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  1. mrbungle's Avatar
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    Dec 23, 2008, 8:29 AM - my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #1

    i have started to work on the kashyyyk trooper, yeah the camo one....here is the basic helmet sculpt and arm armor.....



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    Dec 23, 2008, 9:28 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #2

    Smashing job bud! You are wuite the all around artist!


    G-Fett
  3. Dec 23, 2008, 9:48 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #3

    Nice work Tom. Cocoa approves too I think !?
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    Dec 23, 2008, 9:56 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #4

    Looking good. I think this costume is awesome! Look forward to seeing your progress on it. I need to start teaching myself how to sculpt things. haha.
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    Dec 23, 2008, 12:10 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #5

    What did the sculpt start from before adding the clay?... And cool dog!
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    Dec 23, 2008, 12:13 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #6

    LOL, the eyes of the dog is like: what the hell is my master doing!! lol

    good progress btw ^_^
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    Dec 23, 2008, 12:16 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #7

    Those look more like 'I'm going to chew on that when you're not watching me!' eyes! LOL.
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    Dec 23, 2008, 1:24 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #8

    Quote Lath Toth said: View Post
    What did the sculpt start from before adding the clay?... And cool dog!
    i used an old hard hat i trimmed , some sign material and a old paintball mask. all hot glued together. then i started adding clay.
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    Dec 23, 2008, 1:58 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #9

    Very creative! Never would have guessed that's what's under there.
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    Dec 23, 2008, 3:38 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #10

    That's starting to look really good!
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    Dec 24, 2008, 5:31 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #11

    Very nice work , the dimensions are looking fine
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    Dec 24, 2008, 11:42 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #12

    update: basic armor for the arm and knees. the armor keep trying to slide down my arm.


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    Dec 24, 2008, 1:22 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #13

    Looks awesome
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    Dec 24, 2008, 1:34 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #14

    looking very nice
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    Dec 25, 2008, 8:14 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #15

    nice work ,
    keep the pictures coming
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    Dec 26, 2008, 12:45 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #16

    Great work going on here! I love this armor and can't wait to see how this turns out.
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    Dec 26, 2008, 9:44 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #17

    here is the knee straps. the rubber i used is way to soft for this type of use so i have to buy a harder urathane rubber. no big deal.
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    Dec 26, 2008, 10:19 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #18

    hey man - nice progress btw :P

    I assume u had a look at pghfett's FG armour thread in the kashyyyk trooper armour section of BSN mate - in fact just saw u browsing the exact same thread over on BSN matey

    my comments are spawned from the feedback from that armour compared to ref piccies mostly.

    bells - looks good; looks like u captured the nice complex curves

    bicep - outer surface has a detailing that includes 2 rectangular blocks. also, it may be the piccies not catching it right; but the back part appears a litle off - compare to these WIPs http://forum.bikerscout.net/index.ph...pic=307&st=100

    knees - look good.

    soz abt crits Tom; but I got me a personal vested interest in how this armour turns out

    good luck!
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    Dec 26, 2008, 10:25 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #19

    your right i have been studying pghfett's build like the bible because of lack of reference photos.
    on the bicep piece ,i molded a blank one for the 2 boxes and band. an so when i made the mold for it ,i would have a exact sized copy to sculpt the one with the rectangles with the bottom and top curved shape.

    thanks for the reply. any critique to get this armor as accurate as possble is what i need.
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    Dec 28, 2008, 4:56 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #20

    Nice dog!

    lol. this looks like you can pull it off.
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    Dec 28, 2008, 9:13 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #21

    Good work man!!!!!!!!!
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    Dec 28, 2008, 10:49 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #22

    i'm a big fan of that style helmet. i can't wait to see it all finished up!
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    Dec 29, 2008, 9:16 AM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #23

    i am in the process of resculpting the helmet because i pulled a prototype casting of it and it was bad out of wack. i felt it was better to resculpt than to try to fix first casting.

    when i get the prototype casting from this version i will post a comparision shot to show what i am talking about.

    it seems i am molding everything twice, the prototype then the master copy. alot of work but it makes for better parts. then realize something is wrong and do it again. HAHAHAHA

    here is the rough version of the right bicep piece.
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    Dec 29, 2008, 12:47 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #24

    lookin good there mate
    pming u a piccie of some bicep detailing

    Nate
    Last edited by Heatshock; Dec 29, 2008 at 3:45 PM.
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    Dec 29, 2008, 3:30 PM - Re: my kashyyyk trooper build......progress #25

    dunno about you, but i find that revising a resin copy is a LOT easier.

    for my aotc clone helmet, i started with my original hasbro mod, made a cast, then worked on that. the resin is WAY easier to sand/shape than the hdpe/bondo/expoxy monstrosity that is the original.

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