Uruk-hai Swordsman Helmet, Lord of the Rings

Get the free EVA foam template:
uruk-hai-swordsman-helm-foam-template.pdf

This full-size orc helmet is made of EVA foam, patterned from a miniature collectible version from Weta Workshop. The rough metal texture on the helmet is achieved using a buildup of cotton batting and Creature Cast neoprene rubber. The helmet is painted and weathered using a variety of acrylic paints.

 

Full Build Video

You can watch the entire build process of this helmet from patterning to painting. Take a look!

Links to materials and tools used in the video:

HD Foam - SKS Prop and Costume Supply
https://www.sksprops.com/hdfoam

Weta Workshop Miniature Collectible Uruk-hai Swordsman Helm
https://www.wetanz.com/shop/miniature-guns-props/uruk-hai-swordsmans-helm

Creature Cast Neoprene Rubber
https://creaturecastrubber.com/

3M Scotch Blue Painter's Tape - https://amzn.to/2Nno2a6

Sharpie Markers, Ultra Fine Point - https://amzn.to/2JjcJdM

X-Acto Craft Tools Knife - https://amzn.to/2XlO9mr

Kershaw Blade Sharpener - https://amzn.to/2J5Bsnb

Barge Contact Cement - https://amzn.to/2No7AXd

Nitrile Gloves - https://amzn.to/2XlIhVC

Safety Works Respirator - https://amzn.to/2xzcu9f

Dremel 4000 Variable-Speed Rotary Tool - https://amzn.to/2XiJmNC

Dremel Aluminum Oxide Grinding Stones
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https://amzn.to/2FKf0xy
https://amzn.to/2Xd3AbD

Cotton Batting - https://amzn.to/2Nnoqp4

Chip Brush - https://amzn.to/2FMrftv

Bounce Rubberizer
https://hotwirefoamfactory.com/025B0-BounceRubberizer.html

Angelus Flat Black Acrylic Paint - https://amzn.to/2XltMFR

Tamiya Flat Base X-21 - https://amzn.to/2XltOxt

Reaper Miniatures MSP Paints - https://www.reapermini.com/paints

Createx Colors Bloodlines Paints - https://amzn.to/2Xi5Jb0

Privateer Press Formula P3 Paints - https://privateerpress.com/formula-p3/paints

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