Tis true. It's going on all over. I guess that people are coming here due to the skills that people have on this board. If you're going to ask a question you might as well ask those who know how to get things done. And let's face it, There's talent here in abundance. :)
Has anyone here managed to figure out how to make the faceplate on an Iron Man helmet, open and close automatically? I know someone called Masterle has done it, but I've been banging my head against a wall trying to figure it out. Worm drives, Servos, Motors. But nothing seems to be...
I used rattle cans for my armour and then matt coated the lot. I've had very little damage occur when out and about in my armour. The only problem I found when doing the layered method on my armour with cans was paint not sticking to previous layers despite being the same brand.
If ever there was a good time to start building mine it's now. I love the painting techniques you've used and will be following your lead. I won't be going down the L.E.D/Fibre optic route as my electronic skills blow in so many ways, but I can apply paint. :) Please post more pics and a rundown...
The purple stuff you're refering to is masking fluid. It comes in purple but you can also get it in biege and is made by Windsor & Newton. Avaidable in all good art shops. As for the purple stuff. I'm not sure who produces that, I'm sure someone who knows will chime in. :)
This is kinda vague. If you could give some more info about what you want to create and what parts you need help with, then maybe we could point you in the right direction.
My first suggestion is look at the custom mando threads. There's plenty of stuff to get you started. :)