customs and I love it.. Just went online, read a bunch of shit and watched some tutorials.  Then with the help of Holly learnt how to use the airbrush and went to town.  

Where I got to tonight. Still a bucket of detail work and then a million other parts to paint.

Where I got to tonight. Still a bucket of detail work and then a million other parts to paint.

Progress on my shattered glass custom. Just detailing the head and body right now before taking off the masking.  

Edit: yes I am aware SG grimlock use tripticons colouring scheme! :)

Progress on my shattered glass custom. Just detailing the head and body right now before taking off the masking. Edit: yes I am aware SG grimlock use tripticons colouring scheme! :)

Starting my first custom transformer. Soaking parts now in preparation for airbrushing. Going to attempt to make a shattered glass fall of cybertron grimlock.

Starting my first custom transformer. Soaking parts now in preparation for airbrushing. Going to attempt to make a shattered glass fall of cybertron grimlock.

I should answer some emails

I should answer some emails

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