Hylian Shield WIP

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by foldart, May 13, 2015.

  1. foldart

    foldart Active Member

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    For our daughter to carry at MomoCon, here's progress on Link's shield:


    Beginning with a 2' x 2' panel of 1" pink insulation foam:

    ShieldBlank_03a.jpg ShieldBlank_02b.jpg

    8" panels; center panel edges beveled; glued with Gorilla Glue.


    Cut to shape; face covered with cloth and Mod Podge:

    Shield_01b.jpg


    Edge trim and Triforce of 5 mm EVA foam:

    Shield_02b.jpg


    Grip and strap on back brace:

    ShieldGrip_01b.jpg


    Face trim carved from laminated EVA (a bit rough):

    Shield_wSnakes_01b.jpg


    More to follow as deadline approaches.
     
  2. foldart

    foldart Active Member

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    Primer:

    PrimerTriforce_01b.jpg


    Paint:

    Shield_painted_01b.jpg
     
  3. Snow Builder

    Snow Builder Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Looking great!
     
  4. OneGoodScare

    OneGoodScare Active Member

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    This is so cool! Nice work
     
  5. foldart

    foldart Active Member

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    Thanks, guys! Here's more:


    Masked and ready to paint:

    Ready_to_Paint_01a.jpg

    Mask cut from Con-Tact vinyl shelf liner


    With crest:

    Shield_wCrest_01b.jpg

    Testor's "Bright Red"


    Other accessories:

    OtherEquipment_01a.jpg

    Yes, that's a repainted NERF sword
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2015
  6. foldart

    foldart Active Member

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    Here ready to defend Hyrule!

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