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    Feb 28, 2015, 9:51 AM - Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #1

    Hey Guys ! Im new around here and i wanted to show you guys my latest build that i started like a year ago the:

    McQuarrie concept Fett.

    (The progress is slow because i have to study a lot so i don't have much free time on my hand)

    So first i made a basic mando helmet with the WOF templates then i started to build up the basic shapes on top of that like this:

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    It was not easy because there aren't any templates for this helmet (or i just didn't find any i don't know)
    so i eyeballed the whole thing.

    After fiberglassing:
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    After some deeper research i repaired some details like the visor then i started filling and sanding the whole thing (still in this process) :

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    Then i added some details with sintra to the visor and the nose area:
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    The next thing i did. I changed the shape of the mouth piece because it was too small so i made it a little bit bigger:

    Like this!
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    So this is my progress so far! I will upload more photos as i proceed further with the build.
    I hope you guys like it!

    May the force be with you !
    Last edited by AndrewGrant; Feb 28, 2015 at 10:07 AM.
  2. I helped at SDCC '08 Fett Seven's Avatar
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    Feb 28, 2015, 1:14 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #2

    Excellent work.
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    Feb 28, 2015, 2:41 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #3

    Thanks !
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    Mar 2, 2015, 12:41 AM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #4

    Great work so far! I see that the helmet in your avatar has the ROTJ sindrome (vertically flipped image), as some of the concept arts were inverted in a couple of images. I say this so you can avoid adding the rangefinder to the wrong side on your build. Check out the Gallery for more images ==> Boba Fett Concept Art.
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    Mar 2, 2015, 2:45 AM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #5

    Thanks ! I keep that in mind
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    Mar 2, 2015, 1:18 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #6

    Awesome project! looking good so far, I build the other McQuarrie fett helmet, not always easy interpreting sketches, but it's fun to do.
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    Mar 2, 2015, 2:31 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #7

    Agreed! in the beggining it was hard but i get used to it and i became faster and faster in a short time
  8. Mar 6, 2015, 10:47 AM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #8

    Amazing work so far! Quite inspirational! Now I'm thinking of doing this for my custom mando... 😉
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    Mar 6, 2015, 12:09 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #9

    Well thank you im glad you like it And actually i make this for my custom mando set (i will make a thread about that too in the future)
    If you need any tip for the build feel free to ask
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    Mar 10, 2015, 3:35 AM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #10

    SMALL !UPDATE!

    Alright i had some free time on the weekend so i progressed further with the sanding and bondoing:

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    And i noticed that the back of the helmet was asymmetric so i started to fill up that section

    fot-1-jpg

    So thats all. More updates will come soon !
    Last edited by AndrewGrant; Mar 10, 2015 at 5:12 AM.
  11. Mar 10, 2015, 5:52 AM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #11

    Nice! This is coming out great!
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    4 Weeks Ago - Apr 28, 2015, 7:24 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #12

    i love all these McQuarrie renditions. good work so far, ill be back
  13. 3 Weeks Ago - Apr 30, 2015, 4:43 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #13

    Too cool. I really like the concept art for the OT,and seeing it in 3D is a treat
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    3 Weeks Ago - May 2, 2015, 3:56 PM - Re: Ralph McQuarrie Boba Fett Concept Helmet WIP #14

    Hey guys! Sorry that i didnt updated in a while but my finals are coming next week so i cant really work on the helmet for a while.

    But in the next update you can see the helmet sanded down and ready to make a silicone mold of it !
    (im planning to do several versions: the original one and custom design for my custom mando armor)

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