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Sunstreaker: Movie Concept by TheMinttu Sunstreaker: Movie Concept by TheMinttu
So, the robot mode design is finished! I doubt I'll be drawing a separate vehicle mode pic in addition to this, unless I can work it into the "in action" piece I'm planning to do. You know, just to give you the idea of Sunny's style of handling things :> His alt mode is a Lamborghini Murciélago, if that still at this point has managed to elude you. :)

Sunstreaker is a hand-to-hand brawler. He's small, and as frustrating it is to his ego, he has enough sense to use it in his advantage in battle. He knows where to strike, and has the strength to strike hard. His armor is tough, and he can take a lot of pounding before finally going down - down he eventually must go, before he's not known to back down from battle. He loves a good fight and really prefers to handle things up close and personally, was the opponent merely a drone or a Decepticon size of a house. Sunstreaker's undeniable skill and strength somewhat warp his image of his own importance, and that's why at times he may come across as slightly egotistical and overly dramatic.

In my personal movie universe Sunstreaker is not Sideswipe's brother. Partly because the roles for Autobot twins are already taken, partly because Sideswipe and Sunstreaker would both rather work alone. But together the two would make a damn good team - speed and strength combined.

On TFW2005 boards I was suggested to give him wheel feet to go with Sideswipe, but I want to stay true to my original design for most part. The tires give his upper body more mass and sorta look like muscles (I know they don't, but sort of!). That's also why I kept the most kibble in his arms and back. I wanted to keep the tighter fit of his legs' armor plating to imitate the solid look of wrestling boots. Kicking is also easier with real feet.



This Sunstreaker is a remake of my previous Movie Sunstreaker I did back in March 2008. With the final design I'll participate in a robot design contest hosted by and the awesome Josh Nizzi :)

Transformers © Hasbro
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TastesLikChicken Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
WE R 84, I love it! :D
bumbleswipe Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i like this concept, and what program did you use?
TheMinttu Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Photoshop CS3, thanks!
dinshino Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
I like how the head resembles a samurai kabuto helm with mask.
WingIt123 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Y'all Know that Sunstreaker is Sideswipe's twin soooo like Make another sideswipe only shiny gold cause you know sunny's yellow.... Just saying. But Seriously bro If this is the Sunstreaker you are putting in the movie I will never watch another Michael bay/ Transformer movie again.
tavumkal Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks a little too pissed for Sunstreaker's personality, but otherwise kick-ass.
Centaur71 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
YOU obviously don't know Sunstreaker; for being an Autobot, he's a maliciously CRUEL sonnofabitch, especially with jokes, insults and putdowns!
ShiningSuicune Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
dat license plate.
TheLoneDucky Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011   General Artist
Now to bribe/blackmail the producers to give this guy some fame.

Not like his ego needs it or anything XD
IceFarie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
starrskreem24 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would love to model and rig this in 3D!!!!!!!! I still don't figure out how artists get these turnarounds so perfect from every angle with all those parts to deal with!!!!!!! MAD PROPS on this one :)!!!!!!!!!!!!!
TheMinttu Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Hehe, thanks :)
AnimeAngel0095 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010
OMFG YES! They better put him in the next movie or people will DIE! :steaming:
StarscreamFan13 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010
Sunny looks badass!! But I like the idea of Sunny and Sides being Twins, they were the original Autobot Twins!
INemesisI Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2010
love it <3
Dr-Oblivian Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010

is awosme
GrungeWerXshop Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010   Writer
I love the feral look of his face! Awesome!
Scarletscorpion Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009   Filmographer
its too bad Lamborghini chose not to let they're models get "transformed" it would have made an awesome alt mode
Ivianna117 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2009
Meep! I love how you incorporated his ear-vent thingies! Also, omg I could totally tell it was a Murcielago before I even read the description! Woot!
I love this. I love this a lot.

