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  1. bobamaker's Avatar
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    Mar 29, 2007, 3:37 PM - Mannequin almost finished #1

    Not sure where to post this thread really, so I chose soft props as he has most of them complete. Mods, please feel free to move.

    It took a heck of a lot of work to get the mannequin to the correct size and to get a pose that would show off the costume properly. I wanted the pose to be laid back but kind of threatening at the same time. I think it worked well. It will look better when the remaining pieces are fitted.

    He does have different coloured side pockets and extra ammo pouches, one of them has the stud fastener as seen on the SE Fett.
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  2. mrgr8ness's Avatar
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    Mar 29, 2007, 3:42 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #2

    Awesome! I really want to get building a mannequin. Great job Daz!
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    Mar 29, 2007, 3:49 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #3

    VERY NICE!!!! Great stance you've got there . C
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    Mar 29, 2007, 3:57 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #4

    ...you da man!!!!
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    Mar 29, 2007, 5:24 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #5

    Very nice work (as always) right there!
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    Mar 29, 2007, 6:33 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #6

    Awesome, AWESOME job DAZ
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    Mar 29, 2007, 9:24 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #7

    It looks great! Most mannequins have the same problem-they look like mannequins. Yours looks life like and natural. Did you cut and reattach limbs and repair the fiberglass to get it to look that natural? Just curious. Great work DAZ.
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    Mar 29, 2007, 10:20 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #8

    That is just awsome, and a great pose ta boot!
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    Mar 29, 2007, 11:15 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #9

    Hey!!!! That looks pretty snazzy!!!! Look forward to seeing it finnished off completely. Cool pose,
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    Mar 29, 2007, 11:34 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #10

    Super coolness right there. Great pose, cool backpack harness. Is the collar armor there just for looks, or does it somehow connect to the pack harness through the vest?
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    Mar 30, 2007, 12:11 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #11

    Nice as usual Daz!

    Can't wait to see how it looks when you are done!
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    Mar 30, 2007, 3:22 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #12

    The limbs are removable but I did re-shape them, the mannequin was just standing upright when I bought it. I had to cut lots of his muscle away and make the shoulders a lot narrower, you wouldn't believe how much of the original mannequin has been cut away (chest, thighs, calfs and shoulders). Almost all mannequins have very broad shoulders, no butt and long legs. I had to pad out the butt, I did this by attaching strips of bubble wrap, this works well.

    I also had to cut pieces of the legs and waist off to get him down to 6 foot tall, again, most mannequins are over 6 foot. The amount of work all together for this project was a lot more than I expected. The hardest part was getting the hips and waist to the correct angle.

    DAZ



    Quote SD68 said: View Post
    It looks great! Most mannequins have the same problem-they look like mannequins. Yours looks life like and natural. Did you cut and reattach limbs and repair the fiberglass to get it to look that natural? Just curious. Great work DAZ.
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    Mar 30, 2007, 3:25 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #13

    The collar doesn't attach to the harness. I have the collar and back armour on the mannequin because I'm making the movie accurate straps and I need to make sure that they line up with the slots in the back armour.

    DAZ

    Quote Mr Fett said: View Post
    Super coolness right there. Great pose, cool backpack harness. Is the collar armor there just for looks, or does it somehow connect to the pack harness through the vest?
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    Mar 30, 2007, 3:27 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #14

    Wow that looks sweet Daz, and thx for the email about the Ears&caps...
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    Mar 30, 2007, 4:15 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #15

    I thought that was you posing Nice work! Now get back to making my armor
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    Mar 30, 2007, 5:31 PM - Re: Mannequin almost finished #16

    Looks GREAT!!!! I too used the bubble wrap method to give my Han mannequin more mass

    Steve

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