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Fiberglass

THIS TUTORIAL IS STILL IN-PROGRESS

Fiberglass is highly toxic and requires ventilated area and a breathing mask... no short cuts on that!
But it is also very moldable and a lightweight material that takes some practice.

As this close up of the shoulder bell reveals, the original Costume Created by Weta was made in fiberglass. Dian's in progress fiberglass hip armor

To purchase Fiberglass, you can go to your local car body shop or go to the link below

Fibre Glast

Here are some other tutorials on how to work with Fiberglass in other aspects.
Though they are not making elf armor, the tutorials can still help you understand the process.

Fiberglassing Step by Step - car speaker set (pictures!)
Making Fiberglass Armor - No pictures

The basic process Dian used still to come

 

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