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Gundam Dawn by Tekka-Croe Gundam Dawn by Tekka-Croe
All right. I think this is where it needs to be.

As I mentioned in my previous reference for Gundam Dawn, I had its appearance pretty much locked down. With this, I've merely refined the previous design, and made a few cosmetic changes; most notably the exposed GN Condensers in the joints and head, a-la Exia/Quanta. I've also tweaked the proportions a bit, slightly enlarging the head and shoulders to balance out with the long legs.

Also, if you looked at the stats listed in the image and thought "That's way too many weapons," understand that the Dawn doesn't have all that stuff equipped simultaneously. Its slew of weapons are mixed and matched depending on the mission.

Gundam Dawn's power source, a GN Beta particle drive, can be seen here: [link]

This is the design of the title mecha in my Gundam 00 side-story: Gundam Dawn.

Gundam (c) Bandai/Sunrise
Gundam Dawn (c) Me

It's like Gundams Unicorn and Exia had a mecha baby in my head!
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AkaRanger Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
Did you ever think about a successor unit that makes up for its small amount of long-range weapons? Maybe the additions of GN Fangs could be possible.
ironman861 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Omg my is browned I wish I think of these thing but I keep doubting my self on how I draw but I can draw but I think I can't keep up the greats work
s00nk1a Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
loving the shoulder and knee gn capacitor look..,
ThatAnnoyingKitsune Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
*Very* nice artwork and design work there.
Dell-AD-productions Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I want one!
titaniumfortress Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks amazing! mind if i use it as a sort of "template" for my comic? wont look like this, but it'll be used as a reference. I'll give ya credit if you want.
Tekka-Croe Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
If you're just using it as a reference, then credit is appreciated, but not required.
drac2000 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
do u have a full armoed version and who is gundam dawn poilet?
hotheadv Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
it seems that the inner frame is showing in some places...perhaps relating to the concept of Exia's purposeful high speed close-combat design?
Tekka-Croe Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Exactly right. With close combat designs, you can take one of two tactics: You can either give it extremely heavy armor, allowing it to absorb damage, or you can give it ultra-light armor allowing it to avoid damage altogether. Being similar in principle to the Exia, Dawn goes with the agile, lightweight approach.
hotheadv Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So Dusk is more of a Dynames/Cherubim-related shield armament-style when using its sniper? Or a Virtue/Seravee Heavy-Armor type with heavy weaponry?
S7alker117 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Professional Writer
Nice. Looks a little like the Exia, which is one of my faves, anyway. :)

Good job.
Hazardmachine Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
I'm just in love with this design, wonderful job man.
MATTINATER Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
simple, but extrordinary, i can really imagine a movie outta this from a soldier going through war affects and adventure with this, keep up the good work :)
talongman Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
man if i had the skill and money i would so scratchbuild or mod something to make a model of gundam dawn
zanruos Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011
moonhours Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011
love it (^_^)
it looks like real gundam
Keydan Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011
Dan I love those gundam legs...
XRaiderV1 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
weapons shot, please?
crazychris1995 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
ahh, love it!!! even that much that i'm building it in 3d in google sketchup.
kasperow Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011
Awesome work. It really catches the 00-mech-design style, yet has a few unique touches of its own (mostly the scarce armor plating). Keep it up.
3ihard Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011   Digital Artist
oh cool mecha!
Jezzak Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011
Still lovin' those legs.

Excellent work with the text in the chest condenser, that must have been tricky.
mobawakid Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really incredible , love the details .
Rodinas Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very splendid gundam artwork O__O impressive and realistic design from Gundam Double O. It seems to be a real gundam project by the autors O__
SomeKindaCreature Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Rhuuka Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is incredibly cool!!!
I love the color white, and I love cool mecha/ gundam, so I faved it. :D
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