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EbonyHeart
09-06-2010, 07:10 PM
So I'm doing the Witch King of Angmar / Lord of the Nazgul for Halloween, and I need help with the gauntlets, shoulder armor, and the cactus of a helmet. Any pointers on making fake armor / making it look like real metal / making it look worn? HELP PLEASE :lost:

bodatheyoda
09-06-2010, 09:45 PM
sintra, wonderflex...

as for painting and weathering...use a metallic primer then a few layers of a clear coat spray paint, then paint with metallic black spray paint and after it dries lightly sand some scratches with some super fine grit sandpaper..once it looks good give it a few more coats of clear coat :)

Practice painting on some extra stuff you dont need to get a feel for it.

As for making the armor..I can't quite picture it but I know it's kind of layered. I'm not well informed as to armor making though...

Garuda_Aiacos
09-17-2010, 02:38 AM
Have you check out this page for infos on the costumes?
http://www.alleycatscratch.com/lotr/Nasty/RingWraith.htm#Ring_Wraiths