it is time, another one for the suit thread kit here ya go

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pro predator

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wanted you guys to know that i have been thinking about making my own predator costume! i have been busy with freddy for a year now and i think i know enough now to make my own predator, no animatronics just the predator, as low as my funds is i'll be making foamies armour, so i wanna thank mel for posting that fantastic tutorial on the foamies armor.
I read that painting is most important so i hope i can go to the store to get some good paint. if there are any more tutorials on foamies armor can you guys pls link me,
this is huge i always wanted to make a predator and now it's time!, thanks everybody i'll keep ya posted, thankss
 
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pro predator

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this is my foam chest- and back armor.
let me know what do do more, sorry for the bad quality pics
more pics later, painting it tomorow.
did some battle damage that i like, wel let me know what you think! thanks !
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MEANGENE83

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Nice work for foam!!
I cant wait to see what some drybrushing will do to it.

Looks good amigo! Very crafty
 
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pirkleations

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Very nice shape to it!!

Show us some more progress pics when you get some paint on it. Use a mix of acrylic craft paint and liquid latex for the paint job and it will be durable and flexible.

~DangerDavey
 
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Maverick118

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Seal it with latex first then paint on top, it'll stop the paint mix from simply being absorbded. You could even stipple on thickened latex to get a nice hammered metal texture. Just my 2c's
 
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pro predator

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another update
it's painted now!
not finished yet tomorow normally it will be finished
thank you, let me hear what you think.
thanks;

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MoviesColin

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That looks really sweet, man.

I gotta get crackin. My list of things to do is growing expotentially.
 
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PredatoRob

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Hey man, that is lookin' great!!!

Well, the only suggestions for weathering I could think of would be maybe some washes. To me it looks like you've already got the first coat of paint on there. I've recently been experimenting with my airbrush and different metallic colors 'n such, and I've found that the colors you'd least expect, or not even think of using have quite the cool effect/turnout.

For instance if you were making a P1 set of upper torso armor you could use the obvious black, then maybe some browns, and even some greens. Very jungle like I s'pose.
 
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pro predator

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thats a great idea i'll start on it right away!
expect some pics if it comes out right!
thanks!
 
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pro predator

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i think i can call it finished
so now how can i be sure no colors would come off??
like a layer of something that hold the hole piece in one
not happy about the belts altough...
but the best solution till now
well let me know what you think!
thanks;
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The Big Gunns

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I would texture over the entire piece with a black stipple sponge and latex. This will give you a hammered metal look and hide your tape lines.
 
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pro predator

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mel you like it how it is now?
well i'll try to do you way tomorow
i like the metal look
now it is sleppy time!
c ya and thanks for that tip x
 
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Yautja1

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wallyworld sells hammer finished spray paint.Its what i used on my celtic helmet. It looked great.Then you can weather it from there with a sponge/acylic paints.Or pastel chalks.
 
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pro predator

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here are two new parts!!
as you can see maybe i followed mel's advice
i like it alot, the left upper arm armor is carboard
the right shoulder armor also...
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kithunter

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you know i dig the fact that you thought outside the box and found new materials to create your armor pieces from.

the latex "stipple" effect i find is great for creating textures, you can also it worked fantastic on my first body suit, glad to see it's still being used for ther pieces..

the armor has a real "beat" down look to it.

AM
 
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