Month: October 2020

Events

M-A-W Shanghai

Due to my injuries and covid-19 I have stayed away from trooping since last December. Even with things getting much better in China and being able to pretty much resume life – I am still keeping some distances from public events, BUT when M-A_W makes a request for a wookiee I simply cannot refuse…just trooping […]

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Build

BESKAR: This is the way

What I love about making these props is the challenge that each build bring; sometimes it is new material you need to work with, sometimes new building techniques and sometimes painting. I learned airbrushing for my Lando bust- for this Mandalorian Beskar armor it is working with graphite powder. Print > Sand > Prime > […]

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Lando Skiff Guard Bust

This character I remember was one of my all time favourite kenner toy. I have always loved it and it was on the top of my list of things I wanted to do in terms of costume. Skip to last Celebration in Chicago and I did get a plaque signed by Billy D Williams in […]

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Design
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The Studio

A partial view of Red2 Studio where most of ImperialBoots works takes place and then some!

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Build

3D printed Busts

The idea is to print a one piece of 1:1 ratio Chest+backplate complete with the shoulder strapping with crisp details and visual accuracy, to put on a XIBIT display bust with specific clothing and accessories. In this case working on both a Shore and Tank Trooper.

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Home Office

These days you need to have your home office, so this is where I do my digital work, prototyping, talking to workshops and suppliers, and build stuff. Of course I have some of my stuff on display including my very own Psittacausorus

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Working with an industrial SLA 3D printer

3D printing has jumped leaps over the last couple of years, people have it at home and if you are lucky enough to live where I do, you can easily find “affordable” industrial printers willing to take on projects. SLA printer work with UV cured resin instead of filaments. This means the end result is […]

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