- Wesley became Jack O'Neill in blue Air Force uniform
- Willow became Carole Barrowman
- Hawaiian Spike and Angel became Jack and Daniel from "Stargate"
- Wesley and Tara were used as stand-ins for Malcolm Merlyn and Moira Queen
(I actually have three Wesley-Malcolms - in suit, in tux and in leather jacket with stubble)
Today I used Angel from "The Ring" to make a Jim Gordon in wifebeater shirt, which he quite often sports in the "Gotham" TV series. Easiest custom ever, just a simple headswap.
The size is not exactly the same so Jim will shrink a little:
You can also see the difference in their hands:
To swap heads or hands, heat some water and put the figure into it for a minute or two. The paint will not suffer but the joints will become more flexible and it is easier to pull the head off. I learnt that ten years ago in the Stargate fandom.
At least with both these figures the thing inside the head is the same. Getting a Stargate head onto an Angel body was more difficult, as they did not match:
And voilá - I think the result is stunning! You don't even see in the picture (what you see in real life) that Jim's face is a little darker and of course Angel being a vampire his skin is very light. But then again it is usual to have a sunburnt face while the rest is not as dark, right? I probably could repaint the skin but I think I'll leave it like that.
In the same way I also can make Jim shirtless, give him a bullet wound and a tattoo even ;) I've had this "Graduation Day" Angel for a while already.
And this is a little teaser picture of what I actually had planned to do this weekend. But I ordered something yesterday and so have to wait for it to arrive while my fingers itch to go on with the scene I have started building on my kitchen table. Stay tuned, I promise it will be awesome ;)