Sesshoumaru armor tutorial - with pictures!

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#1 Bahzi on 11 years ago

#2 Bahzi on 11 years ago

#3 Bahzi on 11 years ago

#4 GreyCat on 11 years ago

Ok, I have to ask you this.. WHERE WERE YOU LAST SUMMER?!
xD, I just did my Sesshoumaru cosplay and I must say that the armor was by far the hardest part. I only WISH you did this sooner or I wasn't so A.D.D. about things and starting without a plan or too early.

I am going to definatly be saving this page because I didn't make my black part with anything solid. I need to do that. and while I am at it, I should just remake the entire thing.

Thanks so much!
P.s.: This must have taken you ages to come up with! Wonderful job. It is also very easy to understand and walks you through each step.


Also, it seems technology hates you, your laptop and your camera at least. xD

#5 Bahzi on 11 years ago

[QUOTE=GreyCat;2165651]Ok, I have to ask you this.. WHERE WERE YOU LAST SUMMER?!
xD, I just did my Sesshoumaru cosplay and I must say that the armor was by far the hardest part. I only WISH you did this sooner or I wasn't so A.D.D. about things and starting without a plan or too early.

I am going to definatly be saving this page because I didn't make my black part with anything solid. I need to do that. and while I am at it, I should just remake the entire thing.

Thanks so much!
P.s.: This must have taken you ages to come up with! Wonderful job. It is also very easy to understand and walks you through each step.


Also, it seems technology hates you, your laptop and your camera at least. xD[/QUOTE]


I actually wanted to make something like this years ago, but my skills weren't up to it and neither was my wallet! XD I have tried to finish this costume 3 times in the past 4 years...and something kept coming up, usually financially. ><

And you're welcome! The tutorial took several hours to construct, but if it helps some people, it was worth the time and effort. ^^

And my laptop has always hated me...because I'm awful to it. I put Limewire on it several months ago, and it destroyed my hard drive. I'm just praying the sectors aren't ruined.

As for my camera, there's been something wrong with it ever since my dad used non alkaline batteries in it. Now it won't take anything but rechargables, and I messed up the house so bad with my costume junk from this that my charger got lost somewhere in the chaos.

Mainly though? I just need to treat my stuff better. XD

#6 pmastamonkmonk on 11 years ago

*opens mouth and closes it uselessly*

*flails arms*

MARRY ME AND HAVE MY BABIES? Gah... I feel so inadequate right now, should just stab myself in the face.

Now I know I'm going to HAVE to do a Sesshy costume just so I can use this tutorial.

Swear to god, if you do NOT win some sort of award for this costume it is a GRAVE INJUSTICE.

#7 Bahzi on 11 years ago

[QUOTE=pmastamonkmonk;2168262]*opens mouth and closes it uselessly*

*flails arms*

MARRY ME AND HAVE MY BABIES? Gah... I feel so inadequate right now, should just stab myself in the face.

Now I know I'm going to HAVE to do a Sesshy costume just so I can use this tutorial.

Swear to god, if you do NOT win some sort of award for this costume it is a GRAVE INJUSTICE.[/QUOTE]


Aww, you're too kind!

I hope you do make a Sesshy costume! ^^ It's challenging at times definately, but it's a fun one to make, and is really well recieved at cons usually.

The armor was very daunting to me for so long, if it weren't for R1kku, I wouldn't have even tried at all, I would have saved up and commissioned the sucker. Her Sesshy armor looked terrific, and it was made from the same materials I ended up using, and she wrote me out instructions on how she did the spikes, so I gave it a try and it worked well. I thought I'd try to pay it forward a bit, since I was ever-so-greatful to have functional armor that didn't involve fiberglass or wood, two things I would utterly fail at utilizing.

It'd funny you should mention awards, I do hope to enter this at Sugoicon this upcoming weekend, but I'll have some stiff competition in my division I'm sure, I know a couple people with AMAZING skills who are entering, most likely in intermediate level as well. My sewing skills are decent I suppose, but some of these people are utterly gifted....it's very intimidating. It's worth a shot though!

Thanks again for your comments! ^^

#8 R1KKu on 11 years ago

Its great to see that you took time out to make this tutorial. Im sure it'll help out many people. Also, Id like to mention (again) that you did a fantastic job on both the costume and the armor.

You should definately enter this costume, not particularly to win an award, but the reaction you might get from the audience can be overwhelming. :rockon: Either way, Im sure you'll win something. :bigtu:

#9 Bahzi on 11 years ago

[QUOTE=R1KKu;2168572]Its great to see that you took time out to make this tutorial. Im sure it'll help out many people. Also, Id like to mention (again) that you did a fantastic job on both the costume and the armor.

You should definately enter this costume, not particularly to win an award, but the reaction you might get from the audience can be overwhelming. :rockon: Either way, Im sure you'll win something. :bigtu:[/QUOTE]

Aww thanks!

Sugoicon is wierd though, they don't do walk-ons, what they do is just pre-judge in a closed room, then they announce the winners in the lobby.

Hikaruchan and I are doing a short skit with Sesshy and Sessmom though, so I'm sure we'll get some good crowd reaction....I hope so anyways!

#10 Yume Yokohama on 11 years ago

your armor looks great =3

#11 fightstar on 11 years ago

This is wonderful!!! Thanks for this run down of how to make this armor. There are some techniques here I want to use for myself. The plastic and sculpey clay mold will work nicely for what I am thinking.

Once again thanks for the post and the detail. You words and works do not fall on deaf ears and blind eyes.

#12 Bahzi on 11 years ago

[QUOTE=fightstar;2171176]This is wonderful!!! Thanks for this run down of how to make this armor. There are some techniques here I want to use for myself. The plastic and sculpey clay mold will work nicely for what I am thinking.

Once again thanks for the post and the detail. You words and works do not fall on deaf ears and blind eyes.[/QUOTE]



No problem, I'm thrilled it will help you! I can see this technique working for a lot of things actually.

Thanks and best of luck to you!

#13 Attyca on 10 years ago

wow, you're actually a genious @[email protected]
this is going to help me so much for KH cloud! x3 love youuu<3

#14 Bahzi on 10 years ago

[QUOTE=Attyca;2359849]wow, you're actually a genious @[email protected]
this is going to help me so much for KH cloud! x3 love youuu<3[/QUOTE]

You're welcome, glad to be of service. *bows*

Best of luck on your project! ^_^

#15 Bahzi on 10 years ago

Sorry for the double post, just mentioning that this tutorial is back up, I had it down for re-wording for longer than I wanted due to lack of internet access.