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PG Wing Gundam Zero Custom – Part 2

The original blue parts of this kit is a bit dark for me so I decided to change them to Sky Blue. I also like how the RG kits have white and grey armour parts. So I’ll do the same here, for grey armour parts I’ll be using Royal Light Grey. I will also paint some of the red parts with German Grey. And finally for the inner frame, I’m thinking of doing a very dark Gunmetal.

Gathered all the blue parts, these will be primed then painted with Tamiya Acrylic Sky Blue.

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I also changed the yellow parts although not noticeable. From strikingly dark yellow to lemon yellow.

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Some of the red parts, I covered them with Tamiya Acrylic German Grey. You can still see the red plastic underneath but it doesn’t bother me as they will be hidden once attached to other parts.

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I will paint these white parts with light grey. I used masking sol to cover those round parts as I will paint them with a different colour later (haven’t decided yet what colour to use). For the blue shoulder armors, I’m going to paint the inner side with gunmetal.

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I pre-shaded the panel lines with gloss black before painting the light grey layer. I want the pre-shading effect to be very subtle to still have a clean build.

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Painted over some details under the smaller shoulder armor. Here’s something I don’t enjoy doing next to sanding, applying masking tape.

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I used gloss black to pre-shade the panel lines of the blue parts.

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More detail painting, for the vents, I use airframe aluminum paint. Although not visible here, but these parts are now shiny :o)

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And more masking tape!

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Changed the clear green parts to blue. I won’t be displaying the kit with the lights on so no need for transparent parts.

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Assembled arm attachment with the shiny blue part (used to be transparent green).

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Pistons in the legs and feet:

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The head is almost done

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This will be my last WIP update for this kit, my next post about this will be the final photos. Hopefully I can get it done before Christmas. The body is almost done, just need to apply decals then top coat.

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This kit is taking me way too long to finish, it’s because I’m also busy with these: table centerpieces for my daughter’s Minnie Mouse birthday party.

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