Help for a future cosplay?

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Help for a future cosplay?

Post by coffeecake » Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:28 pm

To be precise, its for a friend of mine. They would like to cosplay King Knight from the game Shovel Knight at some point, maybe AB 2020. They need help doing the armor portion.

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I'm not very experienced in making cosplay, much less one of this magnitude. Can anyone offer any advice, such as what sort of material to use, how to put it together? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Plague Knight (Shovel Knight)
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Re: Help for a future cosplay?

Post by Ciaobirdie » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:42 pm

Easiest to work with and most cost effect would be to make the armor out of EVA foam. Check out EvilTed's YouTube channel for lots of info on how to work with it :)
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Re: Help for a future cosplay?

Post by coffeecake » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:17 pm

Ciaobirdie wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:42 pm
Easiest to work with and most cost effect would be to make the armor out of EVA foam. Check out EvilTed's YouTube channel for lots of info on how to work with it :)
Thank you, we'll definitely check it out!
Anime Boston 2019 Lineup:

Plague Knight (Shovel Knight)
Inko Midoriya (My Hero Academia)

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