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My own rendition of the Gundam Epyon which, as you can see, is still incomplete.

My original plan was to store the beam sword in the right skirt armor but it's too big. I don't want the skirts to be any more bigger than this so I'll have to put it somewhere else. The bottom part of the backpack seems to be a good choice.

I'm still deciding whether or not to add the fins on the sides of the legs. What do you guys think?

On each foot is an extra armor plate that slides back to cover the ankle joint when in MA mode. The lower half of the leg also slides forward.

I won't explain the method of transformation in the hips, it's kinda complicated. ^^; I hope you guys understand.

Various IRL activities will greatly hamper the progress of this project (I'm working on this for more than 3 months now) but I'm hoping that I'll finish this not later than Christmas, and that's an optimistic estimate.

Thanks for viewing!

Mobile Report Gundam Wing (c) Sotsu Agency, Sunrise.
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Unknow0059's avatar
Unknow0059|Hobbyist General Artist
I literally can't wait for this to get done. Because it'll never get done.
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deviantoptimus's avatar
cant wait to see the rest of the suit! Think you can do a suit like the Psyco Gundam, Unicorn Gundam, or the RX-178 Gundam Mk.II?
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Marian87|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I started modelling a gundam....I don't know how you do it, it's harder than it looks. Guess having some gunpla on hand would help alot.
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Illsteir's avatar
It does. It's a good reference material especially when it comes to planning out the robot's articulation.
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wingzero-01-custom's avatar
wingzero-01-custom|Hobbyist General Artist
can't wait to see the rest of the Epyon done!
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flaketom's avatar
Love the details!
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ExceedTheCold's avatar
ExceedTheCold|Hobbyist General Artist
The transformation mechanism seems evident and convincing enough.
I kind of want to see a full body shot, and perhaps a transformation vid.
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Troopermanaic|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like doing custom edits on my models as well I guess its actually better this way cause only people who are really into gundam will they notice I guess, if even...

PS~ I am thinking about buying zbrush that post I sent you about that person on youtube, you gotta admit he made your model really stand out I think it will help make models look allot better.
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Illsteir's avatar
Yeah, I'll admit that too XD. The small details added were definitely done in ZBrush but the textures were in Lightwave.
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Troopermanaic|Hobbyist Digital Artist
really? I want to texture so badly but I cant for the life of me. Trying to UV unwrap is the hardest thing I have come across.
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Illsteir's avatar
Zbrush does have it's own texturing tool but in the video I'm pretty sure he used Lightwave.
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Troopermanaic|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It didn't hit me until now. The back skirt is supposed to be the same color as the grey parts on the legs
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Illsteir's avatar
In the original, yes. But since it's a fan rendition, I can do whatever I want as long as it will still look like the Epyon at first glance :D
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bagera3005|Professional Interface Designer
nice start on Gundam Epyon
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eyetypher|Hobbyist Digital Artist
E~PI~YOOOON :wow:
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Illsteir's avatar
I~N~DEEEED :D
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eyetypher|Hobbyist Digital Artist
wish to see it completed... :meow:
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E-Squid's avatar
I'm not a Gundam fan, but this is really good! I think it looks fine as-is, with no side fins.

Could you possible make a tutorial for this? It's some really nice modeling. :)
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Illsteir's avatar
I've learned some new methods by making this model. I'll try to share those after this project :)
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E-Squid's avatar
Thank you. :)
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phildog|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't wait to see the rest!
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El-Bronco|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ugh, I want see the upper body T_T
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djomally's avatar
OMG i haven't seen the Epyon in years, not since i used to watch Gundam Wing lol
i have to say this and Heavy Arms were my 2 favorite Gundam units
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Hazardmachine's avatar
Magnificent~
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