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Dubai based scale model hobby retailer and distributor. Just bought myself a RG Aile Strike but kinda messed up alot on sanding the nubs so intend to paint back the kit. For years, Perfect Grade and Master Grade kits have included intricate inner frames. When the test build is complete, you’ll want to know what you’re going to be doing when you disassemble and prepare for painting. Now, time to prep my materials for painting. All my gunpla are unpainted and i wish to go a step forward and start painting all my new gunplas. The High Grade Gundam 00 (HG00)SVMS-01 Union Flag is a 1/144 scale kit released in 2007. Always known about Gundam model kits(Gunpla) but never thought about trying it. They’re very expensive for what they offer though. Essentially, the questions of whether to paint, and whether to sand before painting, are questions of how well you want your Gunpla to turn out. Thanks for the quick reply! Dark colors, like black, often need only one coat but lighter colors may need more. Sorry for asking too much questions since I am new at painting GunPlas but been building from a long time ago…. Rub the brush on inner frame sections as well as knee and elbow joints, the waist, etc. If I want to make a section silver, for example, I’ll spray the entire piece silver then cover the section with a length of masking tape, then take a tooth pick and press the masking down along all the edges of the section, and then take my design knife and cut away the excess from the edges. Another thing I tend to do is not use any stickers during the test build except for the eye sticker. Is there any conflict here with the paints? Customizing-based tips. Painting yellow on a black piece; not so easy. Opting for a blue, black and gun metal/silver theme! Loose joints on your Gunpla kits can be very annoying especially when you're trying to get it in a dynamic pose. RX-78-2 Gundam: The head can rotate via a ball joint. They come in a variety of types and colors, including fine tips for panel lining and standard marker tips for painting details. As mentioned, these are mainly used when mixing paint in the bottles and transferring the paint to a mixing palette. The High Grade Gundam 00 (HG00) GN-003 Gundam Kyrios is a 1/144 scale kit released in 2007. Relevant Point#3: If you are working on removing seam lines from areas such as the head, etc, you’ll need to come up with a method which will allow you to remove the line but still complete the final assembly. I found this chart helpful. When you spray several layers (primer > pre shade > post shade > top coat) does the type of “paint” you use matter? Real Grade (RG) (リアルグレード, Riarugurēdo?) However, any place where there is a moveable part is fair game to … I’m planning to paint a kit someday and i have this question. I prefer the realistic look, just hope I can find some matte lacquer lol, Hi, I’m planning to paint my next kit. It flattens the layers of paint gives the look of smoother transitions, it also ads a unique effect to the models depending on whether you go for a flat, semi-gloss or gloss coat. So what can one use to top coat over Gundam marker made panel lines ? Once I’m satisfied with the masking, I spray the second color. Make a diorama, Gundams smashing the falcon! if i spray paint (lacquer based paint) most of the pieces … then use enamel paint to handpaint some areas wouldn’t i have problems once i spray the top coat (which is lacquer based as well i assume) ?? More tutorials! I used to use Gloss or Semi-gloss extensively but I’ve moved more towards Flat recently. These are questions you will need to ask yourself (and answer!) a. Primer (Mr Surfacer 1000) One of the things that you can do to improve your Gunpla kit is painting. i’ve been wondering the same for the panel lining too since in your demo you’re using enamel paint as well. I wanted to make the models into more than a statue. Gunpla How-to Guide Gundam vs Zaku Edition; Kit Features & Gimmicks. If I’ve gone through the trouble of painting a kit I want it to look great right down to the markings so this is where the water-slide decals come in. Submitted by: Falldog on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 20:41. Can I spray clear flat lacquer on enamel paint? I am a long long time anime fan and almost everything Japanese. However, it’s good to note that you probably don’t need to use a primer when painting grey joint parts using the metallic paints like Gun Metal because metallic paints are easier to adhere to the plastic surface for some reason compared to normal opaque paints. (assuming you want a gloss finish). Gray vs Gun Metal For Painting Joints and Frame PAINTING I've just started getting into building and painting gunpla, been practicing on a Megaman Zero model and i tweaked the color guide to make it a little unique, swapping Gun Metal in place of a dark gray that was for the buster. The logic is this removes any oil which may have been added to prevent the sprue sticking to the metal mold. If I missed anything be sure to leave a comment. Also, if this would work would I have to prime first? Relevant Point#1: Pay attention to areas where you might be making any modifications such as seam lines, etc. Painting Sd kit was always not easy, considering the color part separation is limited but not for this or the recent SD gunpla kit. “Cool, now I can learn how to fix it!”