|First the wire armature|
|Which is wrapped in excess fabric from the ends of the arm|
|Then covered with a bazillion layers of acrylic paint/thickened latex until the fingers are no longer scary. Right hand: one coat of latex. Left hand: Many, many coats of latex.|
Also, take a look at the bottom image! See how far the Strong Man has progressed since you last saw him? See how I didn't keep you updated on this progress and ought to be flogged? Shame on me.
Really the only stage I did not document was the skin. Basically, I sew stretchy fabric to encase the foamy body. The seams left in the fabric are filled in with thickened latex, to make the surface of the skin smooth. Then I paint it. And... that's all. You didn't miss much.