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PostSubject: Biggs Darklighter   Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:21 pm

Biggs Darklighter - Tosche Station Outfit
 
 
I have shown this figure before as it was one of my earliest custom figures and although there was several errors along the way which effected the overall quality of the outcome, I'm still happy with this figure and at some point I hope to make another using the techniques I've learned since which should produce a 'cleaner' figure.
 
 
Like many of my customs, I like to try and steer clear of what is general the 'norm' when it comes to customs. In this case, the most common way to make a Biggs figures is to repaint a Han Bespin and then add a Squid Head cape. The problem here is, you basically have a Han Bespin painted differently. Also this is actually inaccurate from the actual Biggs. For mine, I did use a whole Han Bespin as it is the best figure to use by far, but the difference been, that I altered it to make it more accurate. The changes may be barely noticable at a glance, but they are there.
First of all I removed the bottom pockets from his jacket and added some line which unfortunately don't really show as one of my errors ended up with me having to add two more layers of spray piant which obscured the detail. I also removed the pockets from his arms and removed the band across the center of his shirt. I sculpted the insignia using Milliput.
For the bottom half I completely removed the gun holster as Biggs does not wear one, I also removed the yellow stripes from the legs.
The hair and moustache are both sculpted out of Milliput and the cape a made myself after failing to successfully dye a Squid Head cape black.
 
 


 
Biggs Darklighter - X-Wing Pilot Outfit
 
 
This is a simple one really, just a reapinted Luke X-Wing. I've basically painted the figure a more accurate paint sceme, replacing the black with grey, a new life support system paint scheme and his belt done brown and silver.
 

 

 
The head, as is maybe quite obvious by the smile is a Lando head painted flesh colour with new hair sculpted from Milliput. The helmet is just a hollowed out Luke X-Wing head with a new paint job, which is by no means the best  Embarassed


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PostSubject: Re: Biggs Darklighter   Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:33 pm

Great work on the Biggs figures Alex  :clap: 
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PostSubject: Re: Biggs Darklighter   Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:24 pm

Excellent work my friend. :clap:  Those are figures I would like to make some day as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Biggs Darklighter   Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:46 pm

Nice Biggs customs Alex  cheers 
The use of a Lando head was a clever idea  :clap: 
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PostSubject: Re: Biggs Darklighter   Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:14 am

Sorry all the pictures have gone, the updated uploader is fucking bullshit  Evil or Very Mad 
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