MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom~Making

This introduces how to make this illustration realistic.


How to create this illustration?

>>Gallery of Zaku is here

Making: before after ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Making: before after ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step1

First, take a photo of a bottle cap figure of MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom, which came with Pepsi or something.

Making: Take a photo of a bottle cap ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Making: Take a photo of a bottle cap ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step2

Trim the background by choosing the outline with pen tool.

Making: Trim the background ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Making: Trim the background ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step3

Put a background picture. When you choose one, you need to be careful for the aspect. Check if the picture matches with Zaku.

Making: Place a background ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Making: Place a background ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step4

Then, grow shadow where it has to be dented. Draw some white lines as scratches, sice it's made of metal.

Grow shadow: Waist ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Grow shadow: Waist ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step5

Next step is drawing the details, such as arms, hands and mechanism of fingers.

Draw detail: Arm ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Draw detail: Arm ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step6

Also, if you are enthusiastic enough, it is pretty cool drawing dripping rust below joint parts.

Dripping rust: Knee ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Dripping rust: Knee ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step7

Shield hits bombs, so there is stain of soot.

Soot contamination of explosive: Shoulder ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Soot contamination of explosive: Shoulder ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Step8

The most difficult part is, drawing the detail of head. Because the original figure has such a dull face. The eye is a lens. I put highlight on it.

Draw the detail: Head ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Draw the detail: Head ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom

Completion figure

This is the Completion figure of my work.

Making: Finished ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom
Making: Finished ~ MS-06S Zaku Char's Custom