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rateeg
23rd August 2009, 12:59 PM
The Baroness is my 2nd G.I.Joe movie "The Rise of Cobra" custom in 1:18 scale (3 3/4 inch).
Everyone was disappointed with what Hasbro has brought us with the Baroness ROC figure, even Sienna Miller herself was disgusted.
So again, im on the task of makin' a better Baroness action figure.
My plan is to just modify the head, but i took a little further more and added some details on the body like adding two holster guns on the legs, painting the fingerstips in flesh tones (based on the actual costume), and repainting the entire body.


On the head, i dremmeled the top part of the hair and resculpted a new hair line, and also some more hairsculpts that you can see on the work in progress photo on my website. I sanded and resculpted some portions of the face to eliminate that exaggerated smirk, trimmed down the jaw and repainted the whole face.
With the glasses that came with the figure, it was too huge on her face so i re-shaped and repainted with a darker color.
Now, i wanted her to have the clear version of the glasses too so i made a cut out out of hard clear plastics.
I would have resculpted a full hair cause i hate the gap between the hair and face... but i was thinking of the interchangeable glasses as how can that be achievable, so i stuck with the original hair in order for the glasses to fit.



Although im not quite happy with the end result, this is i think the best i could do... hope it has a little bit of resemblance to the movie Baroness. (*crossing my fingers*).




i wanna show the first face paint i did with the slightly open mouth...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/bar002.jpg




then i repainted the lips with the closed mouth...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2005copy.jpg







with the clear glasses...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2001copy.jpg




without glasses...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2004copy.jpg




more pics...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2006copy.jpg

http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2007copy.jpg


http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2003copy.jpg

pic with my urban camo scarlett custom...
http://i999.photobucket.com/albums/af120/don6nik/ROC%20BARONESS/Baronessversion2008copy.jpg


thanks for visiting! :)

cygnus
23rd August 2009, 01:08 PM
again, terrific~

cygnus
23rd August 2009, 01:13 PM
btw, is the clear glass from other ver. or u build it?

rateeg
23rd August 2009, 04:02 PM
thanks cygnus for dropping by.
i made the clear glasses myself... clear plastic that came with the packaging. :)

bruticus
23rd August 2009, 04:16 PM
fark, you have got some serious talents to be scuplting/modding at a high detail with such a small scale figure....good work!!

I prefer the mouth open and teeth showing face scupt with the dark glasses. The resemblance in the first pic is pretty much spot on!!!

rateeg
23rd August 2009, 04:52 PM
thanks bruticus.
i have thought in the beginning that the open mouth version is better, then again i thought it would look silly when she's on a battle pose. :)

cygnus
23rd August 2009, 05:30 PM
thanks cygnus for dropping by.
i made the clear glasses myself... clear plastic that came with the packaging. :)
um.....can u show how to make one of the glasses?

gamblor916
23rd August 2009, 07:21 PM
Baroness looks amazing, that's some sweet paint slinging :)

Lord_Zed
23rd August 2009, 08:25 PM
Awesome as always. makes the movie Baroness look so much nicer.

rateeg
23rd August 2009, 08:39 PM
thanks gamblor and lord zed. :)

cygnus - i should have takes photos when i was makin' the glasses. my bad.
maybe i can do another... let's see if that's possible.
all you need is small scissors and a fine grade sandpaper.

STL
25th August 2009, 12:12 AM
Tip of the hat to you, kind sir. You are just too brilliant!

SentinelPrime
26th August 2009, 09:07 AM
ditto... great work brother.