Originally Posted by poetictragedy
I'm attempting the same cosplay. I ordered the same suit Envia did, and I was looking to paint the details on. I was going to wear the suit and have a friend paint, but then I got thinking: if my helper used chalk or something to outline the details while I wear the suit, then I could paint it myself afterward. Is that plausible?
Maybe. Depends on the paint.
If you paint the suit while it's off, then when you put the suit on, as the suit stretches the paint might not stretch, and will instead crack and look bad.