anariazarrel:

Woo! It’s mdb as Shaak Ti from The Force Unleashed – she made everything herself πŸ˜€

XD

I was going to say it was a good thing it didn’t involved fibreglassing… but it did πŸ˜‰ The positive molds for the lekku parts… So much material for such a little costume πŸ˜‰

Let’s see:

Headpiece:
Sculpting:
8kg plasticine(17lbs)
Polystryrene head
pieces of pipe to support

Molding:
22.5kg Ultracal (50lbs)
about 3-4L epoxy resin (about the same in quarts)
Pieces of pipe to support
bog to fill and create points and ridges etc.

Casting
4L liquid latex (ditto)
60cm super fine microdenier lycra

Assembly and painting:
about 250ml latex paint
about 50ml acrylic ink to shade
one tube shoe goo

Wearing:
250ml PAX (about 1/4 quart)
one bald cap
Liquiset
PA for bald cap
glue stick for hiding eyebrows

Costume:
2m faux suede in light tan
recycled suede throw
self cover buttons drilled and threaded
acrylic ink airbrushed weathering
stryene scrps and paint
sintra scraps and paint

Lightsaber
pvc pipe fittings
high power torch (my own wired pieces are used in a smaller saber hilt)
acrylic tube
cellophane (believe it or not a highly recommended diffuser)
scrap acrylic for tip

Tools used:
sculpting tools
metal ruler
dremel
box cutters
pinking sheers
airbrush


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