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    1 Week Ago  Dec 4, 2017, 4:00 PM - Emperor Palpatine ROTJ #1

    I have a friend who has been costuming as the Emperor from ROTJ for years now. He's used a Mr. Bungle silicone mask but its showing some wear and tear. Rather than buying another mask, he asked me if I'd be able to sculpt some custom-fitted prosthetics that were matched perfectly with his own facial features.

    I started out by doing a full head cast using Smooth-On Body Double and created a resin bust to use as a sculpting base. I'm sculpting with medium grade, Monster clay.

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    First started blocking out the basic shapes.

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    ... and have been going in and detailing as I go. Its been a process where I'll add something one night, let it sit and go back and take it off again... slowly but surely I'm getting happier with it.

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    More progress:

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    1 Week Ago  Dec 4, 2017, 4:05 PM - Re: Emperor Palpatine ROTJ #2

    Comparing the front view to one of the stills from ROTJ.

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    Texturing on the face and cleaning up shapes.

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