Learning how to build big gun movie props can be very exciting. The guns that we all see in movies normally look very real and authentic. There are a variety of factors that go into building a big gun movie prop; read on for some specific tips that you can use for your own films. Note that you should never use a real gun as a movie prop.
To build a big gun movie prop, you will need:
- A clear plastic toy gun
Black spray paint
- Building a big gun movie prop is similar to making a normal-sized movie prop gun. To build a big gun movie prop, you will need to change the size of the toy gun that you purchase. Go to any toy store and choose a big toy gun. Make sure that the big gun is clear and not brightly colored. This will help the big gun prop look and feel more realistic.
- Now it is time to paint your big gun prop. Take the plastic toy gun and wipe it down completely. Make sure that the entire gun prop is completely clean. This will allow the surface of the big prop gun to appear smooth. It is important for the big gun prop to appear smooth, because the surface of an authentic gun is smooth. Set the big gun movie prop down on a piece of paper and spray paint the entire big gun movie prop black. Allow the gun to dry for two hours.
- Using movie magic will make your big gun movie prop appear more authentic. Now that your big gun is made, you want to highlight the gun in the correct way. The lighting will affect how real the toy gun looks. Make sure that the big gun movie prop has the right lighting for the gun to appear realistic.