I think you did a nice job creating the costume and thought you looked rather exuberant while taking the pictures. :)
The only reason I found this item is due to the comment from Abiwankenobi about your molding.When saying you wee having a issue with the chin strap molding properly it got me...
Re: Vacformed Warhammer 40k Space Marine Armor - Finished Suit Pics on p.17
Ah, I see you are familiar with the notorious legal team over at GM. Gosh forbid someone enjoy their hobby without paying money to them for it.
Re: IRON MAN Hall of Armor W.I.P.
It was not stated but implied that he had already modified the suit for Rhodes to use. Remember he offered Rhodes the use of the suit, but he declined, so at that point it was no longer required to be powered by Tony.
Not up to date on IM in comics but in the...
Living in the Mid-West Halloween can be either a blazing 80 degree day or a snowy flurry 30 degree day. So, How does hot glue hold up in cold weather?
I'm worried about it pretty much loosing flexibility and then starting to break up while walking around in cold weather with the kids...
There are plenty of people who use minicell foam to build suits from. The issue is that it's not always readily available for everyone so they tend to go with what's local. I've actually ordered some last week to use for some foam builds, still waiting for it to show up.
It looks like the chest was assembled flat so will not give the same type of contour that IM gives. When you are connecting your seams make sure to use various angles and miter cuts to put them together. This will give more shape prior to bending the piece.
Cool, you're the third build I know of but the first to finish! At some point it would be cool to see some close up shots of the individual pieces.
I've done the upper torso and am currently working on scaling the arms.
Re: Darkside501st's Iron Man Mk VII pepakura files
I'm seriously impaired when it comes to scaling things. Originally, I tried to use 20 which I thought would give some extra room but that did not work. Thanks for the suggestion of 19 though.
I used the lower ring of the ABS scale model to...
Disclaimer: I've never done anything close to this.
However, the muscle effects are achieved through the shading of various areas to give the impression of additional mass and depth. I would think that trying to shade on black would require the use of lighter colors but that would be a negative...