. I’m in Canada and the only spray paints I can find are Lacquer based. Submitted by: Falldog on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 15:30. Thanks for your time Syd. Fasten your seatbelt because it:s a wild ride. I do have another question, I am sanding down all my nubs but i have come across with a problem with the nubs. Paint Types (Soon) Sampling Paints - Before painting it's best to sample yoru paint and process to make sure everything goes as planned. This time, we introduce a review of the HGUC Gundam TR-1 Haze’n-Thley Rah II. After, I plan to clean up the white trim with some Zippo lighter fluid. For panel lining all you really need is a scriber and some Dymo Tape. I usually gloss-coat again before markings. Whats the best top coat to use on gunpla kits when using an airbrush? Hi, do you ever airbrush your kits or always use spray cans? Painting black on a yellow piece; no problem. You will find out what you need to know. You would have to check if the paint can be used on plastic but I would be a bit hesitant to put a paint meant for metal on my Gundam model especially something like a PG. For top coat, I can only get my hands on a can of clear lacquer, thats what it says on the label. Im just afraid that the paint might ruin the fitting and its joints might not move the way its used to. That’s all I can think of right now. and I dont like the blue I wanted to spray paint it black. Wish me luck on my first try with my MG Deathscythe Hell EW! Few years later, this hobby just spread to most of my cousins but after a while, I stop till I have my own money to start my collection. Thanks for the fast reply Syd. I watch Gunpla TV alot and I was wondering if you and Ryan can make another painting tutorial. It’s used to paint smaller details that have a rectangular like surface area like rims of weapons or thrusters. Instead use a paint mixing spoon to take paint out of the bottle and into a mixing palette, then close the bottle immediately to avoid exposure to air that can reduce the quality of your acrylic paint. These kits have become popular amongmecha anime fansandmodelenthusiasts in Japan and in other nearby Asian countries since the 1980s. This is a forum for this kind of doll but if you google this: What you need to know about respiratory protection! Hi Syd, just wanna know can we spray paint the model on a cloudy day? Remember, this is how I go about doing things and other people will likely do things differently (and some even condemn me for doing it ‘incorrectly’) but remember, this is a hobby. Hey Syd, I can always buy acrylic clear coat bottles and thin them before spray painting. I think you can find clear in red, blue, green, orange, and yellow, and probably more. While the objective of weathering can be to achieve a beat-up or dirtied look, it need not be. The final top-coat determines your finish. hello syd, i kinda intend to paint my MG destiny later on, well it’s not builded yet. First of all, thanks for this, really appreciate the effort you put in making this blog and how youre helping out gunpla modellers, specially us beginners. One way to do these things is to add plastic. These are the common areas where tension can start to drop in joints and cause issues displaying the figures/models. An inevitability with gunpla are loose joints. Another very commonly used method to add detail to kits. Urgent help needed on this, thank you. Why would you decant instead of just buying paint bottles? Have Gunpla questions? Before you can do any painting you need to look at…. I’m going to have to look into this. In fact, this kit was built by my sister and stay pre-build for few years until recently I decided to paint it. 2. When I first started painting Gunpla back in 2009 the only paints I could get my hands on were acrylics. If you were hand painting a piece with testors enamel paint using multiple coats, what do you do with the paint while you wait for each coat to dry? Once you’re satisfied with your modifications, it’s time to paint, but before you lay down primer and/or paint you need to look at your paint scheme and…. Jual Enamel Polish - Tighten loose joints gunpla dengan harga Rp25.000 dari toko online Wahkhilaf, Kota Surabaya. When painting yellow or white the white primer works well. 3) Does gloss coat and top coat impede the joints on the Gunpla kits at all? I’m working on a reverse wash for Kshatriya’s sleeves. Daily Gunpla Gundam News and Other since April 7th 2011. I’ll check it out. For this you’ll need some paint for the lines and some thinner to make it run more and to remove excess. It’s important to take care of your brushes especially the smaller ones so that the brush ends won’t get damaged or frizzed which would make painting harder and messy. Priming Gundam kits isn’t always a necessity (though some disagree on that point). When it comes to going by the colour guides in the manuals, do they apply to a certain painting technique (ie hand paint, air brushing, spraying), or can one get the correct proportions with just spray, the color guides in the manual what percentage of what color you need to mix together. - #2 – Painting - #3 – Snap Build - #4 – Decals and Weathering. Why would you want to decant your paints? Welcome back to