Seth WIP: Breast Plate

Seth WIP: Breast Plate - trinity blood - seth nightroad
I've never done prop work so this has been a very fun experiment. I really enjoyed making it and already planned a cosplay to do in the future thats more prop heavy XD

Comments: 41

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Zelia posted on 06-10-2012 at 05:49 AM:

ton travail est magnifique ! comment as tu fait tes décorations ? Oo' elles sont superbes

shushuwafflez replied on 06-10-2012 at 06:44 AM:

Merci! Les détails sont fait avec du "hot glue" qui a été couler dans une moule en silicone. Merci d'avoir utilisé un français très simple pour que je comprenne facilement.

silent_dreaming posted on 04-18-2012 at 02:30 PM:

Wow, absolutely amazing! I love all the detail work. Hooray for EVA floor mats!

shushuwafflez replied on 04-18-2012 at 03:10 PM:


Tomecko posted on 04-10-2012 at 10:47 PM:

Wow, that is incredible. Can't wait to see the finished project, you're going to be amazing.

shushuwafflez replied on 04-10-2012 at 11:12 PM:

>w< thaankks!!!

BlackMaiko posted on 04-09-2012 at 10:43 PM:

How did you heat this * - * I'm doing Seth also, and this is the best I've ever seen!

shushuwafflez replied on 04-10-2012 at 10:33 AM:

I used the oven for even heating. Thanks!!

cakie_chu posted on 01-20-2012 at 12:38 AM:

this looks familiar lol your gonna' rock this cosplay! thanks again for helping with my breast plate today, looks so awesome now that it's done

count Aka posted on 01-09-2012 at 05:40 AM:

I am so impresed by your work! I wish i can see it "in real"!

Could you pleass tell me how did you make patterns? At first i have tought that it is "glue patterns" but i can not belive it

shushuwafflez replied on 04-10-2012 at 10:33 AM:

I used a silicone mold to make them! Sorry took forever to answer. You can find the molds in cake decorating section.

DreaM HunteR posted on 01-09-2012 at 04:28 AM:

It looks amazing! Wow, i'm really impressed. I wish you good look, you'll be perfect Seth!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-09-2012 at 12:58 PM:

Bwaaa >w< thanks!

Biscuit posted on 01-08-2012 at 09:26 PM:

woah...I cannot stop staring at your picture. AMAZING job! I hope I can make my Seth breastplate as beautiful as yours!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 10:46 PM:

Thanks! And good luck!!

Limeyaku posted on 01-08-2012 at 04:13 PM:

This is incredible! Did you do this as one piece? It almost looks like there are seams down the front like there would be on a bodice. Also, what was the thickness of the foam? I'm researching a couple different methods to make some Erza armor ( Fairy Tail ) but I want something that will still be flattering and trying to avoid the extra bulk.


shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 04:35 PM:

thanks so much!

This was made all one piece. I made reference lines before shaping so that when I put the decorative pieces on it, I would have some thing to guide me.

This foam starts out at 1/2 inch. But once you stretch it and form it (if done correctly), it becomes about 1/4 inch thick.

I 've seen someone use this metod to make mass effect armor for females and it didn't look bulky at all. It just looked like a real armor and she looked awesome.

haruharu posted on 01-08-2012 at 01:24 PM:

Hi...I love the cool that you cast them all in glue.

Do you mean foam core, like the kind they sell at stationary stores?

shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 01:28 PM:

I used foam mats that you often find in automotive sections. Got mine at Walmart XD

kaori1 posted on 01-07-2012 at 09:50 PM:

Oh my goodness! I am completely jealous of your skills How did you mold it into the proper shape? Is this really just craft foam?

shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 11:38 AM:

Thanks! It's a thicker foam. Those ones they sell for standing on the connects like puzzles. Super Cheap! It took couple of tries to get the shape and it wasn't too difficult

Pan-Chan posted on 01-07-2012 at 09:21 PM:

This is stunning. The detail work makes me think of lace made of metal. Absolutely amazing craftsmanship!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 11:37 AM:

Thanks lots! I will keep working hard on it

Mohmoh posted on 01-07-2012 at 12:19 PM:


shushuwafflez replied on 01-08-2012 at 11:36 AM:

Thanks XD

Celyddon posted on 01-07-2012 at 11:03 AM:

Wow! This looks like metal! (I know it isn't, but it looks real.)

How did you shape the foam to get such smooth curves? I have another armor project this upcoming year, and curves are the bane of my existence.

shushuwafflez replied on 01-07-2012 at 11:31 AM:

Thanks!! It was quite an experiement since I've never done props before.

I had extra set of hands to help me give it a good pull over a french style dress form. It took 2 tries to really get the curve nice and smooth. I think the trick is to let the foam heat up nice and evenly in the oven before stretching it.

I'm still learning how to do these things, but I hope what I said helped

Seva posted on 01-07-2012 at 02:50 AM:

Wow ! Impressive !

shushuwafflez replied on 01-07-2012 at 11:28 AM:


Narnian posted on 01-06-2012 at 11:10 PM:

Amazing craftsmanship!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-06-2012 at 11:35 PM:

Thanks so much

OldestAngel posted on 01-06-2012 at 11:06 PM:

Can't stop staring at it - this is beautiful!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-06-2012 at 11:34 PM:

Lol! Bwaa thanks

Athel posted on 01-06-2012 at 09:20 PM:

Gorgeous craftsmanship!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-06-2012 at 09:56 PM:

Thanks so much!!

Karitsa posted on 01-06-2012 at 08:40 PM:

WOW!! What did you make it out of?!

shushuwafflez replied on 01-06-2012 at 09:55 PM:

It's made of foam and hot glue

Anaru posted on 01-06-2012 at 08:26 PM:

Holy - !! All the details are amazing!! Wonderful job! : )

shushuwafflez replied on 01-06-2012 at 09:54 PM:

Thanks so much!

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