Sunday, October 2, 2016

Finished the X-Wing Helmet Tonight

Whoo hooo! After months of farting around with it, I have finished my X-wing helmet!

This awesome kit came from Darth Hair and was totally worth it. In fact, there's a couple more items that I need and I'll be ordering them from him.


This is my generic X-Wing pilot. I searched online for days, before I started the paint job, trying to find an existing female X-Wing pilot that I could have been, but I just didn't come across any.

I think I must have been inspired by BB-8's color scheme in the desert because look at all the orange curves there.


Got a little bit of carbon scoring here and there. If it can build up on droids, then maybe it can build up on helmets.


I still need to adjust the length of the chin strap. I realized tonight that it's too long right now.




BTW, helmet fun fact here...if you lay  your helmet down on it's side and you need to rest it on something, a large can of chicken and a sleeve of small tuna cans, stacked on top of each other, is the right height to rest the Mohawk.

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