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Jun172012

Space Jockey Lifesize Helmet!!!

DreamScheme Studios is a full-fledged special effects house with 14 years of professional experience in industrial fabrication.  We are open for custom services.  Check the SERVICES page to learn more.

PROMETHEUS & ALIEN Lifesize ENGINEER/SPACE JOCKEY Helmet project!!!!

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 SPACE JOCKEY KIT FORM - Rotocast urethane/fiberglass matrix hollow-cast helmet shell + 2 lenses. 

**2014 shipping update:  U.S. shipping is $35 parcel post.  Canda $45.00 If this is shipping overseas the shipping rate is at least $75 ($5.00 for the box $70 for postage) due to the size and weight and overseas rates.  Email for an exact quote.

SPACE JOCKEY HEMLET Prop replica

 

 

This is the 2013 version using the new latex skin weathering technique!  Amazing!!

 

There is an **ALTERNATE** version of this kit (thermal formed). Click link to see this version:

Completed 'DECAYED' version is seen here:

 

SPACE JOCKEY HEMLET Prop replica

 

The sculpting team on this one: Tyler C. and Cris A.



 

 

Molding procedure:

  

DOZENS of sweat-filled hours of hardcore labor and many many hundreds of dollars later, we have a lightweight casting ready for trimming and paiting!!

  

 

 The space jockey helmet weighs about 9 pounds of a fiberglass/resin matrix, and measures 22" long, 15" tall.

 

  THERE ARE TWO SPACE JOCKEY VERSIONS. The first is unweathered and newish looking.   The other version is old, decayed, battered.  Here's the first buildup of the DECAYED & un-decayed version:

 

 

A close-up of the skin texture of the 'decayed' version.   Applied with sculpting compound. (view the tutorial)

 

 

 This sculpture and build-up is absolutely ASTONISHING!!

Some have commented this was sculpted too large, some say too small.  We scaled this to match the PROMETHEUS version.  The SJ seen in ALIEN is probably three times this size so we went with the medical lab sequence scale. It's actually not too large to make wearable for someone (seven feet tall and BIG) ambitious enough to make an engineer suit. Here's some evidence:

 

 

 

 

  

 Here's a buildup sample of the goldenarmor.com helmet kit...

 

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