Monday, September 01, 2008

Gundam Contest 2008

Here are some pics I took last sunday, the last day to submit entries for the Gundam Modeling Contest 2008.

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The contest is sponsored by Toy Kingdom, probably the largest toy store in the Philippines. There were three categories, Junior (14 and below), Senior (14 up, amateur), and the Expert category where past winners are allowed to join and be challenged.

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I submitted two entries under the Senior category. One is the HGUC Ex-S

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The other is MG Mk-II

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Here is Strike from the Expert category.

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1/144 and SD gundam in the Senior category.

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I really love Astraea type F, this is definitely on my Want List.

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There were a lot of amazing 1/144 scale entries.

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Nice shading effect.

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A detailed Turn-A.

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Exia with a cross bow from he Expert Category.
The Crossbone below is my favorite from the Expert Category. The paint is very crisp, the color scheme is amazing, and the details and the weapons are really impressive.

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1/60 Scale Exia from the Seniors, but I personally think this should have been in the Experts.

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I like this blue 1/144 model too. What's the name of this one?

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Nice kitty =)

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They were showing Stardust Memories on the screens. I really want to watch the other gundam titles.

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The HGUC Hazel Custom below is my favorite to win the Senior Category. But this one can definitely compete with the Experts. Amazing details on such a small model, with the custom fitted weapons and everything. The color scheme is perfect too.

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So many amazing entries. I really have a lot to learn. I wish I can buy a basic compressor and air brush before the year ends so I can practice, and customize my paints as well.

2 comments:

marvin said...

I can't believe I missed out seeing so much gundams... ^^; btw where was the event held?

Gi said...

Hi Marvin. It was held in Toy Kingdom SM Megamall. The gundams are still there on display until the judging day on Sep.14, 2pm.