Weathering ebs sotfparts

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    Weathering ebs sotfparts

    Hey guys n gals
    I want to weather my esb softparts up and was wondering which areas of my flightsuit and pouches should i be weathering ??
    Should i weather my vest too ?
    And what colours ?

    If any of you guys have any ref pics ect please post em up .

    Thanks everyone
    Last edited by stormshadow2100; Jun 27, 2009 at 11:49 AM.

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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    I pretty much just spray everything with blacks and dark greys through my airbrush. Any old black will do. Focus mainly on your boots, pockets, belt bags and legs, (especially from the knee down. Here's an older pic of how mine looks. I've since went alot heavier on the legs with the weathering, but don't have pics.


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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    This afternoon i got to work and try attempt to try and weather up my esb softparts,and this is how it turned out


    Front



    And back


    Let me know wotcha think guys as i may have to do some more work on em ..maybe ??
    Last edited by stormshadow2100; Jun 27, 2009 at 2:17 PM.

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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    I think you are on the right track but I think you have a lot of work to go. The weathering on the lower legs needs to be a lot heavier and the weathering on the thigh pouch flaps needs to be a lot heavier. Remember that dirt and weathering don't show up in images all that well. They tend to wash out, especially in studio lighting. The fact that Fett's weathering is VERY prevalent in studio stills means that in person it would be almost overwhelming. The #1 I see with most costumes is not enough weathering.
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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    Looking good!

    I also use my airbrush with blacks, greys and browns. Ill post pics after Ive dyed it and gone over it some more.

    And, yeah. weather the flack vest, neckseal and gloves too!

    P.S! What ART said. I took pics of mine the first time around, when I thought I was done... Didnt even show in the pics.

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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    Thanks guys ..ya your right Art ,the fact on lighting conditions to the wearthering ..it looks a bit heavier than the pics ..i tryed all settings on my cam and this seemed the best shot ..other wise my coustume would have looked too blue that it really is.
    However i will wearther it up some more tommorow after i got some more paint

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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    After going for out more paint and told to darken my soft parts by Art ,heres how they turned out on phase 2

    Front


    Back


    Is there any other areas on my softparts i should weather up other then the legs,pouches and hip pouches ??

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    Re: Weathering ebs sotfparts

    Lotta weathering there,,,musta been some hunt! Looks cool

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