Uncategorized

time to latex

I had a good start yesterday. Having experiemtned with many tools now I will be able to do a poper tutorial on making best use of latex under different circumstances. I’ve used filler, paints, brushes of all kinds, and now it’s finally paying off. My lekku are looking good and my montral can be trimmed …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Ahsoka lekku patterning

I’ve done this before, so thought I’d capture it for posterity 😉 I printed the concept art at full scale. What is helpful with these is the flat back. SO we can use the profile as the very first piece to cut.   This is then taped perpendicularly to card that will form the back. …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Ahsoka plans

This is where I left her Montral. The lekku are the next on the agenda.   I have a cunning plan, but I have managed to move and misplace or actually corretly store so many costume elements this year that I am not sure where all my lekku making materials are. Sadly probably no pictures …

Continue Reading
movies & tv projects: media recreations

latex ALL THE THINGS

Yes, today is dedicated to getting latex in all the molds. Possibly also making latex molds, possibly also getting my last scraps of forex (foamed PVC) and various small costume parts sorted. But definitely all the latex as I am going to try and get a cast of my Shaak Ti montral as well as …

Continue Reading
comics & cartoons games movies & tv projects: media recreations

Shaak Ti?

So having practiced so many times with my Ahsoka molds, and previous methods with Shaak Ti.. I may actually be able to use what I have learnt with Ahsoka to use my Shaak Ti molds again 🙂 (Photo above: metal shelves with cement molds of different sizes, bottom shelf supporting in particular the two part molds …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Cards on table: current costume obsessions

I’ve been looking through my stash of fabrics with a calculating eye and have finally settled on a few absolutely desperate to make right now projects. Most of which use my stash in some way or another 🙂 This is all locked in and I have plans for what occasion each will be for 🙂 …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

togruta vs togruta

These are two casts from the same mold. I love my Ashara but I basically made her from an imperfect cast. The mold had separated a bit making for blunt montral and the tops of the lekku was too thin so I cut them off. This leads to the montral sticking away from the face. …

Continue Reading
games projects: media recreations Uncategorized

@SWTOR ASHARA TEST WEAR

@SWTOR ASHARA TEST WEAR by admin, January 15, 2015 Love them, will shorten the front ones a bit but the colour just gets darker in pics which is great 🙂

Continue Reading
games projects: media recreations Uncategorized

@SWTOR ASHARA IN PRODUCTION! by admin, January 14, 2015 Believe it or not the extreme sun is not helpful casting latex but this is the base hold everything together layer, next up is the evening and texturising. The montral molds are in the pink bin. They are all different shades but they do match 🙂

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

ASHARA TAKE 2

ASHARA TAKE 2 by admin, January 2, 2015   The latex has already pulled away at the tips 🙂 my new recipe is fantastic, I may be able to get all product from the one person too 🙂

Continue Reading