adamphillip
 


Costume :Lord general Adam
Variant :burnt earth (retired due to damage)
Source :solis guard (original)
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo Comic Con October 2013


Costume Photos

sheath

my weapons and armour

relaxed

carrying swords

come at me bro

look out I'm after you

data code armour

first drawing ever

basic uniform 3

basic uniform 2

basic uniform 1

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £5
Time Taken : 3 days

Description
the costume is mainly made up of British army DPM combats with a cloak, bracers and an armoured chestplate which has a barcode and name on it. weapons wise he carries a katana, a leaf bladed broadsword, a PPR-01l rifle (plasma-pulse-rifle-series 1 long). I chose to make the costume because I had created the character for a book series and the characters looks were based on me so for a first cosplay I thought it would be ideal.

this variation of the character is from when he visits earth after a nuclear apocalypse happens during the early years of the solis guard; during his visit he was able to salvage a G36 rifle which he has kept as his service rifle, the camo that he used during this campaign was based of off british DPM camo as he was mainly fighting in temperate climates.

Now with 100% more video!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I9dSw5WN20

Comments

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oooo progress is looking really good :D Keep it up!

by Mew Rocky on Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 - 18:03
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thanks just got the armour painted should be ready on saturday to show completed

by adamphillip on Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 - 21:51
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Looks good so far!

by Yasmia on Friday, 24 May, 2013 - 08:43
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Good luck with your armour! looks goooooooood

by Darkiekun on Saturday, 22 June, 2013 - 20:58
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thanks

by adamphillip on Friday, 28 June, 2013 - 13:03
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The armour looks a really good fit and nicely shaped. I really like the little details to make your character more of an individual too!

The only concrit I can even think of is if you wanted to make your foam a little tougher, rather than just painting it, you can add layers of watered down PVA glue to give it a stronger finish. Personally I've never got to grips with foam armour, but there's some brilliant tutorials for strengthening it on youtube and deviantart. :)

Great work!

by HuntsmanCosplay on Saturday, 29 June, 2013 - 21:44
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I love that you`ve created your own character ^_^

by Moonlight_Requiem on Thursday, 4 July, 2013 - 11:46
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The progress is looking great so far! Good job!

by BlueberryTale on Tuesday, 9 July, 2013 - 20:51
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I'm liking the EVA chest piece~

by Heorot on Wednesday, 17 July, 2013 - 17:02
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Really liking the look of this! Very effective =]

by Stubbled Grapes on Monday, 22 July, 2013 - 17:16
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Awesome! I love the cloak and your poses

by ToroSonyCat on Tuesday, 23 July, 2013 - 15:55
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Lovely cloak and very nice work with the EVA foam! :D

by Cavahn on Wednesday, 31 July, 2013 - 19:46
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Looking awesome!

by gallifreyocean on Saturday, 7 September, 2013 - 17:48
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This is a cool idea. The cape is cool! :)
It's heard to give suggestions on how to improve as it's a OC, but I think if you added a bit more detailing onto the chest plate it'd look even cooler - just little metal rivets where it joins or some etched in details/wearing in!

by Illulyn on Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 19:02
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no pics of me from comic con because i was mostly on the other side of the camera

by adamphillip on Sunday, 27 October, 2013 - 18:32
 

To-Do List

better armourHighComplete
swordsHighIn Progress
armourMediumComplete
vambracersMediumIn Progress
make cloakLowComplete
kit out G36 for photo shootsLowComplete

Shopping List

25 pack of fab foam£5.00Bought
helmet£10.00Bought
EVA foam£10.00Bought
combat 95's (free)£0.00Bought
boots£20.00Bought
Airsoft G36 (photoshoot prop)£180.00Bought
Total£225.00

Journal

swords (Posted 23rd July 2013)

tada

finished for now (Posted 23rd July 2013)

more will be done as I have time like more armour and weapons but as it stands I can cosplay in it.

bad puns galore (Posted 22nd July 2013)

in the latest picture

armour finished to an extent (Posted 3rd July 2013)

^^^

cloak update (Posted 27th June 2013)

My nan is making the cloak for me and all i have to do now is make the swords then the costume will be ready for detailing (such as accessories and a suitable brooch for the cloak)

Damn (Posted 26th June 2013)

Even eva foam won't work for airsoft oh well

EVA foam (Posted 20th June 2013)

just finished cutting the EVA foam base for the armour just need to make the details. also got a barcode for the armour

opps (Posted 7th June 2013)

just tested the foam of the armour and it will not hold up to airsoft so i am having to use EVA foam now if I want to wear it while airsofting the original will be for cons and shows

swords (Posted 3rd June 2013)

now it is time to get started with the swords, a common short sword and a elven katana thing.

front plate of armour painted (Posted 23rd May 2013)

now i just need to wait for the weather to let up to paint the rest

armour up (Posted 22nd May 2013)

armour is almost finished just need to tweak it then paint it!

armour test (Posted 21st May 2013)

here

armour template and cut (Posted 20th May 2013)

here