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Unread 08-30-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
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Toph Bei Fong Armor

So, I'm making a Toph Bei Fong costume. (Her older version, as seen in Legend of Korra).

She has a breastplate/upper body covering, arm bracers, and foot bracers.

What materials would you recommend? It looks like Instamorph looks like a good choice for the arm and leg bracers.

But the upper body covering. . . Eh.

This will be my first time making armor, so I'm kind of scared, but I plan on starting with the leg and arm bracers, first.

What materials should I use?

I've been doing some work, and I'm thinking Bondo - like how they do the halo armor.

I can make a mock-up using cardstock, and strengthen it, and then use bondo, sand it, prime it, paint it.

Yes/no?
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Unread 08-30-2013, 03:45 PM   #2
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reference pictures please. i know for older style bracers of ones that arent like halo or storm trooper like i would go with either a fabric covered plastic or paper mache , leather , or pleeather.
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