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elvis1976
02-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Probably my fav charachter from LOTR. LURTZ.

Planning on this one for quiet some time now.



I studied a lot of pics and draw all the pattern for the armour on illustrator.

The metal part have been made using styrene and all the rest is real leather. Took quiet some time to get the right proportions.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0601_zps64299c9c.jpg


My custom Ringwraith.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0529_zpsba3d9f34.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0530_zps093fdd25.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0531_zpscb7773df.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0537_zps93173983.jpg

Been working on this since a few weeks.

There isn't much things left out of the ss release.
Head was made by Erick Sosa. It was a Eastern Promises head.
I shaved the head and added the beard, implanted real hair.

Duster is from DID retailored, painted green and weathered.
Jerkin is form SS also retailored and weathered
SS blue shirt, belt and accessories.
Reworked DID boots


http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0605_zpsc9cc338d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0610_zpsc59f1dfc.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0613_zps5c6ef306.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0617_zps0d083d29.jpg

Rook
02-01-2014, 02:36 PM
Outstanding. Can't wait to see more.

dwing
02-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Looks awesome. I was planning the same. It looks like you used the model kit for the HS. I know Applause did one and the HS looks really good but I don't know if it will be the right scale. I can't wait to see the rest of it.

Wor-Gar
02-01-2014, 07:28 PM
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/02/anurehup.jpg

Oooooooooooooooooooo!!!! So wicked!

:clap

superdoug
02-03-2014, 08:42 AM
AWESOME! I am soooo jealous!

elvis1976
02-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Here's some other project i have been working on.

Finished gluing the hair and bear on Gimli. So far so good.
Now I need to do all the braids and shorten it a bit and then style it.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0652_zps16723e4d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0653_zps704424d4.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0654_zps62f68154.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0658_zpseda49f7b.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0659_zps0696b449.jpg

Some more progress on Gimli and alos some work done on Boromir's outfit.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0684_zps92480f67.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0679_zps8997da2c.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0683_zpsc6109a68.jpg

superdoug
02-18-2014, 06:58 AM
OH MAN!!!! SIMPLY AMAZING! I've never been a big fan of the root hair but these look amazing. Gimli is fantastic. If you ever start taking commissions again please please please let me know my Boromir is pleading for it and all I have seen is a tease picture. I always believed Sideshow messed up by not putting in his cloak. Seeing you finish him is going to be bitter sweet to see. I have upgraded Aragorn and Legolas and a possible upgrade to my Gimli might come from Asmus but sadly Boromir is stuck in his straight from Sideshow appearance.

Doing a Lurtz vs Aragorn or Lurtz vs Boromir setup would be unbelievable.

Just out of curiosity's sake how many hours do you think it took to make Lurtz? From my guess you had to make all the armor, sculpt basically everything yourself. Unbelievable. Maybe you could send your resume to Asmus and help them out so we can get some Uruk Hai!

elvis1976
02-18-2014, 01:46 PM
Thanks a lot my friend. I will let you know if I want to make another Gimli. But gluing hair is very time consuming. I think it took me a good 6 hours just to glue all the hair on gimli. As for Lurtz he is 50รน finished and so far I think it took me 10 hours or so.

I will def going for Lurtz vs Boromir. I want to make Aragorn vs Ringwraith :-)

Funny you're speaking about Asmus. A week ago ACI send me a message asking to share some more info about my Lurtz and Aragorn.

superdoug
02-19-2014, 05:30 AM
It's a smart move on their part. They look fantastic and you have all ready done a ton of the research for them.

That's not Sideshow chain mail on Boromir is it? I just noticed it.

elvis1976
02-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Good catch. That isnt the awfull ss chainmail. I used two pairs of aci real chainmail sleeves.

superdoug
02-19-2014, 01:57 PM
Can't wait to see the head sculpt. I assume you repainted it.

elvis1976
02-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Yes repainted and haired like aragorn.

superdoug
02-20-2014, 05:47 AM
You know before this thread I actually used to be satisfied with my Sideshow collection well at least mostly satisfied.

