Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

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

Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

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

Lines and Grays! Work-in-Progress #1: Turn “A” Dual Build

I just noticed that whenever I'm doing these dual builds, the first work-in-progress post often happens after building the head and torso. You can check the other ones here but I believe this has been the case for the most part. And that is exactly the case for what I'm calling the "Turn "A" Dual … Continue reading Lines and Grays! Work-in-Progress #1: Turn “A” Dual Build

Dual Builds Are Back! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Got a bit slow and took me five days to finish the Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam. Yep, five days, for an Entry Grade. But then again, I was only working on it for an hour or two a day at most. What's better is that finally got me back into building kits, and I am … Continue reading Dual Builds Are Back! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Building the Groove Back: Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam

Back in March, I made a post basically explaining why I haven't touched a runner and built a model kit since 2020 started. Well, that changed yesterday as I finally started building a model kit, albeit a much simpler one than usual. The recent announcement of the Entry Grade Strike Gundam made me think and … Continue reading Building the Groove Back: Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam