Movie Quality Prop T45d Power Armor
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Movie Quality Prop T45d Power Armor

Movie Quality Prop T45d Power Armor

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Published: April 30, 2018 7 0 438
By: Joseph Erdy, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Category: Art & Design
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With this personal project I endeavored to replicate a suit of armor featured in a popular video game. The replica suit was to be wearable and hold a high degree of accuracy to the source material.
Each armor piece started as a 3-D paper model, adapted from the 3-D polygonal models in the game files. I scaled each model to my proportions, printed out the 2-D templates and built them up with the aid of the Pepakura Designer software package. The finished paper models were then coated with fiberglass resin to enhance rigidity. Bondo was used to sculpt features and create flowing curves.
Much of the fun came in the form of re-purposing common hardware and odds-and-ends to add sci-fi looking details to the models. Painting and weathering was done to match the game armor as closely as possible.
To make the suit wearable, buckles, straps, and padding was added as necessary.

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