In StarCraft 2, Adjutants were a form of artificial intelligence used for everything from storing data to performing decryption. Cosplayer Christina Erring Bårdsen recently completed her Adjutant build, and she documented every step of the process on her blog. For the elaborate headpiece, she started with a styrofoam head:
I started with a Styrofoam head and covered it with worbla, then I had a base to add other details on. Because I’m cheap I use a base of cardboard for some of my details instead of double worbla layer or craft foam core.
The mohawk portion of the headpiece is simply folded worbla, and she also used worbla to make plugs to fit in the tubes. She applied a layer of black gesso and then applied silver paint for highlights.
For the shoulder armor, she used a plaster Easter egg for the basic shape, formed cardboard over it, and wrapped worbla around it. For the circular shape on the armor, she shaped worbla over a hair product box (pictures here) and added four 3mm orange LEDs to it. She covered the armor with black gesso and made it look metallic with “silver base paint and black wash. Details with acrylic paint and silver marker.”
This video goes over how she applied her makeup:
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — TechShop is closed, files bankruptcy
Wearables — Get concrete solutions
Electronics — Are you grounded?
Biohacking — Learning to See with Sound
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.