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Making a Greek Helmet – Part Four

  It’s always exciting to reach the priming stage, except for one thing: it lays ALL YOUR SINS BARE. Any mistakes or areas that need reworking will show up more clearly once the surface is a uniform tone. Not to … Continue reading

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Making a Greek Helmet – Part Three

Got a chance before work this morning to sand back the putty, it actually sanded back quite well and is showing up quite smooth. I’ll leave some of the small potholes for a bit of variety to the surface. Pretty … Continue reading

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Making a Greek Helmet – Part Two

The ‘visor’ or face of the helmet was fairly simple, the trickier part would be to mould the rounded cranium from foam. I began with a template by Evil Ted Smith but left the sides off for now, wanting to … Continue reading

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Making a Greek Helmet – Part One

Way back in the god-forsaken dark ages of torment and gnashing of teeth halcyon days of the HSC (senior year of high school for those outside Aust), I tried my hand at crafting wearable Greek helmets. I remember making 4 and 1/2 versions … Continue reading

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PATLABOR

So in our world of pervasive CGI in film and television it is rarer to see special effects conducted the old fashioned way, in the tradition of George Lucas using kit-bashed model starfighters to film the Battle of Yavin in … Continue reading

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