• GhosT Quanta posted an update in the group Group logo of Q/A & Help GroupQ/A & Help Group 7 years, 11 months ago

    If you want to panel line a painted kit is it necessary to apply a topcoat over the paint and then add the panel lines or can I just fill the panel lines directly on the paint.
    p.s. Been using regular tamiya spraycans for painting and will be using the gundam panelwash marker.

    • gloss coat, decals, panel line then final top coat

    • If the paint went on really smooth, you could do the panel lining on top of the paint, since the Tamiya spray cans are lacquer based and the Gundam Markers are water based. If the paint is a bit grainy, you could have some difficulties removing the excess.
      When planning on doing a top coat over the panel lines and paint job, make sure the panel…[Read more]

  • McG posted an update in the group Group logo of CUSTOM GUNPLA!CUSTOM GUNPLA! 7 years, 11 months ago

    I really want to kitbash too try and replicate this gundam from a Linkin Park cover.
    Any suggestions on which kits could make this suit would be a big help?
    • wow… haven’t seen that artwork in a long while!
      all i can think is: zaku for the head & lower legs/feet, something along the gm family of mobile suits for the waist/upper legs, not sure about the arms and torso, but the shoulders remind me vaguely of the tallgeese? kinda? maybe just a little…
      lastly, the reflector panels off of the gundam x…[Read more]

    • Thanks for the great suggestions. I had some of those thoughts floating around. Definitely need some opinions though.

      I just came up with the idea so this is a long way from being close to done lol