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Sun, Mar. 7th, 2010 09:38 pm
Sith Headdress First Draft - Done! (Mostly)


What I have learned:

1.  Cast it WITH the shaping wires in it already.  Do not add them later by hot-gluing them--things get too messy and bulky.
2.  Hair holder thingie needs to be less tall.
3.  Making a ponytail with a wig, even following wig-ponytail-making instructions, is damned freaking hard and involves way too much glue and still comes out sorta crappy... at least when I do it.
4.  Chin strap was way too long.  Size it down next time, now that you know the measurement.

However, all in all I am pretty pleased with it.  I am going to set the headdress aside for a bit and go to work on the neck and shoulder armor next so I don't just bog down on the one piece.  Gotta keep moving.  Hopefully since all but the redone chin-strap is already available in a negative mold for recasting, the second draft should be a lot faster and easier than the first.  Here are some pics...


I think it is particularly nice worn along with a green tie-dye shirt... because nothing says "Sith" like tie-dye...er... not...

Finally, a craptastic merge of one of these photos with one of my old make-up test photos, to keep me on track for what (kinda sorta) the eventual effect should be...



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iamradar
iamradar
Radar
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 10:39 am (UTC)

Wow, it's really coming along great! :D I think you're doing a fantabulous job.

Is this for a particular event/convention?


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ladycelia
ladycelia
Lady Celia
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 02:44 pm (UTC)

Excellent! It's looking great.


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rackstraw
rackstraw
Al
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 02:51 pm (UTC)

Woo, sweet! :-)


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hbrika
hbrika
Sith Pimp - IG/DZ/IJ 8487
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 04:46 pm (UTC)

I'm not worthy....I'm not worthy....


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voodoohedghog
voodoohedghog
voodoohedghog
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 05:00 pm (UTC)
Beeyoootiful!

This is one of those OMG THAT COSTUME IS SO GOOD (oh wait I *know* her! *point point*) moments.

And if you followed that, points for abstract thought!


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howeird
howeird
Mister Eclectic
Mon, Mar. 8th, 2010 07:04 pm (UTC)

Wow. Just wow.


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cim_halfling
cim_halfling
Cim Took
Tue, Mar. 9th, 2010 01:25 am (UTC)

Dude, you know with your costuming skills, bet you could get a job in the industry.

You should totally send these pics to Weta!


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mythos_amante
mythos_amante
mythos_amante
Tue, Mar. 9th, 2010 02:20 am (UTC)

Badass!


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mcgregorkenobi
mcgregorkenobi
Cruising The Universe With Boga
Tue, Mar. 9th, 2010 02:53 am (UTC)

Looking better all the time!


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brightcupenny
brightcupenny
Jaina
Tue, Mar. 9th, 2010 04:38 pm (UTC)

Wow, that looks awesome!


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pinkdiamond
pinkdiamond
Frock Chick
Fri, Jun. 4th, 2010 01:11 am (UTC)

Awesome! Followed the links here from your Flagship Eclipse profile :)


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aloradun
Alor Adun
Thu, Aug. 12th, 2010 08:55 am (UTC)
Nzati

Wow, I don't think I have ever seen someone recreate a sith so well. Great work Nzati, I sent you a message about my new email address i have while I am here in Israel, hopefully we can have some great rps on there.

Who knows, maybe one day I will ask for you to help me make my beskar'gam. That would be interesting indeed.


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mithoviel
Matte Black
Sun, Sep. 12th, 2010 08:28 am (UTC)

Hey...where did you go!?!?!


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bodunoun
bodunoun
Thu, Apr. 14th, 2011 12:00 am (UTC)

This article was vey helpful to me. It helped me to be informed and more aware. The details were such a blessing, thanks.


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scendan
scendan
Scendan
Thu, Nov. 10th, 2011 08:21 pm (UTC)

Hello, Otisapewu...said about what? :)


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