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Step Up Your Gunpla: Paint Types 101 - Gunpla 101

How to Paint Gunpla with a Metallic Candy Finish

And here is a model John built recently, the HG Gundam RX-78-2. Here the panel lining is barely noticeable—it simply serves to enhance the model's contrast.

The more modifications you do, the more your own personal style will show in the final product. In this tutorial, Gunpla 101 contributor Miko shows us how ...

Step Up Your Gunpla is a new series of tutorials that Gunpla 101 contributor ...

On May 4, 2014, John and I gathered our courage, wrote Gunpla Grade and Scale 101, and pressed publish ...

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One of the things we love about Gunpla are how affordable they are to build. Your average High Grade kit only costs around $20. Of course, for that kind of ...

Several kinds of acrylic paint.

Several kinds of enamel paint.

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How To Make New Friends And Improve Your Skills In A Gunpla Group

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While Bandai is usually good at putting these in areas of the kit you wouldn't see when looking at the model straight on, occasionally the design of the ...

Step Up Your Gunpla: Paint Types 101 - Gunpla 101 | gunpla | Paint types, Type, Painting

... arms before doing something about the seam lines, which has lead to the paint and the lines coming off. It's better to cover seam lines beforehand.

The Gunpla Kit Painting Guide for Realistic Models

Today I'm going to tell you about how I utilize the Black and White Technique specifically for Gunpla kits. If you're one of the many builders out there who ...

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It was NOT Victory Gundam (High Grade 1/60). It's easy to make this misconception because the hardest Gundam models on ...

... Gundam Markers. Several kinds of lacquer paint.

This blog is a continuation of the blog series, #GunplaTutorial. Last time I talked about where to buy Gunpla kits, how to read the instruction manual, ...

The Black and White Technique as seen on Miko's HGUC RX-78-2 Gundam Revive with weathering.

... Gunpla 101. gunpla101. My ...

I personally have only used the normal version, but there is an extra thin variety and a quick drying type. The metal file can be switched ...

That tiny text gives it a degree of detail nothing but decals can add. You're ready to apply your own Gunpla dry transfer ...

So it seems that from the people I've talked to on Anime Amino, most AAers either don't know what gunpla is, or never made a gunpla model before and don't ...

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In any Gundam series, you'll see suits soar into combat while enduring blasts, bullet damage, and exposure to the elements. It's no surprise that these ...

However, if you've never done it before, it might seem a little intimidating to draw on the Gunpla you've spent so much time on. What if your hand shakes?

... the Gundam 00 line. painted close up

Here at Gunpla 101, we've recently started working with fellow Gunpla fan Mario Lebel to provide thoughtful, detailed reviews on some of the newest, ...

Gunpla Primer 101

high_grade_144_169. So to summarize: always look at Gunpla grade before ...

Ask Gunpla 101: Don't touch that dial!

How To Make New Friends And Improve Your Skills In A Gunpla Group

... up Gundam modeling, here's my guide to get you started: This ...

The Black and White Technique as seen on Miko's HGIBO Gundam Barbatos with weathering.

It's a great way to step up your model photography, and best of all, it's easy to make one yourself.

Fact: one of the ...

Gunpla Symbols

Ask Gunpla 101: Top Coat Questions? We've Got You Covered

We're going to use these to prop up our pieces for spray painting. I made my own by buying kebab skewers and small alligator clips ...

How To Choose The Best Airbrush For Gunpla

How To Make New Friends And Improve Your Skills In A Gunpla Group

“You can see it's not perfectly put together, but it was one of my first Gunpla because it was a model I loved, and that made it worth doing,” he says.

Let the parts soak for 5-20 minutes, stirring the water every now and then. Using gloves, remove the parts from the water and let them air dry for 24 hours.

It took a little longer than expected, but Burning Gundam got built!

How to draw a Gundam 101: MS-06 Zaku II

Right: those spoons with the same green paint on top. Notice how primer hugely affects the hue of the green paint.

