Scott Holden of Sacramento, CA made this incredible life-sized Tauntaun costume using a 3D Studio Max mesh model, wood, clay, plaster, metal, foam, silicone, homemade stilts, and lots of fur. Cockeyed.com had Holden document the whole process in words and pictures. Scott Holden's Tauntaun costume
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