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08 July 2006 @ 12:46 am
Zhang He progress - unpainted peacock talon  
Unpainted peacock talon

Talon #2 is mostly put together. It just needs the pointy trim and gesso. I'll worry about that after I'm done painting my armor. (I'd say it's 80% done.) I need to get the knee guards glued and painted, too, but I seem to be out of thin craft foam. Sigh. At least the thick parts are patterned and bent.
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Sith Kitten: oh snap_sithkitten_ on July 8th, 2006 07:44 am (UTC)
very awsome
The Heavy Metal Matador: South Park - Happyrydain on July 9th, 2006 11:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
mesia on July 8th, 2006 12:58 pm (UTC)
WOW, that looks good! I'm really excited about seeing the finished project!
The Heavy Metal Matador: South Park - Happyrydain on July 9th, 2006 11:02 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I plan to use the same gold paint that I've been using on the rest of my armor, but I want to shade around the raised parts with blue to get a variegated blue/green effect (I'll have to test this first and see if it will actually look like I want it to)...and I also plan to decoupage peacock eyes onto the piece. I just hope they get here in time. I ordered them from Canada about two weeks ago along with the rest of my feathers.
(Anonymous) on July 11th, 2006 12:52 pm (UTC)
Oh my gosh, if both of those ideas work, it's going to look soooo amazing. How DOES one decoupage, though?
mesia on July 11th, 2006 12:53 pm (UTC)
D'oh, that was me, forgetting to log in @_@
Royroyr on July 8th, 2006 01:23 pm (UTC)
this stuff looks so cool, even unpainted. i'll have to get a better look at dragoncon!!
The Heavy Metal Matador: South Park - Happyrydain on July 9th, 2006 11:06 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I'm actually bringing this costume to Otakon...but I'll definitely be wearing it again in the future, and I would like to get to D*C at some point. I've heard great things about Atlanta, and the con seems to be a great place for jaw-dropping costumes from all genres, and I mainly go to cons for the cosplay because looking at pictures just isn't the same. So perhaps I will be the most beeYOOtiful Wei officer at some D*C or another. ^_^