Darkwing

Darkwing by Anthony Appleton

Here's the low-down on Anthony Appletonís Darkwing custom in his own words:

After making Dreadwind, I had to make Darkwing — question was, how? I was flicking through my old comics for inspiration, and noticed Devastator's head looked similar to Darkwing's. Then, I noticed that Devastatorís torso with the chest plate was also similar to Darkwing, and when I painted it all blue, it did look an exact match.

Next, I had to figure out arms and legs. I eventually plumped for Rad's arms and Sprocket's legs. This left me with one problem — the back kibble. After much deliberation, I figured that the base of Action Master Starscreamís jet, though a bit top heavy, was ideal, and it turned out that way.


Screen Cap courtesy of Seibertron

I'm very happy to see that there are other Action Master fans out there! If anyone else has a customized Action Master they'd like to see featured, by all means email me and let me know!

Anthony used the following colors on Darkwing:
  • Royal Blue (Humbrol)
  • Silver (DecoColour Opaque Paint Marker)
  • Black Primer #00 (Miniature Paints)
  • Royal Purple #33 (Miniature Paints)
  • Arctic Blue #21 (Miniature Paints)

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