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 My First WIP

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Aselo Kaig


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My First WIP
« on: Jul 02, 2016, 07:15 PM »
So i am a brand new maker of armor and i have been looking around and finally got this cut out. So far it is just the paper but i wanted to know if the spacing looked okay and eveything. I think the chest plate needs to be a little smaller but what does everyone else think? Any Tips are also good! In the process i have someone making my vest currently too so the size of the chest armor may not have to change!

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #1 on: Jul 02, 2016, 07:31 PM »
So first off you are right your plates are too large. You shoulder bells however are fine size wise.

However your collar could stand to be just a bit smaller, and your chest plates and thus your ab plate really should be a bit smaller. I would take a quarter inch off from the plates and go from there.

As for spacing you want to use the rule of them you want enough space between your collar to chest plate and chest plate to ab plate that you can fit your thumb. It is also helpful to remember the lines you are working from you want the inside of your collar plate to side along the line of your collarbone and you want the bottom of your ab plate to side right above your navel. Once you have those positions fixed it is pretty straightforward to insure that your plates are both the right size and that they are spaces right.

Another thing to keep in mind that it is very very common to have to use more than one size of templates for your plates. I have known people that have used four or more different sized templates to get patterns for plates to fit their body.

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #2 on: Jul 02, 2016, 09:26 PM »
Okay thank you so much! I'll try the 4' printout for the templates and if that doesn't work I'll try and make my own

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #3 on: Jul 03, 2016, 12:25 AM »
This is the color scheme I was thinking of doing as well. what do people think!?

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #4 on: Jul 03, 2016, 01:23 AM »
Looking good vod. Good luck on your kit

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #5 on: Jul 04, 2016, 01:53 PM »
Half awake but I checked with people and here is the updated armor templates! finally the right sizes and now all i have to start doing is tracing on sintra and cutting them out!

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #6 on: Jul 04, 2016, 04:09 PM »
So today I put some paint on sintra just too see how it would come out before i made my offial one and heat it and bend it and everything. So what do people think of the scheme?

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #7 on: Jul 04, 2016, 04:16 PM »
Looks good. Just make sure you do all your heating and shaping before you paint you real plates

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #8 on: Jul 18, 2016, 07:26 PM »
Update, Finally GOT MY HELMET!!!!!! Time to start cutting off extra stuff

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #9 on: Jul 18, 2016, 08:17 PM »
Nice vod

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #10 on: Jul 19, 2016, 05:51 PM »
Well good news! My friend finished my vest so i can finally start figuring out armor AND I did work to the bucket last night. Got all the access off of the bottom and sanded it down, now the hard part...... getting the visor vut out!



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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #11 on: Jul 19, 2016, 06:42 PM »
Vest looks good and you cleaned up the helmet really well.

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #12 on: Jul 19, 2016, 09:35 PM »
Last update of the night! All cut out. Small little bit of sanding to do then painting my first layer! Also thanks for the support. This is my first time ever using a drummel and ever doing something like this


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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #13 on: Jul 19, 2016, 10:50 PM »
For your first time with a dreamel it looks really good vod.

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Re: My First WIP
« Reply #14 on: Jul 20, 2016, 09:33 AM »
keep up the good work vod! you will get there ^^

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