Akira 11 Stout

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Postby bulkhead72 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:57 pm

Callaghanx wrote:I own the variant, and its amazing in person. One of my favourite prints. The metallics on it are some of the best I've seen


Indeed. No prior Stout print made my jaw drop like the variant. The Lost Boys and The Thing were close, but the Akira variant is pretty special. Plus, the wife loves it (print and movie) so that's a plus. :P
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Postby OtomoChaser on Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:01 pm

ISO Bulkhead's wife.... :D
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Postby bulkhead72 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:07 pm

OtomoChaser wrote:ISO Bulkhead's wife.... :D


:lol:
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Postby wottagunn on Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:55 pm

I own the reg. After I had it framed, I gave it to my brother for his birthday just to hang in his house. It's still mine, but just not at my place.
I miss it.
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Postby plasticmoz on Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:52 am

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Postby theperfecttree on Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:57 pm

don't think anyone's given this the gif treatment yet..

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Postby rubberneck on Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:58 pm

Don't show the actual difference on the Coca Cola sign...
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Postby rubberneck on Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:59 pm

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Postby theperfecttree on Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:11 pm

rubberneck wrote:Don't show the actual difference on the Coca Cola sign...

I knew something was different besides the colors but just thought I didn't see it...let me try to find the final jpegs (I got those from omgposters)
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Postby Leshita on Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:55 am

Wow, this print looks awesome, too bad I'd likely never own it unless I win the lottery. :oops:
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Postby theperfecttree on Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:02 pm

anyone have any info on this?

acappa wrote:Saw this on AKIRA on eBay... this variant doesn't look to be missing the writing on the Coke sign.

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Tyler-Stout-AKIR ... ~60_57.JPG
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Postby OtomoChaser on Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:22 pm

In reference to the print appearing without letters:
iambillyg wrote:Looks like they had some harsh light on that image to show off the metallics. Not uncommon for some details to be lost when the light bounces off the metallics.

If you look closely, there's a haze around the sign that appears to show the red layer there, just not very visible.


This is a very good explanation,and i certainly wouldn't dream of arguing with Billy as he knows his fudge.

I do kinda like the idea that there could be extra-special 'perfect' variants out there though. :)
But in all likelihood it was a trick of the light that obscured the detail in the shots omitting the lettering....
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Postby Kramerica on Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:33 pm

The sign is definitely there, you can even see it in the pic...just not very well.
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Postby RottenAtom on Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:03 pm

Yep, it's there in real life. I just checked...
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Postby OtomoChaser on Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:07 pm

RottenAtom wrote:Yep, it's there in real life. I just checked...


:clap: :clap: :clap:

Great news!
....except now i am sad that i will never ever be able to afford a variant. It'll be a looooong time before i can even afford the reg. :cry:
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