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  1. Terrantula's Avatar
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    Feb 24, 2012, 6:48 PM - ESB Knees #1

    Hey all,

    Does anyone have a pic or an example of an ESB knee armor paint up? I looked at RafalFett's templates and it looks like they are almost completely orange, however, I see a lot of ESB showoffs and 501st approval threads where the knees are entirely yellow. A bit confused and don't want to have to paint twice if I can prevent it.

    Thanks in advance,
    Terrantula
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    Feb 24, 2012, 7:20 PM - Re: ESB Knees #2

    According to this photo (same suit used in the movie) it's a yellowish orange. Maybe if you paint it the same yellow as the shoulder pads, mist with an orange and various browns to dirty it up should give you a similar effect I would imagine. Don't quote me on it though (I haven studied up too much on ESB fett...).
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    Feb 24, 2012, 11:35 PM - Re: ESB Knees #3

    Quote Archaster777 said: View Post
    According to this photo (same suit used in the movie) it's a yellowish orange. Maybe if you paint it the same yellow as the shoulder pads, mist with an orange and various browns to dirty it up should give you a similar effect I would imagine. Don't quote me on it though (I haven studied up too much on ESB fett...).
    Thanks man, that image was very helpful!!

    Terrantula
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    Feb 24, 2012, 11:48 PM - Re: ESB Knees #4

    Here is what I did for a set that I painted up.
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f25/e...68/#post547606
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    Feb 25, 2012, 1:32 AM - Re: ESB Knees #5

    The right shoulder and the knees' base colour is different than the left shoulder:

    esb-01-jpg esb-02-jpg esb-03-jpg

    The right shoulder and the knees has orange as base color with brown weathering, while the left shoulder is a yellow(ish) base color with dark and light gray weathering.

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