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Unread 01-19-2013, 07:28 AM   #1
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SeeU Accessories?

Im making my first ever cosplay, and im a bit stuck on SeeU's (from vocaloid) ears/headpiece, and also her cuffs. Is there any tutorials or something? Or an online store to buy them from?
SeeU: http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/4030/seeu500.jpg
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Unread 01-20-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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For the ears I'd modify the ones Yaya Han makes by tearing out the fur as much as possible then filling it with a clay to get the correct symbol on the ear. Her stuff is resin cast from what I can tell so it should be receptive to apoxie sculpt, model magic and the like. Granted I prefer apoxie sculpt so FYI.

For the bangles/cuffs I would do the same method that I did for my Xiba bangles except the trim would be different obviously. Concept is using PVC pipes and styrene rings to guide a clay filler (in this case bondo) to being the shape you want. I'm sure there is a foam alternative somewhere though if you don't feel comfortable with working with plastic.

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Unread 02-24-2013, 08:54 PM   #3
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I made my SeeU ears with craft foam It's not the best way, but it was the fastest and cheapest thing I could think of (excuse crappy paint job please~)

It was trial and error for me to get the shape to something I was satisfied with. I did make a final pattern but unfortunately I don't have it so I can't share it with you D: It's not bad though. Just a tetrahedron but with curves instead of straight lines. Fiddling around a bit you'll figure out just how much of a curve you like.

The "speaker" part I just cut foam and shaped it into a cone, cut the end off the cone and put a circle there instead (if that made any sense whatsoever). If you want, you could make the outer rim raised, I couldn't cut circles out of foam that neatly so I chose not to. If you have flat ring type things convenient you could use that instead of trying to cut perfect little foam circles.

I used the gel super glue to attach everything together. After testing out different overlaps, I found that if I wanted the front face to curve in and the back edge to arch the way it does, this works best.

I used hair velcro to attach them to my head since I don't like headbands. They stuck for a whole afternoon of running, jumping, and ddr-ing. Of course, my wig fibers may be different from yours so I can't guarantee success.

Since I didn't make the official SeeU outfit (I did the wonderland version instead) I didn't have to make the cuffs, but I think they can also be made from foam...I started one cuff but I never really finishes them. I just messed around with cones until I found a shape I liked (last picture, bottom right). I think if you heat the foam and then cheesecloth the back so the shape stays, it should all work out~

Hope I provided an acceptable alternative~
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