Sunday, October 26, 2008

HG Exia

Finished building and taking pics of HG Exia weeks ago. Been really busy the past few days.

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I didn't get the 1/100 model, still waiting and hoping for an MG release.

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I was supposed to color the chest orb with a green pen, but I think I gave it away already. I didn't want to use the foil sticker so I looked for a better alternative. I saw this shiny green sponge in the kitchen cabinet, then I decided to use it inside the clear chest plastic.

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Then, I painted the shield. I ditched the white sticker, didn't really settle well on top of the blue shield.

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Inking some parts and application of top coat were done for the finishing touches.

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I hand-painted the cheeks yellow, and inked the face plate with black pen.

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This kit has very good quality. A few details were missing as expected, but still a good kit that can also do a lot of poses.

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I also used the green sponge inside the leg parts.

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I wonder if the Double 0 HG is as good, or even better =)

5 comments:

Z said...

Love your sponge idea! it certainly adds more realism and depth to the orbs than paint. ^^ Great job on the model!

Gi said...

Thanks Z!

Q said...

That's an innovative idea on the sponge part. Very well done!

Gi said...

Thanks! I'll try to find a purple sponge for the GN-X =)

AstrayP03 said...

wow! the sponge idea is awesome!