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Unread 01-02-2003, 02:45 PM   #1
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Help on armor

*bows down*
hi ^_^ im planning to cosplay a game chara with armor... i was wondering what kind of material could be used?
tnx!
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Unread 01-02-2003, 10:51 PM   #2
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-Plates of plastic scrap, cleverly cut of course
-Rubber Foam, cleverly painted
-Rubber Foam, covered with satin

Many cosplayers use advanced techniques such as molding plastic and vacuuform stuff for armors... but I don't know how to do 'em. ^^0
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Unread 01-05-2003, 02:18 AM   #3
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Well, not to blow my own horn here. (Well, actually, I guess I DO mean to blow my own horn here, ) but you might want to check out my thread on armor-making:

http://forums.cosplay.com/showthread...&threadid=4400

I'm also working on a new project as well -- some Lina Inverse shoulderpads-- using the same materials and process. Here's a piccie:

http://amethyst-angel.com/linashoulderpad1.jpg

It's craft foam coated with polystyrene, The jewel I made using a plastic Christmas ornament. (Obviously, I still have to paint it, but this gives you a good idea of how I'm putting it together...)
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Unread 01-09-2003, 08:53 PM   #4
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*bows down to Queen Amethyst* wonderfull job!!! I wish I could do that!!!
*runs off to read the instructions*
thanks!!!!
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