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This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
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Tag Archives: Power up Optimus Prime
After loads of requests from people around the world, I have put together a short highlight video of my Custom Battle Damaged Power Up Optimus Prime. It was a great after-dinner Sunday project. Enjoy the short 60-second video! Watch it HERE … Continue reading
I have not done a custom in quite some while and with the Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie out, I knew it was a matter of time before my fingers started to itch again. Not surprising, I am tackling … Continue reading
I first started working on my “Transformable Power Up Optimus Prime” almost a year ago. It was only recently I did a full repaint including adding battle damage to reflect a movie-accurate version of Power Up Prime in the movie … Continue reading
I put together a shot 1min vid on the custom Transformers figure. Check it out on Youtube here or below:
Finally, after a solid month of working on this and several more designing the figure, I have completed a “Transformable Power Up Optimus Prime”. What makes this “Power Up Prime” unique is that it is probably the most movie/ concept art … Continue reading
The body work for my Power Up Optimus Prime is complete… whew! It has taken weeks of designing, cutting, sculpting and molding to create this ultimate version of a custom Power Up Prime. The original figure is completely intact and … Continue reading
Enjoyed listening to the DVD commentary for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Love him or Hate him, Shawn Michaels is the greatest wrestler of this generation, taking into account the longevity of his career Enjoyed The Hurt Locker and feels it deserved the … Continue reading