This kit has waited patiently to be built. It's had to wait because first I had to track down the P-Bandai expansion pack, and I was lucky to get help there from a Japanese friend. And then I got hold of the metal parts pack.
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The MG Gouf has been a fun build. The Vallejo chipping Medium has been reasonably successful, and it's made for a much quicker weathering recipe than doing it all with oil paints.
Once I was happy with the chipping I started work with the oil paints. Having … Continue Reading ››
Now onwards to see how the chipping medium is going to work!
I want to "chip" in-situ to guide the placement along visible or proud edges, and also to bias the outer sides of pieces or where the armour would rub.
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Ok, time to blog again! Following on from the chipping medium experiments, I'm going to try them on an MG Gouf.
For the frame, I'm not doing anything different than usual. I've used Tamiya gunmetal as the base, and Alclad polished aluminium on top, with hand painted … Continue Reading ››