Author Topic: Mecha Robot Challenge!!/Godannar Diorama-Completed!  (Read 5366 times)

October 30, 2008, 11:59:07 PM
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I think I sort of indicated earlier that this diorama has been completed for a while now. Just never got around to posting any pics until now. So I thought I'd share with you my latest work. I threw in some cool Kaiyodo products like the old Robot Museum figures and some Revoltechs by Katsuhisa Yamaguchi to assist Godannars' ultimate battle! :razz: The Godannar resin kit is an original GK from Kaiyodo of course. The Mimetic beast was sculpted from scratch.

It was a lot of fun to build. It was quite a learning experience all around. I know what I'd change if I did another one of these (grass is WAY out of scale) :embarrased: . I hope you enjoy!











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November 01, 2008, 09:22:35 AM
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So....I'm thinking most people are like, " REALLY? WTF is this crap!? It's neither gundam, M, a, or K!" And "what the hell is that brown lizard thing with underwear!?"  Feel free to post those comments.

Hate it? Give a shout. Constructive criticism? Of course. I kind if made this 'cause I'm a big fan of the Super Robot genre, So if you've seen any Mazinger Z, Godannar, etc...this is dedicated to you. If not, it's still for you.

I can take it. Let me know! ^_^
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November 01, 2008, 09:51:20 AM
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Damn dude... you only posted it yesterday... Halloween... a holiday where everyone is getting candy and in a sugar or alcohol induced coma. I think we can be forgiven for that. :lol: :razz: :icecream

Anyway, it looks nice. Some of the building rubble looks way out of scale. Like you have 10 foot thick concrete facades on the face of the bldg that was destroyed. Building and scene painting are great though.

The monster is awesome and a great sculpt/paint job. Nice work there. The mecha look cleaner, or more subtly shaded than your usual and looks great as a result. Great scene though! Hate to be a civie!

November 01, 2008, 01:48:34 PM
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Damn dude... you only posted it yesterday... Halloween... a holiday where everyone is getting candy and in a sugar or alcohol induced coma. I think we can be forgiven for that. :lol: :razz: :icecream

Anyway, it looks nice. Some of the building rubble looks way out of scale. Like you have 10 foot thick concrete facades on the face of the bldg that was destroyed. Building and scene painting are great though.

The monster is awesome and a great sculpt/paint job. Nice work there. The mecha look cleaner, or more subtly shaded than your usual and looks great as a result. Great scene though! Hate to be a civie!

LOL! Yeah, I didn't think about that. I'm sure everybody's finishing up the last of the witches brew (AKA Sam Adams) Snickers and Butterfinger!  ;)

I definitely see what your saying on the rubble. I guess I thought if there were structures that were that smashed up, then there should be even more rubble, so in my panic got a bit carried away and did away with scale altogether.

But overall, I can live with it this time. If I do something like this again, I can better focus my attention to getting the scale right, which shouldn't be too hard.
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November 01, 2008, 02:51:08 PM
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I said it in the wip but I really love the sculpting and the dio makes it even better. The paintjob feels organic and the toys don't look out of place. Love it!

November 01, 2008, 03:47:36 PM
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I  really love the cartoon feel of the scene.  The colors are so vibrant and saturated.  Looks like a cartoon that has jumped off the screen.  Nice Dio.
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November 02, 2008, 04:47:06 PM
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Hey Kevin, I'm one of those people that was out of commission until now. :lol: It's great to see your finished diorama with so much resin and sculpting. 

Hmm let me see where to start.  I think the most amazing thing about this piece is that you sculpted the beast from scratch.  I think it's really well done, capturing the organic and the "monster of the day" feel.  The overall diorama construction is probably the next best. The overall layout is interesting, and your hard work definitely shows.  I agree with FF's comment on the amount of rubble.  But hey, I never cared about realism when I watched those super robot shows.  The more over the top the better.  :lol: I really like Godannar too.  I think by itself it would be a very nice piece already to have it fighting the beast is like icing on a cake. 

The only aspect I don't dig too too much is the use of all those revoltech and other scale figures in the scene.  I think there are just too many of them and kind of distract from the central fight.  As much as I like these giant robots (I have a lot of the revoltechs too), I have to say this time less is probably more for me. 

However!  If you have the revoltech Patlabor units I think it would be a very nice scene.  ;)

February 12, 2009, 08:27:34 AM
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woOW!!! this is way too nice... i like everything! :twitch: