Subscribe
  1. playford is offline playford
    Feb 20, 2012, 7:55 PM - Master Replica's paint job question #1

    Quick question - I was looking at MR helmet and noticed the back panels of the lid are painted very dark, not the usual sissy robin egg colour, and lighting cannot explain this. What's up with that? I like it much better obviously, but is it kosher?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	mrfetthelmet-se-15.JPG 
Views:	96 
Size:	80.8 KB 
ID:	58809   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	mrfetthelmet-se-16.JPG 
Views:	92 
Size:	82.4 KB 
ID:	58810   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	mrfetthelmet-se-17.JPG 
Views:	85 
Size:	75.9 KB 
ID:	58811  

  2. Archaster777's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    396
    Feb 20, 2012, 9:53 PM - Re: Master Replica's paint job question #2

    I had a similar question about the ROTJ helmet (some pictures made the back of the helmet the same blue as on the cheekbone). It could be color correction (a lot of poster-boy screen shots of posters do this) resulting in the change of color hue and saturation. When in doubt, look at the movie reference.
  3. High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    5,451
    Feb 20, 2012, 10:10 PM - Re: Master Replica's paint job question #3

    Well I wouldnt use the MR as a reference ever as its a replica. So you would be creating a replica of a replica. Use the gallery there are pictures of the actual helmet in there. Do your best to get the color to match. I think there should be a slight more blue to the color than what appears to be in the pics you posted of the MR
  4. superjedi's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    4,340
    Feb 21, 2012, 1:19 PM - Re: Master Replica's paint job question #4

    The MR Boba helmet's basic colors are really close to the ESB helmet, but the damage patterns and details are a mix
    between the ESB and Pre-Pro 3.
    Not sure on the whole story why they went that way, but it's sort of a hybrid of the two.

Similar Threads

  1. Master Replica disection
    By Dark Jedi in forum The Sarlacc Pit
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Feb 21, 2009, 7:16 PM
  2. My New Master Replica's Blaster!!!
    By whistle8mp in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: Feb 15, 2008, 1:00 PM
  3. Master replica helm
    By Byyynik in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Aug 31, 2007, 6:47 PM
  4. Master Replica EE-3
    By Venesectrix in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 85
    Last Post: Jul 6, 2007, 11:08 AM