1. MBsK

    Bio Helmet construction, painting, tips and help!

    Hello guys! It's been a while without creating new helmets, I'm looking to improve my painting techniques first. I basically apply primer and use automotive spray paint. The result is good, but I want something more professional. • I don't want something super complex, but I would like to make...
  2. AdventureAlex

    Painting and Sealing Foam Figurehead

    I got this buxom beauty today. She’s made of light polyurethane foam. What paints would you recommend? And, what sealant/gloss to protect her (and hopefully harden her to make sturdier)? (She’ll stay inside) Someone mentioned Epsilon foam coating epoxy—but I’m afraid to cover her details and...
  3. uscsscostaguana

    Question about Nostromo Upholstery paint colors

    Hey all! At my job, we are working on a project building a life-size replica of the corridors of the Nostromo from Alien (1979) and part of the Bridge. I’m seeking some assistance in identifying a Pantone or pms codes for colors that can be seen in the Nostromo bridge. Specifically, I’m looking...
  4. ProfCoppersmith

    Question about reflective paint

    Working on some blasters, and to create the glowing light up bits I'm planning on using reflective pavement marking paint. It's a latex paint, but I know it uses tiny glass beads to make it reflect light and seem to glow. Does anyone have experience using this stuff? I'll be applying it with...
  5. Lotion Player

    Creating Large Faux Metal Helmet - Need Help With Finish

    Hey all, So I'm planning on recreating this helmet, overall the construction shouldn't be too much of an issue as I have the 3d model to reference and I plan on using a large acrylic globe to keep things light. But what I'm concerned about is the large somewhat polished metal surface and...
  6. D

    Puff Painted Spider-Man Suits

    Hello, new here but I wanted to share my puff painted suits. I’ve started almost 2 years ago and I’m really proud of how far I’ve come, I have a couple more suits I’ve painted but once I get the chance to take pics I’ll post
  7. NycWallCrawler9

    [Help!] Painting Faux Leather

    Hi! I found an Arsenal (From Arrow) Jacket I'm considering purchasing, the issue is, on the show the jacket is red with black fading up from the bottom, and this jacket is just pure red, does anyone have any ideas on how I could make the bottom part blacker? And fading up into the red? Thank you!
  8. Justin1

    Narin's Death Warrior

    Hey, everyone! It's been a long minute since I've been here, and it looks totally different now, but figured I'd share this here since I just finished it up, figured someone may be lurking that may enjoy seeing it. I know there are a lot of versions of this kit out there so I wanted to do...
  9. J

    Need help Michael Myers Mask

    I’m looking to refinish this mask so that it looks like the mask from Resurrection. I think I’d just need to add contour and have contemplated using an airbrush to do so. Anyone done this before that could offer advice? This is the one we have now^ just want to refinish it to look closer to...
  10. ob1korobi

    Now another Mando Build Thread

    Because I am doing a whole Mando Build I figured I would just use this thread. Here we go. Blaster is done and I've Finished most of the armor. I've purchased a few pre printed pieces that I can't fit on my build area. For now it's just been sanding and filling. I'll update as I go. Thought I...
  11. anotherfab

    Fierfly Serenity Mals gun paint?

    Hey all! So i got these metal Replicas but the finish is terrible and just dark... any tips or the right color or some good paint tips to get them to the right look? thanks!!
  12. SaiyanCookie

    Finishing a Mandalorian Helmet

    Hey there. This is my second time round finishing a Mando bucket and I figured I would document some of my builds and projects moving forward. This one is for a mate of mine. This particular design was by MinuteFett who has since sold his moulds (to who, I am not sure). It's fiberglass and one...
  13. TheScratcher

    Primer/color problem for first timer

    Hi there, I would like to paint a piece of lime wood in acryl. Thought Id use citadel colors because they come in small quantity and have a relatively good range. Also they come in small sizes so they are cheaper, therefor I can buy more, experiment and I dont need much color for that piece...
  14. COlson

    Makita (from "The Red Star")

    I am very pleased and excited to get to finally reveal this commission paint job I did on this fantastic sculpt of Makita, from the graphic novel "The Red Star", by Christian Gossett. The sculptor of this figure is unknown and only 2 of these figures were ever produced. I feel very privileged...
  15. R

    New to Prop Making

    Hello all! Just joined and also just recently started making props. Is it possible to make a tooth/fang look real using brush paints? If so what process/techniques do you use? Also, if anyone knows of any good resources for general painting of props, such as guides and videos, I would be...
  16. C

    Need help to fix a cap shield from EFX collectible

    Hello guys, Need help to fix a cap shield from EFX collectibles. Bought it from someone who said he received it like this and never had the guts to destroy it to have a replacement. If that story is true. It is missing one rivet that hold a hinge with straps. There is a cracked hole on the edge...
  17. Nowonder

    Harry Potter trunk canvas and paint

    Hi people, I happen to have just bought a bentwood steamer trunk that I would like to customize and make look like a Hogwarts trunk. Matter is it happens to have a couple of holes in the canvas. I've seen a lot of threads here on these strunks, so I was wondering what might be the best approach...
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