Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

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    Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Hi all! Just wanted to share my attempt at painting and weathering my new MOW boots. This is the first time I've ever attempted to paint or weather anything, so I'm pretty excited that they came out decent. SpideyFett's weathering tutorial was a big help. I tried to get them darker and grimier and I got a little liberal with the burnt umber, but in the end I decided that I had to do what made me happy. Here are a couple of photos of them. I still need to get some ESB variant toe spikes. Hopefully Dakota will have some soon or MojoFett will do another run. Thanks Christian for making such an awesome product! Comments and feedback welcome guys! I always want to get better.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Forgot to hit them with sand paper. Here are some updated photos:

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    Here's a link to my flickr if you want to see the other photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bryanc...7643858803034/

    Thanks!

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    What did you use to get the center patch black? Shoe polish?

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    I used black acrylic paint on mine :-)
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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

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    What did you use to get the center patch black? Shoe polish?
    Black acrylic paint. I went over that with random strokes of my base wash and then added some burnt umber mixed with black which I rubbed in using my fingers. I wanted to get a grimy, oily look and the black and burnt umber together worked out great.

    Danzo: Those look great! Are those Mojo toe spikes?

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    bcurtis said: View Post
    Black acrylic paint. I went over that with random strokes of my base wash and then added some burnt umber mixed with black which I rubbed in using my fingers. I wanted to get a grimy, oily look and the black and burnt umber together worked out great.

    Danzo: Those look great! Are those Mojo toe spikes?
    yeh dude,mojo spikes

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Sweet. I need to find a way to score some.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    These boots are really wonderfuly painted and weathered. Congratulation, you can definitely be proud of them!

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    I'm just about to weather mine, so this helps. Nice job. They look great.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Thanks guys!

    Bounty1138 said: View Post
    I'm just about to weather mine, so this helps. Nice job. They look great.
    Just jump right in. It was a lot of fun to see them come to life. Good luck and post pictures!

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    They look great!

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Agreed! Very nice work!

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Thanks fellas! I want to start the flight suit, but I think it might be wiser to wait until I my armor arrives. I'll work on my EE-3 in the meantime.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Nice job on the boots......

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    From your other thread it doesn't look like you had too much luck finding additional reference pics. Oh well. I was hoping someone would post up a few links, so I could piggy back off their work. I guess I'll do it the old fashioned way and search for them myself.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    I don't think there are any really good ESB pics.

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    Re: Weathered 2014 MOW boots (ESB style)

    Matty Matt said: View Post
    I don't think there are any really good ESB pics.
    ^This.

    I ended up looking at these:
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/galle...or-bridge.html

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/galle...or-bridge.html

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/galle...or-bridge.html

    I have seen the shots such as this one: http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/galle...k-costume.html but they are too grimy for my taste in that photo. I prefer the way Fett looks in the "gathering of the bounty hunters" scene. This is what I am modeling my ESB Fett after. In the end I just started to go with what felt right to me. Don't stress about it. If you put yourself into what you're doing, you'll come out with good results. Good luck!

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