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Cosplayer donttouchmymilk > Costume of Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist

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12-17-2011
Series
Fullmetal Alchemist
Character
Edward Elric
Special Variation:
Episode 1
Year Completed:
N/A
Construction Difficulty:
Difficult
Costume worn at:
Animazement 2009
Katsucon 2010
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About this Costume
Construction Details:
This was my first costume that I actually made. Please message for details.
The automail was made of Wonderflex, which was heated, shaped, and attached to a glove and leotard. I added and sanded about 20 layers of gesso, then painted the whole thing. A different shade of silver with a little black mixed in was used to give the automail an aged look. I did the same to my leg piece. This was my first prop making experience. In general I'm quite proud of it. In the future, it may be one I come back to and remake.
The other piece of this costume that was difficult was the belt. As such a thick belt was meant to fit on someone without curves, it took a lot of fitting, shaping, and angling to get the belt to both look and fit right. I was incredibly proud of it at the end though.
Personal Thoughts:
Good thing I'm left-handed... ;)
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