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Balmung
06-02-2003, 10:06 AM
I was wondering if anyone knows a site where I could buy thin craft foam, also known as foamies in huge sheets? That stuff is just the best material for cosplay ever!

ducky_feet
06-02-2003, 06:17 PM
How big of a sheet are you looking for?

Keurblitz
06-02-2003, 06:47 PM
Pearl Paint !!!
Um.. though I don't know if you have a Pearl Paint store near you, you can just try any arts&crafts store, they should have it and you can also try home depot

Balmung
06-03-2003, 08:37 AM
Reaally big and or really thick. Either is fine. At the Jo-ann fabrics in myt town they only have the standard 8" by 11" sheets and the 8" by 24" sheets and they have the standard size in 4mm thick sheets too. I want something like that in large sheeting Ie mattress size or foam roll like you get vinal fabric on. (I'm thinking about making layered wings from foam)

Amethyst Angel
06-03-2003, 02:19 PM
I really wish I could find craft foam in a larger than 9" x 12" size. (Believe me, I've looked.) It certainly would come in handy on some of the armoring projects I've worked on... What I usually end up doing is hotgluing several sheets together edge to edge, cutting out the pieces I need and then covering them with styrene sheeting (tagboard or something of that nature would probably work just as well as a covering). It's usually good to have SOME sort of covering for craft foam, as it has a tendency to stain easily, I have found.

tsugaru
06-03-2003, 04:03 PM
hey balmung, what about the art store near Loews in plainville? hehe this is jordan btw ;) we should check there sometime, they might have a better selection of stuff to use *hopes*

anyways im off to find a tool to trim lucite with.

:bouncer:
tsugaru

trabus
06-03-2003, 04:22 PM
I think the foam you are referring to is called EVA foam (http://www.cricro.com/planetpremium/eva_foam.html). Do a search and there are tons of people who sell larger sheets of it, with varying thickness.