Valvrave I has been an interesting build.... by which I mean a rather frustrating build. The actual plastic and assembly is great, but the stickers and their use are frustrating. I like to paint wherever possible, not least as I love to experiment with various paint effects, but on this kit, the red and white … Continue Reading ››
Valvrave I continues to slowly progress as I carefully mask and airbrush the pieces. Of course, as I go along I miss pieces that should have been masked and painted so I take them off again, apply the masking and paint. I've been using the Createx white for this kit and it's working well. It's cheap … Continue Reading ››
I began with Valvrave I, but after looking carefully at the kit and stickers I decided to go with a full paint job. I know this will mean that I can't really use the logo stickers, but I reckon the end result will still look great. And … Continue Reading ››
I've decided to start on the Red Valvrave 1. Looking into the kit, I'm rather disappointed that the stickers for the logos are not on a clear background, which is going to make it tricky to do a nice painted build.
The very nice guy from FedEx just arrived. This is what was in the Hobby Link Japan parcel he had for me:I've never build a proper transforming Gundam, hence the Aegis. I remember the early Macross kits and being ever so annoyed that they sorta semi-transfomed, … Continue Reading ››