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« on: July 19, 2012 06:26:55 AM »


So I know this very cool guy by the name of Alfred Norris. I met him, electronically at least, when he contacted me about commissioning a set of hand mechanics from me. When he told me what said mechanics were for... I can't tell you how excited I was to start the project! Al and I designed the hands together and I just finished fabricating them last night.


Al is making an 8 foot tall hulk costume. I've seen the concept art etc. and it's going to be amazing. When he has finished it, I'll see if I can either get him to post something on Crafster or I'll share it on his behalf. For now, there's a video of the "Skeleton" of the Hulk in action at the end of this post. Hulk's head is going to be located above the head of the "Puppeteer" and his shoulders above where the Puppeteer's elbows are in the video.

Without knowing how tall I am, it's probably hard for folks to get a sense of the scale of these giant mitts. Here's a picture that should help a bit (photo was taken before the hand's were 100% complete)


I'm just shy of 6 feet, so with these on my arm-span is increased to approximately 9.5 feet (Hulk's arms are proportionally larger than a human's when compared to his height... more like a Gorilla than a man).






While this post is *technically* about a costume that's currently in production, my portion of it (the hand skeletons) is complete Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012 07:03:14 AM »

Oh wow, that is so cool! I can't wait to see the entire costume.

I'm going to feature this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012 07:16:49 AM »

Thank you rackycoo!

Hey, since you're one of those moderator-type-people, do you happen to know how to embed a youtube video on Crafster? (if it is even possible to do so) Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012 07:19:49 AM »

very cool! and how awesome to be involved in such a cool project
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2012 07:38:00 AM »

Hey, since you're one of those moderator-type-people, do you happen to know how to embed a youtube video on Crafster? (if it is even possible to do so) Smiley

Only admin (sweets4ever and jungrrl) can imbed a video, but I sent sweets4ever the link and she did it for you. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2012 07:39:17 AM »

These just made my day!  Absolutely awesome.  Thanks so much for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2012 07:58:55 AM »

Hey, since you're one of those moderator-type-people, do you happen to know how to embed a youtube video on Crafster? (if it is even possible to do so) Smiley

Only admin (sweets4ever and jungrrl) can imbed a video, but I sent sweets4ever the link and she did it for you. Smiley

YAY!

Cheesy !thank you very much rackycoo and sweets4ever! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2012 08:20:44 AM »

Very cool!  Smiley
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Thanks for showing how you did the mechanics , it is very interesting.
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« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2012 01:05:15 PM »

That is awesome.  Definitely post pics of the finished costume!
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