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  1. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Dec 26, 2009, 12:12 PM - #1

    I will edit the latest finished pictures here, you can find more pictures in the thread:

    MrBungle's helmet, painted by me.



    My finished chetplate:





    The spoiler is just here to reduce page lenght:

    Hi!

    So I'm starting to build an ODST costume as I wait for more supplies to finish my BR.

    The armor will be mostly off scratch build from cardboard/foamboard etc.

    The project will not follow along the lines of the original or the new WETA videos, or any other gameplay.

    I will try to make a costume that would be as comfortable as possible, as though i will propably add alot of my own stuff in to the suit and look at alot of reference pictures to make a suit that would be accurate but manuevarable. I will be mixing alot of the different styles as seen in Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, the WETA videos, concept art etc.



    I made a blueprint of the chestplate I'm making (colors indicate the level of depth). Not the best photoshop around, but should get me started

    http://img6.yfrog.com/img6/1889/chestplate.jpg

    I will make the orange/red'ish areas detachable and connected with hinges for more manuevarability.

    I will post frequent updates and hope to get feedback/criticism from you guys



    If there is anything that i should know about the suit and which armor pieces are for example annoying to wear, please point it out to me so that I can try to tackle the problem in my project without re-doing too much of the stuff.



    Thanks for all of the help, you are a great forum!
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    Dec 26, 2009, 12:20 PM - #2

    i love the chest plate. cant wait to see more.
  4. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Dec 27, 2009, 2:16 PM - #3

    Some progress, got my cardboarding ready for the chest, now it's up to resin and bondo

    http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/9874/image768.jpg

    http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/4025/image769.jpg

    http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/5919/image770.jpg



    EDIT: Img codes removed from "old pictures" to reduce page length
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    Dec 27, 2009, 2:50 PM - #4

    Nice your like me not showing your face.
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    Dec 27, 2009, 4:35 PM - #5

    looks like its going good
  7. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Dec 27, 2009, 5:17 PM - #6

    More pictures, just got the lower chest done. Will need to add some detail like the "button screw"

    http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/8131/image771.jpg

    http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/5714/image772.jpg

    http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/9518/image773.jpg



    This is all for tonight, tomorrow i will resin and start bondoing these pieces.



    EDIT: Img codes removed from some images to reduce page length
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    Dec 28, 2009, 12:29 AM - #7

    Wow, that is some nice work. I can't wait to see the rest of this build.
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    Dec 28, 2009, 12:39 AM - #8

    wow man that is good work, and looks serprisningly good for carboard peices, cant wait to see more, keep it up

    //Jeremy
  10. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Dec 28, 2009, 10:06 AM - #9

    Some bondo... Needs more sanding.

    http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/9224/image776.jpg





    EDIT: The IMG codes have been removed from some images to reduce page length
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    Dec 28, 2009, 12:38 PM - #10

    whaaaa, cool , love the scarab behind you ^^ and your work is pretty good
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    Dec 28, 2009, 12:50 PM - #11

    looking good, man keep it up
  13. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Dec 29, 2009, 11:19 AM - #12

    High quality pictures of the "Smoothed chestplate"





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    Dec 29, 2009, 2:34 PM - #13

    [quote name='Kodorei' date='29 December 2009 - 10:19 AM' timestamp='1262107176' post='378910']

    High quality pictures of the "Smoothed chestplate"

    http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/2862/img0759w.jpg

    http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/1482/img0761w.jpg

    http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/9059/img0766copy.jpg

    [/quote]

    Looking good!
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    Jan 5, 2010, 1:55 PM - #14

    Thats from cardboard?! The chest piece looks awesome, keep up the good work
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    Jan 7, 2010, 7:46 PM - #15

    Dude thatz pwnage. Great job.
  17. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Jan 18, 2010, 1:19 AM - #16

    Hello all!

    I just received my new helmet from MR. Bungle, and I've gotta say, it's simply stunning.

    It's THE best piece of art I have ever seen.



    You can find his thread here:

    http://405th.com/forums/index.php?sh...1&#entry343210













  18. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Jan 19, 2010, 4:24 AM - #17

    Finished painting MB's helmet, here is the result: (no stickers yet)















    Stickers:





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    Jan 19, 2010, 4:35 AM - #18

    Man!

    seeing work like makes me confused about what to make once ive done my recon.

    i was thinking maybe hayabusa, but work like this makes me think odst.
  20. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Jan 20, 2010, 8:35 AM - #19

    Okay, so I got the chestplate almost done, I just need to add my Halo gamer ID (1 letter 2 number code) and a UNSC sticker to the right.

    Other then that it's finished, my custom action figure (the one I play with on Live) rejoices the wonderful logo.





    The logo didnt come out a 100% I'll try to fix it... The edges sort of blurred out, bad masking from me
  21. Kodorei is offline Kodorei
    Jan 27, 2010, 7:22 AM - #20

    Sorry for the double, but I got a small update here:





    I added "UNSCN" (navy) on the bottom, my surname on the top, "X71" on the right "intersection" and free handed the UNSCDF logo on the right.

    Tell me what you think, thanks.
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    Jan 27, 2010, 12:56 PM - #21

    The chest and helmet look good. Those two are my favorite parts of the ODST suit.

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