The following web site is a gallery only site for my personal
TK Armor costume.
It has been mentioned that a few builders are claiming the images on this site are their own product. Using similar acronyms or spelling, i.e., 'armour' instead of 'armor', or the letters M, T and or K instead of 'MyTKArmor'. Please be careful. If another builder is claiming these images as their product, please contact me for verification.
The Inevitable Evolution of Fan Armor & Costumes
Oh good Lord, what a topic
of discussion this issue is and will probably continue to be.
First, I feel that most
screen used props are, for the most part, pretty rough in real life and do not
present well at live appearances. Screen used props
Somewhere a happy medium needs to be reached between screen accuracy and real life presentation, where fans are less than 12 inches from you, peering at every crease, angle, and detail.
As fans are always seeking
more accurate costumes, it's pretty common that when a piece of original costume
is found, one person will reproduce it and then others will normally follow
either by re-casting (which can lose detail) or by purchasing laser scans and
creating patterns using five axis routers, or even by using an RPM (Rapid
Over the next few years it's
pretty safe in saying that almost every single set of armor and every costume
produced by most fans builders will all be nearly identical, variations caused