You'll want to click the link above to get all the meaty details on the assembly process, since I'm going to skip quite a few of the opening bits: the stacking/layering/gluing of the foam, cutting it all out, beveling the edges, and gluing all that together. Nope, I'm going to skip right to the juicy bits, since by now you should all know the steps I take to make these foam props.
And if you don't, click the link above so you do, then meet us back here.
Everybody ready? Let's go.
First up, due to the move I was unable to find the alternate barrels I had made as an experiment with the first Harrier. Thanks to that, I had to make a new set of barrels, but I didn't have the PVC pipes or connectors like I did before. So, I got a little creative and blatantly "borrowed" a trick from Punished Props.
From there, it was a simple job attaching them to the front of the Harrier.
First up, the bottom layer of blue.
I don't have a picture of that step, but the next one was the same: tape up the silver for the final set of blue.
Of course, now it needed to look even better, so on came the weathering! More black acrylic wash, with dry brushing various colors. I tried layering a few different colors to make the effect pop out better, and I think I'm getting better at that. Just need to work on which colors look more natural together at the end result.
The final product: