Everybody is building Mobile Suits lately. I must admit it's a great genre, the MS are gorgeous and builders such Rabid Goldfish, Thomas Z and many others around inspired me to ask to myself: Why not? So I built a mech inspired in MS genre. It's not based in any specific MS unit. And it's just a test, so tell me what you think about it. Criticism is welcome.
Wow!! it's a good start from you, my friend! For the color, it just let me feel it's some kind of prototype design. For the armored design, I think it should better equip with a sword than a rifle with shield. For a MS, I think the shoulder should be a little bit upper than the body and the upper leg should be longer. Keep such great build, why not?
I'd like start off by saying, nice to see a MS from you, but there are some areas where this is struggling. I'd say the area which just doesn't fit is the upper body.The rounded looking torso is strange and doesn't fit well with the rest of the build, I'd say the arms are a bit thick, but I suppose they're not significantly off.The head itself is pretty good, as are the legs. The feet should be wider than 2 studs seeing as how the rest of the suit is so bulky. And other than that, I'd just say what thomas said about coloring. But this certainly has potential!
A very cool looking start I'd say. The proportions aren't too much off and the detail is nice, tough It'll need a rifle and shield to becoma a real MS. Now about some criticism, I don't know if you like this particular color scheme or is it just because you wanted to use the typical Gundam colors, but I think you should make it a bit more organised. Now what I'm thinking, use less red, and either more dark blue or white, and I think white is perfectly bad if you use it for the torso part as a main color, unless the suit has only two type of colors or the whole thing is white with small highlights. If it's just a grunt suit, than keep it simple, if it's a Gundam or a special suit, than rainbow coloring is good but don't over do it. I usually stick to 4-5 colors(2 of these are almost always grey and black for armored parts and highlights). Oh and never overuse gold!(that's only acceptable if the suit is called Hyaku Shiki and it's piloted by Char himself! :D) No, seriously gold is best if it's kept to a bare minimum. I do hope you'll make some more of this, it has potential! (tough the cockpit on the back reminds me of a knightmare frame...oh well..)
Here's a good coloring example http://www.geocities.jp/ecm_mr/gallery/3DCG/RGM79SC.jpg