It's neat to know that ACI is looking at your customs. Hopefully Asmus and ACI can manage to put out figures up to your quality. I still can't get over the small details in your figures. You really have come a long way from when you just started out posting customs on these boards (they were still great back then too but you have raised yourself to a whole new level in recent times).

Wor-Gar
02-25-2014, 11:46 AM
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0617_zps0d083d29.jpg



http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0684_zps92480f67.jpg


HOLY MOLY! I can't believe these two. I'm simply floored.

That Aragorn may be the most realistic 1/6 figure I have ever seen, Seb!

elvis1976
03-01-2014, 09:09 AM
Gimli almost complete. Need to add a touch of weathering here and there.
He has now his real chainmail. The chainmail is done by a french guy who do awesome work. Handmade and really impressive.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0809_zps3099cf86.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0810_zps648a96f5.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0813_zps1b1951a8.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0814_zps256cc9dd.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0818_zps91d5f92c.jpg

Wor-Gar
03-01-2014, 12:42 PM
That just makes me angry. Its too good. Already Asmus Gimli is obsolete.

dwing
03-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Yep, that's awesome.

elvis1976
03-09-2014, 11:32 AM
Commissioned that coat from Geewiz custom.
I must say they did a bang up job.

I gave it a good weathering and recoloured it a bit.
I did modify the body quiet a lot though.

The base is a ttm19. I shaved down the inner neck socket to make it look a bit slimmer.
I switch the arm with tt slim arm and alos shaved the pec and side of the body.
I wanted to remove all the bulck creat by the different layers of clothing and to look natural.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0844_zps8e0f69db.jpg

dwing
03-09-2014, 12:58 PM
Beautiful! Love that jacket.

superdoug
03-10-2014, 05:03 AM
Yeah they are just amazing. So when are we going to see the rest of Boromir and are you going to tackle making Faramir or the hobbits?

MarfMaster
03-11-2014, 11:46 AM
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0809_zps3099cf86.jpg





http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_0844_zps8e0f69db.jpg



I can't get over these two, both of them are utter perfection.

genorules
03-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Any updates on Gandalf?

elvis1976
03-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Gandalf is in the work. I'm almost done with Boromir. So he will be posted first.

Wor-Gar
03-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Hey Seb, my birthday's coming up. :)


j/k -- can't wait to see what you did with Boromir and Gandalf. Hope you finish off with Frodo, Samwise and a much-needed Faramir reworking. And please don't forget a group shot once you get all these guys together.

elvis1976
03-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Lurtz head is done and haired. A huge thanks to Peter the painter for the awesome sculpt.
I can't wait to finish this one.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_1025_zpsbb3f1feb.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%20work/IMG_1027_zpsc5eac912.jpg

Wor-Gar
03-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Love the sculpt! You're getting insanely good at hair. Gimli's beard put you over the top.

Did you build that from scratch or is that armor the old Sovereign Lurtz parts?

elvis1976
03-27-2014, 01:19 PM
The armor is build from scratch using plasticard. The rest is leather :)

Wor-Gar
03-27-2014, 01:25 PM
That's crazy awesome!

dwing
03-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Excellent work! That sculpt really came alive with the hair. It also looks in proportion with the body.

cyzombie
04-04-2014, 11:12 PM
awesome work..............!!!
Aragorn & Gimli look fantastic:clap
Look forward to see your Gandalf & Boromir!!!!

BagginsOfBagEnd
04-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Amazing work - they all look great but that Gimli is pure awesome! :clap Looking forward to seeing how the others turn out!

elvis1976
04-07-2014, 10:47 AM
First pics of Boromir sons of Denethor.

Almost done with him. Just a bit of fine tunning.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1092_zps2b3db004.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1096_zps9c530cd4.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1097_zps765c1578.jpg

dwing
04-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Boromir is looking great. That hair looks so real.

Wor-Gar
04-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Yep, Seb you are getting super-crafted in doing hair.

superdoug
04-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Unbelievable! And now my SS Boromir looks like crap to me :(

Fantastic! I wish I had just a tenth of your skill or that I could afford to hire you full time to make my Lord of the Rings figures perfect. If you ever want to work for peanuts just let me know and I will buy you the biggest barrel of peanuts I can find!

elvis1976
04-10-2014, 12:28 PM
Thanks a lot guys!!!!


