Saturday, January 19, 2013

MG Deathscythe EW Commission

This is the third commission kit I've complete for my customer Rob; the first two being the Heavyarms and the Ground Gundam. I really enjoy working with customers like Rob because they know what they want, but they also allow me to incorporate my ideas into their kits.

For the Deathscythe he wanted a color scheme reminiscent of the TV version.

 Katoki's Deathscythe unfortunately eschews a lot of the dark blue on the upper body.

I incorporated the dark blue into the head and skirt armor. I also used a light grey to highlight the edging all around the skirt armor, and for the mandibles on the arm pincers. Additionally I recolored the back pack to a medium grey similar to the colors used on the TV version

Overall I'm very happy with the way the color scheme translated to the EW version. I think that Duo would be proud!


Chest, shoulders, forearms and feet:
70% Midnight Blue
20% Black

10% Purple 

100% White

V fin, shoulder detail, wrist detail and chest vents
100% Yellow

Inner frame
100% Gunmetal

Outer frame, backpack, Scythe
100% Medium Grey

Front, side and rear skirt detail:
99% Light Grey
1% Purple

Head jewel, gotee shield detail
100% Red

Sensors, eyes
50% Yellow
50% Sky blue

Mobile Suit


There won't be many poses I'm afraid, I want to preserve the paint for my client as much as possilbe. 


  1. As always, a very nice job! Did you paint the scythe blade or leave it OOTB?

    1. Thanks for the compliment! I actually gave the scythe a few baths in a thinned down mixture of tamiya clear green and alcohol, then I whipped away the excess with a paper towel soaked in isopropyl alcohol. But the effect is pretty unnoticeable :(

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    1. I used Plamo UK lacquer based paints for this kit; but I wouldn't recommend them.