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How To Make Prop Armor - PREVIEW - Special Effects Character Creation Tutorial with Tony Swatton

2012-11-17: Stan Winston School

How to Make Prop Armor


FULL LESSON: https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/blog/how-to-make-prop-armor-metal-fabrication

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LESSON DESCRIPTION:
Ever wanted to craft your own armor, but didn't know where to begin? Welcome to your starting point. Here, you'll learn everything you ever needed to know from a real life blacksmith.

Watch as Tony Swatton, owner and founder of Sword & Stone in Burbank, takes you through each metal-forming step of recreating a 16th century closed helmet. You've seen much of his armor in films and television, and now he's teaching his skills to you.

LESSON HIGHLIGHTS:
-- Patterning and cutting out the aluminum
-- Using hand tools to form the metal
-- Using larger fabrication tools to speed up the process
-- Welding together the pieces
-- Electrochemically etching the metal

Approximate Run Time: 02:15:30

Watch the FULL LESSON here: https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/blog/how-to-make-prop-armor-metal-fabrication

About Tony Swatton: https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/artists/tony-swatton-blacksmith-costumer-prop-maker

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