Finally, it's time to fill in the detailed paintwork (applied Vallejo Model Color for that), decals, and panel lining (done using Gundam Real Touch Marker: ...

The metal file can be switched for sandpaper of various grades according to preference, and the Scotch tape I use to hold parts into place while the cement ...

(If you're having trouble finding Red-Pink, which sells out quickly, a good substitute is Gundam Mr. Color Character Red.)

How to draw a Gundam 101 : A RX-78-2 Gundam Head in Detail

Observe your results! In this particular project, I had assembled, panel lined, and painted details on my Lupus's arms before doing something about the seam ...

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Assemble your materials. Aside from the Gunpla parts and decals, you'll need a craft knife, a smooth-edged coin (like a penny or a euro), painter's or ...

When painting any type of model kit, the paint process will be:

Here are the markers I used, the Gundam Metallic Marker Set. I only used the gold one this time around, but you can see how the others could be useful.

Figure 19: comparison of painted and raw plastic under topcoat

Get started by taking apart the pieces you intend to cover the seam of.

And here we have some Tamiya weathering kits and an applicator. I bought Tamiya Weathering Master Kit A, which includes “sand, light sand, ...

I decided to go with 2, which you can see more clearly here. Notice the dry transfer decals are on a clear piece of plastic with a tissue paper sheet behind ...

I used leftover runners from the Gyan kit to see how my weathering tools looked. I began by applying the brown Gundam ...

Now that I know how the paint will possibly look like on my Gunpla, to start working on it. Personally, I cut and sand all the parts first.

Left: the three primer colors on three spoons. Right, all three spoons with chrome paint on top. Notice how the spoon with white primer is the most matte ...

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So to make it look more natural, you'll want to rub it with something you probably already have around the house—a cotton swab.

realtouch_markers. These are official Gundam ...

Here you can see the guide to where decals go on the Gunpla, or specifically in this case, the Strike Rouge shield. Notice that the kit suggests I use ...

Resin re-cast and paint job by "Coldfire Gundam

Finally, all the pieces I think I am going to paint are cut out. Time to give them a bath!

Apply your cement to each part of the seam line by brushing it. You'll want to continue to top up your brush with the cement after each application.

How to Remove Nubmark (Sprue-Mark) Tutorial | Gundam Building 101 | Gundam Philippines

Ordinarily when I build a Gunpla kit, I only cut out a few pieces at a time, usually no more than one step ahead in advance. Those steps can be complicated ...

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Figure 4: parts on sprues. Gunpla ...

Figure 15: Tamiya weathering compacts

Here's the Gyan wearing top coat and a weathered shield. I did not weather any other part of the model, which maybe looks a little odd.

This is an optional step, as squarer parts such as shoulders will be easy enough to keep hold of and apply pressure to as time goes on, but if you'd like to ...

How to Gundam Marker Tutorial by Lincoln Wright

... mind that you're getting your money's worth when you decide to pull the proverbial and pun intended trigger on your first (or next) airbrush purchase.

Finally, I put up painted pieces on alligator clips to dry. Here's just the yellow (now gold) parts of the model. As you can see, there's a lot of waiting ...

I've made a few minor corrections and additions to the Gunpla 101 guide. It's the same Gundam building know-how you've come to love, now very slightly more ...

Here's me with a Gundam Unicorn scaled for the Bandai store at Otakon.

Custom Made gundam HG IBO Barbatos

hi guys, this time I'm sharing some action poses that I have in my mind for my aile strike gundam RG

Gunpla giant Dom ripping the RX-78-2 gundams head off. so cool

Figure 9: part held with pliers, about to be painted

GUNDAM GUY: MG 1/100 RX-78-2 Gundam THE ORIGIN - Painted Build

The marker can apply paint in both big and small amounts, depending on which part of the marker tip you use. Here, I used the corner to apply tiny dots to ...

Remove one piece of tape, and gently peel back the plastic sheet with the tip of your craft knife to ensure the decal has fully transferred. If it has not, ...