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do they look weird?

Postby ludzik » Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:59 am

Playing with fleshies for my archers and I'm not 100% sold on how they look... yellowheads didn't look better either... thoughts?

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Re: do they look weird?

Postby AK_Brickster » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:20 am

Are you just not liking the flesh tone w the green torsos? Maybe spruce them up with some dark green capes. I'm guessing another factor is that the flesh heads are disproportionately detailed in comparison with the old-style torso printing.

You could also just try to cover up most of the flesh color by using cowls / hoods instead of hair and "traditional" forestmen caps.
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby ludzik » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:48 am

AK_Brickster wrote:Are you just not liking the flesh tone w the green torsos? Maybe spruce them up with some dark green capes. I'm guessing another factor is that the flesh heads are disproportionately detailed in comparison with the old-style torso printing.

You could also just try to cover up most of the flesh color by using cowls / hoods instead of hair and "traditional" forestmen caps.

I think you hit the nail on the head. I wish I had more hoods :)

Oh well, I'll see what green capes will do to the figs as well.
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby ludzik » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:12 am

Hmmm I think that was it ;) I wish I had more hoods, but with the cape even the forestment cap version looks ok

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Re: do they look weird?

Postby AK_Brickster » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:20 am

Yep, these look much better! :D
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby ottoatm » Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:23 pm

They look decent to me. I'll always like yellow heads better. I might just be old-school. :)
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby falsusnominatim » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:18 pm

i'm an oldie as well. flesh colored minifigs make me cringe... there's just something comforting about a nice blank :) starring at you lovingly. i have nightmares of the fleshy's coming to life and stabbing my toes during the day. i mean yellow IS lego. it's what i grew up with, all i knew was the yellows. the first time i saw a fleshy i thought it was a megablock stowing away in the wrong box.

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Re: do they look weird?

Postby ludzik » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:44 pm

falsusnominatim wrote:i'm an oldie as well. flesh colored minifigs make me cringe... there's just something comforting about a nice blank :) starring at you lovingly. i have nightmares of the fleshy's coming to life and stabbing my toes during the day. i mean yellow IS lego. it's what i grew up with, all i knew was the yellows. the first time i saw a fleshy i thought it was a megablock stowing away in the wrong box.

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I'm with you on that... or rather was..... and then, not sure when, I woke up one morning and it was all about fleshie love :) Ok, y'all get your mind out of the gutter :) I mean that I started appreciating fleshies :)
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby Tower of Iron Will » Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:36 am

Its not that I hate fleshies, I just happen to like yellow heads a lot more. Just old school am I, my first experience with a minifig was the old fire station No 9, if you can remember that far back. Then the yellow Castle, Galaxy Explorer, drool... 36 plus years of yellow heads, that's how I define a minifig for me...

Do they look weird? Yes, like they got sunburned or pink slimed. I doubt I'd ever get "used" to seeing that.
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Re: do they look weird?

Postby ottoatm » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:32 pm

falsusnominatim wrote:there's just something comforting about a nice blank :) starring at you lovingly.


Could say it any better! It's the Classic "Lego" feel. :)
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