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Skyrim iron helmet by cloudstrife597 Skyrim iron helmet by cloudstrife597
This is the Skyrim helmet I made :D :heart:

how I made it:

~first I built the pepakura model out of cardboard (I had to modify it a bit because it was too big for my head)
~after I covered it with paper mache
~I modified the eye holes a bit
~I covered everything with a mixture of paper and clay (well I should have used real paperclay instead. It would have been more lightweight!)
~I put some glue layers to make it sturdier ( I know maybe I should have put resin instead of glue, but I hate that thing it stinks and spoils all my paintbrushes >.< )
~ I painted it

So you can see the result, maybe I'll make a full Dovahkiin costume ^^
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PendulumPro Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Great job! I'm making a cardboard version of the helmet too, but I have no idea how to make the horns. Any tips?
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cloudstrife597 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Well... I made mine with a papercraft model, so maybe you can get inspired by it (you can easily find it on the internet) or trying to make them with a different material, for example Model Magic: it should work well as it's a paste easy to shape and it becomes very lightweight.
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PendulumPro Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, thank you for the tips! Cheers!
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cloudstrife597 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
you're welcome :)
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SkyCrawlers123 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
The epicness! Wishing had something like this...
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jay-ultica Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
me and my mom are gona make a nitted iron helmet steel armor gauntlets and boots i cant wait till she gets the yarn for it all and i cant wait till i get to wear it all
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cloudstrife597 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
nice ^^
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jay-ultica Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
ohh btw im riting a skyrim fn fic about a blue eyed dunmer y dont you check it out
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cloudstrife597 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I just read it, that's nice ^^
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jay-ultica Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
im gona publish all the other chapters iv writen up soon (wensday at the latest) so keep checking to c if the new ones are up
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