Gunpla Building! Luckily, they're very easy to fix. My first thought? I found that people were split on using enamels to spray a gundam. Care must be taken while painting the ABS joints: Using enamel paint or excessive lacquer paint layer can damage the plastic. Didnt even know this was your blog until I started reading! I usually don’t do much to anything to panel lines unless I’m scribing them myself. By the time the paint had finished drying, the blu-tack had dried up a bit, and as a result was a real nightmare to get off. The right open hand from the HG Gundam Dynames kit can be used on this Gunpla. I was wondering if you had any tips on recoloring tinted/clear pieces. There are two primers I use. More control is less wasted paint and more bang for your buck. Aesthetics The revive version is much sleeker compared to the boxy older version. You can use low grits sand paper or art knife to secure gaps. 19248965. to keep the thread clean and civil, please report and do not reply to shitposters and … Proves that top coat may not be suitable after all, any suggestions on alternatives, preferably painting on the final coating to prevent such occurrences from repeating? Great guide here. How long do we need to wait for it to dry? 1 Includes 2 Kit Features & Gimmicks 2.1 Articulation 2.2 Weapons/Other Gimmicks 3 Tips & Tricks 4 Variants 5 Gallery 5.1 Packaging 5.2 Stock Photos Union Flag Defense Rod Linear Rifle Sonic Blade (Plasma Sword) The head can rotate/tilt via a single ball-joint neck. About Me >> My Projects My Model Reviews My Collection. However the Astray, showing a lot more frame, it … For my first kit I want try it and see how I like gunpla. As I mentioned over here, I've started to test all of my paints on cheap plastic spoons to get the feel for a colour before applying it to a kit. Would I have to mask off the joints when spraying these? Once the glue has dried you'll find a much tighter fit on the joint. Just kidding! Some Tamiya paints can be harder on plastic than others. b. Pre/ Post Shade Colors (Tamiya Acrylics) Keep an eye on it in their help section. Can i paint the whole frame itself or should i disassemble then paint? My first thought? It’s used for painting smaller generic details and small areas like hydraulics and pipes. As the engineering behind Gunpla becomes more and more advanced, so do the inner workings of our favorite bipedal war machines. If you want to paint the inner frame It’s best to paint each piece of that frame once, then bend the limbs and paint it again. Polycaps: Joint parts (usually only female side) made of polyethylene, soft and slightly flexible plastic. So for the longest time I was honestly pretty scared to use that method again and focused primarily on the paint method. Hey. Hey Syd, I’m in Korea and have access to an official Tamiya store. Do you have a tutorial episode in gunplaTV on how to use putty? Care must be taken while painting the ABS joints: Using enamel paint or excessive lacquer paint layer can damage the plastic. Wish me luck, I am painting my first kit. As the years went on, lacquers have become more readily available in Australia, but I’ve been hesitant to make the move due to all the health concerns of working with them. That detail has now been extended to the Real Grade line and nearly perfected in kits like the MG Sinanju. Legs are fine, and the ankle joints in particular are quite nice, though the feet leave something to be desired in the way of detail. I tried painting up my sengoku astray with tamiya spray, but it ended up causing the cockpit hinge to break, part of the back piece that holds on the swivel piece the back “arm” connects to, and had a balljoint twist off at it stem when I was testing the friction. If you’re looking to match colors for spray cans you need to check out the Tamiya Color chart. If you’re using the enamel over a lacquer your should be fine, though if you use a lot of enamel thinner to clean up it could react with your first layer of paint. It depends on what you're doing with the kit and what kind of kit you're messing with. thanks for the tips . This tip can reduce the time and effort when improving your Gunpla kit. Be it from age, poor engineering, or a lack of polycaps (I'm looking at you, F91 era kits). As for tightening the joints on the feathers, I used krazy glue to "enlarge" the diameter of the ball joints. As for further detailing of the twin buster rifles, nothing much to say: apply a white coat of paint on the outer plating of the weapon, then go through all the minute details by hand with a copper and silver acrylic paint. Tamiya Gray and Tamiya White. If you want to try it yourself, you’re in good hands. Next, if you've decided to paint the whole frame, try playing with every joint. First you will need to prepare some materials for your Gunpla hand painting project; these include: There are four recommended types of brushes (refer to the image above when reading each brush’s description): The flat brush is the one on the left-most side of the photo. Hell, I've primed and painted entire inner frames with spray cans while they were assembled and standing there and it still looked good. These are 3D printed parts which you build to the final result. This is very important. Anyone have any experience with anything else in Canada ? Hi. Want to chat Gundam or