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  1. Lala1537's Avatar
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    Dec 8, 2007, 1:10 PM - My First Costume #1

    Hello,
    This is lala1537, wife of evan4218. He has finally convinced me to create a mando variant costume!! SO here I am. The costume is still in the creating stage... however we are looking to have it completed by All-Con 2008. My goals are to create something very feminine, but still maintain the qualities of mandolorians and be of movie quality. My hubby does have a reputation to uphold . Will post progress and and sketches later today!
  2. I helped at SDCC '08 NovallTalon's Avatar
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    Dec 8, 2007, 1:19 PM - Re: My First Costume #2

    Nice! Can't wait to see'em.
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    Dec 8, 2007, 1:50 PM - Re: My First Costume #3

    Welcome to the Madness...
    I'll look forward to your progress pics etc...
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    Dec 8, 2007, 3:33 PM - Re: My First Costume #4

    I always love the custom mandos. Very cool!!! Cant wait to see some pics of it.
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    Dec 8, 2007, 5:26 PM - Re: My First Costume #5

    Here are some progress pics of what we have thus far.

    Here is some pics of the armor that my husband is helping me sculpt... I should say he is doing all the work but I helped design it.

    Its sculpted on a Ultracal30 casting of my torso. He used NSP Medium wax based clay to create the armor shapes.





    Here are the base colors I chose for my suit. It will have a leather black vest with the charcoal gray undersuit. The armor will have silver, purple and red.



    Here is a sketch of the basic idea of what I am going for.

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    Dec 8, 2007, 5:32 PM - Re: My First Costume #6

    very cool!! welcome aboard Lala1537, can't wait to see your end result. keep us updated on your progress.

    B1
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    Dec 8, 2007, 5:38 PM - Re: My First Costume #7

    Looking great so far. I know Evan will have your armor hooked up very nice =)
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    Dec 8, 2007, 5:43 PM - Re: My First Costume #8

    Here is my shoulder bell and bicept armor made by my hubby in fiberglass for me!





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    Dec 8, 2007, 5:49 PM - Re: My First Costume #9

    YEAH!!!!! I love Fruit Loops but Capt'n Crunch is my all time fav.
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    Dec 9, 2007, 1:09 AM - Re: My First Costume #10

    Nice shoulder bell, the chest is a bit of original idea as well - no diamond in the middle.
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    Dec 9, 2007, 8:00 AM - Re: My First Costume #11

    Quote Lala1537 said: View Post

    Quote Sarim Thiri said: View Post
    Nice shoulder bell, the chest is a bit of original idea as well - no diamond in the middle.

    Time to get your eyes checked Sarim! Looks like theres a diamond to me. =)

    Anyways, good luck Mrs. Evan! I'm sure it'll be great.

    Phil
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    Dec 9, 2007, 9:12 AM - Re: My First Costume #12

    Very Cool! I like the color scheme, too. Maybe one day I can convince my wife to do a custom Mando. NAH! I doubt it.
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    Dec 9, 2007, 9:47 AM - Re: My First Costume #13

    Very nice work so far.

    I can't wait to see this one go from your concept sketch to reality, so I'll be checking this thread when I can for updates.

    Who knows... maybe your build will help me to convince my wife to don the armor as well. ( here's hoping )
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    Dec 9, 2007, 9:51 AM - Re: My First Costume #14

    Hi Lala1537,

    Looks great so far. Can't wait to see the final results!

    Debbi



    Fem Mandos Rock!!
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    Dec 9, 2007, 1:18 PM - Re: My First Costume #15

    Looking great. Will watch the birth of this new Mando with interest.
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    Dec 9, 2007, 2:41 PM - Re: My First Costume #16

    I double checked hellopike, you're right - there is. But still, when I say diamond I mean Fett-ish diamond
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    Dec 9, 2007, 4:00 PM - Re: My First Costume #17

    Very cool work and look. I like two things about this post: 1. The design of your Mando is really cool and it's coming along great; 2. This proves evan4218 really is married. Some of us were starting to doubt it. (Totally kidding).
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    Dec 9, 2007, 4:19 PM - Re: My First Costume #18

    keep in mind there is no detail in any of the armor yet. It will be more fett-like when finished but I wanted something that wanst the usual 4 piece armor set and with a touch of girlyness to it while still appearing tough and fitting into the starwars universe.

    Today Evan made a beta mold of the armor to make a casting from to re-master and smooth out the pieces. Once that is done we are going to finalize the details and add those and remold it.
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    Dec 9, 2007, 11:33 PM - Re: My First Costume #19

    Quote MandalorFett said: View Post
    Very cool work and look. I like two things about this post: 1. The design of your Mando is really cool and it's coming along great; 2. This proves evan4218 really is married. Some of us were starting to doubt it. (Totally kidding).
    Yes, there is indeed a woman out there who is willing to be around my geekyness. I think I infected her with my costume bug!
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    Dec 10, 2007, 8:05 AM - Re: My First Costume #20

    I like the 2 center "diamond" pieces; original, creative, and very fitting to the overall look of the design.
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    Dec 10, 2007, 11:56 AM - Re: My First Costume #21

    Lookin' good, Lala...welcome to the gang!
    Rob
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    Dec 10, 2007, 8:05 PM - Re: My First Costume #22

    nice concept, and it's looking good so far!

    can't wait to see it done! good luck!
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    Dec 22, 2007, 11:04 PM - Re: My First Costume #23

    Got to help Lala paint her sholders today... pics coming tomarrow.
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    Dec 22, 2007, 11:05 PM - Re: My First Costume #24

    Hey everybody,
    Sorry I have been busy lately, however will update with some pics soon! Got some paint and weather detail on the shoulder bells this evening, as well as some work on the knees and the chest. I am excited about the purples... turning out very nice. I have been contributing all the way.. just think a woman handling the power sander and dremmel tool... who knew??
    Lala
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    Dec 24, 2007, 12:18 PM - Re: My First Costume #25

    Great work so far, cant wait to see more!

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