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Kir
07-30-2009, 11:14 PM
Sooo. After quite a bit of brainstorming and discussion my cosplay group and I have finally settled on Pokemon for Anime North next year. I chose Cubone, considering it it my all time favorite.

Since we are going for the more anthro-ized approach, there were several ways to go about Cubone. Especially its bone helmet. I did a bit of poking around online and found exactly what I want to do for mine. The issue is, I have no clue what it's made of so I wouldn't even know where to start.

http://solarisyuna.deviantart.com/art/Cubone-and-Marowak-99465163

Anybody have any idea what they could have made those helmets out of or even how? I know I have plenty of time, I just like being ahead of the game. XD

Aer
08-17-2009, 02:10 PM
I'd just make it out of cardboard and paper mache...easy, cheap, and sturdy!

To help you start make a lifesize sketch of how exactly you want it to look and try using that as a guide...that might help.

I LURV
08-17-2009, 02:16 PM
Plaster gauze please and thank you!.

Use a foam core (ie. insulation foam, or fun foam with 1inch thick), then wrap plaster gauze around it and voila!

Aesceus
08-17-2009, 02:21 PM
Since I'm insane, I would use the thick craft foam.
There's a finishing spray paint that my friend used for Ulquiorra's helmet. It's an ivory colour with some texture to it.

Javakat343
08-18-2009, 05:47 PM
Use what people above have suggested for the basic form and then cover with hearty clay or paper clay.

Meitachi
08-20-2009, 03:37 AM
I'm more partial to model magic.