Vincent Longa

Muerte Roja (MG Deathscythe Hell)

Vincent Longa
Muerte Roja (MG Deathscythe Hell)

 

Here it is! This kit was my entry into GBWC 2017. Although I didn't place, I'm proud of the work I did. This was my first time scribing panel lines, chiseling details, using photo etch parts, and removing seam lines. There are some major flaws but I'll leave that for another post ;) For now, revel with me in the RED SHINY GLORY!!!!!

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So shiny! 

So shiny! 

The gloss coat really does the trick on the wings. 

The gloss coat really does the trick on the wings. 

The legs are the area of the kit I put the most details into. I cut the vents in the calves, added the circular details on the knee spikes with a tool I made out of brass rod (I followed a tutorial made by Tim Harkins), added a piece from another kit onto the front of the ankle, and put a notch in the tiny piece right below the ankle armor. 

The legs are the area of the kit I put the most details into. I cut the vents in the calves, added the circular details on the knee spikes with a tool I made out of brass rod (I followed a tutorial made by Tim Harkins), added a piece from another kit onto the front of the ankle, and put a notch in the tiny piece right below the ankle armor. 

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I took some photos outside for the first time. Natural light really brings out the colors! Next time I'll probably put it on something besides the patio furniture though :)

I took some photos outside for the first time. Natural light really brings out the colors! Next time I'll probably put it on something besides the patio furniture though :)

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Mmmmm love those chest vents, they came out real nice! 

Mmmmm love those chest vents, they came out real nice! 

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Some good flat light

Some good flat light

Here it sits, right in front of my desk in my office where I can admire it all day. This is my favorite part of modeling: looking at the finished product, knowing how much went into it and appreciating the greatness of it!

Here it sits, right in front of my desk in my office where I can admire it all day. This is my favorite part of modeling: looking at the finished product, knowing how much went into it and appreciating the greatness of it!

Like I said before, there are some significant flaws and I've mostly hidden them by being selective about what angles I photographed this kit in. Overall I love the colors I picked, and the modifications I made. I plan on doing a deep dive sometime in the near future into what went wrong here and showing the mistakes I made. Being critical of your own work is hard; it doesn't feel good but it's necessary to get better.

I hope you enjoyed! Until next time, KEEP BUILDING!