LURTZ almost done.
I remade the upper leather part of the armor. Wasn't happy with the other one.
I alos modded the body to get as close as I can to his shape.
Uruk's have a strange proportions.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1133_zpsb4340149.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1128_zps35a5965d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1125_zps2f842586.jpg

superdoug
04-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Looking great. Biggest thing I can think of is maybe some more weathering to the upper leather. I hope when Asmus and ACI make their attempts at Lurtz they take a look at yours. I would have still been leaning towards good looking Uruks being impossible to make in 1/6th but you proved me wrong. His hair might be a little poofy but still not bad at all and this is from someone who doesn't really like the none plastic hair look at least until these customs.

elvis1976
04-11-2014, 12:18 AM
Thanks my friend and yes I agree with you.
I still need add more weathering. Mud and dry blood.
I also need to make his hair looks more diry and greasy.

superdoug
04-11-2014, 04:12 AM
What body did you use for Boromir? It looks so natural in the stance you have him posed. I could almost believe it was a real person instead of an action figure. Oh and what chain mail did you use? Even though only a little bit is visible it looks fantastic.

Invictus Sol
04-11-2014, 08:46 PM
Damn, that's some amazing work, Elvis. All of them are fantastic, but my two favourites are Gimli (his outfit looks incredible) and the Nazgul. Can't believe how good you've made the rooted hair look, especially on Gimli. Difficult now to see how sculpted plastic could compare.

Gipetto0812
04-12-2014, 04:13 PM
just went through this thread. man such amazing work on all these figures :clap

drjedisith
04-13-2014, 08:04 AM
agreed! amazing seb. this line was already one of my favorites and these haird versions are museum like

Spudtrooper
05-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Holy Santa Claus ****! These customs are freaking amazing. I can't decide which ones I like better, these or your Star Wars ones. EPIC!

Bucky Underbelly
05-06-2014, 04:13 PM
Are you going to be displaying these beauties at the New York show in October, sir? I'd love to see them in person!

bigpig
05-12-2014, 10:04 AM
outstanding is all i can say

Harpo
05-27-2014, 10:05 PM
thats awesome!

elvis1976
05-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Are you going to be displaying these beauties at the New York show in October, sir? I'd love to see them in person!

Yes of course all my LOTR figure will be in NY :)

and thanks to everybody for the awesome comments.

elvis1976
05-28-2014, 01:34 PM
I decided to port my Lurtz to the new Predator body.
I felt the Arnold body was a bit too thin.

The predator body has a longer torso, bigger arms and legs which makes the overall silouhette more accurate.

I quickly took some pics of everything on the body. I still have to repaint the body but here's some first pics.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0242_zps213fc62a.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0244_zpsb32d8a6a.jpg

superdoug
05-29-2014, 05:59 AM
Incredible! I agree that this body works better too. So are you going to build his bow too?

Someone really needs to snap a lot of photos of these at New York. I'd love to see some group shots of them.

Are you going to do the hobbits too?

dwing
05-29-2014, 06:29 AM
Of course he'll build the bow, if fact he'll build two of everything thing and then give me one.

Wor-Gar
05-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Incredible work all around! But I just really love the head sculpt -- particularly the expression.

One day you have to line up all your LOTR customs so we can see them all together. Would love that for my desktop!




I decided to port my Lurtz to the new Predator body.
I felt the Arnold body was a bit too thin.

The predator body has a longer torso, bigger arms and legs which makes the overall silouhette more accurate.

I quickly took some pics of everything on the body. I still have to repaint the body but here's some first pics.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0242_zps213fc62a.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0244_zpsb32d8a6a.jpg

Fritz
05-30-2014, 07:00 AM
Good choice, that body does seem to work well for Lurtz. :clap

bangkok_wolf
06-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Where have I been to not see this awesome thread.
Great work on all of them especially with Gimli. That's one stunning looking piece of work :clap

elvis1976
06-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Thanks a lot guys!

More coming.

RUN YOU FOOL!

