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 Mandalorian Armor concept... yea... (Pausing work for a bit)

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Zexal Renow


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Here is the concept art i have for my helmet design.
any thoughts?




list of things i need to buy:

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stuff i have picked out:
Blue(6.99), Tan(8.49), Grey(6.99), White(6.99), Clear Coat(6.99) spray paint
Painters tape(8.99)
area to paint in(free, IS CARDBOARD)
flight suit / under armor(new 50-70$. Thrift 10-anything$)
Sintra(Around 45$ for a  4'-8' sheet)
visor stuff(29.35)

stuff i own:
templates(9.99)
weaponry(i already owned)
helmet (224.96) (I GOT THE PACKAGE)

stuff i need:
flak vest
pouches, belt, backpack / jetpack(if im feeling edgy)

other:


(TOTAL PRICE SO FAR)
6.99
8.49
5.99
6.99
8.99
9.99
5.37
23.98
45
224.96
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351.75

(AMOUNT SPENT SO FAR)
9.99
224.96
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234.95

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Re: Mandalorian Helmet concept... yea...
« Reply #1 on: Nov 26, 2018, 07:58 AM »
Looks amazing! How do you plan on creating the design on the helmet tho? :o

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Zexal Renow


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Re: Mandalorian Helmet concept... yea...
« Reply #2 on: Nov 26, 2018, 11:28 AM »
with more masking tape than a boxing factory and a lot of time and patience. also maybe some decals.... okay maybe a lot of decals...

I Did some concept for the chest armor, might redo it as the amount of time it would take to do this design, though cool, would be like... most of summer...
i will show images of the weapons i plan on using for my mando once i get the concept art and details as to what he will have disclosed...

so.. yeah. without further delay... here is the concept art for the armor. (may be subject to change)


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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #3 on: Nov 27, 2018, 02:09 PM »
This is stunning!  :o
If you continue like this you kit will be awesome!  :boba: But it will be a pain for masking the design on the plates  :rolleyes:

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Zexal Renow


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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #4 on: Dec 03, 2018, 08:37 PM »
i can spray the tan design on then use a cardboard cutout to get the blue on.  :)

FINISHED!!!!

I was able to finish the design earlier in the week but due to several things happening in my life i was unable to post it until now. so... here is the final product! let me know what you think and i guess right now i should give some backstory to the coloring and design. the coloring for the armor (tan, blue, black) is inspired from the hannibal vehicles in Halo 5 gaurdians. the way the design looks takes inspiration from a sort of techno design i see on some tv shows. the jaig eyes are there for fun!

so without further delay.. here is the Final armor design!!

Helmet:


Armor:

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #5 on: Dec 03, 2018, 09:10 PM »
Looks Amazing! ;) What color jumpsuit are you looking into? I suggest either tan, black, or blue.  Possibly, even white.

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Zexal Renow


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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #6 on: Dec 03, 2018, 09:49 PM »
hmm... hadn't thought of that... i guess i would use a white one to balance out the colors because there is more tan and black than blue and white. though the closest thing i can get to jumpsuit in my local area cheap would be a mechanics coveralls that usually only come in black and dark blue. if i find one on amazon ill see though, or if you know any good sellers or places to buy jumpsuits, let me know!

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #7 on: Dec 03, 2018, 10:03 PM »
I know that Wal-Mart carries mechanic suits, but they usually are darker colors like you mentioned. You might can try to find them either at a local hunting goods store or maybe even a Airsoft/ bbs store. I actually found my black Elbeco pants at a thirft store. I believe your best option is to buy it online. Especially, for the color you want.

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #8 on: Dec 03, 2018, 11:20 PM »
I love this design!  :o It brings Egyptian pharaohs to mind. I'll definitely be watching this as it comes together.

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #9 on: Dec 03, 2018, 11:30 PM »
hmm... hadn't thought of that... i guess i would use a white one to balance out the colors because there is more tan and black than blue and white. though the closest thing i can get to jumpsuit in my local area cheap would be a mechanics coveralls that usually only come in black and dark blue. if i find one on amazon ill see though, or if you know any good sellers or places to buy jumpsuits, let me know!

Scrubs come in pretty much every color.

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #10 on: Dec 03, 2018, 11:54 PM »
Thanks for the feedback! I will be looking online for the stuff i will be wearing under my armour as it will be in a much wider range. Yes the marking do give a very Egyptian vibe to them dont they? As of current i have no idea what a scrub is and will be looking into that but if they come in every colour then i may just have to buy some!

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #11 on: Dec 04, 2018, 01:40 AM »
Very interesting and intricate design Vod. Can't wait to see it come together

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #12 on: Dec 08, 2018, 08:54 PM »
thanks for the support and help vod! i removed my last post as i saw it was quite useless and had content i hadn't yet fully decided on keeping.

right now i am trying to figure out what would be the best hardening option for my armor as i am going to cut the armor onto cardboard first then use some method to give it durability and make it easy to work with. i have considered using 2 part epoxy resign or something like that. (if its not called epoxy resign then feel free to correct me) I have also thought of using aluminum sheets except i have no way to cut them cleanly and safely and i dont want to use a dremel as i would hate to destroy my bits. i cant think of any other method that a 15 year old could do with a very low budget. please give me ideas and help me out with this!

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #13 on: Dec 09, 2018, 08:43 AM »
I don't know about cardboard armor. It might work if you fiberglass it on both sides, just make sure that it's bent in the right places and actually fits you.

Most people on here use sintra, which you can get at your local sign store or Amazon. It bends under heat, and it really only takes a heat gun. The only problem is that it can be...rather expensive.

Whatever you do, this looks really cool, and I wish you luck!

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Re: Mandalorian Armor concept... yea...
« Reply #14 on: Dec 10, 2018, 01:30 AM »
ah i see, well i plan on going to my local hardware store soon to see if they have anything of that sort. thanks for the response though! i am aware sintra can be expensive but on the websites i have visited sintra is about 40$ for 2 sheets shipping to Canada. ill look into either buying online or in person but we will have to wait and see.

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