A-Wing in 1:72

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  1. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    As I promised in my E-wing thread I will now ducument my process of increasing detail to a model. The model I will be using is Shunichi Makino's A-wing. Here is the main hull of the model build and ready for greebling as you can see I have added a cockpit that i extracted from the X-Wing Alliance Upgrade A-wing 3D model. I have an extra copy of the model printed out to cut the detail parts from and my next posts will detail this process.

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    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    I use the extra printout to take any parts that are part of the texture that I want to be a physical object, or any panels I want to emphasize, I cut them out of the extra part and layer them on.

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  3. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    Yes an A wing..
    looks great....are you going to scribe the panel lines?..or glue the panels on the ship?
    i'm thinking about glueing my snowspeeder with all the panels...and make all the screw-holes where they need to be. (thinking about)

    i'm wondering how you going to make the cockpit windows......plastic bottle?
  4. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    I'm not doing all panels, just raising a few here and there, as for the canopy ill link up a thread by getter1 where he details the canopy making process
    http://www.papermodelers.com/forum/figurines-anime/5946-vf-1d-valkyrie-trainer-8.html
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    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    Heres one last shot for tonight, upper main hull is as detailed as I'm probably going to make it, not toooooo much just a little here and a little there.

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  6. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    You are off to a FANTASTIC START!!!
    Everything looks GREAT!!!
  7. imcold

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    looks cool!
  8. dnalor

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    that canopy tut is great....thanks!
  9. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    Now this is an "A-WING"! :)
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    The raised detail really makes a difference, definitely worth the price of printing those parts twice. Lookin good... nay... GREAT so far SW!
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    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    OK added another layer in a couple spots on top and greebled up the bottom and rear so the main hull is done and on to the engines.

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    The extra detail that you are adding really makes the models come to life.
    KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!
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    2nd!

    Absolutely! That's something I'll try on my next models. It really adds a lot of life and takes the model to a new level of "reality".

    GREAT JOB!!!
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    I was never crazy about this craft, till now. Your attention to detail have really brought out the details and turned it into an attractive model. :)
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    GENIAL!!!! :D
    that's models i like!!! very detailed!
    I still in tuned
  16. kolacho

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    Anybody has this model? I visit the website but don't has the links to download the model
    Maybe it's in other site, but I don't understand japanese :D
    thanks
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    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    Recolored Tirick's pilot to a-wing pilot colors and got a little more work done.

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  20. kolacho

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    Nice work!