How to Spot KO Transformers Right Now – Part 2 (The Update)

I had no idea that the “How to Spot KO Transformers Right Now” article would be my all-time most viewed post, for THREE YEARS now. So, it’s only right that I do a sequel, or more precisely: an update. Let’s look at a few more current “leading indicators” that you Continue Reading

Autobot Battletrap

I realized I had never made an actual post about this. Working on expanding my blur techniques, still flirting with the cel shaded look on the windows. Please follow and like us:

Hoist

I just wanted to see how fast I could do a “G1 toy-style” Hoist, I love representing the toy-look. I’ve always enjoyed Hoists color scheme. I used Adobe Image Capture in the making of this, so handy. Please follow and like us:

Prime Wars Trilogy Legends Class Brawn

Here’s a quick little number I did, I’m working more with back lighting, it can really add something to a piece. I drew this with Pentel pencils and Faber-Castell pens and colored it in Adobe Photoshop CC. Please follow and like us:

Omega Supreme

Here are my pencils of Omega Supreme, focusing on major detail. I used a (0.7mm lead), I just ordered a green-baralled version of the P207, so I’m looking forward to that. Please follow and like us:

Titans Return Soundwave and Tapes

I drew this in pencil with a Pentel P207, then inked it with Faber-Castell Pitt Pens, then I scanned it and I colored it in Adobe Photoshop CC. Please follow and like us:

Lost Light Rodimus

Just starting to read IDW’s Lost Light. New Faber-castell brush pen greys I bought on sale at Utrecht. Please follow and like us:

Shockwave

  Kind of a “Transformers Animated” version of Shockwave. Please follow and like us:

How To Spot KO Transformers Right Now

This article isn’t about the knockoffs that say they’re from “Tamika Tawny” instead of “Takara Tomy” or “Hardhead” is named “Thick Skull,” this is about the KOs that seemingly give no warning that they are not the official product. “Right Now” because this is all very specific to this moment Continue Reading

Titans Return Optimus Prime

I’ve been using the Pentel GraphGear 800 (PG807), 0.7mm mechanical pencil, and inking with Faber-Castell Pitt Pens. This is an homage to the Generation 2 Optimus Prime that came out in the 90’s, but this is the new Prime from 2017’s Titans Return line. Please follow and like us:

How to Tighten A Ball Joint on A Transformer

One problem transformers get as they age is loose joints. On a lot of the older figures, this can be remedied by the tightening of screws, but the newer figures are designed to come apart rather than break when forced, resulting in the usage of more ball joints. I’m going Continue Reading

Transformers of 1988: Targetmaster Quickmix

The ’88 Transformers are odd to me. They started using big areas of solid color depicted in plastic rather than paint (also the year they stopped having rub sign faction symbols to delineate real figures from knockoffs, a practice that would return for nostalgia’s sake years later). The face sculpts Continue Reading

How To Clean And Remove Labels from A Transformer

Have you ever seen a nice, vintage, Transformer on eBay and thought “most of that aging looks cosmetic?” Well, here is a technique I use to clean a Transformer, remove the stickers (“labels” if you choose), and reapply new stickers to have a fresh and clean-looking collector’s item. I got Continue Reading

Transformers: Decepticon Kickback (Insecticon)

Generation one Decepticon Kickback, I was trying to use a lot of black on this one… Please follow and like us:

Transformers Armada Galvatron: How I Do It

First, it’s pencils on paper (Pentel P207): Then Faber-Castell Pitt Pens over that: Then, color in Photoshop… Please follow and like us:

Transfomers Generation 1: Dragstrip (Decepticon Stunticon)

Dragstrip showed up as the odd man out in the Combiner Wars series. I decided I would get in on the fun. Please follow and like us:

Optimus Prime: Wrecked

I never know where to start these things. How about here? Optimus Prime climbs from the rubble. Pencil on paper. Please follow and like us: