|Intended to be an exercise in armour making, this is mostly trial and error!|
First time working with worbla on this scale.
As there is no 100% reference of her outfit and every reference image is different, this will be a mashup of different versions of her classic armour. Mostly based on the current splash art with my interpretation filling in the gaps and altering for ease and practicality.
More progress (Posted 6th July 2015)
Finally found the vambrace that I made a while ago. Started adding decorative pieces to the border. Will be adding the fastenings to the inside.
Boots/shin armour progress (Posted 6th July 2015)
The shoes were just an ordinary pair of brown shoes (you can see the unpainted one on the left). I was lucky that I found some in the exact style I wanted. I fashioned a toe plate out of worbla to give it a more rigid, armour-like appearance. I am part way through painting a design onto the toe plate.
The shin armour was, again, worbla and foam. I didn't use the sandwich method for the lower piece and so attached the fastenings to the outside of the armour. I then made little decorative pieces to make it look nicer and provide an extra level of security.
The paint job on these is far from finished and I'll hopefully be adding another plate to the side.
Painting progress (Posted 6th July 2015)
Started on the paintwork. It's not finished yet, but a decent start!
All made from worbla and foam. The staff is made from two cardboard tubes (from inside a roll of cling film!) stuck together and filled with expanding foam to make them sturdy. It was then covered in worbla. The details are also worbla.
All primed with wood glue and painted with acrylics. This is the unfinished paint jo.
More armour (Posted 3rd May 2014)
Decided to have a bit of a break with Hathor so drafted a pattern for the pieces that attach the chest armour to the shoulder plates. I then got ambitious and made one. Again, just using worbla and plastazote. Just used a pen lid to press the circular grooves in - the lines need a little tidying.
It looks freakin' huge in the attached pic, but it's all proportional with the piece it attaches to!
Chest armour (Posted 9th March 2014)
Again, worbla and plastazote. I should mention that I am basing the armour off that in the artwork - her in-game armour is a little different.
This needs some smoothing and finishing.
Vambraces progress (Posted 9th March 2014)
Started on one of the vambraces - a bit of a trial and error thing and didn't want to potentially waste Worbla by doing them both at the same time.
The edges still need a little smoothing, but the shape isn't final yet - I need to wait until I've made the under layer to get the right shape.