Part 1 of 2. An idiot walkthrough to basic armor making by an armor idiot.
This is not really a proper tutorial. This was the product of my first time making armor of this kind. Please consider this a narrative of my first tryst with rubber sheet and armor making, and maybe by reading my experience you could learn a thing or two too.
I’ve always found rubber sheets and props makingscary. I am not familiar with this material and my greatest problem with it is it’s not cloth! It doesn’t farking bend AND flow!!!! I had no idea how to manipulate it at all.
But there’s a similar concept shared between armor/props making and tailoring. You”turn flat materials in to 3D form” in both tailoring and props making so I thought I’d give it a try. Maybe my tailoring knowledge would help.
I was asked to make this set of costume. It’s Alicia Melchiott from Valkyria Chronicles.