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Here's a shot of the shield before I painted it, Borderlands 2 Axton Costume

Here's a shot of the shield before I painted it

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Photo #1 - Front shot of his costume. Photo #2 - Ready for action! Photo #3 - His boots were just garden/working boots I found at Walmart, and I hot glued and sewed the foam pieces on, then colored them to give them a more 3D look. From far away, you wouldn't know it was foam! Photo #4 - The guns in the Borderlands games are very colorful and futuristic. I found a regular toy gun at a costume store and painted it to match the style. Photo #5 - These are accessories the character wears in game. One is a shield (a force field of sort that blocks enemies shots temporarily), and a grenade. These were sculpted entirely with crayola model magic, and painted with acrylics. They even glow in the dark! Photo #6 - Here's a shot of the shield before I painted it Photo #7 - The bags he wears on his belt Photo #8 - Started to paint the jacket Photo #9 - Adding the foam on the boots Photo #10 - His ear pieces made out of crayola model magic, before I painted them black
Costume type:  Costumes for Men
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Video Game Costumes

This homemade costume for men entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Jennette, the 'Borderlands 2 Axton' costume creator:
My husband and I love the new Borderlands 2 video game. He plays a character called Axton, and for Halloween, he asked me to create this for him. It was quite a challenge, but totally... Read more »

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