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

(everyone get all the kool Gundams!) *pouts*
Lobhotigre Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2008
Very Nice Replies !!
zeekthelion Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2008
That looks awesome dood heheheh always go with the cannon finsh
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.
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?
Sniffs Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008
over here, most models come monochrome. some of us don't have the patience to do so much detailing. I'd bet I could find these in the local hobby shop, covered in CM's of dust, and marked 50-70 bucks, with absolutely nothing but the mold and instructions still in Japanese only in it :P
LXQ Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008
I'm looking forward to see your assembled Unicorn gundam pics haha it seriously looks bad ass!
victortky Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008
wow, nice painting and work. I like your gundams so much.
DRei-chan Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, never know some much work went into putting one of those model together. o_o

It looks nice all finished and customized. :3
chatato Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008
Centro Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Not only is your art beautiful but your skills at creating a Gundam from dismembered pieces of plastic are also amazing. I need to find my old Lion King movies again... Walt Disney makes magic...
russetwolf13 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Holy crap, and to think I was proud of that crappy Tallgeese model that I had to glue together.
Otakuwolf Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm afraid to paing my gunplas, i may not want to ruin them and i haven't a modelkit painting experience T_T

I still have to find somewhat place to get the Destiny Gundam fullburst modelkit, but i haven't found any shops having that and shipping to Europe at same... So maybe i'll get Genesic GaoGaiGar Chogokin in case i don't find any DGF one
Apotheosi Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wow MG too! i prefer HG they're easier to fix XD
Loone-Wolf Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Professional General Artist
nice and cool ^_^
pandaririn Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! I am so jealous - you have the ver. Ka Unicorn Gundam!! Lucky! :D
0xxes Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow lot of work there o.o
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