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MG Zeta Karaba in progress by DC23mecharts on Apr 13, 2013This project was one of my ongoing commission works before I retired. I super highly apologize to my client from Indonesia for the delay of this project. I could ship it unfinished to its current state right now or hopefully he could still wait and...



WIP: 1/100 - Char's Rick Dom 3 by MechaCrazyCustoms on Apr 13, 2013WIP: 1/100 - Char's Rick Dom 3Previous WIP Pictures can seen hereI have started to mod my DOM again and here are the pictures.I used Topet's 1/144 GM Cannon Head and redesign it to The-O's Head using Epoxy putty.I also started to add blockyness into...



Ma.K tattoo decal painted by DC23mecharts on Apr 8, 2013Got tired of painting battle damage and paint chipping on the Ironman statue yesterday. So I thought I'd work on my Ma.K kit today for a change. This kit is fully handpainted. Rough dry brushing gave it a nice textured finish. I also thought of putt...



Ma.K tattoo decal painted by MechaCrazyCustoms on Apr 8, 2013Got tired of painting battle damage and paint chipping on the Ironman statue yesterday. So I thought I'd work on my Ma.K kit today for a change.This kit is fully handpainted. Rough dry brushing gave it a nice textured finish. I also thought of puttin...



Green Stuff for Battle Damage FX by DC23mecharts on Apr 7, 2013The old school way of doing severe battle damage in Gunpla or toy repaints is melting the actual surface with soldering iron or a hot nail. This melting method produces beautiful and realistic results. However, what if you do not want to actually me...



Ironman before painting by DC23mecharts on Apr 6, 2013Figured I'd share some photos of the Ironman 12 inch figure after fixing the left knee and ankle parts. I got the figure drooping forwards and is not standing straight up but after some green stuff and super glue, the pose finally held up. The photo...



Starwars Stormtrooper in progress by DC23mecharts on Apr 6, 2013While I wait for the green stuff in the joints of the Ironman figure to harden and cure, I thought I'd start with the repose of the Starwars Stormtrooper 12 inch action figure. The original toy has a silly standing pose that looks really funny in an...



Ironman statue in progress by DC23mecharts on Apr 5, 2013I thought I will go straight to painting this handsome Ironman statue, apparently I had to fix the pose a bit as it is not standing straight. The figure is made of fairly soft white rubber. And due to the stress of the weight of the torso, the legs...



Scribing Panel lines tutorial by DC23 by MechaCrazyCustoms on Apr 4, 2013DC23 here just sharing a really old tutorial from my blog. This is basic scribing of panel lines guys... hope this helps! :)I am not good with scribing panel lines...but I just want to share how I scribe panel lines step by step. I decided to scrib...



Stormtrooper conversion coming soon... by DC23mecharts on Apr 3, 2013A good old friend has a friend that commissioned me to convert and paint a simple 12 inch StarWars Stormtrooper figure to look like the statue above... The toy is the photo below! :) Initially the dude just wanted me to add battle damage and blu...