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Unread 06-27-2010, 04:04 PM   #1
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Assassin's Creed Insignia Help

I'm making an Assassin's Creed 2 costume for a con and am currently working on the belt insignia portion first to get that out of the way.

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I made one already out of Sculpey, but was silly and just made the pieces separately, so the whole back support is lacking, so I'm making another one. I also live in a small apartment with little air flow, so using chemical mixes for some techniques may not be possible for me to do.

My question is what do you guys suggest as a material that I use for the insignia? Its very detailed, with etchings and layers. But at the same time, its also at a location that is very movement heavy, so I want to make sure its secure and won't break at all (since its on the belly). Is polymer clay a good option to use, or would another material be better for the detail and strength?
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Unread 09-23-2010, 01:44 AM   #2
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Hm. Maybe use tinfoil inside of the Sculpey so even if it does snap, it'll hold together? Or perhaps foam would be a better bet (like the big foam balls/cones you can get at craft stores). You could carve it and then paint/lacquer it to make it shiny.
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