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September 6, 2021
TSHIRTS A Go-Go
So I placed all the design I have made ( SW related of course) on…
September 6, 2021
Weathering clothe
A great costume needs to have “lived” so that it can sell the character you…
September 6, 2021
Break Time – LEGO
Two new UCS added : the Shuttle and Classic Tie Fighter
September 6, 2021
ICAT Helmet
Like many fans, I love the Mandolarian TV Series, and I like many I found…
September 6, 2021
Shock trooper – ROTS
New Clone shocktrooper helmet – 3D printed resin, magnetic faceplate and mid-light weathering
September 6, 2021
Break Time – LEGO Fun
When I need a break from making costumes… I build legos; UCS and MOC. I…
September 6, 2021
Wookiee Bust
Making a wookiee bust is a taxing work – the latching of hair onto the…
October 16, 2020
Lando Skiff Guard Bust
This character I remember was one of my all time favourite kenner toy. I have…
October 16, 2020
The Studio
A partial view of Red2 Studio where most of ImperialBoots works takes place and then…
October 16, 2020
Home Office
These days you need to have your home office, so this is where I do…
October 16, 2020
Working with an industrial SLA 3D printer
3D printing has jumped leaps over the last couple of years, people have it at…
June 7, 2020
Wookiee Skull Part 01
I have made a few Wookiees over the years soon #9 will start production.The one…
June 7, 2020
BUST a move
Last year I started a new project for collectors with the launch of a helmet…
March 29, 2020
Wookiee Bust
The Collector Bust is the new product I am launching soon. It is meant to…
March 29, 2020
Naked Wookiee
After completing my 6th wookiee I have pretty much settled for the mesh suit design.…
March 13, 2020
RMQ Vader : when disaster Strikes
I got myself a Ralph McQuaries Vader concept helmet. It was an opportunity and I…
November 27, 2019
What Happened in Tokyo …
I flew to Tokyo for the Comic Con and meeting with the local troops. It…
October 20, 2019
-IB- New Shanghai Studio
They say if you do something you love it will never feel like work… and…
July 15, 2019
Wookiee Build 5
With #4 now in Dubai, I started the new Wookiee build; I initially thought I’d…
July 15, 2019
Rebel Backpack
In continuation with my current fascination for custom paint job inspired by the rebel Xwing…
April 28, 2019
ZOMBIE @ CELEBRATION
My new zombie trooper was ready to take the floor at Celebration Chicago. I took…
April 28, 2019
Happy Accident
One thing I have learned from my design workflow is that I need to experiment…
April 28, 2019
Infographic- 501st
it’s the time again to update the yearly inforgraphic about the 501st ( well it…
November 9, 2018
Training Day: 1 hour Challenge
Last minute change of mind from the daughter about Halloween…now she wants a costume  and…
November 9, 2018
Stan Lee Comic Universe Shanghai
Jules the Zombie Trooper roaming the floor of the first Stan Lee Comic Universe Convention…
June 5, 2018
First Order …
Prime time for me is not 7-9 PM but when it’s dry and sunny !…
June 5, 2018
Jedi Challenge troop…
The weather was nice in Shanghai for the annual Fashion Week and the were out…
June 5, 2018
I’m published…kinda
I was flicking through the book “Beyond Stormtrooper” when I came upon a page displaying…
January 6, 2018
IMAX in China should be ashamed !
Every year they keep on doing this kind of cheap stunt in China. They cannot…
October 8, 2017
Wookiee Business At SHCC2017
clocking 4 Wookiee outing during SHCC , each 1 hour long ! Intense but people…
October 8, 2017
Xenomorph…because break time !
I’m all about Star Wars, this is all about Star Wars…except when it is not…
August 20, 2017
Epic Madness – the return of the hair
Wookiees… a great species full of hair A few years back it took me about…
August 20, 2017
The Shore Helmet
Another great helmet from Rogue One. I must say the work they did in making…
March 27, 2017
Tanker Helmet V2.0
Working on the new helmet shows a significant difference with the 3d printed version. It…
February 23, 2017
Design Evolution Part 01
After starting the third armour of the GAV Commander of Rogue One, I decided to…
February 15, 2017
Oh Glorious crap…
Yes China has copycats, bootlegs, replicas, shanzai… all of different degrees of quality and build.…
January 25, 2017
Propel … OMG
yes I used OMG and you will do too the day you get a propel…
January 10, 2017
You don’t know the power of the Dark Side….
Actually I do , 10000mAh
January 10, 2017
Lego Break … is it?!!
I love lego’s especially the Star Wars collector edition ; these pack major brick power……
January 10, 2017
more WTFake troopers in China and it’s getting annoying
Hey LFL/Disney I know there is no such thing as bad publicity, that China can…
January 10, 2017
421 Limited
I was brought on board 1.5 years ago and how far have we come already…
December 14, 2016
3D printing: Hover Tank Trooper
This one is a beauty and one of my favourite helmet ! And these are…
November 7, 2016
Redemption Team : first live meet-up
“Redemption” is a project that took place between Beijing and Shanghai. I was in Shanghai…
November 7, 2016
Rebel Helmets
After my initial red5 x-wing helmet build I realised that I actually enjoyed making these…
October 24, 2016
“Redemption” fan film…
Last June at Beijing Comic Con quite a few people came to take pictures with…
September 21, 2016
X-wing helmet RAE
I was commissioned to do another two X-wing helmet; another “Red Five” Luke Skywalker and…
September 21, 2016
What’s in a Jedi costume?
I’ve been asked that question many times and really it depends on the character. Some…
June 28, 2016
Thanks Michelle
The downside of making so many costumes is that you get to a point where…
June 8, 2016
Star Wars in China … the ugly !
When fans around the world gathered in the 70’ies to celebrate Star Wars by making…
June 7, 2016
Fresh from the printer..this summer polo design
every season I design new polos …because that’s what I wear quasi exclusively.  This season…
May 5, 2016
Sculpting Bossk
I had to have a go at sculpting, first try Bossk and the end result…
May 1, 2016
Star Wars LP
classic British Band LP cover re-imagined in the Star Wars Universe
May 1, 2016
Finally !
The redshirttrooper got is display mannequin ! Been a while but it finally got here.
May 1, 2016
Wookiee Draws
playing with the wookiee in different styles…
May 1, 2016
IT IS A FAN THING, IT IS A FUN THING. PROUD MEMBER OF THE 501st
Playing is what we first do as kids and often the first thing we loose…
May 1, 2016
Halloween
Took my daughter to school as Casual Friday Vader…major WTH face on that lady !…
May 1, 2016
food inspiration ?
My daughter pointed out why I really like these cookies…look at the name!  That being…
May 1, 2016
Brick challenge
 
May 1, 2016
Tian An Men
Their are only a couple of stormtrooper who got their pictures on TianAnMen Square… I…
May 1, 2016
Mini Vader Travels: Japan
 
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