I snap built a Gundam Wing Proto a couple of weeks ago but since the commission I did of it last year turned out so well I feel with my own personal one I have to do more. So while that is on the back burner I still continue to be in a figure customizing mood, and this time in a somewhat different way. Continue reading
A combination of the new season of daredevil, Civil War coming out, and fairly good new marvel figures has pushed me to fix up some older figure customs as well as do a few new ones. Continue reading
It’s pretty obvious but I was really burnt out after the commissions, that combined with the end of Gundam Build Fighter Try (which was a constant motivation to do new kits) I decided to for a short time to try something a little different… some figure customizing.
I started collecting Gundam converge, and while searching for them at comic books stores I felt drawn back to marvel legends figures. Specifically customizing them since most aren’t really up to snuff compared with more expensive Japanese imports.
My knowledge of model customizing as well as all my tools really helped but there are a few differences especially in how to handle joints that slipped me up enough that I think once I am done with these I will be heading back to Gunpla without looking back.
For the most part these are repaints with some scribing, putty work, joint altering, a little part swapping, and some extra effect parts.
Managed to take some good-looking shots with this old camera, I still need a new one though. One thing I really wish I had for this though was an action base for figures.
After finishing the 1/144 00 Raiser I tried to take some photos of it using the old camera I have and even with me trying various settings and backdrops I just wasn’t satisfied with what the camera could do anymore. Since this is for a competition I decided to just wait until I get a new camera before I take the final images. Continue reading