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NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

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    NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Hey folks,

    I just started off with doing a 3D model of a shock trooper mask which I'm gonna build from scratch and then make molds of.
    The mask will be wearable by elastics to fit different head sizes. The overall head and neck section will be dyed fabric for comfortable movability.

    Here are a few pics from 3D
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails mask01-jpg   mask02-jpg   mask03-jpg  


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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    looks good vod,might you be changing your custom kit with this helm? or are you gonna keep the traditional bucket?

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    No, for my actual costume, I will use the traditional helmet. I was just wondering if I could start a neo crusader costume someday

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    go for it , i havent seen many...no any neo crusaders so youd def have a corner on the market so to speak. i like the clothe idea great thinking there im going to be following this closely

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    I've just messed around with cardboard and tape and made a version of the chestplate...I think the shape is not THAT bad yet
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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    O.o WOW Caloh that looks awsome,you need some fiberclass and bond lmao i think your gonna have one heck of a neo crusader in your hands my friend

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Thank's ...well, if the teperatures are merciful within the next few days, I'm gonna go to the garage and get this thing glassed...and a few other things done
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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    seriously,freezing my shebs off i finished my kit today ,well as much as im gonna do for now atleast but man i looked like the stay puff marshmellow man just going out to check to see what was dry and not lol

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    ...I don't even wanna think of how much hardener I will need to get the filler and stuff sandable ...but everything seems to develope excellent...I watched the weather yesterday and they said we would get storm within the next days... wait!..that's terrible!
    Well....what can I do

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    lol well it seems for the time being your gonna be stuck indoors,guess you could work on your custom,or as much as you can lol

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    I think I'll take my time in trimming a few parts and maybe do some research and cardboard stuff on the neo crusader....or should I ask my girlfriend, whether i could help her with the household??...hm....that sounds...boring

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    hmmm thats a really tought choice vod not sure what to do there lol

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    I guess I'll do the cardboard thing

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    lmao,yeah then youll have all the plates ready for when you can go outside lol just dont forget about your lady,or else lmao

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    New Update: Left Gaunt ready to be scratch built

    Here are the 3d shots
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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    ALLRIGHT!!!! waater a perfect activity for a rainy day lmao that or house cleaning

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Caloh, you got tallent, I like the chest plate, go for it, if you cast it, let me know. I'm still interested in your boot heel and toe from your other post.

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    So are you using software to make 2D templates from these 3D models?

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Yep...I allready tried to get the shape by eye, but I realized that it would be much more comfortable and exact doing it with the templates. Further its easier to reproduce them for anyone who's interested

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    You mean to build more for others? It's be better and less time consuming to just build one master and mold and cast it.

    I also make my costume pieces this way, making 3D models and then 2D templates. It's a great method and better than the old trial and error scratchbuilding I'd tried in the past.

    Good luck with this.

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Gosh you're right! yes, molding would definitely be better. What 3D software do ya use, if I may ask?

    Thank's

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    I use Metasequoia.

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Due to the fact that I can't work on the costume right now, I just tried to do some paintings in Photoshop. Let me know what you think
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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Why not have the mask be more of a Demi-helmet, with it covering the top of the head as well? That way you have a more stable base when you attach the fabric sections.

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    Re: NEO CRUSADER SHOCK TROOPER MASK

    Well, thats an good idea. I see....yes. Would be much more easier to keep the whole thing in place. And probably mor comfortable to wear I guess.
    Thanks!

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