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Which Colour Concept

Option 1: Rebel Pilot
Option 2: Black and Orange
Option 3: White and Blue
Option 4: Combat Green
Option 5: Grey and Red

 WIP - Simmy Assassin Mando Build

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WIP - Simmy Assassin Mando Build
« on: Jul 10, 2014, 04:06 PM »
Hey all.

Still in the planning stages of my mando. Some of you may have seem my work on a gauntlet and a Hasbro blaster.


With the gauntlet I'm testing my skills at pepakura before deciding to go down that route fully.


With the blaster I was just testing my painting/weathering skills. I plan to only display this on at present.


As stated I'm in the planning stages at present. Below are some colour schemes I'm considering.


All thoughts welcome.

Combat green and black has always been my original thought.



Then toyed with black and Orange.



Then white. This is my current front runner. 



EDIT: Poll added

Option 1: Rebel Pilot


Option 2: Black and Orange


Option 3: White and Blue


Option 4: Combat Green


Option 5: Grey and Red





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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #1 on: Jul 19, 2014, 01:16 PM »
Apologies for double posting, but I found out there was a mando maker app so I made a design in there. Only thing I would add is the stripes on the chest plate I think.



Im also just cutting my templates. Will be posting pics to ask advice on size. Once I have done that im gonna make a mannequin. Being 6'1 and about 130lbs I need to get it right ha ha.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #2 on: Jul 20, 2014, 01:44 AM »
The white is my favorite. Have you looked into doing a duct tape form?

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #3 on: Jul 20, 2014, 02:38 AM »
Personally I like the green, its different and you see allot of white, black and orange kits these days.
though a tweaking of design to make it pop more may be an idea

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #4 on: Jul 20, 2014, 02:41 AM »
Looking good so far. The only thing I would suggest is a contrasting color for the vest so the plates stand out on it, otherwise they kind of get lost in there. A light grey would work nicely, just enough to let the plates stand out while keeping close to the original all white idea.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #5 on: Jul 20, 2014, 03:10 AM »
Thanks.

Yeah having looked into it there are a few whites out there. Tho not seen many here on the UK.

That's not a bad idea with making the plates a light grey. But may just get an off white flak vest?

I've made two bits of pep armour so far. What I might do is make three shoulder pads and test the three colour schemes out. The white would have possibly Orange and Grey stripes.

Also been looking down the sintra/foamex route. We have a few sign suppliers in my town so emailing them to see of they have any waste offcuts.

I'll make the other two colour schemes using mando maker too. Standby.

Avidem - Yeah looked into that. Bought a t-shirt yesterday. Just need to convince the wife to help me lol.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #6 on: Jul 20, 2014, 03:26 AM »
Good luck with that. My financee wouldn't help me so I had to get my cousin to do it.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #7 on: Jul 20, 2014, 04:17 AM »
Yeah thanks for that Avidem. She seems keen at the moment...

here are the other two designs in the mando maker app.

 

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #8 on: Jul 20, 2014, 04:21 AM »
I wouldn't go so dark with the green on a black flight suit. Might want a medium green. That one scheme is smexy.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #9 on: Jul 20, 2014, 04:36 AM »
Maybe like an olive green? Then so the plates etc as a darker forest green? I'm just worried that the greens won't colour match to well.

Just heading out. Will have a go on mando maker again when I get home.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #10 on: Jul 20, 2014, 04:55 AM »
These are some of the greens I'm using


My flight suit is navy blue with a olive flak vest, green girth, khaki ammo belt, o.d. green pouches, and sage green gloves.



This is a test for my thigh plates. I'm actually going to use legacy style thighs instead.


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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #11 on: Jul 20, 2014, 06:59 AM »
Yeah having looked into it there are a few whites out there. Tho not seen many here on the UK.

Might want to look at DJ Sinny's kit then

Progress Update: Helmet has had a dark wash to bring out the detail and make it a bit grubby...







Still liking the greens more BTW, Avidem is right though vary the green, you don't want it too dark or the weathering won't show through well

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #12 on: Jul 20, 2014, 08:20 AM »
Seeing that white and Orange helmet hasn't helped lol.

Yeah I'm thinking combat greens. That was always my original colour scheme. But once I coloured the white up. I had second thoughts.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #13 on: Jul 20, 2014, 12:31 PM »
Like the green as well.

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Re: WIP - Simmy Custom Mando Build
« Reply #14 on: Jul 20, 2014, 05:30 PM »
The white/black/orange scheme hearkens back to the rebel pilots in my opinion. Not saying that doesn't look good though, I kinda dig it. That being said, it's a good combo to go with. to reiterate, if you go with white, change the flight suit and vest colors for contrast. Rather than go with grey plates, I would say go with off-white or grey for the soft parts. It has been said already, but contrast is the key to making a kit pop!

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