Completed » 1/12 Chubu Mechatrobot

I’m not sure where I left off in the progress report, but this has been done for well over a month. About time to take some pics! This is just the robot for now. The rest of the diorama will be completed at a later date. Since this Chubu was…

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In Progress » 1/12 Chubu Mechatrobot » Rusted

Plugging right along. I got a nice big box of samples from AK-Interactive last week and started putting them to the test on this build. For this progress report I’ll focus on their streaking products, but I’ve tried some of their others since these pics were taken and REALLY like…

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In Progress » 1/12 Chubu Mechatrobot

Yes, yes… I’m all over the place. The Core Fighter is coming along, but I find myself going back and forth between projects more and more. (I’m also scratchbuilding a 1/20 scale diner with full interior, but see my facebook fan page for that info) The past few weeks I’ve…

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Completed » Vincent [Futuristic]

Here’s the final images of Vincent. I’d like to thank Walter Pezzali for this wonderful model and design. It’s really a fun kit with a lot of possibilities and I hope to see more builds of him by some of you soon. (Walter would like that too!) I shot a…

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In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent » Rusted

Since the last update I’ve been applying the various fading, discoloration and rust techniques using oil paints as well as chipping up and aging the chrome finish. First a flat coat of Future Floor Acrylic was applied over all the parts including the chrome. This seals all the prior layers…

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In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent » Chrome

I masked and sprayed more chrome onto the blue parts today and finished the shoulders and “hips”. The “1” emblem was painted over with red oil paint then wiped away to show the raised chrome parts. I painted rust-colored Vallejo paints onto the inner-torso parts then masked with liquid mask…

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