Attack of the grail kit part 7

Attack of the grail kit part 7

After some weekend fight with this kit I’m feeling a bit unmotivated, so I’ll write some WIP instead 🙂 The first batch of glass didn’t work as well as I expected so I exchanged them for a couple of others. Shipping glass is expensive! Anyway I’ve gotten 2 new pieces back, one “aqua iridescent” and … Continue reading

Attack of the grail kit part 6

Attack of the grail kit part 6

I’ve finally gotten the stained glass I was talking about as candidates for the frame. The good news is that they are indeed as fantastic as they were shown from the place where I bought it, coe90.com. The bad news is that like other iridescent materials they are really picky about lighting. These two are … Continue reading

Attack of the grail kit part 5

OMG over the last week I’ve been detailing one girl per day non-stop, it was exhausting… Right now I have 5 out of the 6 girls’ faces detailed, except Kasumi (lower middle). Still a bit more to go! I still haven’t converged on a good frame idea, arrrggggh 🙂

Attack of the grail kit part 4

Attack of the grail kit part 4

Warning: RANT I have been having a bad week trying to figure out what I want to do with the frame… seriously, that’s perhaps the least important part of the kit and yet consumes the most thoughts! There are these couple of issues. First, the frame can’t be too detailed, since the girls are already … Continue reading

Attack of the grail kit part 3

Attack of the grail kit part 3

After a week of non-stop painting/masking, The plaque is finally taking up color! You’ve gotta see the leftover masking liquid film that I pulled off, it’s insane 🙂 There are many nook and crannies on the kit, the masking film sometimes get lodged in them and make the film hard to pull up. A little … Continue reading

Attack of the grail kit part 2

While waiting for paint/putty to dry on Cammy, I’ve picked up the Silent Moebius Venus plaque again, this time working on it for real 🙂 Originally I wanted to saw off the frame so that I won’t have such a hard time with painting the base, but my largest dremel saw disc couldn’t penetrate the … Continue reading