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Before After - Fish Gun

By Caitiekabob
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It's a wonder what some paint can do. Latest addition to my pirate costume. Its a bubble gun that lights up (lights still show through the paint) which I spray painted copper, then added detailing to it in gold, red and blue, then aged with watered down black and finally some moss green and aqua paint to make it look oxidized. I'm probably still not done, might add little touches here and there over the next few days.

6/26/16 Update:
Thanks to everyone who faved this because of DA's feature on their Facebook page! There are more guns like this in my Etsy store for anyone interested!…
Image size
5205x2847px 6.65 MB
Shutter Speed
1/8 second
Focal Length
60 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Oct 15, 2014, 8:49:07 PM
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Hitchy3Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredible! I can imagine it being in something similar to that of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. The colours accompanied by wonderful textures that blend together both vibrancy and an amazing rusty aesthetic work beautifully together. This piece is truly inspiring!
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Thank you so much for the inspiration!

I admired this piece for years now and always thought it would be a perfect look for the 228 Harpoon Steam-pistol of Ms. Aetherton's Navy Dress…

Now I finally got around to finish that pistol and wanted to thank you for your undenyable creative influence. :hug:…
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MANDO-AZHobbyist Digital Artist
I can't believe that's the same...gun? that's incredible. looks like a steampunk gun from the lost land of Atlantis.
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Amazing patina work. Other than a little extra scrolling and the rivets on the bottle, it looks like the paint carries it all.  I stand in awe.
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snippetsensualityStudent Digital Artist
Oh that us fucking amazing!
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Great gun!  
It's something James Bond might carry if he had a license to gill. 
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Tough-and-HeartlessHobbyist Digital Artist
Well that came out completely badass
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Mickxbeth2012Hobbyist General Artist
Love the paint job, was wondering what prouduct you use to keep the paint on?
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It's amazing what can be done. Amazing work.
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SteveDeLaMareProfessional General Artist
Best up-cycling I've seen :)
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TheRealFruitCatHobbyist General Artist
Whoa, that's sweet!
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AgentJerichoHobbyist General Artist
Good job! Impresive !
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FazboggleHobbyist Artist
edge-king check this out omf
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CatiacaterinaHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow. How in earth?! omfg 
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That's very cool. It's got a nice steampunk vibe without overdoing it.
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AnthonythevideogamerHobbyist Traditional Artist
Your customization is out of this world!
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tdcookeHobbyist Digital Artist
nice work
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nillemarienHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is aaaamazing
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AidenShieldHobbyist Interface Designer
It looks like a relic from Atlantis, very cool.
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MartsuiaHobbyist Digital Artist
nice! it kinda looks like it would be a weapon in bioshock.
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Reminds Me of something from Hero's of Ruin and Diablo. Amazing work!
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RoqueArtsHobbyist General Artist
Gave me until inspiration to customize some of my collectibles medieval weapons
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JulaBeanHobbyist General Artist
Very nice!
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