Iron Man Helmet from cardboard

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  1. one and only

    one and only Elite Hunter

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    After having seen the work of TMP, and seeing the movie Iron Man, I decided that I wanted to make my own helmet/ costume. I know it will never be as good as TMP's stuff, but I'll have a go anyway.

    So far I have only made a full sized faceplate from cardboard, tape and wire, but I think it looks pretty cool.

    It looks a little rough, but pretty much all I did was study a picture of TMP's helmet, and the movie helmet, and started wildly cutting shapes out of cardboard, and taping them together.

    I do intend to finish the back of the head, and possibly the whole suit, but after I have the basic shape in cardboard, I am going to smooth the edges with bondo.

    The method of construction is loosely based on this tutorial.

    There is still a HELL OF A LOT left to do.

    Here is a picture.

    IRONMANHELMETINPROGRESS.jpg

    Thanks a lot

    Luke

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  2. WOLF PREDATOR

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    cool but when i just saw that front it reminded me of general grevious.... very cool tho
     
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    haha, yeah it does a lot like him now doesn't it.
     
  4. DJHicks

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    very impressive... can wait to see it near completion! wish i have the patients to make things raw from card and so forth...

    i seem to not have the time gonna start making time!
     
  5. jaded

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    Very cool Luke, I like your creativity! Is that thing going to be wearable?
     
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    Yep, I'm building it over a manequin head.

    I'm thinking about making the faceplate removable, that's why I've made it seperately, but I'm not sure just yet.
     
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    Either way dude, that is slick-as-hell man. That thing is going to own when finished, don't hold back on the pics either :unsure:
     
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    looks good luke :unsure:

    cant wait to see it finished
     
  9. maverick118

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    Looks good for a start, if you need some hi res screenies and I mean 720p I have a number of them somewhere. holler and I'll PM them over once they've been put on my server
     
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    I saw this Movie and I too am inspired. I'll be making my own face plates Mark 1, Mark 2 and 3.
     
  11. theman123

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    hey luke looks good so far, cant wait to see some more
     
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    that's awesome luke!, can't wait to see it finished, I'm sure it'll look dead on :bigthumb: :)
     
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    very nice... you know you can use that as a pattern, trace it on a flexible plastic sheet (ex: plastic folder) to make a more durable mask or costume. hehe! can't wait to see the mark 1... :bigthumb: :) :)
     
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    Couple of the snippetsof the hd screenies I have for you mate.

    ironmanface2.jpg

    Ironmanface.jpg

    Hope these help

    ironmanface2.jpg

    Ironmanface.jpg
     

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