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How To Make A Batman Styled Gauntlet For Cosplay

Everyone, here Vergia Farrow  is sharing her experience of making this Batman inspired gauntlet, she will contribute many valuable cosplay contend to our blog , let’s expect and see how she did this in the following article first.

 

As with all items that an individual can create, you can either find a pattern or layout for what  you are making or something close to what you are making.  I personally love to use patterns when it comes to clothing items. Accessories I tend to stray off the beaten path and create layouts.  This means the item could end up an exact duplicate, or  can just resemble the item the replica is made to resemble.In this tutorial, I chose to create a gauntlet that was Batman inspired.Batman cosThe materials I used for it are as follows:
1. Craft foam sheets(5 ½ x 8 ½ ) 8 ½ x 11 stock card paper

2.  Terraflex (You can use Worbla, Terraflex is a little cheaper and works very close to the  same) Hot Glue Gun (to attach the craft foam sheets to each other as well as the terraflex)
3.  Sharpie
4.    Duct Tape
5.    Sturdy scissors Ruler
6.    Measuring tape (the ones you use for your body, not carpentry)
7.    Heat gun(or blow dryer if you do not have a heat gun. Blow dryers take a little longer to heat the plastic) Plastic Primer           (primer not made of plastic will likely melt your hard work)
8.   Acrylic or Citadel Paints (Citadel paints are model paints sold my gamers workshop. They  are expensive, but worth the  money)
9.Velcro with doublesided tape on the backside

The first step I took was to research and decide on a picture of Batman to base my design on. I then measured my arm around the wrist, middle of forearm and top of forearm near the elbow. I measured the length from my wrist to my elbow as well. This  is important to make sure the gauntlet is the accurate length you would like it to be.

I then took the card stock and taped two pieces length wise together. I measured from the  bottom of the paper towards the top for accurate length, and used the middle of the taped together sheets as my middle point to put the arm measurements, to have equal lengths on both side.

Measuring around the points on your arm, you want to make sure you overlap about 2-3 inches when finding the measurement. My wrists are 6 inches around, and when I overlapped to make the flaps that are shown, the measurement changed to 8 ½  inches.

I took the straight edge of the ruler, and connected the lines from the wrist line to the line at the top of the arm line. This creates the overall shape. After cutting the initial shape out, I taped two more pieces of paper together and traced the first shape onto it. I used my ruler to sketch a ¼ inch measurement from the edge around the whole shape. From here, I cut the ¼ inch excess from the second shape. This creates the ‘step’ effect along the edges.

I used smalled sheets of craft foam, so I had to tape 4 small sheets together (as shown in pictures) to cutthe initial shape out for one arm. I then took one sheet, and took the corners from the original foam to save on materials. I taped the corners to the  single sheet of foam, and then trimmed it to match the shape of the second cut out.

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Welcome Our New Blog Author:Molly from Magicalmbeth Cosplay

Welcome Molly join in our blog, she will contribute many valuable cosplay contend to our blog :) , really exciting!! So if you are looking for some cosplay sponsors, please check our write for us page!!

I’m Molly from Magicalmbeth Cosplays. And yes, that’s really just me and my cosplays (however, I do plan on extending it to at least my very tolerant boyfriend). I really just love costume making and cosplays were able to morph that love and my love of video games and movies. Kind of like one big nerdy love child. I started making costumes since before I can remember, but I only started with cosplays about a year ago. I had been planning a Halloween costume and then very suddenly, a week before hand, I was invited to Dragon Con to support a friend at a Longsword tournament and I would feel silly without something to wear.

After Dragon Con 15, I started making more cosplays!

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How to Apply One Punch Man Saitama Bald Cap for Cosplay

No enemy has been able to injure him in any way, or even survive from a single earnest punch! That’s our strongest super hero, Saitama!
As we have completed the Saitama costume development, we are now moving to the cosplay tutorial.
Good news, shaving the head is not the only way to cosplay Caped Baldly, here we are providing a simple tutorial on how to put on the bald cap and make it natural to look.

Materials:

  • Bald cap
  • Marker pen
  • Brush
  • 3 different liquid foundations for makeup
  • White glue
  • Adjustable plastic wax

Firstly, comb your hair backward and use wax to keep it fixed. At this step, make sure to expose your hairline fullysaitama OPMPut on the bald cap, mark carefully along the hairline with pen and spare some room where the needless part is to be cut off.OPM cossaitamaThen, cut off the extra part, if you want to avoid any hair cutting or hurting yourself, take it off  and do it on a desk.

Done cutting, put on the cap again and adjust the position when wearing.

Then use swabs to apply the glue little by little along the egde.

We’ve come to an important step here, use edge past to smooth the edge and make it natural.

Adjustable plastic wax is also workable.saitama cosplayFinally, coloring! Mix foundations of different colors according to the cosplayer’s skin condition.  Color the edge first and gradually brush to the whole head.

Add some face powder if you like, it will look more natural and be waterproof.saitama costumePerfectly done! Put on the white cape and yellow jumpsuit, you are the B-class hero.

You can find more One Punch Man costumes and armors at miccostumes .com including Genos cyborg armSpeed-o’-Sound Sonic, and Tornado of Terror.

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Miccostumes Valentine’s Day Cosplay Contest

cosplay contestValentine’s Day is for couples, and it ‘s not only for couples! We are hosting a cosplay contest on Miccostumes Facebook.

Enter your cosplay photos for a chance to win a $50 gift card or a cosplay wig (up to $30 value) from our very own Miccostumes cosplay store.  Check out the event details:

CONTEST TIMELINE: Submissions will be accepted between the time of this post and 11:59pm PDT on 2/10/2016. Votes will be accepted until 11:59pm PDT on 2/13/2016. The winners will be announced on Valentine’s Day, 2/14/2016

“COUPLES” CONTEST THEME:
The theme for this contest is “couples cosplay”. Each entry must include two or more cosplayers from the same series, game, etc. The characters do not have to have a canon romantic relationship, but must share enough similarities to be considered a pair. More than two characters is acceptable in cases such as love triangles and harems, but random assortments of characters will not be accepted.

VOTING & SCORING:
To vote, search the hashtag #miccontest2, and like+comment+share the entries that you wish to vote for. Each person may vote for an entry a maximum of 1 time. Please note that you must like, comment, and share a post to register as a single “vote”. This is a new measure we are trying out to prevent cheating using false accounts. Contestants are allowed to like, comment, and share their own posts, but doing so will not count towards their final score.

CLAIMING YOUR PRIZE:
After announcing the winners on our page, we will send out notifications to the winners asking them to confirm and claim their prizes. If a winner does not confirm within 3 days (72 hours) of the notice, or if he/she turns down his/her prize, the prize will be given to another contestant.

DISCLAIMER:
Contest rules are subject to change without notice.

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Don’t Blink! Or You’ll Miss The Biggest Flash Sale Of 2016

Bored with all those invariable New Year’s sales? This spring, let Miccostumes give you a fresh start——

Solely Common discounts?—- No, too monotonous

Merely new arrivals pre-sale— No, too boring

Only free shipping event?— No, too simple

TRIPLE Experience At One Time By Miccostumes!

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