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 Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #60 on: Jan 29, 2019, 12:50 AM »
Almost seems too pretty to dirty up now, but I cannot WAIT to see what this looks like covered in some grime!

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #61 on: Jan 29, 2019, 01:10 AM »
Ho boy i'm finding this thread at just the right time; I'm very eager to see how beautiful those scratches on your plates are going to look once the weathering paint is done  :like:

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #62 on: Jan 29, 2019, 09:15 AM »
Paint is looking great! Keep up the fantastic work!

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #63 on: Feb 01, 2019, 12:08 AM »
Novoc, thank you.
Nico, thank you.
Darasuum, thank you.

Ok, I spent some time and came up with my decaling scheme. As expected, there was a lot of masking to be done. I shot some of this stuff with airbrush acrylic but the acrylic had some issues sticking to the spray painted surfaces so some of this was redone with spray paint. Also, almost every decal had edges and in some cases complete letters that pulled off with the stencil. This is not an issue and will contribute to the weathering effect.



And this is how everything turned out. I am happy with everything and I will start the weathering Saturday.













And that is it for the update. Thanks for the interest.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #64 on: Feb 01, 2019, 12:34 AM »
Did you custom make the stencils for the letters? 

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #65 on: Feb 01, 2019, 12:52 AM »
I approve of this orange diamond

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #66 on: Feb 01, 2019, 08:28 AM »
Straka, all the letters are mandoa font, if that is what you are asking. I can’t rember exactly what everything says but one says, execute traitors, another says always loyal, and another one is the 3 canons.

Nico, I am glad you approve. I tried to make each a little different.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #67 on: Feb 01, 2019, 09:27 AM »
I am not letting Amy see your basement b/c then she's going to want me to get in my garage and get it cleaned up.  Everything is looking good.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #68 on: Feb 01, 2019, 09:52 AM »
Oh, I know the letters are in Mando'a.  Was asking if you made the stencils or bought them.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #69 on: Feb 01, 2019, 11:20 AM »
Knowing Bat he probably made them himself.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #70 on: Feb 01, 2019, 02:14 PM »
Looking good, ner vod. Everything's awesome!

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #71 on: Feb 03, 2019, 10:51 AM »
Straka, I have a Silhouette Cameo. This is a cutter machine used mostly for scrapbooking; however, it cuts vinyl as well as other materials. I make the stencils in a graphics program called Corel Draw then cut them out with the Silhouette. I pluck the parts that are not needed out then apply the vinyl to the object and paint over it. It has been an invaluable tool for cos-play.

Blackdugal, every man needs a man cave. Besides, you and I both know, Amy will be using all that space for costume making and you will need to make appointments to get access to the work shop. And now that the kids are getting kits, you guys can turn it into another fun family activity.

Jennari, thank you.

Ok, I sanded a ton and applied a little bit of silver paint here and there but mostly I was able to sand off the top coat and expose the metallic silver underneath. Once all the armor was sanded I mixed up some watered down black acrylic paint and applied it to everything. This wash is basically the final step in my weathering process. Now I will let everything sit for 3 days and then shoot a few coats of clear matt on everything to seal in the weathering and help protect the paint. Next, I will install all the electronics and the visor and weather the flight suit then I should be ready for application pictures. Here are the pictures of the weathered armor drying.











As always, thanks for the interest.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #72 on: Feb 03, 2019, 01:37 PM »
Thanks for the info!  :like:  :boba: :like:
I need to get back into Corel Draw, I haven't used it since college. 

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #73 on: Feb 04, 2019, 10:46 PM »
Straka, no problem. I think most people are using Adobe now but I cut my teeth on Corel and I tend to stick with what I know.

Ok, while the weathering is still off gassing and curing, I wanted to show some detailed pictures of the weathering.







Additionally, I shot some spray paint on the flight suit and cape to weather them.







So, Wednesday I will shoot the clear coat. Once that is cured, I will add the electronics.

Oh, and I am now the Ver'alor for Naast. Let the shenanigans begin.

That’s it for the update. Thanks for the interest.

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Re: Bat Akaan’s Executioner WIP (2nd kit)
« Reply #74 on: Feb 05, 2019, 07:25 PM »
Noice!

 


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