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Posted by Paul | November 07, 2014 at 08:34 AM EDT |
JTA reader Daniel S. shared his complex Yavin 4 Hanger Bay Diorama with us and we thought this was worthy of passing along to everyone. Click through to check out this masterpiece! Psst... it's for sale if you are interested...
JTA viewer and customizer Bry German shows off his latest creation: a six inch throne room diorama! Click through to check it out! Nice work Bryan!
Boutros77 completes his Jabba's Palace display! Click through to check out this amazing custom display piece!
Posted by Paul | August 23, 2014 at 11:28 AM EDT |
If you are somewhat melancholy that the brilliant TBS Darth Vader (#26) is based on the Prequel Trilogy, we have a cool solution for you. JTA reader Sergio has posted how to quickly transform it into an OT-based version of him. Click through to find out how!
Posted by Paul | July 22, 2014 at 09:43 AM EDT |
DKE Toys has made some kitchy Star Wars figures. but some of them are arguably quite cool. (Raunchy female C-3PO anyone?) They have many hand made custom original art figurines by artists who have used Star Wars themes in their work. Stop by their page on Flickr to see their images HERE. And if you're going to SDCC, be sure to visit DKE Toys at booth #5045.
Posted by Paul | June 26, 2014 at 06:01 PM EDT |
Last but not least, Travis makes The Black Series Mara Jade a pretty sweet-looking figure. Find out what he did!
Posted by Paul | June 26, 2014 at 05:53 PM EDT |
Are you unhappy with the really bad paint jobs on the Mission Series and Saga Legends figures? JTA reader Travis L. has been unhappy too. But he wasn't defeated by them. He made them better. Click through to see what he did.
JTA reader and awesome customizer/diorama builder Boutrous77 sends us images of his latest work. If you want to get a better look at his work, be sure to check out the review our friends at BanthaSkull.com did on Jabba's Main Hall diorama HERE.
Posted by Paul | May 22, 2014 at 06:58 PM EDT |
Looking for 6" scale accessories for The Black Series 6" scaled line? JTA reader Arnold C. alerts us to a source where you can start building some cool diorama scenes. Click through for more!
JTA moderator Sjefke has created another stunning custom figure: Wam "Blam" Lufba. Be sure to check out this work of art!! Click through to see it all, complete with work in progress and reference photos.
Check out what our friend Jayson Krebsbach made. If only Hasbro could make this for us in turn! Check it out on Yakface.com's Facebook page.
JTA moderator Sjefke was commissioned by longtime JTA reader Scott to make a Season 5 version of "evil" Barriss Offee. Click through to lean how he did it! Is it just me, or are you immediately reminded of a blooper from Toy Story when Mrs. Potato Head advised Mr. Potato Head to pack his "angry eyes" when you read Sjefke's tutorial?
Twelfth Parsec sends a NEW update with regards to their custom Ewok village playset pieces. Click through for the update!! Sadly, we didn't get this post in enough time, but we wanted to apprise readers of their status.
Brent at Twelfth Parsec writes in with an update to the Ewok Tree Hut custom playset. They need your help! Click through for more!
Posted by Paul | March 01, 2014 at 04:17 PM EDT |
Friend and JTA reader Josh M. decided to get a little creative with the Saga Legends Stormtrooper figure, or at least a part of it. Admittedly, it looks pretty darn good. Click through to see what he did!
The fine folks over at 12th Parsec have sent us an update on their totally amazing Ewok hut fan-made playsets. Click through to see what they have to say, and about how well they're doing with their campaign!
The custom playset industry is really taking off. Now a grassroots company 12th Parsec is using Indiegogo to make an Ewok village tree hut. Click through for more information on this campaign.
JTA moderator Sjefke has made an unbelievable custom of Cane Adiss. It's a figure that Hasbro said they would like to make one day, but sadly that may never pan out. Sjefke didn't want to wait around, so he developed his own. Click through to see how he did it. It feels like it's worthy of some sort of award, no?
UPDATE: Congratulations Sjefke! His entry of Cane Adiss was the Grand Prize winner of Yakfinities #50!
Posted by Paul | January 19, 2014 at 06:20 PM EDT |
JTA reader and expert customizer Carl sends us hit latest work: The Mos Eisley cantina. It's gorgeous and you must check it out! Click through for more!
JTA reader Paul H. The Lesser sends readers an idea to an awesome, yet simple way to help build some quick dioramas for your Star Wars figures. Check it all out by clicking through!
Posted by Paul | November 20, 2013 at 08:04 PM EDT |
JTA reader cdman also shares his interpretation of what The Black Series 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper should look like as well. Click through for more.
Posted by Paul | November 17, 2013 at 01:40 PM EDT |
JTA reader and friend Josh M. sends us a little eye candy on what the 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper from The Black Series should look like. Hasbro claims to know about this error and that it's in motion to be corrected (and rumors have abounded since the prototype was shown off at Celebration Europe), but we can attest that it has still not been corrected in wave 3 of The Black Series line, unless they plan to do a running revision at some point. We're clinging to hope that this figure stays in circulation long enough to be fully corrected, but our hope is slowly growing dim. In the meantime, please click through for a better idea on how this character should look utilizing this sculpt.
Posted by Paul | October 21, 2013 at 06:40 PM EDT |
Our good friends at Yakface.com are running their 50th Yakfinities customizing competition.Their 50th challeneges focuses on the Original Trilogy. Get out your exacto blade and paintbrushes and get busy! Click through for details!
Posted by Paul | October 12, 2013 at 01:53 PM EDT |
JTA reader Sergio has created tutorial on how Star Wars collectors can "make" the perfect Stormtrooper action figure. I have to admit that I am intrigued. Let us know what you think about his suggestions in our comments! Click through for details and links.
JTA and Yakface reader Tsui Choi has just published a new Photo Novel Alliance Intelligence: Chapter 11: Hunt By Night in Yakface.com's forums. Go and check it out!!
Our friends at Yakface.com have presented their latest Photo Novel, The Enloe Trials Chapter 4: Shadow Of Death. Be sure to check it out!
JTA moderator Sjefke was bothered by some issues with the new The Black Series Padmé Amidala figure. So he took it upon himself to customize some fixes. Click through to see what he did.
Posted by Paul | August 25, 2013 at 04:47 PM EDT |
JTA reader Lang offers advice for other readers on how to make the new The Black Series Darth Vader look better (as in hiding that hideous silver cape tie). Click through for more information!
JTA reader Austin J. asked to share his very cool Sandtrooper custom with the rest of the class. Click through to see this very impressive figure
JTA contributor Arnold Corso gives a great tip on how to articulate your Darth Revan action figure below the hips! Click through for his helpful hint!
JTA reader and frequent contributor Arnold Corso shows how to jazz up the 2007 TAC Starkiller sculpt which really wasn't so bad, save for his portrait. See more by clicking through.
Posted by Paul | July 08, 2013 at 10:41 PM EDT |
You saw our friends at Yakface.com review the gorgeous Mythos Obi-Wan kenobi figure, now see JTA reader (and frequent contributor) Arnold Corso customize his take of this version of Obi-Wan in the 3.75" line! Click through to see more!
JTA moderator PaulB shares his custom Luke Skywalker (Yavin Ceremony) figure and it loks pretty darn good. Click through to see more!