I'm so glad the deadline for this project got pushed back. I thought I wasn't going to be able to finish it. This is the sketch I've been working from:
Here is my model with Diffuse, Spec and Fullbright:
And the wires:
I hope to have it rigged in the next couple of days so I can pose it. I'll go back and tweak the diffuse after, I just really want to have a finished product. Let me know what you think.