just about anything else? I'm relatively new into the gunpla scene. hehehe! Sounds interesting. It allows for a better control than a spray can. Apply using the end of a toothpick and hold the pieces tightly in place until set and let cure overnight. Thak you for the fast reply, Syd. They are easy to clean, just use some paint thinner and cotton swabs. Hi syd, Once you venture from painting whole pieces, you will find that great detail can come from treating different parts of the same piece differently. Including using Super Glue to tighten joints and putty to mask thrusters. Lacquer can be damaging to acrylic and enamel paints so if you are going to use it you must be careful. For best results, it is important that only a small amount of paint is left on the brush. Now my question is when should I do mt top coat(matte)? These three are more so one-stop shops for Gunpla than others on this list, so they are great places to start. Can I use a clear lacquer as both primer and top coat. Not sure what I did wrong. Yes, you can do a panel wash onto plastic and the best part is you don’t have to be careful about ruining a paint job. Home; Post navigation ← Previous Next → Review PB HGUC Gundam TR-1 Haze’n-Thley Rah II. Usually I use the joint or connection part as the area I use to hold the piece on clip when I paint so that area actually doesn’t receive the paint and because it’s the joint it isn’t seen really afterwards when the kit is together. I find it that you need to judge by yourself which one you prefer, as matte will get u a realistic kinda feel but semi gloss works also. It’s easier to do the dark over the light than to spray dark, then mask, then prime and finally paint a light coat. so I was wondering if clear green Mr. Hobby paint can leave an identical effect as the Tamiya clear green. Enamels don’t affect lacquer top-coats (unless you overdo it.) Once it’s dry then you can sand down the glue and prepare to paint. before picking up the paint cans. Gunpla stands for "Gundam Plastic Model". Panel line wash. you recommend to spray the model is gloss clear before doing a panel line wash. Now after I do that and finish the panel line wash, can I respray the model in flat clear??? Yes, paint bottles are also need to be looked after. Also.. for panel lining, would that go after all the painting is done? I have access Tamiya and Testor. http://www.google.com/search?q=tamiya+color+chart&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=Anm9T5DTMKWOmQXClfEX&ved=0CGcQsAQ&biw=1308&bih=844. Welcome to the Gunpla-pedia Wiki, the unofficial Gunpla resource center! If the eye sticker wasn’t there, it would look odd. Or is there a “secret formula” to remove the paint already applied to it? You’ll need that coat to not only protect the paint you just applied but also prepare for Panel Lining and Markings. Keep me updated on your progress, Whats up Syd! The first Gunpla kits were sold in 1980 in Japan.Gunpla kits consist of several trays of parts or \"runners\" that either snap-fit (most post-1990 models) or require glue (older models prior to 1990) to put together. The High Grade Gundam 00 (HG00)GN-0000 00 Gundam is a 1/144 scale kit released in 2008. I figured that if… As for a high gloss u can pretty much see the lightbulb on it and a semi is in between those two. Rub off any excess paint onto the piece of paper. Paint like a tamiya will dry quickly but you should play it safe and give it time, half a day or more, before touching the piece again. I mean…. Gunpla Evolution Project (G.E.P. A flat top coat is indeed a matte clear lacquer so when light shines on it it won’t reflect any at all. While it is indeed molded in that plastic gold, it does make an effort to make it easier to paint. Well, then is there any way or spraying technique to get the topcoat evenly on all parts of the kit? Whenever you are painting by hand, airbrushing or using spray cans, you need something to hold the parts. Good luck! Flat Base is used as a primer so that paint will stick properly to the plastic surface, especially on colored parts. When Convoy was getting into the Gunpla craze, I heard about tightening joints with glue. (lacquer primer > acrylic pre and post shade > lacquer top coat)? I’d prefer to avoid the “mist” layer of lacquer if at all possible. Participation ranges from simply assembling kits as sold, to mild personalization with paint and decals, to creating nearly original works with parts from multiple kits, additional custom-made components and in-depth, highly detailed multi-layer paint jobs. Here is the correct link: http://www.gaijin-gunpla.com/2011/08/gunpla-my-way-out-of-the-box/. , hi syd and other who read this,im a newbie that started the gunpla journey,i have done some gunpla like hg freedom and rg zeta and i buy a new hguc unicorn gundam,my question is that i want to spray the frame candy green do i have to sanding the frame before paint or have to wash first ?.and thank in advance to those who help me. After building your first few Gundam kits, there will come a time when you may feel the need to step up your game. How would I make this orange piece blue tinted? wow really? Hi Syd, I know this is often recommended for resin parts, not sure if makes any difference on plastic. Thanks, I’m a little confused, is the gloss coat you used to prep for panel lining and