Richard Ramos - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Gundam! (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Thu, 8 Mar 2001 00:08:12 +0800


Good point there; in my case, the burnished gold would work since am
painting it in semi-gloss black, with red highlights and dark grey
mechanical areas...

----- Original Message -----
From: Phil Abramowitz <Phil_Abramowitz@email.msn.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 10:33 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] model realistic or anime style

>
> For me if would depend on the colors I used on the rest of the kit. If
it's
> a colourful Gundam I'd go with the anime style. On the other hand, if
> you're going to paint the Kampfer in a nice military blue I'd paint the
> thrusters the color of jet aircraft engines (a nice metallic as you
> suggested) and then weather with pastels.
>
> Phil
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Enriquez, Eric" <EEnriquez@hatch.ca>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 5:32 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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