View Full Version : Help on armor

01-02-2003, 03:45 PM
*bows down*
hi ^_^ im planning to cosplay a game chara with armor... i was wondering what kind of material could be used? :)

01-02-2003, 11:51 PM
-Plates of plastic scrap, cleverly cut of course
-Rubber Foam, cleverly painted
-Rubber Foam, covered with satin

Many cosplayers use advanced techniques such as molding plastic and vacuuform stuff for armors... but I don't know how to do 'em. ^^0

Amethyst Angel
01-05-2003, 03:18 AM
Well, not to blow my own horn here. (Well, actually, I guess I DO mean to blow my own horn here, ) but you might want to check out my thread on armor-making:


I'm also working on a new project as well -- some Lina Inverse shoulderpads-- using the same materials and process. Here's a piccie:


It's craft foam coated with polystyrene, The jewel I made using a plastic Christmas ornament. (Obviously, I still have to paint it, but this gives you a good idea of how I'm putting it together...)

01-09-2003, 09:53 PM
*bows down to Queen Amethyst* wonderfull job!!! I wish I could do that!!!
*runs off to read the instructions*