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NYCC 2016: Stage and More

By on October 10, 2016

We’re still in the post-convention daze, but I took the evening to edit together some of the footage from the Twitch live stream of the event. We ended up…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

NYCC 2016: From the Floor

By on October 9, 2016

A lot of totally awesome convention-goers have been taking pictures of our Immortan Joe costume on the floor of the event, and I just wanted to use this post…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Gearing up for the Championships!

By on September 21, 2016

I got the confirmation – I made it past the preliminary round of judging for the Eastern Championships of Cosplay and, with a bit more luck, I might get…

Cosplay & Props Electronics Immortan Joe

Arduino-Controlled Breathing

By on September 10, 2016

One of the things I decided the mask needed was the ability to control the airflow the fans produced through the hoses and into the mask. The easiest way…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Anatomy of a Warlord

By on September 7, 2016

This costume still requires a significant amount of weathering and wear to be added, but I needed to take a large number of reference images of my own…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag Weathering & Chrome Spray

By on September 6, 2016

Immortan Joe’s airbag is pretty much done at this point. We did a bit of preliminary weathering and distressing with acrylics, and the whole unit is essentially self-contained. One…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag Final Fitting

By on September 5, 2016

Even more frantic work in the home stretch. With everything basically worked out, we did a dry-run of the airbag mounted on the hard points of the back armor…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag mounting frame test

By on September 5, 2016

We’re in the home stretch, so things are happening much faster now.┬áThe frame has been all painted up and the mounting brackets attached. Our vinyl/pleather/whatever-it-is Airbag has been pretty…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag and War Club

By on September 2, 2016

Airbag top section is basically done, although we did mess with (read: significantly removed) the levels of stuffing a bit to deflate it some after…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

The Key to Valhalla

By on September 1, 2016

While everything else is going on with my Immortan Joe project, and because I am ADD as all hell, I decided to prototype something else to go with this…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Solving problems: Overkill edition

By on August 30, 2016

I have been woefully short on time the last few days thanks to work, especially in light of the fact that the convention submission date for the NYCC Eastern…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Styrofoam War Club, Take 1

By on August 27, 2016

In some of my other downtime the last few days I have been working on Joe’s war club. I started with a styrofoam block that I shaped on my…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Arm wraps and Airbags

By on August 27, 2016

Progress is still ongoing. We redid the arm wraps using a different method that seems to have worked a bit better. We started with a basic sleeve, then used…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Welded metal, printed plastic

By on August 23, 2016

I should say that while I have a poor-quality Harbor Freight MIG welder, I also have hardly any idea how to weld or use that machine properly. However, that…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Packing iron and hanging curtains

By on August 22, 2016

The belt is… mostly done? I’m sure I’m missing some stuff, but lets get caught up!

We cut some neoprene and leather that we salvaged from a sofa that was…