now I have read other tutorials on coating polyurethane resin onto proper dense EVA foam. Its recommended you seal and prime the surface with PVA.
Experimenting with a few scraps of the foam I was using, I found that it did NOT need prepping. Some absorption of the PU resin into the foam was...
recently got into the game again whilst playin with my kids.
I modded an old free file from Rundown years ago. Original was for pep, but I simplified and modded for foam
paper templates transferred to foam
for helmets, I use a thin an flexible foam used for camping mats. its about...
appreciate the comments guys!
I was gonna make my way round the whole costume - but I managed to get in touch with Alex from Props Factory in France - and he hooked me up with a cast from originals set!
the Horus head still went very well with it though!
been a while since I posted.
my journey from scratch build to upgrades!
started a while back. 1st with foam
free hand foam from ref pics. Broom is not screen accurate :D
wanted the horus head as well - and modded JF customs work
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detailing work on the...
Correct on caulk. Only face plate needed smoothing. Watered pva is every where else.
With the pva coating i have had no problems w generic automotive paint, rustoluem, tamiya acrylic or humbrol enamels. I always use the brand specific primer to the paint.
Plastidip gloss or smoke is...
(1) with experience you learn to glue your armour pieces together better
(2) to fill holes and gaps - I used acyrlic caulk. NOT silicone. Its the stuff decorators use
foam based helmet
acrylic caulk applied and smoothed with fingers and a touch of water (its not an...
each country has its variants - but its basically paint specifically used to re-vitalise old leather upholstery
this is the version I used in the UK
its often comes with a prep solution which I suspect is acetone based to remove the protective layer ontop of most...