I was limited by the size of plastic, because any piece over 4' had to be shipped freight which is VERY expensive. The sword is 5' long exactly. The blade is 2 pieces of bowed clear Acrilyte (I used a heat gun to bend it) that is epoxy-ed on the edges. It is airbrushed, but still translucent so you can see right through it! The head is made out of my favorite materials: cardboard, foam, and PaperClay. Haha! I'm so low-tech. The head is an interpretation... it's not exact, because I'm just not that talented... and this was the first detailed sculpture-thingie I've ever made. I wish it could have been better. Come to think of it, this is the first sword I've ever made. There are many mistakes, but I learned a lot making them!
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Chise*chan posted on 12-27-2009 at 01:35 PM:
omg O_O!!! is very beautiful, amazing *--*
Vani posted on 06-12-2009 at 03:52 AM:
You can bend acrilyte with a heat gun?!?!?!! *o* Oh goodness, that just opened up a can of worms for me! haha
This is a beautiful prop! Beautiful beautiful!! XD
Angie posted on 04-10-2007 at 11:00 PM:
"I wish it could have been better." Yeah, right! This is your first sword?! You are simply AMAZING. I'm going to nickname you the prop goddess!!! ^_^ <3 Brotherhood <3
daguru posted on 12-01-2006 at 07:58 PM:
Didn't quite see it at Youma, but now I can see how the blade was formed. Nice job on that and the head!
Rikku-chan posted on 09-20-2006 at 05:25 PM:
this is the BEST BROTHERHOOD SWORD I have EVER SEEN!!! *SHOCK* are you SURE you haven't made a sword before!??!!!! WOW!!
winslow posted on 07-29-2006 at 07:36 PM:
BEST FIRST SWORD EVER
AnimefestChii posted on 08-01-2005 at 10:39 PM:
*is in total awe*
Amdakri posted on 02-02-2005 at 10:13 AM:
WOO HOO! BROTHERHOOD KICKS! I love that sword, although I'm making Rikku's warrior one with my sister ^^ that is totally awesome, and it looks just like it!
Shiree-chan posted on 08-08-2004 at 08:47 AM:
wow-zers ! That was the first word that came to mu mind. That is umm...anyway words that mean
Keiji posted on 08-01-2004 at 11:22 PM:
That is just incredible!!
PockyLoveAndJoy posted on 07-20-2004 at 11:33 PM:
Wow i like all your pics ^_^! hey i would pay for the freight shipment if it would help! ^_-! Ummm well uhh hope to see you at some con i will be attending! ^_^!
Yui posted on 07-20-2004 at 09:26 AM:
rock on, you can now join the exclusive club of cardboard/foam/paperclay swordmakers of the world. ^o^ (I should show you the ways of hotglue sculpting someday!)
Anyway, that is stunning. The paint job is lovely and I dig the little water-droplet-looking bubble-crystals.
ZoraLink posted on 07-15-2004 at 05:48 AM:
holly f@#$ing s#$%!!! lol it rocks my socks
Feena posted on 07-06-2004 at 01:49 PM:
woha! awesome! o.O"
Little Star posted on 07-03-2004 at 02:38 PM:
HOLY CRAP Julia! O.O
That friggan RAWKS!!! Not that talented my Arse!!
Rameana posted on 07-03-2004 at 02:04 PM:
could have done better, what, that is so amazing I can't even think of what better could be.
Hats off to you.
you did an out of this world job. ^_^
AllStarAlice posted on 07-03-2004 at 01:02 AM:
Holy crap! Dude that's so better than mine and probably a lot more durable too, lol. Mine is so fragile >.< I wish I could've made mine 5', but I had to make it 4' for Acen's policy >.>
Ayaka posted on 07-03-2004 at 12:45 AM:
It was really cool half-finished, it's freaking awesome done. @_@
FFfreak003 posted on 07-02-2004 at 08:33 PM:
snap monkies *_* I want it lol
RikkuX posted on 07-02-2004 at 04:34 PM:
wow....thats just so cool...i'm in awe
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