THIS TUTORIAL IS STILL IN-PROGRESS
Fiberglass is highly toxic
and requires ventilated area and a breathing mask... no short
cuts on that!
But it is also very moldable and a lightweight material that takes some practice.
|Ghe original Costume Created by Weta||The Jedielfqueen's son's costume in progress|
To purchase Fabric Paint you can go to your local craft or fabric store or go to the link below
First gather your supplies
materials: pix, drawings, doll etc. (see suggestions on
how to gather)
NO PICTURE AVAILABLE
|Look at reference material and use the gray crayon to draw the basic outline of the armor on to the black fabric base while child is wearing the costume... for positioning and sizing purposes.||Take clothing off and paint base colors in appropriate places||Use gold, bronze, copper, orange and red in appropriate places over the base|
|Use puffy gold paint to draw on raised designs||Draw edges with black permanent marker|
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