Tag Archives: Aliens

Cosplay: N7 Armor – Day #4

The armor will not ready for PortCon this weekend and I had to take a break from it to finish some photo matting this week. I now have the shin guards assembled, though. This isn’t going quickly by any stretch of … Continue reading

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Grey Area

It’s that time again, time to put my spin on a popular myth for the future of geeks everywhere. The topic is… (drum roll, please) Aliens! Time to construct a classification for these short, tall, fat, skinny, grey, green, pink, … Continue reading

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Zombies vs. Vampires Vs. Aliens Vs. Ninjas

Someone finally asked me the question… Zombies vs. Vampires, who wins? As an addendum to the previous post, here is my take on this relatively new question. First off, the rules I laid out in the Zombie Apocalypse article stand … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – On Hold

It’s been a couple days since my last update on this project and here’s why… As always, I took the weekend to go hang out with my wonderful fiancĂ©, Jean, in Brooklyn. While there, and in conjunction with eating pizza, … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #6 Cont. – Clay Foundation

I was at it again last night. This is getting to be a very heavy project already and it’s not even halfway completed. First step last night was to add a tube down the center of the cavity. Again, I’m … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #6 – Clay Foundation

Since I panicked yesterday, everything has gotten much better. First off, I tore off the stuff I put together yesterday. Following some rough sketches I drew up at work, I progressed into adding the foundational clay for the rear segment … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #5 – Panic

Last night I stayed up a bit too late trying desperately to figure out what I was thinking attempting this project. It wasn’t until I looked over the pictures this morning that I realized why it felt “off”. In case … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #3 Cont. – Design

Every so often in these types of projects it’s a good idea to rough sketch a multitude of variations. These are some of the continued design sketches I roughed out on a notepad during lunch today. I was attempting to … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #4 Cont. – Armature

Though I have no pictures this time around, I starting cutting out some cardboard frames for the internal “brain ridge” and the cranium cap area last night. For reference on why see: Armature Building. I would have gotten more done … Continue reading

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Alien Skull – Step #4 – Armature

The first part of the skull armature is now built. I’m flying blind in the design a little as the framework is rather complex, and I have no guarantee that it will function the way I want. That said, J … Continue reading

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