GP01 Gundam “Zephyranthes” Full Burner WIP 6

Finished painting everything (skipped the inner frame because that’s just a waist of paint).. Still has to apply the decals and do the panel lines.

Had tons of mistakes on this guy, good thing I kept my cool and calmly tried to fix them all up. Now isn’t that noticeable unless you really look for them.

Still have to paint the insides of the verniers red, initial plan was them to be in gold but unfortunately I ran out of it..

Am too cheap to buy a new can just for the verniers. (Yes, I’ll be doing some masking for the shoulder armors and white part thingy).

Not really liking the decals/clear stickers that came with this kit (too big for my taste), will use the leftovers from the Zaku II and Mk-II..

P.S. Next update would be the full review alongside the photodump, would be done by the 2nd week of March at the earliest.


12 Responses to “GP01 Gundam “Zephyranthes” Full Burner WIP 6”

  1. 1 rockleelotus February 5, 2010 at 4:07 AM

    im liking the grey on him, nice job. his dry transfer sheet is so plain, but the stickers look okay. though sometimes they dont look very good when applied, do you cut the edges from the stickers so they blend better?

    will be interesting to see how you mix it up with the Zaku II and Mk II decals.

    • 2 Arein February 5, 2010 at 9:50 AM

      Yes they don’t look good most of the time.. But when applied right and topcoated they almost look seamlines with the paintjob.

      Though that rarely happens to me, might try some water transfer decals on the next gunpla..

  2. 4 ant1ph0n February 6, 2010 at 2:12 AM

    also, what would you recommend for detail up parts that aren’t already metal lathe stuff.

    i’ve seen kotobukiya [by the way is that the only company that makes the verniers/nozzles?] hah!

    • 5 Arein February 6, 2010 at 9:37 AM

      Not really a fan of those blings so I haven’t done any research on what they are.

      That’s the only company that I know that sells aftermarket parts for plamos..

  3. 6 shinra1003 February 7, 2010 at 3:39 PM

    Nice work, what kind of paint did you use?

  4. 8 B-Mecha February 7, 2010 at 9:47 PM

    Nice colour scheme for GP01! Waitting for your photos of the completed figure :D

  5. 9 heathorn February 7, 2010 at 11:55 PM

    Woot, nearly finished now! Waiting for the photos :D

    btw, in the first pic, what’s the grey transparant thing?

  6. 11 ArckhaM March 8, 2010 at 6:58 AM

    Finish it already! Everyone’s itching to see it! XD
    I told you before in my blog, 0083’s what got me interested in UC. This mobile suit is one of my ever favorites :D

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