Today I spent more time airbrushing:
Lots more time:
Then all the parts got a blackwash to bring out the details and add weathing:
Meanwhile, work began on the undersuit:
In addition to the leather vest, I repurposed a pair of short-sleeved grey Dickies coveralls and added a leather seat. Then it was just a matter of arranging the parts:
At quitting time today, the whole rig looked like so:
The riblets are riveted onto the vest. The arm and leg rings are riveted to the coveralls. I'll be doing a lot more riviting tomorrow. Hopefully I'll have finished pictures to show off after that.