Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jaxon's Knight Costume

Armor: Recycled plumbing insulation foam is used to create the armor.

 Armor details are created with dimensional puffy paint. The body armor wears like a vest with velcro
 straps on the sides and shoulders.

Armor on the knees and arms are made for movement. Individual foam pieces are connected together with brads. Velcro is used to attach the armor to the clothing.

Helmet:  Papier mache. Cardboard structure with newspaper strips and a white flour and water mixture.
                Details are created with puffy paint. Face guard is made with foam and attached to the side of the
                helmet with brads so that it could swing open and closed.

Shield: $1.00 plastic serving tray with puffy paint detail. The knots of the rope handles are hidden with 
             ping pong balls split in half. Silver spray paint finish. 

Sword: Plastic light-up sword sprayed silver.