Hi, I'm still kinda new here, but not new to costuming. I'm finally starting my Amazing Spider-Man suit and I will post all my progress in this thread.
I don't have my suit print yet but I will be ordering it very soon, I have to save up a bit more moneys first. But I went ahead and made my lenses just because I was in the mood to make something.
Here's how I made them:
First I sculpted the frames the best I could out of sculpy, they didn't turn out perfect but I'm happy with them.
For the mesh lenses I used the front of a crappy speaker I bought at the thrift store for $1
I cut the lenses out of it and then sanded all the black paint off of them.
Then I used a gold sharpie to color them gold, not quite as reflective as the real ones but it was quick and cheap. (as you can see, I got a little ahead of myself before I took the progress pic haha)
I cut the clear plastic off the back of a binder to use over the mesh.
I glued the plastic down around the edges of the mesh and trimmed off the excess.
I painted the frames black just using black acrylic paint.
Gave the frames a nice shiny finish, glued on the lenses, and done! I may add a tinted lense to the back of the mesh, I'm just gonna wait and see how they look on the suit as they are though.
They are not perfect, but I was impressed with myself for making them, I was planning to just buy some, so I saved myself a lot of money.
It took me a all day to make them (there was a lot of trial and error that I left out of my little summery haha), but now that I actually know what I'm doing I could throw together another set pretty quickly.
Next on my list is web shooters!