The Magic Armor

The Magic Armor -  - Magic Armor Link
Here it is the main part of the costume. Oy I thought this was going to be a lot tougher than it ended up being. Still gotta put the little wave things along the edges but this is close to being finished. After this it goes out to the garage to be coated with fiberglass and painted.

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sea monkey posted on 07-21-2009 at 06:00 PM:

Amazing cosplay, I got a question for you:

when you say that your going to cover it in fiber glass are you going to use fiberglass strips with epoxy or do you use something else to hold the fiber glass on?

once again, beautiful cosplay.

Forcebewitya replied on 07-21-2009 at 11:37 PM:

I just paint the resin over top of it to make it look like one peice. I use the strips of cloth mixed with resin on the underside for support.

NintyGirl posted on 01-16-2009 at 09:47 PM:

I love how colorful it is in this form. :P

Forcebewitya replied on 01-17-2009 at 05:55 PM:

lol I know fun isnt it?

Forcebewitya posted on 05-09-2008 at 06:14 PM:

I responded to fightstar in a PM but just in case anyone else was wondering how I made this stuff its basically craft foam and I curve it with a heat gun. Later on its fiberglassed to make it strong enough to endure the trials it undergoes at cons XD. So yeah thats about it.

fightstar posted on 05-06-2008 at 04:56 PM:

I have to ask you a silly question about your awesome armor. How are you getting it to keep it's shape? The forearms are rather nicely curved. Did you use a heat gun or some other method? Your progress is stunning and simple amazing so far.

NiGHTmaren posted on 05-02-2008 at 12:41 PM:

This is coming along really nicely, I can't wait to see the finished product!

The-Real-Link posted on 04-28-2008 at 01:57 AM:

So sweet. I can imagine how it is bending and shaping all that but I'm sure it'll work out for you in the end! Also can't wait to see this... Woooo!

Forcebewitya posted on 04-28-2008 at 12:42 AM:

lol same here although this time it didnt take me long

TheLadySummoner posted on 04-28-2008 at 12:32 AM:

Understandable. I had to fix mine and I plan on remaking it with wonderflex when I get the time. And then, NEVER AGAIN.

Forcebewitya posted on 04-27-2008 at 11:02 PM:

lol yeah I also made my girlfriends shoulder armor too. It's safe to say I'm SICK of making it lol.

TheLadySummoner posted on 04-27-2008 at 10:47 AM:

Suhweeeet! I'm totally excited for this. I know how annoying that shoulder armor is to make, so you gotta respect someone who is making an entire suit of it!

silent hoofbeat posted on 04-27-2008 at 09:15 AM:

holy crap, that looks amazing!!! Can't wait to see it in-person at ACen!!!! XD

Darth Sunshine posted on 04-27-2008 at 03:27 AM:

I am so excited about this! I wish I could be at ACen to see this. XD

Forcebewitya posted on 04-26-2008 at 05:59 PM:

LOL amano Link that would be awesome if done right. Heh yeah I've never had a problem with fiberglass...I say that now hopefully it doesnt mess me up later. lol

Jaquii posted on 04-26-2008 at 05:56 PM:

Hey, if you didn't paint your armor, you would totally be an Amano Link! XD Your armor looks amazing so far, great job! :3

linkluver6 posted on 04-26-2008 at 12:48 PM:

damn i didnt even notice how much detail the outfit has till now
all that
links gunna be bling bling

smirnoff posted on 04-26-2008 at 05:58 AM:

whoot great

mirrorsaber posted on 04-26-2008 at 01:53 AM:

Good luck on that. I refuse to use that stuff since it leads to me passing out and headaches. X_X

AnimatedPoison posted on 04-25-2008 at 09:41 PM:

Good luck, and pray for cool temperatures for the debut lol X_X

Tranquility6487 posted on 04-25-2008 at 09:23 PM:

Looks very nice! Is the base craft foam too?

Katsumiyo posted on 04-25-2008 at 08:25 PM:

Looks fantastic, Force, those details are amazing.
(I don't post in the Zelda thread; I just lurk.)
Craft foam and fibergless, I'll have to remember that...

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