As a very casual builder that only paints to match color accuracy and seals everything with a flat top coat, having to do gold paint is always a hassle. Especially if these are for joint parts. But with my recent gold-painting splurge with the HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, I may have found a workflow that … Continue reading Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams
Managed to finish this double build roughly a month after opening the bags of runners. The build itself was okay and there weren't really that many hiccups along the way. Well, except for the slow progress thanks to my one hour/day build time. I'm also proud of how I actually was able to place paint … Continue reading Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin
Earlier today, The Life-sized Freedom Gundam Statue had its formal opening ceremony after a month of being open to visitors and tourists. Along with the spectacle was an announcement of a major project as part of Gundam SEED's 20th Anniversary in 2022. Presenting... GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited. GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited is comprised of five... … Continue reading SEED is Back! “GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited” Unveiled
This is mostly me rambling and giving unsolicited thoughts on my preferred Gundam color schemes. It's not meant, in any way, to be a shot against anyone who prefer colors not to my liking. Because as we all know, Gunpla is freedom. Let's talk about colors. I don't know about you, but while gaudy and … Continue reading Plastic Crack: I Really Hate That “Full Armor” Green!
Everything is essentially at a pause right now because of what's happening around the world lately. But staying at home is indeed a perfect opportunity to build more kits. Fortunately, Bandai Spirits is still releasing them and so, here are some packaging art for kits this month. I think it's been more or less a … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: April 2020