Author Topic: SMS 1/35 Freedom Gundam Bust  (Read 1965 times)

June 02, 2011, 05:09:53 PM
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Kylew

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Last week, I finally received my SMS Workshop 1/35 Freedom Gundam bust, and I've been working on it since!

This is a ridiculously nice kit, a very clean cast apart from a few shallow panel lines but I've already rescribed most of them.



This is my favourite kit already :D.

I've used magnets for the most part rather than pinning) it comes with two amber LEDs for the eyes and forehead, and an RGB LED for the chest cockpit.



The orange Lucozade (the best drink ever) is just for scale.  B-)

Got some of the red parts painted up:













The last image looks a little odd because of how the light is hitting it, once I hit it with a satin topcoat it'll look much better.

Oh, and the grey part on the chest piece isn't going to be grey, that's just primer.

June 03, 2011, 12:23:02 AM
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Sweet! Looks great so far!
« Last Edit: June 03, 2011, 12:23:23 AM by Grail »
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June 03, 2011, 03:24:39 AM
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Yes very nice. love your orange red.

June 03, 2011, 07:56:32 PM
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Thanks Grail and Nico!

Another quick update!

Took me quite a while to decide what colour to use for the dark blue areas, and I've finally settled on a very dark grey.

I've also accented the top of the cockpit hatch with a nice bright orange colour, it took me a while to settle on that colour too, but I reckon it works well.

The metallic sections so far have been done with Alclad Stainless Steel.





« Last Edit: June 03, 2011, 07:59:16 PM by Kylew »

June 04, 2011, 09:07:50 AM
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Looks sharp.  I think I might have to give your paints a try.
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June 04, 2011, 11:07:00 AM
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Thanks Matt, it's really quite a sharp kit, and been really fun so far, and you should give 'em a go! I think you'll love them! :D

June 05, 2011, 04:08:21 PM
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June 06, 2011, 09:18:08 PM
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Another update, nearly there now! :D


June 07, 2011, 01:43:13 AM
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Freedom Gundam is my favourite one and I think you've done a stellar job, great paint job mate, it really looks fantastic.

You've inspired me to pick one up myself
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June 07, 2011, 02:50:51 AM
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Thanks! It's really quite a nice kit! :)

I also forgot to say, I've painted it with my "Plamo Colour" range of lacquer paints. :p