markings the same coat you used for the final coat? I tried that and it didn’t smudge. Couple of question to ask here. The left open hand from the HG Gundam Kyrios kit can be used on this Gunpla. These lines have dried for about 2 weeks. DO NOT GLUE THE PIECES TOGETHER! A single layer of paint should be just fine or do i need to layer it a few? The choice is up to you, and that's what makes Gunpla such a fun hobby. First Question Can I use Scotch Tape to mask the pieces when I’m painting. Customizing-based tips. Thanks Sunny, that’s the answer I was looking for. After all Gunpla painting is art. How do you address repainting kits that have already been topcoated? You see I want to hand paint kits rather than buying spray cans (insufficient funds either for airbrush) I mostly use enamel for painting. Because of this it’s important to assemble the kit in a way which allows you to disassemble it easily. This will help you paint the smallest of details with pinpoint accuracy and precision. Can someone please shed some light here! Hey there, i’m preparing to paint my SD kit for the 1st time and i have one lingering question. Relevant Point#2: When I’m painting a kit I will use sandpaper (usually 400 grit) to clean off any remaining gate marks. Starting to loose faith on these gundam markers for panel lines. Mr. color black and Mr. Level Thinner, This is one reason why I think bandai needs to make it so people from other countries can reorder parts, cuz now the $50 model I bought is useless, From what you wrote you didn’t do anything to it to cause it to crumble unless it has been in constant direct sunlight exposure but I think you just go a bad part :/. I explained the procedure in the Out of the Box Post so I won’t be redundant and repeat it again here. Be it from age, poor engineering, or a lack of polycaps (I'm looking at you, F91 era kits). Broken pegs became a pretty hot topic after the release of MG Freedom 2.0 due to its infamous hip joints. Current project is the SD Wing Zero Custom. hello, I’m wondering what is the best way of painting and drying a combined part, the reason for it is because I want to remove the seam lines before painting the parts, and most of them are hard to clip because the whole part must be covered with paint, anyone have idea? The chest joint can tilt from left or right if slightly pulled up. Don’t do it on a damp day! I still use Gundam Markers (due to severe budget constraints as well as work space limitations) but after painting some colors, they seem to smudge, especially the white-painted ones as part of the re-touchup process. Gundam Markers: Paint markers produced by GSI Creos. To help tighten things up just pull the piece out, apply a little bit of glue to one part of the connection, and let dry. ), then panel wash it? coz i want to make the destiny all white (kind of). Gundam modeling spread in the 1990s with North America and Europe being exposed to Gundam through television, … This way your scriber should start/stop at the correct spot. There are more metallic colors to choose from like metallic blue, it’s up to your discretion which combination you would like to use. You can find me (and a whole lot of better builders) on the official Discord of r/Gunpla and r/Gundam: Layman's Gunpla Guide - Gunpla Project Flowchart. If the finish is to be different then I’ll spray the one finish before masking then the second after the second color is painted and before I remove the masking. As far as brushes go, the detail round brush is a great investment. However i do know that acrylic tends to scratch easily. 1 Includes 2 Kit Features & Gimmicks 2.1 Articulation 2.2 Weapons/Other Gimmicks 3 Tips & Tricks 3.1 Customizing-based tips 3.2 B-Club related customizations 4 Variants 5 Notes & Trivia 6 Gallery 6.1 Packaging 6.2 Stock Photos Gundam Kyrios 2 GN Beam Saber hilts GN Beam Submachine Gun … 2) How many hours do you wait to apply another coat of paint to get the color you want? Putty is also another way to add shape or fill gaps in your kits. Gunpla refers to "Gundam Models", plastic and non-plastic model kits depicting the mechas, vehicles and characters of the fictional Mobile Suit Gundam universe. The topcoat is like the armor for the paint. Thanks for replying Syd. Tamiya makes them, as well as a company called Evergreen. These kits became popular among mecha anime fans and model enthusiasts in Japan and nearby Asian countries beginning in the 1980s. Once the panel line is cleaned up and dry you can gloss top coat it again to protect it before moving onto the markings or you can go straight to the markings. Ha.. Hope you can shed some light on this. I paint the frame all the time using spray cans. Click here. Question… In the past I have just hand painted my gundams with some acrylic paints but I’ve recently ordered a pg astray red frame and as its my first pg model I’d really like to put in more time and really make it look nice. notably there is no horizontal pop-out at all for the arms/shoulders, which are ball joints on hinges that only swing vertically So I decided to create a way for the Gundam models to move.The basic plastic models once assembled can only stand in the set positions. The High Grade Gundam 00 (HG00)GN-0000 00 Gundam is a 1/144 scale kit released in 2008. 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