Well I used a loooot of materials and it sort of depends where you live, how available some of the stuff are, I guess? But okay, prepare for a long list :'D As for the head, the base is made from superlon (I used an old mattress), and I poured liquid latex over that. The teeth are made from fimo. For the body, I sewed a bodysuit and covered it with latex as well. The wounds and the boils are made from superlon too. The armor-thingy is made from layers of cardboard, covered with fake leather, mostly put together by glue, the nails are mainly there for show. And the hand was the tricky part, I used cardboard and wonderflex together, same with the iron bars with the arms and legs, although the nails are real. As for the paint, I used acrylic paints and for the metal parts silver spray. The acrylics stick to latex pretty good, but places where the muscles move and flex the paint peels off. Also a word of caution, because the latex shrinks the body suit, so you have to be careful it still fits after the latex covering part!
I was wondering if anyone was crazy enough to do this! Besides me. I'm attempting it now. Probably won't look as good as this, though! I read some of the comments to see what you did. I got one of those body suits the color of skin and I'm editing it to look old and gross. Mine won't be as nice as yours, though! I'm making the sword out of cardboard as well. It took me quite a while to figure out how to try and attempt this. Wish I found this sooner so I could bother you with a ton of questions. Oh well.
yay another brute! and thanks a lot, although I'm sure you'll do much better than me and yeah there were couple of moments when I paused to think that what am I actually doing.. but yeah the planning process takes time (for me, I think I spent half a year just planning) but it gets so easy once you know how you're gonna do it. Are you planning to hide your arm inside the sword-thingy? If you do, double-check that it isn't too narrow for your arm, that happened to me :'D and if you can get your hands on wonderflex, that is a huge help for everything.
I spent just as long planning the thing. When you decide to do something like this, it's probably the only way to approach it. A lot of planning.
I do plan on hiding my arm in the sword. I'll definitely make sure my arm is as cozy as it can get. And wonderflex? Never used it before, but when I go get supplies, I'll definitely put it on the list and mess with it! Thanks!
yeah planning and testing :'D I wish I had some sort of test-suit before I made the actual because half of the time I made my costume was just covering up the mistakes I made T_T and I'm not sure if you can get wonderflex from regular shops, I bought it online, but I know they sell it in the US! It definitely saved me, especially with the arm because it was too tight and I could bend it little bit with wonderflex. Have you thought about you're going to do the nail...thingies? sorry I'm just very curious and I definitely want to see the final result!
I'm making my costume in pieces. If I mess up on one, I'm hoping it'll just mean that I have to re-do that one piece.
I have looked up wonderflex online and plan on getting some soon.
as for the nail... bar... things. Yeah, I have no idea what to call them either... I have a few ideas but I'm going to see what works best. People have told me to use hanger wire but I think it'd be too heavy and a bother. I'm actually rather tempted to see how the wonderflex works, but it's expensive and I don't think it'd be a brilliant idea. I had another idea which I wrote down and can not find right now, I'll let you know when I do. And I'll definitely be posting pictures of it up on here. Just gathering supplies now. Construction will start soon.
that's very smart, making it in pieces! I wish I had thought of that :'DD and actually I used wonderflex for the iron bar-parts, it was fastest and easiest way and it worked really well for me. For the nails I couldn't come up with a viable alternative, I just used real nails I found. I guess fimo could work as well! But yeah, I'll be waiting here for WIPs
thank you! C: I actually used pretty simple materials, the head is made of superlon I just covered it with latex and acrylics, and the teeth are made from fimo. The skin is done very similarly, I sewed a body suit from elastic fabric and covered it with latex too. I experimented a lot and failed a lot too, but overall the project didn't even cost me that much C:
I must commend you on this amazing Brute cosplay! I'd like to ask though, How did you see? Where did you put eyeholes or if you didn't any, reccomendations on where within the head-mask area where I could put some? I'm making costumes for a whole amnesia group including brute and grunt cosplays, so any tips are very appreciated. Thank you!
Tää sun brute cossi oli kyllä mahtava siellä desussa! Propsit sulle! Taisi olla tosi epämukava cossi ja hankala liikkua, mitä ainaki kateltiin siitä sun liikkumisesta. Et tainnut yhtäkään Danielia sleijata sillä nopeudella? x'D
joo sanoinsinko ettei sitä liikkuvuudella ollu siunattu tuota asua :'D oma mokahan se oli *facepalm* pitäis päästä sleijaamaan danielia kyllä tulevassa photoshootissa, mutta taitaa tuo mun kilometrinopeus jäädä säälittävän hitaaksi :'D mutta kiitoksia kovasti! C:
What is the plating/sword made from? I bet with a real-deal sword-arm like that you don't get into con's easily And how does it hold your arm? Do you deliberately take pictures in a way that hides your arm?
dude, that is amazing. Love the amount of detail you put into it! Though, I'd like to know, what fabric and material did you use for the head and skin? I'm planning on making the grunt, and would really appreciate any information I can get XD
Thanks a lot! And I used a pretty simple technique and materials. First I sewed kind of overalls from elastic fabric, then I applied couple layers of liquid latex (you have to be careful with that, too much and the skin will become too inflexible). Also take note that the latex shrinks the fabric, so add a lot of extra fabric, especially because grunt does have that...nice looking loose skin all over XD and the head I made from superlon (not sure if it's called that in English?) I used a old mattress for it and applied latex there as well. Then the paint, I used acrylic colors because they dry fast. Only thing that cost me little more was the latex, but it should be pretty easy to get anywhere! Just experiment with different things, not everything works but once you get the hang of it it should become easier hope that helps!