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    Wink MG 1/100 Epyon EW ver First Build

    So yeah, this is my very first gundam. I think it's coming out fairly nice. I took a trip to my local HobbyTownUSA to pick up some paints for it. Here is what I have so far.







    The paint got a little smudged on the left ear. I actually redid the ear and now it's perfect.

    Any thoughts?

    Update:

    Head almost finished. I'm really impressed with the result. Didn't think my first gunpla would turn out this good

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    i thinks its gonna b sweet when you finish it
    That damn legged ship

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    Very cool man! Keep the updates coming!
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    Head Complete!!! I am very very happy with the results. If you take a toothpick and run it through the paint, when it starts to become tacky, you can make sort of a battle damaged type deal. I wasn't looking for a completely destroyed look, but more of a worn look. I think it cam out really nice.









    I decided to go with tamiya gloss aluminum for the inner frame, because it has the effect of real metal when it protrudes from the model.

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    Man that looks great!

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    Looking awesome man. I own this kit, and you couldn't have picked a better one for you first. I'll be watching this build with enthusiasm. Can't wait to see it done.
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    I have wanted to build this kit. What kind of paints you using.

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    I would like to know what paints for the external armor your using myself?..

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    Yes. The bubbly areas are from paint buildup, which means you are spraying in one location too long and too close. Recommended distance is 7-8in away from the part.

    Looks great

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    Magnificent. Correct me if suspecting anything incorrectly but - these shining "bubbles" look decent!
    Anime is for kids


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    So today I finished the torso. It looks great Imo. I am definitely happy with the results.





    and



    Later I realized I forgot to apply the decals, which explains the change in lightning



    The Rub-Off Transfer decals are very interesting. I've never used them before so I was a bit scared initially that they wouldn't transfer. They are a bit fiddly to get into place and in a position where you can rub them without moving the decal around, but once they are finished, they look really nice and clean. It makes me glad I went with the MG 1/100 instead of the RG 1/144 I was originally planning on buying. Those decals are really tiny. XD

    As for the paints, I used mostly spray and 1 brush paint, Model Master Enamel Paint Gunpowder.

    For the red, I used Model Master Custom Spray Enamel Burgundy Red Metallic.
    black, Boyd Enamel Paint Smoke Grey Pearl
    silver, Tamiya Color Gloss Aluminum
    gold, Testors One Coat Lacquer Inca Gold

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    It's looking great man. Are you using cans or an airbrush?
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    looks pretty good to me. just to clarify you are using spray can enamel for the armor correct?
    http://www.gundamforums.com/image.php?u=11606&type=sigpic&dateline=1344346410

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    gundamgaaaaaad.jpg

    Why am I unable to apply color that magnificently ?
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    Right Arm finished! Finally a day I can paint XD. Hopefully tomorrow won't be rainy. I used a brushed on Gunmetal for certain parts and I def don't like. I'll probably take off the hand plates and repaint them a bluish silver, when I get the paint. Anyway here's what is looks like so far.



    And yes to clarify, everything was canned except the gunmetal on the hands which I will replace later.


 

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