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 Eman's Armor WIP (OM, now onto force hunter)

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #30 on: May 09, 2013, 07:55 PM »
Its great to see some more progress! Keep it up, vod. Working on the bucket is always my favorite part, I'm excited for you haha.
Thanks boss! I couldn't agree with you more, I love working on buckets and haven't done one in while.  Not too ashamed to say I may have squealed like a school girl when I saw the box on my door step  :rolleyes:

looks real nice vod ;)
That's why the weathering looks good, you did it properly not carefully :P

Masking is great for canon builds but I feel it's best to be a whole bunch more random with customs, like you've done.
Thanks guys! I totally understand where you're coming from Point, don't get me wrong I like the masking idea, I just like the result of a little elbow grease  :)

I love the belt buckle idea - what kind of belt are you attaching it on?

I'm using this belt.  I'll probably mount the housing to the female end of the buckle.  I don't think that buckle plain would pass the CRL's nor do I really like the look of it anyway, hence the mythosaur skull  8)


Ok this is what I've drawn out for a chest pattern, wanted it to sort of mirror the helmet, once I get some paint on everything it'll look better, I swear  :laugh: the glare is terrible but the nose/cheek lines on the helmet are also on the chest


Thoughts or comments??

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #31 on: May 10, 2013, 10:29 PM »
Love love love love the paint scheme!! (what paint is that again?)

I like the simple pattern, I think the fact it crosses over your plates will make it much more cohesive. Definitely approve.

Also..what helmet is that, like it and I have been doing research for my second kit already.

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #32 on: May 12, 2013, 08:03 AM »
Thanks sidi! I want the scheme to be intricately simple, if that makes sense  :P  the paint im using is called scarbeous by alclad and the helmets the new stalker medium by nme

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #33 on: May 12, 2013, 04:06 PM »
Excellent progress. Keep it up ;) .

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2013, 11:22 PM »
Excellent progress. Keep it up ;) .
Thanks vod  :) Always feels great getting good feedback from vets, especially app team members!

-Mini update- Painted my chest plates tonight, also threw a couple coats of silver and black on the helmet, the silver started to do some funky things so I'm going to let the paint completely dry for about a week before I continue.  Also I cut/made all the greebs for my boots, cod, etc. I'll post pics tomorrow afternoon  :D

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #35 on: May 18, 2013, 11:16 PM »
 :o Ahh double post, oh well...so yeah I know I said "this afternoon" a while ago but this is what I have been up to...

I finished painting my chest plates and back plate, all weathered and black washed, the back just needs a couple coats of clear. I apologize for the terrible glare in advance,  the scratches on the blue-green don't really appear in the pictures but everything is a lot darker and dirtier in person.  Tried to get a couple good pictures of the color change  :D




I might add some more color around the saber damage to give it the 'burnt' look.  Getting a head start on my Force Hunter  ;)

Added some more color to the helmet as well.



Not picture worthy : Added a strap to my bandolier attaching it to my belt, also shaped the knees a bit more

I'm getting pretty close to taking a couple full kit 'rough draft' pictures but I'd like to finish painting the helmet first. Comments and critiques are appreciated!

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #36 on: May 18, 2013, 11:35 PM »
 :o  Wow, I really like the paint.  Well done.

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2013, 12:50 AM »
The way this is going, you are going to make Firaxan very proud. Looking very good.

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2013, 09:36 AM »
Very good! Very good! Loving that paint app!

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #39 on: May 19, 2013, 02:55 PM »
:o  Wow, I really like the paint.  Well done.
Very good! Very good! Loving that paint app!
Thanks guys!! I really appreciate it  :) I found out recently that they discontinued that color, so I've been scouring the internet for that paint for future touch ups. Quick edit : kelan you're the third app member to comment, thank you guys so much, that is some great encouragement  ;D

The way this is going, you are going to make Firaxan very proud. Looking very good.
Ori'vor'e vod  :D I can't wait to troop along side the rest of Firaxan

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #40 on: May 19, 2013, 08:27 PM »
Wow  :o

Very nice paint apps, I really like the white, it pop's!

Great work.

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #41 on: May 20, 2013, 01:01 AM »
Wow  :o

Very nice paint apps, I really like the white, it pop's!

Great work.
Thanks vod  :)  I'm really pleased with how the white really brought the colors out in the paint, it doesn't seem to have the same effect with black.

ok quick update, my friend came over with some extra hair extensions. You know what that means?? Jedi and Sith trophies!!  Attached them to the Westar for now..


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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #42 on: May 20, 2013, 03:27 PM »
BOOM


Mind = Blown  :blank:   

awesome work vod ;) i love this kit

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #43 on: May 21, 2013, 05:46 PM »
Loving that paint job. NICE. 8)

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Re: Eman's Armor WIP (pics)
« Reply #44 on: May 26, 2013, 11:50 PM »
Loving that paint job. NICE. 8)
BOOM


Mind = Blown  :blank:   

awesome work vod ;) i love this kit
Thank you both very much! Your great comments keep me going  :)  but working 70+ hours a week it's a slow go  :laugh: Anyway I've been mainly working on the helmet since my last post.  I'll eventually start a helmet WIP but that'll just be with the electronics, I'll be finishing the paint tonight  ;D

Finally got the color change on the helmet..




That little doo-dad on the ear cap is a quick mock up of my own vizsla style cap.  I'm going to put a couple LEDs in the barrels and it'll rotate and whatnot, just haven't found a clever place to put the trigger yet :-\

Then after finding a mis-delivered package (thanks USPS!) I was able to trim up the visor I eventually received via t-visor.com.  It's just taped in place for now.


That's about it.  I'm weathering the helmet tonight and will post some pics soon.  Have a very short list of things to fix then I'll be posting some pics with whole kit on finally!

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