ZOMBIE TIN MAN from wizard of oz costume

Discussion in 'Replica Costumes' started by GINO, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Here's a halloween costume project that I've been working on for a friend.
    The theme is zombie wizard of oz (my idea) and I told him I'd help make the tin man.
    The other costumes are dorothy, scarecrow, and lion, but I'm not working on those.
    I drew up a rough concept and started making it from scratch.
    It's super flexible ABS and will be relatively comfortable.
    This is the progress so far.
    Have to finish out the helmet, detail pieces on the armor, and then give it zombie weathering and blood.
    I'll keep posting pics as it progresses.

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  2. Joseph C. Brown

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    That looks simply awesome! :thumbsup
     
  3. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks Joe!
     
  4. CoolDad

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    Lol, this is cool!
     
  5. CelticRuins

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    That's so awesome! On top of the fact, that would still make an amazing original Tin Man base!
     
  6. OldKen

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    That is simply RAD Gino! Yeah I said it! :p
     
  7. GINO

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    Thanks guys!

    Here's still what's on the to-do list:
    - Create armor for shoulder.
    - Create armor for neck.
    - Detail abdomen and neck seal.
    - Attach eye pieces.
    - Distress the entire costume to look grimy and bloody.
    - Possibly include some sort of axe.

    This whole thing was rushed together in just a few evenings and it has to be done by the end of tonight!

    Here's more progress pics:

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  8. darthgordon

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    You mean for tomorrow? I'd definitely include an axe.
     
  9. GINO

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    Yep. It has to be done by tonight (Fri).
    And I agree, has to have an axe.
    I still have to add grime and blood and also finish the axe.

    Here's the latest batch of progress pics:

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  10. Double H

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    HAHAHAH, awesome idea. Loving the whole concept but I have to admit it made me laugh, but was a awesome idea. Great job
     
  11. chimmera30

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    This is amazing,so freaking kick-A$$~!
     
  12. chuckyAPP

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    what about rusted out areas to simulate rot? That would be awesome
     
  13. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    That's the plan, but running out of time. :(
     
  14. Goldenrod

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    Looks great Gino! I love your twisted version of this character.
     
  15. sirnaut

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    Pretty cool, I like it.
     
  16. GINO

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    Thanks guys. It was fun little project only a few days in the making but I think it turned out okay.
    I literally had about an hour to do all the weathering and blood before we had to leave.

    Here are some pics of the finalized suit:

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    Last edited: Oct 29, 2011
  17. GINO

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  18. chuckyAPP

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    Looks awesome as a killer tinman, but definitely not zombielike
     
  19. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks.
     
  20. chuckyAPP

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    Please post pics of the full crew, would love to see it. Again, awesome job.
     
  21. Scapey

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    Outstanding :)
     
  22. MooCriket

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    What an awesome idea. Not sure how a man made out of tin could be a zombie, but I have to admit...it is FREAKIN' cool! I don't think that I will ever look at the Wizard Of Oz the same way again.

    Well Done!
     
  23. chimmera30

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    Totally creepy,
    love this build!!!
     
  24. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks guys.
    It was fun to cut loose a bit and make something from scratch based on a quick sketch.
    I think this is the only non star wars related piece I've ever shown on the rpf in all 13 years of being on here.



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  25. Jedifyfe

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    That is pretty cool Gino.
     
  26. Darph Bobo

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    Hahaha! That is seriously awesome!
     
  27. GINO

    GINO Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks!
     
  28. SemperBourne

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    Man that is one cool looking tin man
     
  29. pandamajik

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    Any pics of the entire Wizard of Oz group? It'd be interesting to see the other characters.
     
  30. decaturvader

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    Oh my goodness...
    Little did I suspect to find this when doing a search for tin man oz....

    Very neat design.
    Love it.
     
  31. Judge Spartan

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    Love this!
     
  32. mbmcfarland

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    Cool idea, and nicely done!

    Zombie Scarecrow would be awesome too... BRAAAAAAAAAAAINS!
     
  33. Sourdoh

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    If this were the Tin Man from the 1939 movie; the movie would have a whole different tone! I'll bet Dorothy wouldn't want to lay down in the Poppy field with this guy!
     
  34. jediscout72

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    love it! great job:thumbsup
     
  35. Hfuy

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    If he only had a brain, eh?
     
  36. CelticRuins

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    That's amazing!
     
  37. GINO

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    Thanks guys!
    @CelticRuins, yr dorothy is awesome.


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  38. CelticRuins

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    Thanks! You ever come to Dragon*con as Tin Man, let me know, photos will ensue ;)!
     
  39. headspark

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    Hello,

    I was googling Tin Man costumes and came across this post. Is anyone able to provide me further details of the plastic used, has it been thermoformed, or just bent and rivited to shape? I would very like to produce my own version of this... Many thanks,

    Andy
     

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