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TMNT Leo Costume

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Photo #1 - Finished Costume Photo #2 - Lacrosse Gloves make up the base Photo #3 - Some materials include High Density foam and styrofoam ball Photo #4 - Front Shell EVA Foam wrapped in fabric Photo #5 - Shell base is made of boogie boards Photo #6 - Finished Swords Photo #7 - Also boogie Boards Photo #8 - Weight lifting belt method for wearing shell Photo #9 - Shell tiles Photo #10 - Finished peices
Costume type:  Costumes for Men
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for men entered our 2014 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Denis, the 'TMNT Leo' costume creator:

Name: Denis Robichaud

Age: 32

Character: Leonardo

Where the Character is from: (Nickelodeonís Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

As Leonardo from the Nickelodeon style series I have made my costume 100% from scratch materials in a mascot style. I have used primarily sewing and hot glue in addition to hi-density foam, lacrosse gloves, Serving spoons, boogie boards and a variety of polyester fabrics and spray paint to achieve this costume. Lacrosse gloves are the base for the hands to allow free movement of the fingers and hidden under hi-density poly foam are a pair of sneakers for comfort and practicality. The shell is built of two boogie boards cut, glued and dressed with the front shell which is comprised of a knit sewn base poly batting pad, textured with spray paint and tiles cut from 3/8" Thick EVA Foam Mats. Two half Styrofoam balls make up the head with the eyes being painted serving spoons.

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#1 comment by Dave February 19, 2015

Cracking costume, any chance of more detail and tips on building it please, especially the shell? Cheers.

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