Well, it's been awhile since I stopped by here. I figured that I would pass on a bit on information to you guys...I am planning on trying this, but first I need to experiment with casting/molding!
Just as it says, I have ILM insider info on how the actual armor was created...
the casting was scratched carefully with
sandpaper to simulate the spinning marks, then primed and basecoated
with silver paint (any color will do).
A material called Rub N' Buff
(the color is silver leaf)
was then rubbed over and buffed in, giving it that aluminum
the resin used in casting his parts
also had aluminum powder in it, which was buffed out and looked