I’ve decided that my fall personal project is going to be creating a model of a live-action version of the DC Comics superhero, The Flash.
Now, for the design of the character, I plan on going a different direction from the past live-action incarnations of the character. I intend to lift design cues from recent superhero movies; the most influence coming from Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise. The suit won’t slither out of a fancy ring (sorry fanboys) but will feature a more streamlined, armored look similar to that popularized in The Dark Knight, and will appeal to my hard-surface modeling skills.
I know I’m going to get flamed on concept alone, but the Red & Gold cloth-ish suit has already been done (by Stan Winston) and I want to take the design in a different and more modern direction. So, to get started… the bolt: