nurbs (nurbs@pacbell.net)
Sun, 24 Sep 2000 23:45:24 +0100


Hers my ol photoshop image... It really looks pretty cool in these colors...
http://home.pacbell.net/nurbs/wingzeroblue.jpg
Echo|Fox wrote:

> Hmm ... ya know what, you're right. I just fired up photoshop'd and made the
> changes you suggested (basically, removing all red except for the Gundam
> chin) along with the few extra spots of blue and it makes a huge difference.
> It removes some of the flash and the design is vastly improved as a result.
> There are a few other changes I want to play around with, but it's pretty
> late and I don't have time to work on it now. I'm gonna grab a better
> picture than the one I was working from and see if I can come up a clean
> version of your GP05/pre-f91 take on the Wing Zero.
>
> ---
> Nicholas "Echo|Fox" Paufler
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "nurbs" <nurbs@pacbell.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Sunday, September 24, 2000 3:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] PG Wing Gundam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> >
> > Well worse case scenario, canabalize the binders of the plain ol wing
> > zero 1/60...
> > Honestly I just built my 1/60 and it looks way cool. Kunios design doesnt
> > look bad once you change the color scheme. I took the red ab section and
> > painted it white. I took the red shoulder parts and made them blue. I
> > made the feet and shield blue. I then painted blue tips on the knee
> > guards.. Hey it could pass as a Gp-05 or a pre F91 design.. Its quite
> > fetching in this color scheme..
> > garrick lee wrote:
> >
> > > --- Edward Ju <gundam@loop.com> wrote:
> > > > >interesting really...
> > > > >but it seems i expected more from bandai...
> > > >
> > > > Agreed! 15,000 yen for this? I don't think so.
> > > >
> > >
> > > the question again: who exactly is bandai targetting
> > > with the perfect grade wing zero custom?
> > >
> > > well, hey, maybe they'll give the next perfect grade
> > > gundams a clavicle. ;)
> > >
> > > and maybe it'll filter down to the master grades. :)
> > >
> > > > I don't know about the wings, but the proportions
> > > > looked a bit off -
> > > > it's a bit blocky and not as curvy/sleek as it
> > > > should be. The worst
> > > > mistake they did was posing it like the illustration
> > > > on the 1/144 kit's
> > > > box... really brings out the bad proportions when
> > > > you compared to the
> > > > Fighting Action pose of the 1/144 kit. There's just
> > > > no comparison...
> > > > the 1/144 sculpting remains superior.
> > >
> > > the twin buster rifle pose is just so underwhelming.
> > > so underwhelming for a perfect grade, that it's lame.
> > >
> > > i'm not going on a tirade about "girlie mechs" this
> > > time. the girls might just kill me for that. :)
> > >
> > > oddly enough, after looking at the pg pics, i'm
> > > thinking of grabbing a 1/100 and doing the wings like
> > > the tentacle-wings of archangel tyrael in diablo 2.
> > > (hey, i mean tentacle wings in a nice way...they were
> > > awesome, the way tyrael used them...)
> > >
> > > -garr
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