Work in progress GANDALF THE GREY.
Removed the sculpted beard and hair.
Repainted the head and i'm giving him real bear and hair. Only done the beard so far.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_2304_zpsadee912d.jpg

The Josh
06-19-2014, 10:29 PM
Stuff looks good. :rock I really like all of it. I think the Aragorn looks like a new blend of Viggo and what my mental image of Aragorn at times blend into. On Gimli the hair needs to be darker. I'm sure you're working on that but I figured I'd toss my two cents in (:lol).

elvis1976
06-21-2014, 05:46 AM
GANDALF THE GREY

Hair and beard done. Head repainted.
I ported him on a HT body and weathered the clothes.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0417_zps08864667.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0414_zpsf1f82c00.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0413_zps69a101d8.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0412_zpscee237e7.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0401_zps2a56402a.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0400_zpseacecb28.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0399_zps2d8ace3d.jpg

dwing
06-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Oh so good. Love the real hair, makes him so real looking.

BagginsOfBagEnd
06-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Wow...Excellent work...love the real hair, he looks fantastic. :clap

Geraldfire
06-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Never been here. One word: bravo!

Sankari
06-25-2014, 06:50 PM
great job ! it looks so much better than sculpted hair

WolfBoy
07-26-2014, 10:44 PM
So ****ing good! really great work.

Wor-Gar
07-31-2014, 08:12 PM
GANDALF THE GREY

Hair and beard done. Head repainted.
I ported him on a HT body and weathered the clothes.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0417_zps08864667.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0414_zpsf1f82c00.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0413_zps69a101d8.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0412_zpscee237e7.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0401_zps2a56402a.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0400_zpseacecb28.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0399_zps2d8ace3d.jpg

I'm afraid that head and hairing put the outfit to shame. And I mean that in the best possible way.

Simply stunning!




When are you going to put them all in one big photo? Come on....

kl241
07-31-2014, 09:00 PM
GANDALF THE GREY

Hair and beard done. Head repainted.
I ported him on a HT body and weathered the clothes.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0417_zps08864667.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0414_zpsf1f82c00.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0413_zps69a101d8.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0412_zpscee237e7.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0401_zps2a56402a.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0400_zpseacecb28.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0399_zps2d8ace3d.jpg

:horror MY GOD!!!! Why doesn't Asmus Toys hire you?!?!?! Might as well cancel my Gandalf because it won't be near as good.

stanley-sculptoyz
08-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Excellent customs of Gandalf esp hair and beard....:clap

elvis1976
08-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Thanks a lot my friends.
Wor-Gar don't worry about that ugly belt it will be replaced :-)

WOrking on an Aragorn new head atm.

In the meantime so new pics of LURTZ. Painted and fixed the feet to the new Predator body.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1194_zps5ec91a45.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1195_zps8fe3fccc.jpg

dwing
08-16-2014, 03:32 PM
WOW!!!!!!!!!! Great to see it this far. I want to make one so bad. No company can compete with this.

elvis1976
08-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Moria ORC in the work.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1217_zpsc35e8aca.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1221_zps1972eedb.jpg

dwing
08-17-2014, 08:26 AM
You're killing me. I have that head siting on my shelf just waiting.

elvis1976
08-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Thanks my friend.

elvis1976
08-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Repainted the SS aragorn sculpt. I still like that sculpt a lot despite is flaws. I plan on adding real hair later on.
I made him a bit greasy and sweaty looking.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1246_zps553812ba.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1249_zps3dcc9fca.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1250_zpsd33a0cce.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1254_zps2a428ceb.jpg

superdoug
08-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Unbelievable! I really like the Aragorn repaint. Makes me wish I had some crazy awesome skills like that or the funds to have an artist at my beck and call. . . . . hmmm I have kids so maybe just maybe in a decade or so . . . .

Also great use of the orc head! I have been waiting for someone to make a figure with it since it came out and as far as I know you are the first person to ever do it.

dwing
08-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Aragorn looks great. Have you thought about re-sculpting the hair also?

Bucky Underbelly
08-18-2014, 10:52 PM
Wow. That's the Sideshow sculpt? That's what's under all that paint? Wow. Impressive work, sir.

