I built a massive DIABLO shield with LIGHTS and SMOKE!

  • By: NickG
  • Date: November 6, 2021
  • Time to read: 2 min.

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My Demonic Brigitte shield includes over 550 LEDs, has 4 different light animations and even a smoke machine build in! The design was made by Zach Fisher and is basically Brigitte from Overwatch in a custom Diablo skin. The shield is completely made out of EVA foam, is super lightweight and was mostly painted with airbrush colors from Vallejo. I’m really proud of the result and hope it might inspire you to get into crafting and fancy LEDs as well!

– Svetlana

3D model reference of the head: https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-print-models/art/sculptures/diablo-prime-evil-3d-print-project-files

My previous tutorials:
Mini Smoke Machine – https://youtu.be/uDISX8MMLak
Arduino Programming – https://youtu.be/EvRxQbhDxCo
Installing Animated LEDs – https://youtu.be/_KAb3NBCIXw
Retopology – https://youtu.be/wRBk9npIevQ

Products used:

EVA Foam: https://amzn.to/3bYYZEV
Box Cutter: https://amzn.to/2ru1j1U
Contact Glue: https://amzn.to/3aBOML0
Squeeze-Bottles: https://amzn.to/2NKLfPC
Dremel: https://amzn.to/2L7pkDG
Dremel Snake: https://amzn.to/2IP1IyK
Flexbond: https://amzn.to/3aoAME5
LED Foam: https://amzn.to/2TtllVD
Foam Clay: https://amzn.to/2vJHJRu
Dust Mask: https://amzn.to/2IpB0zF
Respirator: https://amzn.to/2PUNd2N
Safety Goggles: https://amzn.to/31FOxup
Airbrush Set US/CA: https://amzn.to/2H8qiMK
Airbrush Set EU: https://amzn.to/33BxevG
Water Filter: https://amzn.to/2xijYAv
Cleaning Station: https://amzn.to/3cEUVHR
Vallejo Model Air Paint: https://amzn.to/2KOT3iB
Vallejo Game Air Paint: https://amzn.to/2YOIypC
Airbrush Cleaner: https://amzn.to/2THqYhH
Masking Tape: https://amzn.to/2UH85uN
Flexible Masking Tape: https://amzn.to/2V2EcaN
LED strips: https://amzn.to/2r5Weg9
Soldering Iron: https://amzn.to/2IhJpV8
Slide switch: https://amzn.to/388tDHQ
Helping Hand: https://amzn.to/38rmReX
Trinket Pro 5V: https://amzn.to/2wBQjBI
Powerboost 5V: https://amzn.to/38ryQJt
Lipo Battery 6600mAh: https://amzn.to/2vyVm65
Adafruit Backpack: https://amzn.to/2Xt2MmX
Pepakura Designer: http://www.tamasoft.co.jp/pepakura-en/
Blender: https://www.blender.org/

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0:00 – Intro
1:25 – Shield Base
6:09 – Making the Diablo Head
9:49 – Adding Textures
11:32 Priming
12:27 – Painting
15:33 – Adding lights and smoke
17:27 – Done!
18:30 – Outro

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