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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    WOW!! thanks Spidey

    hey buddy...you got one of my boots done ...does this mean I have to use your tutorial and do the other one myself??

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Great thats mind blowing! I was gonna ask for pics on CA BOOTS,because I am going to invest in some. Awesome work!!


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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Spideyfett said:
    There really is no right or wrong answer in terms of the exact ratio....the more water the lighter the pigment. It's that simple.

    Keep in mind these boots are almost like canvas material...if you've ever painted with water and acrylics on canvas then you know that water is your friend. If it's too light make it darker...to dark, make it lighter...and add water for less pigment... works the same.

    And the weathering is just that, very random, no paint by numbers here.. ..REF PICS REF PICS!!

    I hope that helped???
    Thanks Spidey... My original idea was to work with them on in the garden (nice and dusty/dirty) but this would work better and less chance of me ruining them...

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    I really don't think the boots are substantially darker in ESB. In fact the weathering seems to match the ones at AOSW precisely. I think the percieved 'darkness' is from the lighting of the photos, and perhaps slight fading if they were used in the desert scenes in ROTJ like the jumpsuit and gloves...though I don't know if they actually were used in those scenes.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Great job on the boots spidey...they look 100X better!!!
    D

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    Jango's kid said:
    Great job on the boots spidey...they look 100X better!!!
    D
    LOL ...thanks..

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    I always love your tutorials Spideyfett!

    This one is awesome (as usual!)

    Thanks!

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    Ripcode said:
    I always love your tutorials Spideyfett!

    This one is awesome (as usual!)

    Thanks!
    Thanks Rip..
    Now to add some Toe Spikes!! .....where's OmegaMan??

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    saturday I'm going to meet Jeremy Bulloch so I'm touching up my costume.

    A new scratch build blaster is out of the question but I'm making a but plate as we speak and... yes... toe spikes...

    I was thinking of drilling in holes into those boots and plunge shooting leds into them... a metal strip over them and screw that into place... voila...

    think the soles would support some sort of glue or anything?

    This is a bit of-topic... sorry Spidey...

    just figured you disected the boot by now judging by your tutorial...

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Pft, this tutorial is a waste of time if you go to high school, just wear them around campus for a few days. ;-)

    Thanks for the tips Spidey!

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    GCNgamer128 said:
    Pft, this tutorial is a waste of time if you go to high school, just wear them around campus for a few days. ;-)

    Thanks for the tips Spidey!
    I AGREE!!! I wear mine to school almost every day, and they are being worn out physically, as well as verbally.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    I wear mine to school too. I always get, "wtf are those you are wearing?"

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    GCNgamer128 said:
    I wear mine to school too. I always get, "wtf are those you are wearing?"
    ...what do you say?

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    Spideyfett said:
    ...what do you say?
    I usually say, "They are my Boba Fett boots, I'd wear the spikes but the administration would get upset."

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    GCNgamer128 said:
    I usually say, "They are my Boba Fett boots, I'd wear the spikes but the administration would get upset."
    that is your first step in ruining your social life... don't say I didn't warn ya

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    RBF said:
    that is your first step in ruining your social life... don't say I didn't warn ya
    Pft, I take my bucket to school to show work in progress, most people think it's awesome; today I got my ass grabbed, haha.

    Bucket on or bucket off, I'm still me.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Had to bump this... going to be painting mine this weekend!

    Thanks for the great tips Spidey!

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    Laan said:
    Had to bump this... going to be painting mine this weekend!

    Thanks for the great tips Spidey!
    No prob todd.. glad it helps..

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Here are my boots after following this tutorial:




    For the spikes, I sprayed on black paint, then used a rag soaked in thinner to "wear" off the paint.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    they look great

    maybe a little to light still, when weathering doesn't show up in pics well, you can do tons more.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Here are a couple of shots of my newly weathered boots. Just did them tonight. This tutorial worked out really well. Comments....they seem to be missing something though. I can't put my finger on it but it is rather pointed.... You know once these things are weathered no one other than us can really tell the difference.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails boots1-jpg   boots2-jpg  
    Last edited by Desert_Beagle; Aug 3, 2006 at 12:33 AM.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Here are some ROTJ weathered version CA Boots...

    Could use more weathering..

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails thedentedonerotj2a-jpg   thedentedonerotj3a-jpg   rotjcompare-jpg  

    Last edited by Spideyfett; Sep 26, 2009 at 5:29 PM.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    One last one...

    Additional weathering, seam added on the sole, and addtional details.....

    Enjoy...

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails thedentedone2a-jpg  
    Last edited by Spideyfett; Sep 26, 2009 at 5:25 PM.

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    HOORAY!!!!

    These look awesome

    Great job Alex cant wait to get 'em

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    Re: CA BOOTS/ Weathering

    Spideyfett said: View Post
    There really is no right or wrong answer in terms of the exact ratio....the more water the lighter the pigment. It's that simple.

    Keep in mind these boots are almost like canvas material...if you've ever painted with water and acrylics on canvas then you know that water is your friend. If it's too light make it darker...to dark, make it lighter...and add water for less pigment... works the same.

    And the weathering is just that, very random, no paint by numbers here.. ..REF PICS REF PICS!!

    I hope that helped???
    Just to make sure I understand this and sorry if I am being repetative but does "wash" mean to mix the paint with water?

    Thanks,
    Kata

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