Sirbine from Aura Battler Dunbine by Max Factory

stevethefish

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This is not a posable Gundam model, but rather a replication of Max Factory's legendary sofubi kit from the '80s of the Serbine. I'm nearly done with it.

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The body was airbrushed with Gaia Notes Dunbine Pale Blue paint. The robot's shield features a sculpture of a nude woman, painted with Gaia Notes Starbright Gold. She looks striking set against the background of Mr. Color Metallic Blue. Last night I airbrushed the feet. I just need to do some more hand brushing for detail work and I'll have it done soon. I have a weekend coming up soon enough!

I've seen Dunbine in its entirety 15 years or so ago, before my daughter was born. I haven't seen it since, but I did get it recently on Bluray. The Serbine comes from the Dunbine OVA, however, so it's not a subject I was familiar with until I saw it featured prominently in the January issue of Model Graphix. The woman on the shield just looked too cool and I knew I had to get this kit.
 
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