Halo 5 Noble Armor Build (First Build, W.I.P)

Discussion in 'Halo Pepakura Costumes' started by SkyBox, Sep 26, 2017.

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What Colors should I use?

  1. Blue secondary-Black

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  2. Blue Secondary-Red

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  3. White Secondary-Red

    0 vote(s)
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  4. Snow Camo

    40.0%
  5. Desert Camo

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  1. SkyBox

    SkyBox New Member

    Hey guys! This is gonna be my first build and I have decided to base it off of my favorite armor from halo 5, That being the Noble armor set!
    h5-guardians-render-noble-blue-680e2d469dd248a5a57ed09afd81ba59.png
    Currently I am very early in creating this and have only just started on the forearms
    I plan to start with the forearms as previously stated then move on to the legs, lastly the main chest piece

    After I get all the pieces finished Ill apply Fiberglass to the inside, and bondo to the outside, after I finish the bondo stage I will try to make a mold out of it just in case I want to make more in the future... if this is a bad idea You got time to tell me.

    Then I will work on cutting out the visor and painting the mold... probably with very similer colors to the picture listed above. and ill make the visor out of tinted plastic.. *Probably*

    Something I have yet to figure out is how to use my silhouette cameo with the pep files, I am looking up on youtube how to do this however I dont have the money to buy the Full version of the program if anyone has any ideas on what I could do for this that would be awesome.
    if not, I will just have to manually cut everything out.

    Again i am a newbie, so if you have any tips that would help. that would be awesome!

    I will be posting pictures to this thread when I get the chance to finish parts of the armor.
     
  2. Bullseye

    Bullseye

    I tried the cameo route and you need the full program or it will just cut out the first piece of the first page. My cameo just stopped working so I had to cut everything out by hand.
     
  3. ReClaimer8015

    ReClaimer8015

    Cool, i was planning on doing this one too (or helioskrill)!
    I am just too lazy to start and have a few other props to finish.:lol:
    I am converting the pep files to obj. and continue working in another 3d programm, prreparing the files for an epilog lasercutter.
    Unfortunately you`ll need the full version of pepakura, i don`t know any 3d programm that can convert pdo.

    I will definitively follow this thread, haven`t seen anyone make this GEN2 version of the old reach Commando Mjolnir.(y)
     
  4. SkyBox

    SkyBox New Member

    Okay, I know this post has been very inactive and I take the blame for that. I have had some serious school problems that have been eating away at my time and I am only just now getting back to the creation of the Armor. However in my away time I have practiced with cutting and learned a few things. I also tried to make an EVA foam ODST helmet, and that... well it did not go well. Anyways its time I get back to work. Ill begin to upload photos as soon as I finish pepping a piece. I also put up a Poll for painting this, I gave a few simple options, I currently plan to go with blue and white but White and Black also looked good. And then I had a real bad Idea. to try and make a Camo design. I currently live in California so I put desert camo but I put snow camo cause I like it way more. Anyways Ill let you guys pick, expect my next post to have pictures.
     
  5. SkyBox

    SkyBox New Member

    Right'o So, its been a while, A long while. Sorry about that. But I finally finished my PC build going from a $100 which had a power surge, because of Pep being a power hog or something, To a $2000 PC so, yea. major upgrade!

    Anyways I just got around to starting my build up once again and I realized just how much of a headache my build was giving me, not to mention the hand cramps.[​IMG] (There is a PNG thing right before this but I cant remove it so deal with it) This was mostly due to the original poly count on the Halo 5 Models, and the over complexity of it because of 343's new art style, even though it was still a relatively simple armor piece. so I am heading over to reach for my armor builds.

    here is an example of just how complex the Halo 5 Models are compared to the Reach ones.

    Reach (9 pg)

    Halo 5 (15 pg, exlu interior pieces)


    So, I have changed Up my build, Which kinda sucks... because I really like the Halo 5 Noble Armor, Maybe after I finish this build I can move on to a Noble build!

    I have an idea for the armor setup, but cant figure out what I want to do as the helmet.
    Here is what It will probably end up looking like.
    I really like the Gungnir helmet but it has one problem

    So, if anyone has any ideas for what I could do to fix that problem, or if I will just have to deal with it, Please do tell me!
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2017
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  6. mblackwell1002

    mblackwell1002

    The images say we do not have permission to view the images. Check your privacy settings, and we can certainly help. :)
     
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  7. SkyBox

    SkyBox New Member

    The Problem should be fixed now!
     
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  8. mblackwell1002

    mblackwell1002

    So, that Halo Reach Pepakura file you found isn't very accurate to the in-game models. The in-game models are much more detailed and smooth.

    For the Gungir helmet, you could use thick mesh to create a semi-transparent viewing hole along the face of the helmet. Or, you could use the search bar to find threads of other people's Gungir helmets. There have been a few, I know that much.
     
  9. SkyBox

    SkyBox New Member

    I know the in game models are much more detailed... but i am not very worried about the edges as i plan to sand them out, the halo 5 armor had way to many parts to it for a beginner...

    But if you know where some better pep files are please tell me!

    Thanks for the tips!
     
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  10. mblackwell1002

    mblackwell1002

    Have you Bondo'd anything before? Smoothing out models isn't as easy as you make it sound. It's a good idea to add all the detail in the paper model, and then use as little Bondo as possible for the fastest and easiest project. However, I think it's a good idea to build that thigh armor you mentioned to learn the ins and outs of Pepakura.

    Good luck on your build, man!
     
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