Re: [gundam] PG Gundam


Chris Beilby (cbeilby@earthlink.net)
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 22:50:24 -0800


gerald koo wrote:

> >You spent SGD$198 for the PG Gundam!!! Man, I think you got ripped
> >off... I saw a shop selling it for around SGD$160....
> >
> >BTW it looks good!! I like your dual spraying method to get the worn
> >look, do you think I can do this with hand brushing?? I don't have and
> >don't know hoe to use air brushes....
>
> well in case u dun know ... the jet pack is painted with the brush... trying
> to get that rough feeling
> but it is advisable to use air brush to paint the body ...... this way it
> will get a even feel..and also save a lot of paint then if u use hand brush
> method. i am currrently using tamiya flat white with a abt 1 part thinner
> and 3 part paint .
> and as for the feet i u use the brush to get the feel of the rough metal..as
> i think it will look authentic ...
>

Another trick that works for that kind of weathering, Gerald, is to take an old
brush, dip it into the paint, then use a rag and wipe almost all of the paint
off, then brush it along the areas you want to look worn out. This Drybrushing
is very simple and has a very realisticfeel to it.



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