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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Deathzealot » Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:23 pm

Agreed. I never liked the Double Zeta. It was a bit too much chunky in my opinion. Especially when compared to the regular old Zeta. Yeah. The Theta Plus is also great.

Understood. Figured I'll ask.

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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Dark Duel » Sat Sep 04, 2021 10:15 pm

No problem. I went ahead and edited my previous post, but just in case, here's the Nemo in G vs Z Titans colors, plus a black variant I'd also done, which I found, cleaned it up just a bit and reuploaded it.

And now, for some new-ish stuff, one thing I wanted to try to do was to give that "ZZII" edit of mine a shield. It took some doing, but I found one that I think works pretty well.

Titans(blue) version
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

Titans(black) version
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

For the AEUG version, I ended up doing two versions. In the first version, I gave it the shield in black and red, like on the original Zeta Gundam:
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

Then, I did another variation on it that instead of red has the shield in the same dark blue as the torso:
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

I honestly can't decide which version I prefer.
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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Deathzealot » Sat Sep 04, 2021 10:20 pm

Sweet! Thanks, Dark Duel both look quite lovely in my opinion. Far better than the version of the Titans Nemo that I didn't know I already had in my image folders. Sigh.

I actually like the second version with the dark blue in the shield. It looks better and gives it the ZZII its own identity compared to that of the original Zeta.

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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Dark Duel » Sat Sep 04, 2021 10:37 pm

Yeah. One thing I also like is that the blue creates a more continuous look to the waverider mode compared to the black.
The black-and-red shield works with the original Zeta because its binders are the same color, so the entire underside is black and red in Waverider mode. But on this one, the black sort of sticks out.

Just for kicks, I decided to see what it'd look like if I switched things up a bit on the AEUG color scheme with a black torso.
Without Shield
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

With Shield
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

I also did a couple of slight variations on the shield for both the blue and black AEUG recolors, which actually has the shield with some added white, but keeps the red trim. I rather like how they turned out:

Blue, black shield
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

Blue, matching(blue) shield
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode

Black
Mobile Suit mode
Waverider mode
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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Dark Duel » Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:46 pm

On a whim, I recently did a recolor of the RX-160G Byalant Isolde, using a color scheme closer to that of the original Byalant/Byalant custom. Hadn't posted it here, so I figured I might as well.

I also revisited those pics of Four I'd done a little while back(see the previous page), to take a look at how she'd look in Earth Federation uniform as opposed to Titans. I simply modified the Titans uniform version I had and recolored it:

uniform
normal suit

The normal suit is a simple palette swap, with an EFF patch on the shoulder instead of the Titans patch.

I also did a different uniform version that's a variation of Chris Mackenzie's uniform from 0080.

I hesitated for a while on the jacket color(the red from Chris's jacket really didn't suit Four IMO), but I ended up going with a fairly conventional brown.
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Post by Deathzealot » Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:10 am

Love the images of Four. One of these days I really want to see either Zeta Gundam: The Victorious Universe get finished or someone else taking up the idea of a Four that leaves the Titans.

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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Dark Duel » Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:46 pm

I'm gonna have to look into that fic. Might give me ideas as well, since it's a plot bunny I've been pondering for a while.

Glad you like them.
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Re: Dark Duel's Shop-Fu and assorted artsy stuff

Post by Deathzealot » Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:08 pm

Dark Duel wrote:
Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:46 pm
I'm gonna have to look into that fic. Might give me ideas as well, since it's a plot bunny I've been pondering for a while.

Glad you like them.
Shrug. It's only two chapters and really only gets its feet wet after the story train leaves the tracks before it just brutally stops. Still here is the link if you need it.

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