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Beatrix
04-29-2003, 07:44 PM
I need to make Futch's headband but, I have no idea how to go about doing it. Does anyone have any suggestions?

http://www.geocities.com/the_yamsi_samurai/futch01.gif

rovalles
04-30-2003, 08:36 AM
now trust me and this is coming from a die hard suikoden fan. Futchs head band isnt as hard as it seems. its just gonna take a bit. the most difficult part you'll encounter may be with the wings.......what will you be using plaster mold or actual plumes?

Beatrix
04-30-2003, 08:47 AM
will you be using plaster mold or actual plumes
I have no idea...I thought maybe I could paper mache them or something?? I really don't even know where to begin. I never would have thought of using plaster mold or plumes and if I did how would I go about it??

rovalles
04-30-2003, 09:06 AM
plmes or feathers are real tough to do but looks the best in the end on the other hand you can get a good turn out from paper mache and plaster. the only thing about plumes is that you have to sow them in. (thank god for sowing machines)

Rosiel
04-30-2003, 09:21 AM
Futch's headband is definitely NOT made of feathers! Those are dragon wings! I would use a wire base with gold vinyl (to look like bat/dragon wings), or simply mold them out of paperclay and paint them gold.

The headband itself is a plain gold vinyl headband.

Easy. ^_^

Beatrix
04-30-2003, 10:32 AM
Thanks for the suggestions! I think I'll give the wire base method a try:) Wish me luck! ::goes off to get started::

rovalles
05-01-2003, 07:55 AM
i used feathers for when i did joshua's headban d and that turned out well........took me a month but it was worth it.

Beatrix
05-01-2003, 09:50 AM
i used feathers for when i did joshua's headban

Do you have pictures? I'd be really interested to see how you did it:)

rovalles
05-01-2003, 09:55 AM
thats where my problem comes in.....they are on my florida cpu not my laptop. I am having it sent up here so when it does i'll post them immediatly along with my several other creations including this old tir mcdohl which didn't come out right but im proud of it

Beatrix
05-01-2003, 10:06 AM
That's great! I can't wait to see your pics:) Tir especially he's one of my suikoden faves.

rovalles
05-01-2003, 10:16 AM
he I'll personally send them to you when i get them back.

Wakaba
05-15-2003, 05:21 PM
Hey Beatrix. Thanks for helping me with my Futch spear and asking about my Headpiece dilemma! I ended up using paper clay to mold the wings and then I sprayed them gold. For the band around the head I cut up a visor, wrapped it in gold ribbon and used velcro to stick the wings to the band. TA DA! Thanks everyone for all the suggestions! They set me off in the right direction.

Beatrix
05-15-2003, 08:00 PM
No prob! I'm glad to see you finally got an account:)

Wakaba
05-15-2003, 08:42 PM
Well I finally had some time to set it up heh... Well not that much time... But thanks anyways!

Jowy
05-24-2003, 12:51 PM
R u coming to BAAF? We have a Jowy(me), Riou, possible Culgan, and a Millie/Meg so far. Futch would be a great addition to the group. Let me know!

Wakaba
05-24-2003, 06:37 PM
I not sure if I could go yet but that would be great! I have a Riou and Futch costumes and my friend has a Kinnison and Nanami. I can always ask her too. I also might be going to Otakon but that would be for the next year.

Beatrix
05-24-2003, 08:18 PM
If we do end up going to Otakon next year we'll be probably be doing suikoden III ::fingers crossed:: I really want to go as the Flame Champion:)

Wakaba
05-25-2003, 08:28 AM
I'd like to go as him too but I'd rather go as..... Well I haven't decided yet he he... What ever happened to your Landis costume idea? Anyway, Suikoden III rocks!

Beatrix
05-25-2003, 05:39 PM
Oh, Landis is still a possibility as long as I figure out how to make his wings. I also wouldn't mind going as Ayame, Lilly or Sasarai...
I'd rather go as..... Well I haven't decided yet he he... :cough:Hugo:cough:;)

Wakaba
05-25-2003, 08:40 PM
I don't know what your talking about heh heh. But I still have a slew of other costumes I'm thinking about too.