Terrance (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Wed, 7 Mar 2001 09:01:01 -0500


If you want metalic, you could try gold and drybrush a LOT of black over
it...

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----- Original Message -----
From: Enriquez, Eric <EEnriquez@hatch.ca>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 8:32 AM
Subject: [gundam] model realistic or anime style

> Suggestions from the group please.
>
> I'm building a MG Kampfer for a IPMS model contest up here in the great
> white north and I am wondering about MS thrusters. I know that in the
anime
> shown on TV most MS have their thrusters painted a bright red or yellow
just
> to make them stand out on the screen. The problem is that I am painting
my
> Kampfer as realistic as possible and I was thinking that I should paint
the
> thruster areas a titanium or some other metallic color with some nice
> weathering to simulate the heat from the thrusters.
>
> Or..... Should I just paint them yellow and then weather the thrusters to
> give the model a semi anime look.
>
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