Vintage Gundam Kit Converted to Statue Diorama!

We love using snap-fit model kits for dioramas, and this display at the recent Buildcon Gunpla event caught our eye: builder Benson Chou took a vintage gundam kit and repurposed it as an H0-scale diorama depicting an alternate future. He walks us through his paint process and tricks he used to make the plastic model look like an aged statue.

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  1. this is so cool. I never would have guessed that Gunpla(ガンプラ) was a thing here is US. Next time, when the opportunity arises, I would like to visit and see this in person. I grow-up watching original Gundam anime on TV, built many of the original Gundam like RX-78 and such. I am still looking for WhiteBase model kit.

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