Can't wait to see how he looks with real hair!

elvis1976
08-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Now rehaired. I think I like this way better than my first try.


http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1276_zpse1cdedc1.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1263_zps198426e8.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1260_zps1d1a1ce1.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1281_zpsdaa28664.jpg

Bucky Underbelly
08-19-2014, 11:26 AM
That hair is PERFECT!

Bravo, sir!

That is dead-on Aragorn hair. You've got the volume, varying lengths and silhouette NAILED.

And I simply refuse to believe that's the Sideshow sculpt. No way the thing I've had on my shelf for years could ever look that good.

dwing
08-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Awesome!!!!

kl241
08-19-2014, 06:17 PM
Like the hair. That's why ACI should hire you to do theirs. Not sure on the sculpt/face though. Reminds me more of James Marshall than Viggo.

128530

elvis1976
08-26-2014, 10:11 AM
My LOTR collection so far. Missing Boromir atm who is currently being reworked.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1423_zpsb8e60a59.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1428_zpsfb6998f8.jpg

Wor-Gar
08-26-2014, 10:37 AM
^^^ Thank you for that Full Line-Up shot! Drop-dead gorgeous collection! I feel I might just make that my desktop wallpaper. Just incredible work, sir.





Moria ORC in the work.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1217_zpsc35e8aca.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1221_zps1972eedb.jpg


BRAVO! So that's what the Moria Orc can look like! Such an awesome job. I've been scouring for armor parts myself, and now I know where they've been going. :)

Your LOTR collection is just mind-blowing, my friend. It's got to put a smile on your face when you look at it in the morning.

The Josh
08-26-2014, 11:23 AM
Nice group shot. :duff

elvis1976
08-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Finished my Boromir. Next Legolas :-)

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1465_zps86caf154.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1455_zps31214a91.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1456_zps1eaa6365.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1458_zpsf3d80b82.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_1460_zps3d29097e.jpg

Wor-Gar
08-30-2014, 12:11 PM
DAMN! Don't you sleep? Max, Wez, now this...

Perfect -- absolutely perfect! Love that cape too. The royalty of the purple pops! And the hair looks very natural there. BEAUTIFUL work!!! :clap

csquare
08-31-2014, 07:32 PM
awesome

Life_m2000
09-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Epic! Love it, they look class! :-)

egel
09-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Elvis what have you done?! If Asmus ever releases a Boromir it will look like crap now. :wink1:

elvis1976
09-18-2014, 10:40 PM
LEGOLAS work in progress. This was one of the most difficult hairing. Cause you see the entire front roots so it needed to be natural and super clean. Head was resculpted SS Legolas by Darren Carnall and painted by me.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0014_zpsd0a833d0.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0018_zps72b4f40b.jpg

Stryker2011
09-19-2014, 12:52 AM
Wow! Legolas looks awesome. Fantastic hair job. Too bad Asmus is sticking with the sculpted hair, cause this looks great.

jankatana
09-19-2014, 04:22 AM
Elvis you are the King of customs, my favs are Boromir and Lurtz :) How many hours a day do you work on your figures?

elvis1976
09-19-2014, 04:27 AM
Elvis you are the King of customs, my favs are Boromir and Lurtz :) How many hours a day do you work on your figures?

Actually not as much as I would like to.
I have a fulltime job and works from monday to friday from 9am till 7pm. So a few hours here and there and the weekends when i'm not busy doin things with my kid :-)

jankatana
09-19-2014, 06:07 AM
You must have fast skills, and an even faster lifestyle ;)
When rooting do you glue, or drill tiny holes too for the hair? thanks, its something i could not figure out.



Actually not as much as I would like to.
I have a fulltime job and works from monday to friday from 9am till 7pm. So a few hours here and there and the weekends when i'm not busy doin things with my kid :-)

elvis1976
09-19-2014, 06:11 AM
I glue strands by strands.
I begin with the back of the head, the side, top of the head and then the front. After I fine tune the hairline to be as smooth as possible.
This one took me 2 hours.

