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. I ended up placing second in our category,
Project: Immortan Joe's Mask
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 to collect some of the
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 costume for submission into the NYCC 2016
And then there’s the mask. Got the plugs for the gas mask hoses painted up and attached, bent a bit of thick-gauge copper wiring up and into the jaw, and I completely revamped the
I detached the brass hingework for now, but took the opportunity to add the gas mask hose connectors and sub-piping. That sub-piping is actually made of very thick electrical copper wire – couldn’t tell
So, Immortan Joe’s mask opens up for added drama and intimidation during one scene in the film. Today’s engineering challenge: Make that damn jaw open and close in a way that is durable and robust.
My mask had some extra-scary work done. I used a scrollsaw to cut an MDF divider for the mask and bolted it together so I could start making the hard mother mold out of
I’m mostly just monkeying around and doing what I see other people do when it comes to making these molds. I hope I understand the process right, but I guess we’ll find out! We
The gas mask hoses are the childrens’ mask ones that I ordered from eBay, but now I need to find the darker, larger hose that connects to the other end of it. Still, I’m
In my ongoing efforts to needlessly complicate Maria’s life, I managed to point out a bunch of inconsistencies between the 3D-printed mask I had produced and the actual screen prop. We both realize that
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