custom movie props and customized nerf guns

Nerf Swarmfire – Mass Effect 3-style


Hey folks! So, I finally got my computer back up an running, but I am still a man without a home. My condo is still being held up do to some wire issues…hope to goodness I’m in Monday or Tuesday as I have most certainly worn out my welcome staying at a good friend’s Mom’s place. 🙂

Ok, so what about the guns!? I had some specific orders to take care of and a few were not able to be photographed…well, at least posted online. I still got a lot accomplished and below you’re going to see the current state of affairs.

Here we have a partly disassembled Swarmfire. I try to take apart as much of the guns as possible so there’s less masking to do and also it makes sanding of the body easier. This shows the body mostly sanded.

Photobucket

Here’s the shroud with a coat of red paint acting as the primer. I’ll sand this down with very fine sandpaper to smooth the paint out.

Photobucket

Here’s the body primered and the shroud attached

Photobucket

Almost ready to remove the tape!

Photobucket

This is where the gun stands right now. There’s still a lot of detail work to do, but most of the major color sections are done. I mixed in some metallic silver to give a flake effect and when I can get some pictures with the DSLR you should be able to see it better. It looks good in person anyways! 🙂

Photobucket

Here’s a few more random photos I took of WIPs (Works-in-progress). You’ll see more of these later!

Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Thanks for all the scrolling, I hope I got enough pictures to make you guys happy! 😉

Brian

Advertisements

4 responses

  1. Zach

    That swarmfire is going to look awesome when it’s completely finished, and the alpha trooper is epic too! Great work!

    May 9, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    • Thanks Zach! How’s that Spectre holding out? 🙂

      May 9, 2011 at 5:04 pm

  2. Zach

    great thanks! Showed it off to all my friends and one even offered a stampede for it! I said NO!

    May 10, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    • That’s awesome! 🙂 hey, if they make a strong enough offer, send em my way and I’ll give a good deal!

      May 10, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s