How To Build A Life-Size Monster Hunter Dragon

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How To Build A Life-Size Monster Hunter Dragon

Ever wonder how the giant displays at conventions like E3 get made? Well the folks at Tested took a step-by-step look at the making of a giant dragon for Capcom’s booth at this year’s E3.

Frank Ippolito was in charge of building the Gore Magala from Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, and the result is pretty incredible. It’s built from a carved foam base, covered in a clay-like epoxy, then airbrushed with metallic colours to give it an iridescent shine.

Here’s the team coating the finished foam sculpture with epoxy:

And here’s how it was displayed at E3:

Making a Life-Sized Dragon [YouTube]

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