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Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

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    Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Hi guys,

    Me again!

    Now I have finished the Master bucket I will be making a couple to keep as master copies for further projects. I will be slowly improving on my initial design but first I will be working on an idea I've had for a while.

    I enjoy making buckets, that I have found out, I have always had the intention of making limited run art pieces based on the Mandalorian helmet and this one is probably my coolest design.

    I've been learning Japanese for a while now, I'm kind of at kindergarten level with it, but I am strongly influenced by the culture and I thought what would be cool is to make a bucket with a Japanese dragon on it.

    "But" I thought, "it's not very starwars!".

    So I looked in my little dictionary and found the Krayt Dragon, looked on the net, found a few visual references and came up with the following design.



    I used the mando maker to help me get the base look of the helmet, so props to that tool.

    I also did a 3-d representation of what it would look like in pen:



    I will be making only 10 of these art pieces and I will collect names on a first come first serve basis when I run out of room in my house and I am forced to sell them.

    I like the idea of only 10 people in the world having the design

    Once I get my new resin in I will cast me off a helmet and begin the design.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Looks awesome!

    I've been toying with the idea of having Star Wars creatures on my bucket, but I don't think I have the skill required, having tried it myself once.

    Can't wait to see it done, and I'd be happy to own one!

    Pacx

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    Hey! keep me in mind here! I couldn't get one for at least a few months (wedding kind of saps the financial resources, y'know), but I REALLY like the dragon.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Since she didn't I'll ask: How much you asking for these? I'd love one too.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Wow amazing helmet. That looks really sweet.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    When I am forced to sell them (due to space and money constraints) I'll be looking at about 100 plus any postage (and insurance if you choose it), as I will not go further than 10 versions, so they'll be pretty exclusive.

    Of course, I have to build the master first and I need to get my resin to cast out a few copies of the master.

    Will be progressing it here with photies, as is my wote

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    100 for this?! *picks up jaw from keyboard* wow! That's pretty cheap considering (note: this isnt an excuse to raise the price xD)

    Can't wait to see what it looks like fully made!

    Pacx

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Depending on costs it will be around that mark, I enjoy doing it and I think I will get great enjoyment looking on TDH, seeing some guy or gal at a convention wearing a helmet that I made.

    I have always aimed it at the "Don't want 100% accurate, I want affordable" market as there are so many great makers in the accurate area and not everyone wants a Boba or Jango or want to build their own.

    I think it's more valuable to me to see people enjoy my creations, that's just the way I am I guess

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Nothing wrong with that

    I'd like to develop the skills to make these helmets, and you'd get enough enjoyment from me for eleventy-thousand people :P

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    I am definetaly subscriping to this. I would reallllllly like one of these. If I will be able to buy one of these in time when you will be selling them I just had an amazing idea for a whole armor scheme based on the helmet.. Hmm I see my next project and my V2 armor...
    Sorry I am no good with curency exchange rates. About how much would 100 equal in US American Dollars? (Why do I have a strange feeling its $200... Shiping might kill me too.)
    *Runs over to piggy bank, shakes it* *shakes his head**thinks to himself, "I better start saving now!"*
    You rock Saz!

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Whoah! Cool, Saz! I can't wait to see this thing in the flesh. As felshy as pixels can get, that is. If only I had money!

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Nevu440 said: View Post
    I am definetaly subscriping to this. I would reallllllly like one of these. If I will be able to buy one of these in time when you will be selling them I just had an amazing idea for a whole armor scheme based on the helmet.. Hmm I see my next project and my V2 armor...
    Sorry I am no good with curency exchange rates. About how much would 100 equal in US American Dollars? (Why do I have a strange feeling its $200... Shiping might kill me too.)
    *Runs over to piggy bank, shakes it* *shakes his head**thinks to himself, "I better start saving now!"*
    You rock Saz!

    i think USD is roughly double UK pounds, which has saved me alot on eBay!!!

    Pacx

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    If I can scrape it together when you're selling them I'd gladly pay $200-ish for one of those!

    Nevu440: I was thinking the same thing: an entire armor set base around that dragon.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Those are awesome mate! I'd love to get one pending final price and my financial state at the time you release them.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Will be a while mate, I have to get the basic helmets out to the people that want them first and then I can concentrate on this bad boy!

    *Edit* I might be persuaded to do 2 runs of 10 if current interest levels rise.
    Last edited by Saz.; Jul 25, 2009 at 4:41 AM.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    That is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    As fate would have it, I made a bucket that was too thin at the ends to sell, so I have primered it and will be drawing on the picture to the side of the bucket sometime soon. I am still working on things for the normal bucket pieces though first.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Started on the sketch to get the basic shape sorted, just cause I was sitting around with little to do.




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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Ohhh...very nice!!! How are you going to do the dragon?

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Build up a basic shape with car body filler and once the shape is about right, I'll begin to carve it back.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    ok... that's pretty cool ner vod

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    Amazing! Did you free hand that drawing of the krayt? Nice job there! I'm really interested to see how this goes. I'm also still toying with the idea of doing a whole armor set on this... If I have money to buy the helmet. But I can still do the armor with a still krayt dragon helm, just my own version. *I call dibs on making a full armor set!!*

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    ****, Nevu got there before me!

    Can't wait till we see the finished product!

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    I did it freehand with pencil, makes it easier to rub out mistakes

    It's going to be a challenge as I have to work out foreground and background and build up from there, as the krayt will be 3 dimensional.

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    Re: Saz custom build #1 Krayt dragon

    Geez, I am so outclassed around here.

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