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Casual Guide to Leveling Up Your Skills

Hone your Gunpla modeling skills with the GUNPLA EASY CUSTOM GUIDE 2: Casual Guide to Leveling Up Your Skills, created by renowned Gunpla modeler Rider Joe. This comprehensive guide, the second in Rider Joe's series, offers an immersive journey into low-cost, time-efficient Gunpla modeling.
Building on the popular "Casual Modeling 2022" feature from the April 2022 issue of Monthly Hobby Japan, this expanded edition presents new model examples and original text, teaching you effective Gunpla techniques.
Delve into the intricacies of panel lining, seam line removal, and basic painting techniques, all explained with step-by-step photographs.
Whether you're a seasoned Gunpla aficionado or a budding enthusiast, this guide is your indispensable companion for transforming your Gunpla creations into masterpieces.


The plastic modeler dad with cats is back!

Rider Joe, the popular author of "Gunpla Easy Custom Guide for Beginners to Intermediate," is back! Rider Joe, a dad-modeler who crafts his creations in his shared living room (with family and feline companions!), once again guides you through his easy and effective Gunpla building and painting techniques. These techniques, honed through his years as a professional modeler for Hobby Japan Magazine, are presented in clear and intuitive tutorials that cater to both experienced modelers and beginners. If you're looking to achieve maximum results with minimal effort, this book is the perfect resource for you!

Table of Contents

・ Easy Modeling Level 1 Fundamentals
・ Nippers and Part Cutting
・ Cutting and slicing: Various ways to use a knife
・ Filing and Polishing
・ Markers and Partial Painting
・ Markings and Decals
・ Top coats are a game-changer!
・ Building a Master Grade kit with partial painting
・ Easy Modeling Level 2: Advanced 1
・ Seam line removal using various adhesives
・ Surface treatment and surfacers
・ Water-based paint and spray paint
・ Finishing the MG Zaku Ver. 2.0 in desert color style
・ Easy Modeling Level 3: Advanced 2
・ Easy Weathering Ver. 1.0
・ Easy Weathering Ver. 2.0
・ Easy Rust Weathering
・ Easy Weathering Gallery
・ Extra detail
・ Easy Custom Parts using only plastic sheets and putty
・ Easy Parts Replication
・ Seeing is crucial in modeling. Use Magnifying Glass!
・ Easy Modeling Level 4: Practice
・ Operation V Challenge RX-78-2 Gundam
・ Operation V Challenge RX-77-2 Guncannon
・ Operation V Challenge RX-75 Guntank
・ Putting Easy Techniques to the Test
・ Publication Information

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