Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:11 am

Hey guys, changing my plan of doing a Novatrooper Medic. Got back a few hours ago from watching the latest Star Wars movie. AWESOME!!! But I want to build a new costume from the movie. Captain Phasma (below)

https://www.google.com/search?q=captain ... EQ_AUIBygB
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But thing is...no ones done her as far as I can tell. And I can't get anymore ref pics besides her top half in the front. But it looks a lot like the standard First Order Trooper

http://databank.501st.com/databank/TK_-_First_Order

Pretty much the same thing but shiny and with a leather cape. But I don't know how to approach this. Any ideas on this one?
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by DeafTrooper » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:13 am

Actually, there are many differences between the regular troopers and Phasma.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:59 am

So what are the differences? I want to build her as accurate as I can but I can't get many ref pics of a full body shot. And no legion member built her yet and there is no ref docs. I'm literally flying blind with this build.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Ripcode » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:52 pm

Who is Captain Phantasm?
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Sun Jan 17, 2016 2:22 pm

The silver stormtrooper from the force awakens...

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(To the left of Kyle run)

She's the first female stormtrooper. Granted she didn't get much screen time in the movie but it was enough to inspire me to build her.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Mr Fett » Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:59 pm

Phantom Medic wrote:So what are the differences? I want to build her as accurate as I can but I can't get many ref pics of a full body shot. And no legion member built her yet and there is no ref docs. I'm literally flying blind with this build.
A lady from one of the California Garrisons already has one that she wore to the red carpet movie premiere. There are pics of her floating around that I've seen. There's also lots of pics I've seen floating around the internet of the screen used full costume on display at some convention or exhibit that it was set up at.

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Flash » Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:17 pm

The codpiece, fingers, shins, spats, boots and bucket are all different than the TFA Stormtrooper. I think I may be missing something else.

Even accurate TFA Stormtrooper armor is difficult to obtain at the moment.

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Ripcode » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:48 pm

Phantom Medic wrote:The silver stormtrooper from the force awakens...
Not familiar with him.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:26 pm

Flash wrote:The codpiece, fingers, shins, spats, boots and bucket are all different than the TFA Stormtrooper. I think I may be missing something else.

Even accurate TFA Stormtrooper armor is difficult to obtain at the moment.
Can you post me a link to her thread. Or give me her I.D number so I can contact her?
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Phantom Medic wrote:The silver stormtrooper from the force awakens...
Not familiar with him.
No they never said her name in the movie. In fact I had to go digging around to find her name. But she was the one in charge of the attacking forces at the beginning of the movie.
Flash wrote:The codpiece, fingers, shins, spats, boots and bucket are all different than the TFA Stormtrooper. I think I may be missing something else.

Even accurate TFA Stormtrooper armor is difficult to obtain at the moment.
Thanks! I know the helmet was the most obvious, with the lines running from the visor to the back of her helmet. But thanks for the other parts.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:55 pm

Okay found a good forum to build with

http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/3 ... sma-build/

It's amazing and also I found someone who is making a kit for Phasma

http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php?t=246263&page=13
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Mr Fett » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:05 pm

Phantom Medic wrote:
Can you post me a link to her thread. Or give me her I.D number so I can contact her?
Don't know her name. Just heard she's from one of the Garrisons out in CA where they did the Hollywood premiere. She likely is mentioned on the whitearmor.net board. Do a search for Phasma on both that board AND on the RPF....both of the links you posted. You will find a lot of Phasma info from parts people have been working on already if you use the search engine.

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Post by GingerSnap » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:29 pm

Mr Fett wrote:
Phantom Medic wrote:
Can you post me a link to her thread. Or give me her I.D number so I can contact her?
Don't know her name. Just heard she's from one of the Garrisons out in CA where they did the Hollywood premiere. She likely is mentioned on the whitearmor.net board. Do a search for Phasma on both that board AND on the RPF....both of the links you posted. You will find a lot of Phasma info from parts people have been working on already if you use the search engine.
The phasma from the premier has a build thread on the FISD forums.

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Muppet-Trooper » Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:15 am

GingerSnap wrote: The phasma from the premier has a build thread on the FISD forums.
Lauren, maybe you could help them, as it appears you have already been looking into it and considered doing a Captain Phasma build, from this previous thread.
GingerSnap wrote:I'm researching captain phasma I'm highly considering it. I've been asking around with different legion members.
http://www.greatlakesgarrison.com/forum ... 85&t=14565

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by devilmaan » Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:27 am

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:56 am

That is the thread I was looking for!!! THANKS!!! That was a the Captain Phasma from the red carpet premier in Hollywood! Wow...lots of cromeing in my future...and scavenging. But this will make all the sleepless nights in my future worth it. I'm going to start working after my birthday (feb 5) so that way I have 3 years exactly till my dead line (my 18th birthday). Better get started on finding a job to finance this...ugh.
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Post by GingerSnap » Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:03 am

Muppet-Trooper wrote:
GingerSnap wrote: The phasma from the premier has a build thread on the FISD forums.
Lauren, maybe you could help them, as it appears you have already been looking into it and considered doing a Captain Phasma build, from this previous thread.
GingerSnap wrote:I'm researching captain phasma I'm highly considering it. I've been asking around with different legion members.
http://www.greatlakesgarrison.com/forum ... 85&t=14565
Just saw this looks like someone beat me to posting lol I have some research I've been doing when I get to a computer I can post what I've found and information I gathered talking to people working on her.

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:20 pm

Someone beat Gingersnap to posting? Inconceivable. Lol just kidding around guys.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by GingerSnap » Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:06 pm

Phantom Medic wrote:Someone beat Gingersnap to posting? Inconceivable. Lol just kidding around guys.
Well I was at Ohayocon all weekend so I haven't been on the forums lol

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Phantom Medic » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:13 am

Okay first off I need to scale the design. Ahh, math...I HATE IT! But I have to do it *sigh* so let's get this over with.

Alright so according to the Star Wars Wiki (the holy grail for lore) captain Phasma stands at 2 meters, but being American means I have to convert it. That gave me a height of 6'5 feet. But then again it was googles measurement... So I'm 5'2 and I need to scale it down to that. Might I say tho...man that girl is tall!

So assuming she has a mesomorph body shape, her legs should be 3 feet...maybe (I'm doing this all in my head) so feet at 6 inches, shins are 2.2 feet and the thighs are 2.2 as well. The cod should be 6 inches. Ab plate 1 foot to be overlapped by the chest. Chest should be 1'6 feet tall and 1 foot wide. Shoulders should be 4 inches. Same as the upper arm plates. Forearms should be 6-8 inches. Hand plates 2 inches (hand is 4 inches). Head should be 8-12 inches tall. Cape should be 5 inches so it's just above the flore and I'm not tripping over it.

Well...that about covers it. I think. Did I miss something? Anyway does that sound right guys for a female 5'2 foot mesomorph body type?
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma design and build

Post by Zark » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:31 am

You have a lot of time before you can even join the 501st.

I am glad you are so gung-ho about building but by the time you finish a build you will have to mod lot of parts because you will have out grown them

Example, since joining Rebel Legion, I have had to modify my jedi costume multiple times do to weight fluctuations. You are never just done with a costume.
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