Fascinating World of Anime Figure ModelingGK modelers represent a tiny but growing part of the anime-rich dA community. Their work spans many genre of art medium, from traditional art (e.g., scratch-build anime sculpts) to arts and crafts (e.g., custom dolls) to photography to photo-manipulation, to name a few.Fascinating World of Anime Figure Modeling6 years ago in Art Features More Like This
What is GK?
Garage kit is a term referring to the niche, cast resin models that are made in small quantities, often by hobbyist in his/her garage - thus, the name sake, garage kits. The subjects of GKs are diverse, from anime to realistic-looking models to animals, and even mecha. The focus here is the anime figures. Below is a picture of what a GK look like:
(this example is actually made from two GKs, but thats another story )
Please Dont Call Them Dolls
Anime GK modelers interests are as diverse as there are numbers of different anime/manga from Japan.