pepakura

  1. F

    Painting help

    So I have used the pepakura and fiberglass method to make a whole suit of armor. So now I've started painting, started with a base coat of black spray paint on the chest. However I have ran into an issue. I have a series of uneven grooves and drops all around the chest plate (see pictures). I...
  2. ImmortalReaver

    Foam Kelly-087 Build

    Here's my progress on my Kelly build. I got the Boots, Shins, and Thighs mostly done. The boots still need a couple minor additions and they all still need to be cleaned up with kwik seal and a dremel. First almost full leg suit up. Feels good man. The boots have this super thicc foam in...
  3. Mobius1ac

    1st Build My First Armor Build

    So I have recently started my first Pepakura Armor build. I've always wanted to make a set of Halo armor, but only recently came about doing it. When finished, I plan to have a full set of Halo 3 Mjolnir Mk VI. I have decided to start documenting and posting my progress
  4. Sylenn1537

    Destiny - Phoenix Strife - Foam Unfold - Entire Suit Download

    Good morning! I finally finished doing all the retopology in Blender for this model and have unfolded the entire suit into foam templates. I purposely left out the small details in the armor because templates aren't needed for it. For the legs, I put the templates there for the shin part of the...
  5. Thekeegstor

    NOOB BUILD! (my first build)

    First suit of armor! First time experimenting with cosplay! First time using pepakura! THIS WILL BE A TOTALLY NOOB BUILD! Here's the background: I got it into my head to make a helmet for decoration in my gaming room. I have been a lifelong Halo fan and was fascinated by the idea of building...
  6. Sylenn1537

    New Builder - Paper Build Hardening Tips?

    I was wondering if I could get some tips on hardening paper builds (cardstock 110lbs). After my last build, I tried the technique of hardening with fiberglass resin. Even with only applying a very thin layer, it's like the paper soaks up the liquid and the paper starts to deform / sag. I know...
  7. WorkForLove

    Pepakura WorkForLove - Halo 3 Mk.VI

    I've done a few builds off and on over the last few years and last year when I heard about the Halo Expo coming to Houston I decided to buckle down and make a suit. Well I severely underestimated how long it was going to take making it out of fiberglass so I didn't make the cut off date for the...
  8. F

    Pepakura Gloves That Don't Stick To Superglue

    I've been working on a suit of Reach armor, using the Pepakura method. As I'm sure any of you who have built this before are familiar with, some of the pieces you have to glue are very very small, So when you are super gluing the cardstock tabs together it is not uncommon for glue to get on your...
  9. Osina

    I'm not sure what steps to take next and need a little advice

    I'm at the point I need to resin parts and round edges more. I'm going to work on some parts I made before but turned out to be larger then I need them to be. Anything I should know or try when doing test runs? What should I look out for? How can I round the edges and stay true to shape?
  10. V

    10% can make all the difference

    Making gentle progress with a Master Chief build and I wanted to share how 10% made all the difference. I started with a helmet scaled exactly to my head, but I couldn't get the damn thing on without butchering it... a lot. So I went back into Pepakura and scaled it up 10% with a single action...
  11. Josh029

    How much fiberglass for armor?

    I've started the Halo Combat Evolved armor project with the files by Art Andrews, and I was wondering: how much fiberglass resin do I need for this project? I've got a quart already, but I'm nearly certain that won't be enough, and I would like a better look at what the overall cost is going to be.
  12. C

    Question about pepakura lines

    Hey everyone, I have just finished cutting out all of the pieces for my Halo Reach Mk V helmet and began folding. Only problem is that when I'm folding there are these solid black lines that go into the bulk of the piece. Trying to fold around these lines is kinda difficult, so I was wondering...
  13. Z

    pepakura armor files

    Can someone tell me where can i find a pepakura template with all the masterchief armor's pieces? I can't find one with all the parts
  14. IowaChief

    Foam Mark IV foam build

    Starting a Mark IV foam build for a game I'm going to so it'll be team themed as well. This is the first time trying to make something of this scale. Using the files from the halo wars mark IV post at Halo Wars - MJOLNIR Mark IV - Standard Let's see how it goes!
  15. Dagger06

    Halo 2 Anniversary ODST - A return to form

    Photo by PostConBlues So after a long absence, I've decided to return to the world of Halo costuming. A combination of meeting some local Halo cosplayers as well as Halo: Outpost Discovery reignited my interest. I debated between doing Vale or the Halo 2 ODST, but after various commitments...
  16. S

    gundam rx-78-2 cosplay

    Anyone got a gundam rx-78-2 pepakura file? I'm trying to build a suit for myself in the future
  17. Hekok

    Halo 5 Achilles Progress build

    So with HOD coming to Houston at August 16th, I'll try attending there, with a suit of Achilles armor. Now, it is only a month away, and I am currently modifying a in-game model of the armor through Blender. I've posted a couple of other things before asking about adding extra detailing and some...
  18. Hekok

    Pepakura Is it possible to use foam on Pepakura?

    As I tried to add more detailing in Blender for an armor I'd like to make, I realized not everything could be used with purely pepakura. Instead I'll try to add the extra detailing with foam, but is it possible to glue the foam on cardstock before I cover it in fiberglass resin?
  19. C

    Building with EVA Foam compared to Pepakura/Papercraft?

    Hello again 405th I still consider myself a beginner ive made afew things now and im loving the craft and community My only downside is I have used only EVA Foam so far and at first glance Pepakura looks a little complicated to use those Templates on EVA foam but im aware alot of people do...
  20. F

    Could use some help

    So in this Pepakura zip file Halo: Reach - MJOLNIR Mark V - Standard , there is a file for "Thigh" and "Thigh Left" and I was curious where the right thigh is. Because Thigh and Thigh left are not mirror images, they are different versions of the thigh. And you can't just make two Thigh Lefts...
  21. Hekok

    How to enhance models based on model textures?

    So I've been attempting to enhance the models of the Achilles set of which I plan to make on Pepakura, but I've really only dabbled a bit on Blender and didn't want to make the armor inaccurate. The post of Enhancing models by Chernobyl didn't do much to help as it never showed how to enhance...
  22. S

    Technician Chest Help

    If anyone has made the Technician Armor with Pepakura Please help!! Lol I opened the pepakura file for the chest since that is all I need right now and there are a gajillion tiny pieces, I know that I probably don’t need every little piece on this file since I am building it with foam but I have...
  23. F

    suit help

    now that i am working on my tech suit i was wondering what armor to start making. I downloaded pepakura and now im just trying to figure it out
  24. BlizzyBee

    Scaling Centurion Armor Helmet Halo 5 help

    hej there everyone :) i'm a new member to the 405th forums but ive been a maker for a few years now, although i am new to pepakura and thats where im asking for help i've followed several guides on scaling halo armor for pep but i cant seem to get it right ( i guess i have a weird head shape)...
  25. AverageLongjohn

    WIP - Pepakura ODST amour

    "Hello, World." Fitting for a first foray into this community eh? I find myself here because I always wanted to have a halo armor and idealized the 405th and other cosplayers for a very long time. But I never had the confidence to try it. So here I am. I plan on trying to build a full...
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