Thursday, June 18, 2009

Defender: Antiquing the Helm

I went ahead and riveted the crest to the helm, and then antiqued it all black. The purple and red now remain only as highlights, just the look I was after.

I've been building the luminiferous aether collection devices that fit into the neckguard trim, and I can't assemble that until they are all cast.

Meanwhile, I have started on the headlamp. Here is a photo of the lamp as I found it at a yard sale. I will break it apart, and then the lamp will attach to the front of the helm.

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