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Going Gunpla by alphaleo14 Going Gunpla by alphaleo14
I have been away for a while doing something different for a change, like i mention some months ago i'm currently taking up Gunpla (gundam plastic model) and here is one of my finished Gundam i build.

This Gundam was actually a birthday present from my office colleagues, and it took me around 2 weeks to get it build, modified and painted, as for the finishing it was a lot of improvement since last time, i'm still training to keep my hands steady when working on models. i still have a lot to learn on modeling and i'm still wondering should i get an airbrush.

This Gundam is called Perfect Gundam, it was based on a manga "Plamo Kyoshiro" dated back in the 80ths about schoolkids compete with self-build Mobile Suit Variations in a virtual-reality simulation. And it was this very Gundam that sparks my interest in models and Gundams at the age of 10 and after 20 years later, Bandai reissue this perfect Gundam Master grade version in 2003, and their homage was for those early Gundam fans like me from the 80ths. To me this Gundam was childhood memory that reminds me how much i enjoyed building gunpla 20 years ago.
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Onii-chama Featured By Owner May 25, 2009
They're easier to put together than you'd think and also kinda fun to do at the same time. It all depends on how much detail you wanna put in it.
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wings0ffire Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
wow, i want to get one too, but i am a noob, and probably cant even finish putting it together TT3TT
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Crispyreaper Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
That is absolutely awesome! So, you glue your models together? All of my gundam models have been snap together, an I can say I never thought about gluing the model together...

Very sweet job!
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alphaleo14 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009
i only glue the parts that needed,
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Crispyreaper Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaaaahhhhh..... Cool
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gunslinger87 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
Dude! You Have a Unicorn Gundam!!?? :omfg:

(everyone get all the kool Gundams!) *pouts*
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Lobhotigre Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2008
Very Nice Replies !!
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zeekthelion Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2008
That looks awesome dood heheheh always go with the cannon finsh
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blue-elem3nt Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice work there man, I've never been able to put one together that well, though it's probably due to me not taking enough time with one.
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skifi Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008
I can see you didn't forget your old hobbies ;3 See? not everything can be work and only work :heart:

And it looks really good. ^^ When I model like this, I also like to add some dust, and make some pieces look "broken" or "too used", it helps me to make them look real :3 Have you done it too in the past?
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