It is painted in acrylics and is a tribute to the classic black and white era of the programme, it's base-uder-seige theme re-surfacing in The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People!
That's very kind of you! I originally wanted to expose a section of skull beneath the faceplate but the editor said no
Glad you get the scary aspect of it !!
I don't remember this type of Cyberman ever having human hands, that was only in The Tenth Planet. But I guess that was pretty hard to know back in 1993.