... :\ he looks kinda old, though... not sure why...
Shade703 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
Mmm, colours! Nice job :D
Silence-Is-Loud Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009
Sunstreaker ftw!
RejectoftheRifts Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
............. i love u..... :faint:

this is AWESOME lol XD
mrdaywhea Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009
dude wats his alt mode!
TheMinttu Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Please read the description.
Eru-kun Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2009
FFFFFFF- That's beyond awesome. Jos olisi oikeasti leffa-Sunny niin se näyttäis tältä. Täytyy nostaa hattua, tuota tehdessä on varmaan kulunut kahvipaketti jos toinenkin.
Ja arvaa kuka on unohtanut watchata sinut... pikku vika joka korjattakoon nyt.
SirKaijuOfVaudeville Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet, artwise your main competition is this guy :iconkaijusamurai: with his grimlock rendition ;)
Azhaq Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing desgin :clap:
OuterArrowhead Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome movie style character design
Jedi-Art-Trick Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
This is great at staying true to the designs found in the films. I can't seem to draw them that way- they just look like car-robots when I do them (check them out if you get time). Anyways, very cool!
XxNiGhTsToRmXx Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
That is one nice design. I like how you managed to get the fins on his face. ~:heart:

Hope you do well in the contest! c:
NINJALALA Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
How come I have never commented or faved this?!

Your movie version of Sunstreaker is so hot. I absolutely love it AND him :drool:
LyricaBelachium Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2009  Student Digital Artist
this one would look pure out awesome in 3D....pitty I don't have the skills yet or I'd do one my self o.o
Spartan-143 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Duuuude this turned out AWESOME!
bee930 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009
:jawdrop: That is AMAZING. :clap:
Laserbot Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Hobbyist Filmographer
that turned out so flipn sweet waw! i love him! XD
FRASSY Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Awesome! Very neat!
jerky123 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Love it! G1 and Movie Style.
Tennisbollen Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Student Writer
Wow. That's fantastic, and I'm not even a fan of neither cars or Transformers. =P I loved the lines you made at first, even then it was great. But the details in your colouring is beyond amazing. Splendid work and good luck in the contest!
WingedMidnight88 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
GOOD LORD! How do you DO it?? AMAZING!
baiji Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Oh,Sunny!Finally you did it!!lol
TaintedTamer Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, he looks AWESOME. <3
SeishinKibou Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
awesome~~ I love it =D :star:
blackravendesign Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Very nicely coloured. By the way, that is the name of the font you used at the bottom? It's really nice and clean looking, I like it. :p
TheMinttu Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Student Digital Artist
The font is Zeroes. Got it from a Photoshop magazine.
blackravendesign Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
Ah I see, cool. Thanks for letting me know.
PacMoc Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Ihana kerrassaan ihana!! 8D Sinun on pakko voittaa...tahtoisin NIIN nähdä tämän kolmosessa edes vilahtavan!
Näkee suoraan että se on ihan kovan sarjan tappelija, kunnon kävelevä iso tonnin lyöjä.
Näen että hän ja Ironhide vetäisi kädet yhteen siitä kumpi osaa paremmin tapella, saattaisi molemmat heistä olla myös hyvä tiimi.

Varsinkin pidän ehkä siitä ettet pistänyt Sunnya Sideswipen veljeksi, kun ajattelee, että leffa universumi on ihan eri.
Ja myös pysyit uskollisena omalle suunittelullesi on myös hyvä.

Yay voitinko pisimmän kommentti kisan?
TheMinttu Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Kiitos kiitos~ :aww: Ei se voitto ole mikään tae siitä että hahmo tulee kolmoseen ;) Mitä nyt olen katsellut vähän niin enpä usko että pääsen tästä enää pidemmälle, on nimittäin niin upeita osallistujia että oksat pois :'D
PacMoc Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Juh vilkaisin juuri, mutta minusta kyllä ansaitset...okei jotkut noista kyllä on niin silmäkarkkia kun yksi on tehnyt muuntautumisanimaation O_o...en silti toivo Unicronia...EI Unicronia XD vaikka Bay on sanonut ettei Unicronia tule.
Ryssa-Aquicoine Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Fantastic, amigos! He looks a whole lot better than I'd originally thought! Well done!
Min-Son Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009  Hobbyist
Nyt se näyttää vielä enemmän itteltään kun sai väritkin! Mahtavan näkönen~! .o/ Ei sitä osaa vaan muuta sanoakko että kyllä se vaan hienoksi tuli.. hienoa työtä! \o/
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