Tuesday, June 9, 2015

HG Grimorie Start to Finish Part 1: Introduction

HG Grimoire from Gundam G Reco

After a few emails back and forth with the grand prized winner of the million hits giveaway Michael; We have the subject for the next start to finish series.

I don't know anything about thi particular Gundam series or it's suits, but I really love the basic grunt look of this design. It reminds me of some of the mecha from Ma.K and of the personnel powered armor suits from the Animatrix.

Michael has designed his own paint scheme. It was originally inspired by the Black Tri Stars scheme, but ultimately he did his own custom look and I really like it. On top of the custom scheme I am also going to apply some light weathering and seasoning to the kit to give it that "lived in" look.

If you would like to follow along with the start to finish build of this kit consider picking up your own from Amazon using the link below. Amazon gives me a tiny percentage of the sale on anything you buy using one of my links. It doesn't cost you a cent and it helps me tremendously!

Topics to be covered:

  • Basic Build
  • Basic improvements and corrections to the base kit
  • Basic Painting
  • Shading
  • Masking tips and tricks
  • Weathering and seasoning

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