Jan 122009
 

Weekend update on the kit. I spent a little more time this weekend just pumping the sucker out. I still have a good amount of work on the sucker such as all the detail painting, panel line wash, decals, and finishing the weapons. Speaking of the weapons, I wanted to create a realistic wood grain effect on the weapons, the Naginata, Musket, and Jūmonji Yari. I made a few videos for the technique as well.

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Dec 112008
 

Last night I got through the marbling with the sponge. Here are some pictures of the finished parts with a heavy gloss coat applied to the surface. I also took a couple of quick videos of the process to add on the advanced paint techniques tutorial page at a later date.

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