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Kylo Ren, Star Wars -

In the STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, Kylo Ren’s iconic helmet emerged from its own demise, but this time, evolved and seemingly pieced together with bleeding red veins of energy and altered geometries. We were instantly captivated and knew we had to put this on-screen work of art into your hands.   To answer how we made this helmet we must address the biggest question most of you had with this helmet: yes, this helmet prop actually did light up. So how did we accomplish making a lit helmet seem illuminated? For weeks, we quite literally saw red both...

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Author: Denuo Novo Design Studio When Rogue One: A Star Wars Story™ was in theaters, we instantly gravitated to the Shoretrooper costume - by far one of our favorite and most innovative designs from the film. This fresh take on Imperial combat uniforms is a fan favorite and the Denuo Novo Shoretrooper helmet is one of the best-selling pieces on the site. But let’s talk about that full costume. What intrigues us is the balance of soft costume to armor. This is not a full stormtrooper costume where you are covered from head to toe in plastic, nor is this...

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Star Wars, Stormtrooper -

Author: Denuo Novo Design Studio Let’s play a game! Go to the Denuo Novo site, click on the Shoretrooper helmet and try identifying what the base color is. Hint : this is a trick question. If we did our job, you shouldn’t see the base color we used! Don’t worry, you’re not alone! We’ve made this literal mistake where even our floor managers, more often than they’d like to admit, have questioned whether the freshly painted helmets were painted with the right color. That’s how wildly different the base paint is from the weathered final product we are all used...

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Mandalorian -

The Mandalorian™ Riddle Part 2 We left off at discussing what colors make up that incredible sheen. But that’s only half the story. The other half of the technique is a special paint gun we affectionately and loosely call our “Atomizer.” The second portion of the riddle sounds like something that would be used to help bring Star Wars™ to life in our replica portfolio! While we wish we could be as cool as a long arm phase-pulse Amban™ sniper rifle, what we can say is it’s a special tool that atomizes the metal paint to the finest particulate as...

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Mandalorian -

The Mandalorian™ Riddle Part 1 Seeing the Mandalorian™ for the first time was a transformative experience. From his multi-colored armor to his long rifle, he truly was a departure from Mandalorian™ characters that we’ve seen in previous stories, but with familiar elements that evoked that Star Wars™ “lived in” look and feel. What really stood out? That shiny silver-ish, pewter-ish, nickel-ish helmet, that is summed up in one word: Beskar™. That helmet spoke to us and it signaled that this wasn’t going to be the series you or anyone expected! But, did you know that color we used for the...

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