Start by making the following shape for the chest (the head sits on top for size reference).
Next, add the base shape for the shoulders. Also, add the cannons on both sides of the neck.
Next, add the torso section under the chest.
Then, add the pilot door under the chest.
The ridges on the chest are drawn out.
Add the bottom part of the torso on both sides.
Next, the shoulder missile launcher doors are added.
Above shows the bicep piece that will attach directly under the shoulders.
The biceps are then attached to the shoulders. They will hang loosely on the costume to provide maximum arm movement.
The base of the jet pack is shown above.
Closing it off and attaching it to the back. transcribe all the pieces created onto cardboard.
To create the exhaust, plastic cups are Plastidip’ed black.
After transcribing jetpack onto cardboard and covering in black construction paper, glue cups to the open parts of the jetpack.
Above shows the torso piece transcribed onto cardboard.
The pilot door opening is transcribed onto cardboard as shown above.
Attach the pilot door to the torso.
Adding the chest missile launcher doors to the torso.
Adding hooks to the end of the shoulder as shown above.
Rear view of nearly-completed torso.
Front view of nearly completed torso.