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YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    It looks so real! The hair and painting really finished it off nicely. Curiosity has the best of me, how much for one if you'd even do it again?

    Oh and what kind of maquette structure do you use underneath to get the multiple poses?

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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    Thanks.
    I've had a lot of people approach me to do one of these for them.
    Unfortunately, I'm just way too busy to take on any commission work.

    He's all foam and stuffing like a puppet.

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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    Ah ok, any wire structure to hold the poses?

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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    Gino said: View Post
    Thanks.
    I've had a lot of people approach me to do one of these for them.
    Unfortunately, I'm just way too busy to take on any commission work.

    He's all foam and stuffing like a puppet.

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    I bet it took a lot of work. congrats! It is simply marvelous.

    Well, I'm not as gifted as you guys, but I made a Yoda costume. Hope you like it.


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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    That GIF killed me.

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    Re: YODA RETURNS TO DAGOBAH!! -see post #79 5-10-09

    We thinned it down a lot so we could airbrush it on. Instead of using a sealer, which often creates a generic looking specularity, we mixed corn starch directly into the paint to dull the albedo of the dried paint. If one is iffy about using corn starch, you can use talcum powder with similar results. I find it works better than dull coats or sealers by themselves, though they do work fine, too.

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