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End of the Road Bumblebee by Jin-Saotome End of the Road Bumblebee by Jin-Saotome
The year is 2300 and humanity is all but extinct. The world is ablaze with an unchanging season of heat and the only sounds echoing in the once thriving cities are that of machines. But still the war between the Autobot and Decepticon forces rage on. Here I give you a frightening new vision of a post-apocalyptic Transformers. This End of the Road Bumblebee was once a Cyberfire Bee with all sorts of custom modifications with various fodder parts to give him a 'Mad Max' look. Rusted, oxidized, weathered paint effects were achieved with various layers of washes and sponge-on techniques. Chains, shoulder mounted Broken Arrow Gatling gun casts, hoses, scrap shield, and other weapons were added to give him a fairly menacing look. I plan to do both movieverse and classic/generations style Transformers like this so keep an eye out!
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:iconbudder-prime:
Budder-Prime Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
The hoses in Bumblebees mouth make me think of Immortan joe from Mad Max fury road

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CaptainCook2 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
I feel like this is the obvious and natural progression of movie Bee. I can totally see him and movie Prime just loosing it and deciding to take over the world in order to "protect" humanity not only from the Decepticons, but from itself as well, especially after the events of the fourth movie. They would cover themselves in upgrades made from pieces of dead Decepticons, as well as any Autobots who tried to stand in their way saying they had gone to far.
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ShockWaveX2 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Very cool custom. :D
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:icongman721:
Gman721 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
If only he was like that in the movie
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:iconcharactermaker27:
charactermaker27 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student Artist
TRANSFORMERS IN GEARS OF WAR!!!
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:icongothic-lycan:
Gothic-Lycan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
Bumblebee now looks like a Terminator. :D
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:iconasilentbomb:
asilentbomb Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
i am now officially scared of this toy line
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:iconfightingcrusader:
FightingCrusader Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
So cool! And just a tad creepy.
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:iconcheetor182:
cheetor182 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Damn! BBB went MAD mAX!
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:iconmaximiser16:
Maximiser16 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
He just screams "I've been through some tough shit."
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:iconrbl3d:
rbl3d Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
I love dirty/rusty customization.
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:iconplasticsparkphotos:
PlasticSparkPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
That's awesome, actually makes me like the movie Bee design :p Love the face with the hoses.
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:iconnuclearconvoy:
NuclearConvoy Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
This is one bad-ass re-imagining. I feel like you were watching Mad Max and thought this up.
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:iconblacky-smile:
Blacky-Smile Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my good :wow:
Awesome work!
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:iconrevulsive:
REVULSIVE Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Holy shit.
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:icongoaly31:
goaly31 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
this is totally badass!! love the concept!
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:icon9threaver:
9threaver Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
wow, that is such a cool idea, awesome work on this, poor bumblebee.
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:iconcavalier-renegade:
cavalier-renegade Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Freakin' badass
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:iconkilian777:
kilian777 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
You said keep an eye out...does that mean that there will be more than will meet it?! :iconpunplz:
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:iconjin-saotome:
Jin-Saotome Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Heheh...nice. Gotta work that one in there. And yeah, Shockwave is done and I'll show him off soon.
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:iconmakkahchan:
Makkahchan Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Student General Artist
I see what you did there.
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:iconxeaven:
Xeaven Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
I want the toy XD
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:iconjin-saotome:
Jin-Saotome Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
He's up for sale on Ebay, ends tomorrow/
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:iconxeaven:
Xeaven Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
Oh snap
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:iconregis-and:
Regis-AND Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
A very Bad Ass Bumblebee!!!
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:iconmaneir:
Maneir Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy damn... I can't wait to see what Optimus might look like.
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:iconanimecitizen:
AnimeCitizen Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Damn! How much time did u spend on it?
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:iconjeiheirumaru:
JeiHeirumaru Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Bad-ass!
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:iconcynical-cyanide:
Cynical-Cyanide Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
that is insanely awesome, you never disappoint with you customs...
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:iconelectra1:
Electra1 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing! You can't even tell it's been painted.
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:iconsylverphoenix:
sylverphoenix Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
So dark and menacing. Even without the backstory it's easy to tell that the war has worn BB down and has twisted him to something else.
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:iconjin-saotome:
Jin-Saotome Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wait till you see the others. Everyone's just fighting for survival at this point.
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:iconjcastick:
jcastick Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Very awesome, I'd love to see transformers take on a post-apocalyptic story arc.
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:iconlemniskate:
Lemniskate Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
The fluff has a very Terminator-y feel to it. That's really cool.
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:iconvadrigos:
Vadrigos Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
wow...man, Bee looks brutal.
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:iconbrakndawnt:
BraknDawnt Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
If I saw something like this on the shelf at a toy store, I would buy it in a second. You, sir, have made action figure gold.
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:iconjin-saotome:
Jin-Saotome Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:salute: thank you!
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:iconsegura2112:
segura2112 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
THAT. IS. EFING. AWESOME. Thank You
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In an infinite Multiverse all things are possible.
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:iconbrainlessboy234:
brainlessboy234 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
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S1yMcNasty Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great conversion! Tons of attitude and awesome paintup.
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:icondergrundel:
DerGrundel Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Very cool, I love the aesthetic! I can't wait to see which other characters you do!
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:iconbobrox15:
bobrox15 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Is Sam dead!? And all those other pesky humans that ruined the films by forcing us to watch their personal issues?

I think a Barricade would go good with this one.
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:iconjin-saotome:
Jin-Saotome Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Barricade is in the works. And yeah, this is far-future stuff. Probably 200 years? More?
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:icontalonnokone:
TalonNokone Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
I just exploded into happiness!
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:iconmuteassassin:
MuteAssassin Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Nice. I really like the red eyes
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:iconchicharo:
Chicharo Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool!
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:iconchuckiebobphil:
chuckiebobphil Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Professional Artist
Dude final a bayformer that looks awesome. You should totally make more of these
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:iconblarues:
blarues Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
Mad Max meets Transformers... FTW
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Coobalt-Dahonli-One Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
This baby could perform against Frankenstein in Death Race pretty well!(Still, I prefer Frank's mustang)

There should be Death Race themed Transformers!
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