Nathan vs Perler Beads Part 4: The Megamans (every robot master)

It's been a while, viewers, but it's gonna be worth it. Here has been my biggest project to date. Rather then talk a lot, I'm going to let the pictures speak for themselves. MEGA MAN!

It started out simple enough, just robots from my favorite Mega Man game: #2.
Then I remembered that Mega Man 1 and 3 are pretty awesome to, so we tossed 'em up as well.
I couldn't live without Skull Man, so I did Mega Man 4. And gave Rock/Mega Man and ally.
Then I was like, "Aw, screw it, let's just do the NES ones." But there was room left...
...so I changed "all NES" to "all 8-bit Mega Man robot masters."
All the robot masters from Mega Man 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,and 10, with Dr. Wily as a bonus.

And, yes, the placement of Plug Man is intentional.After I finished with every robot master ever I felt kind of like I was missing doing Mega Man related stuff. Luckily, Capcom discovered the SNES and re-vitalized the series...

X, geared up and ready to blast.

But he needed a buddy...

Always do the outline and easy colors first.
And the finished product. MMX cart for scale.

But there was no point in having them look all awesome without an enemy to kill, so I began work on my biggest project yet. Well, aside from the Metroid.

This dude is as long as my forearm.

Filling in colors...

That's a lotta red.

Three and a half hours later...

I put MMX away, so Sigma's next to Dynowarz (another "great classic") for scale.

And, finally, them up on the wall.

The love seat just got a lot...lovelier? PUNS.

That's it from the Mega Man batch. Three months of work and I don't want to think of how many beads (easily in the tens of thousands, if not hundred thousand). What else do I got for ya? Well...tune in next time for some misc. stuff we've been making, followed shortly after by my next big project...POKEMON. See you then!

I have this other blog I write too if you want to read it. Or not. Whatever. It's all cool.

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Posted by theuselessgod

It's been a while, viewers, but it's gonna be worth it. Here has been my biggest project to date. Rather then talk a lot, I'm going to let the pictures speak for themselves. MEGA MAN!

It started out simple enough, just robots from my favorite Mega Man game: #2.
Then I remembered that Mega Man 1 and 3 are pretty awesome to, so we tossed 'em up as well.
I couldn't live without Skull Man, so I did Mega Man 4. And gave Rock/Mega Man and ally.
Then I was like, "Aw, screw it, let's just do the NES ones." But there was room left...
...so I changed "all NES" to "all 8-bit Mega Man robot masters."
All the robot masters from Mega Man 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,and 10, with Dr. Wily as a bonus.

And, yes, the placement of Plug Man is intentional.After I finished with every robot master ever I felt kind of like I was missing doing Mega Man related stuff. Luckily, Capcom discovered the SNES and re-vitalized the series...

X, geared up and ready to blast.

But he needed a buddy...

Always do the outline and easy colors first.
And the finished product. MMX cart for scale.

But there was no point in having them look all awesome without an enemy to kill, so I began work on my biggest project yet. Well, aside from the Metroid.

This dude is as long as my forearm.

Filling in colors...

That's a lotta red.

Three and a half hours later...

I put MMX away, so Sigma's next to Dynowarz (another "great classic") for scale.

And, finally, them up on the wall.

The love seat just got a lot...lovelier? PUNS.

That's it from the Mega Man batch. Three months of work and I don't want to think of how many beads (easily in the tens of thousands, if not hundred thousand). What else do I got for ya? Well...tune in next time for some misc. stuff we've been making, followed shortly after by my next big project...POKEMON. See you then!

I have this other blog I write too if you want to read it. Or not. Whatever. It's all cool.

Posted by rockyhorrorgerri

That's awesome I just got done with my perler bead companion cube!! Quick question though, how are you fastening them to your wall?

The Cube! (Finished it yesterday)
Posted by theuselessgod

@rockyhorrorgerri: Nice cube! I'm sticking them to the wall with sticky tack/poster tack. Comes off real easy with no holes!

Posted by Laurentech

Wow. That's amazing. As a long time Mega Man fan, I am in awe and jealous of your wall. The Metroid and Zelda ones are great as well. I look forward to seeing more!

Posted by rockyhorrorgerri

@theuselessgod: Cool thanks!! ..

I have problems getting mine to stay up esp. the larger ones.

Posted by Laurentech

@rockyhorrorgerri: I dig the cube. Do you have more?

Posted by rockyhorrorgerri

@Laurentech: I do!! I have about 30 creations and two 3D ones the cube and boo (he's glow in the dark)

Here's some of what I've made:

Posted by Laurentech

Boo! Awesome pokemans, too. Thanks for sharing. ^^

Posted by Icemael

This is incredible. I'd love to have a couple on the fridge door.

Posted by rockyhorrorgerri

@Laurentech: thanks!

Posted by nerdsbeware

@theuselessgod:

Posted by theuselessgod

@Icemael: They're not too expensive if you just make a few! I highly suggest it. We just use the sprite art and go pixel by pixel; no grid required!

@nerdsbeware: You should totally do it; it's way fun! I used to do a lot of retro style indie games, so I can pretend I know what I'm doing when it comes to pixel art. :P I found doing the black outline first makes it a lot easier (and less likely to screw up in the future). Plus then you have cool stuff to hang up at your house (and work!).

@rockyhorrorgerri: I stalked your profile and found the Link running with chickens coaster, and now I might have to copy you and make one because it is my new most favorite thing. :P

Posted by rockyhorrorgerri

@theuselessgod:

Lol thanks!! It's definitely my favorite 2D one I've made.