name French : Abraracourcix
name Dutch : Heroïx
name Spanish : Abraracúrcix
name Italian : Abraracourcix
name Portuguese : Abraracourcix
is the chief of the Gallic village. A majestic, courageous, suspicious
old warrior, respected by his men and feared by his enemies.
fears only one thing: That the sky may fall on his head tomorrow!
But as he says himself: "We haven't yet seen the end of the
chief was in the winter half-year 2009 / 2010 our job.
asked the question in the Asterix forum, in what colors we should
build the chief.
October, we took care of the almost traditionally grown trip to
Braunschweig to pick up 215 meters ripstop nylon from the material
dealer of our confidence.
Then as usual
and already become a habit the separating of the figure and the
construction of the templates.
should be given in the distribution of proportions so that the
desired size relation comes not to over-sized hands, arms and
should put a healthy sense of proportion on the day, so that the
figure is also found later again in the kite . And so we started
in the end of October.
a quick photo before his shirt was pulled over his head.
November we created the first template of the feet and legs.
of December the feet were sewing together. Then
we went to his trousers.
of 4 x 4 meters (13 x 13 ft) in blue (40 cm wide) and black (20
cm wide) ripstop nylon were cut out and sewn together again .
56 strips of 4 meters (13 ft) length. Makes a total of 72 sqm
two front and rear parts were cut. Tucks sewn in and sewing all
the parts together.
to the Gaul so he was half finished.
Then in the
middle of January 2010 we have cut four pieces out of green ripstop
nylon for the shirt of the chief.
we spent nearly 36 sqm ripstop nylon. Cross and transverse seams
are sewn with reinforcements, so that inner cords and bridle points
of the chief is made of 44 parts and about 6 sqm ripstop nylon.
belt with a length of 12,8 meters (42 ft) and a material consumption
of 5.5 sqm ripstop nylon.
In late January
we finished the arms and hands with 30 sqm of skin-colored and
green ripstop nylon.
to the template, we have modeled the chief fingers and thumbs,
so that he has no mittens on.
Then in the
beginning of February we have drawn all templates for the head
and start to cut them out.
consists of 34 parts. Already on 15. February, we assembled all
the pieces together.
On 28. February
2010, we have completed the interior work.
Shirt and head approach
the belt, cape and sword.
have a length of 100 meters (328 ft). Bridle lines have a length
of 130 meters (426 ft).
chief is carried on a shield through the village, we have built
with 18 sqm blue ripstop nylon, 138 squares and about 100 meters
(328 ft) satin ribbon a shield.
out of 5 sqm white ripstop nylon on top and a lot of inner cords
hold the shield in form.
was on 10.04.2010 of course, like all Gauls in France.