So I have been churning out some kind of mundane sabers of late for use at tools for my saber classes, and have been in a funk for designing anything of late. Here are a few examples.
Thankfully for an auction item for my sons school, I decided to donate a saber and one of interns had just started playing with electro etching. Which then yielded this. This helped me perk up a bit.-
I then, thanks to thexter for the idea to try the idea and ARKM (for the tutorial)
I decided to give salt water etching a shot. This one is all free hand as proof of concept, but I'll turn it into a saber or something. It turned out pretty well. Next time, I'll use illustrator and the vinyl cutter.
I'll post stuff in here again when I update it. I have a little more work I want to try on it.
I used a vinyl cutter to make the mask submerged the hilts and did a positive and negative of the etch.
Here are the results. Overall, the acid didn't quite do it for me using the vinyl method, though using the vinyl as a resist worked spot on well in the initial attempt. I'm going to give it the go with vinyl cut + salt water. The blue pnp paper + acid).
It did give the sabers an old weathered look that I kind of like in the one on the right, as if the engraving has been worn away over time. I might try some other things on that one too. The one on the right... meh
Rogue Five: I wish the movie would let you know when there's an end credits scene. I just saw Kong: Skull Island and apparently there was a teaser of another famous monster. Last three movies I saw had nothing after the credits. Just my luck the one time I walk out...
Apr 27, 2017 22:21:07 GMT -5
Rogue Five: Why am I telling you guys this? I don't know. I guess I'm a little annoyed. I feel like I didn't get my money's worth lol
Apr 27, 2017 22:24:04 GMT -5
Rogue Five: And I never remember to check the internets to confirm
Apr 27, 2017 22:24:42 GMT -5
Rogue Five: So to sum up. If you're going to go see Skull Island, make sure to stay after the credits
Apr 27, 2017 22:25:49 GMT -5
Rogue Five: And don't feed the monkeys
Apr 27, 2017 22:26:51 GMT -5
ARKM: What was that? *ARKM states as he holds out a banana to a monkey*
Apr 27, 2017 22:50:28 GMT -5
Rogue Five: And for God's sake man, don't shock the monkeys either!!
Apr 28, 2017 0:51:05 GMT -5