I thought id throw up some of the photos i mentioned for you guys, its a shame the camera cant pic up the colours properly as they look different in each shot!
You can click thumbnails for bigger pics,
Heres the first layer of red going on.
Doing the black for the monster section. I used the monster font and printed out something different. Cut them out of vinyl
Heres a bit of a halfway stage.
Getting ready to pain the silver, took ages to mask up!
Here the monster bit comes to life, but i didnt want monster, put my name instead
Then instead of Schumi's dragons, i decided to put a picture of my dog on the back instead! i airbrushed him from a stencil.
Then was time to do the top of the helmet, i couldn't quite get it the same as Michaels, but i tried to get it close
You mask it out with thin tape then spray over the tape to make the shadow.
Time for the 7 stars! made some templates out of vinyl for these as well
Michael has the names of his children on the side of his helmet, so i didnt of course want that! i decided to have Massa style, i messed the otherside up tho, so i had to add this red line to cover my mistake!
I didnt know what to put on the front where the Merc badge goes, so i settled on the Autobots after a while
After that, it was pretty much it until i had it lacqured, i couldnt do that myself because you need a air fed suit and an oven to cure it
Today i changed the visor strip for a silver one
Thats it, hope you enjoy, if i can find a better camera ill take a pic to see if the colours come out better than on my phone
Next up i think i do Raikkonen style design.
Edited by Hacklerf, 09 March 2012 - 14:00.