by buriedInOblivion: http:/buriedinoblivion/.
Here you can see the steps:
* sculpting the base model out of clay
* covering the model in Kobracast
* smoothing the surface with spackling compound
* painting the base coat
* detailing every scale with paint and (some) foam rubber.
In the inner corner of the eyes you can see the slit that will allow vision when worn.
Still to do: finishing the second half, the back of the head with spikes and fabric and a lot of other things like making the lower jaw movable.