Believe me or not the most difficult isn't gluing them it's style them after.

jankatana
09-19-2014, 06:18 AM
Wow, ok that helps thanks Elvis. I fancied doing a big moustache for a Fable custom too, there no getting that wrong

elvis1976
09-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Legolas is now done.
I think I will make the leather shoulder armor he wears at helm deep and makes it a Helm Deep Legolas.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0073_zps4bb565aa.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0072_zps050d6a73.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0071_zpsb093c34d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0069_zpsbaa6e22f.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0066_zps2f436fc5.jpg

Henry Morgan*
10-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Dear lord, that looks great man :clap

hoodonit00
10-20-2014, 03:08 PM
No disrespect intended but am I the only one who sees Barney Stinson?

Henry Morgan*
10-20-2014, 05:28 PM
LOL :lol it does look a bit like Barney

http://i.imgur.com/LklI5AT.jpg


Still, its probably one of the best custom Legolas I've ever seen

hoodonit00
10-20-2014, 05:43 PM
LOL :lol it does look a bit like Barney

http://i.imgur.com/LklI5AT.jpg


Still, its probably one of the best custom Legolas I've ever seen

Oh Elvis does great work. That's why I specified no disrespect. I just can't look at Legolas and not see a passing resemblance to Barney.

marker2037
11-25-2014, 09:24 PM
Seb your LOTR lineup is just absolutely masterful :clap

:bow:bow:bow

elvis1976
12-23-2014, 06:53 AM
I think my quest for a great Aragorn sculpt has come to an end. I used the head that comes with the SIdeshow Aragorn maquette. Reworked it to fit a body and repainted it. This head has been sculpted by Trevor Grove and imo is the best Aragorn head so far.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0836_zps93077e02.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0829_zpsb4ed2ae8.jpg

dwing
12-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Winner, winner, chicken dinner! That is perfect. The definitive Aragorn. And your logo is awesome, very old school.

Wor-Gar
12-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Legolas is now done.
I think I will make the leather shoulder armor he wears at helm deep and makes it a Helm Deep Legolas.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0073_zps4bb565aa.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0072_zps050d6a73.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0071_zpsb093c34d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0069_zpsbaa6e22f.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0066_zps2f436fc5.jpg


I think my quest for a great Aragorn sculpt has come to an end. I used the head that comes with the SIdeshow Aragorn maquette. Reworked it to fit a body and repainted it. This head has been sculpted by Trevor Grove and imo is the best Aragorn head so far.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0836_zps93077e02.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/NEW%202014/IMG_0829_zpsb4ed2ae8.jpg


Man, the goodness just keeps flowing in here.

I can't believe I missed Legolas months ago! That looks great.

OK, one more time with the full line of Elvis LOTR figures. Need the pic!

drjedisith
12-23-2014, 01:18 PM
i have always loved that sculpt! he looks great man.

Got_That_Plastic
01-14-2015, 10:54 PM
�� they're just to beautiful! Wow... Just wow. Ive looked at these pictures probably 50 times now and they get better each time. Haha I'd LOVE to be able to have these in my collection.

JIM007
04-28-2015, 04:39 PM
probably my fav charachter from lotr. Lurtz.

Planning on this one for quiet some time now.



I studied a lot of pics and draw all the pattern for the armour on illustrator.

The metal part have been made using styrene and all the rest is real leather. Took quiet some time to get the right proportions.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0601_zps64299c9c.jpg


my custom ringwraith.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0529_zpsba3d9f34.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0530_zps093fdd25.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0531_zpscb7773df.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0537_zps93173983.jpg

been working on this since a few weeks.

There isn't much things left out of the ss release.
Head was made by erick sosa. It was a eastern promises head.
I shaved the head and added the beard, implanted real hair.

Duster is from did retailored, painted green and weathered.
Jerkin is form ss also retailored and weathered
ss blue shirt, belt and accessories.
Reworked did boots


http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0605_zpsc9cc338d.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0610_zpsc59f1dfc.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0613_zps5c6ef306.jpg
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c304/elvis1976/new%20work/img_0617_zps0d083d29.jpg

hi elvis...can you give some tips?
I wan t to create a conan head...what type of hair and glue have you used?