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    Sep 16, 2012, 1:20 PM - General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #1

    I am compiling a tutorial for making mecha/ gundam costumes. Please note that this is not pepakura and that I do not use pepakura and I have no pepakura files/design with me. Here goes:















































































































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    Last edited by Clivelee; Apr 24, 2013 at 9:17 AM. Reason: Update of tutorial
  2. Deelite's Avatar
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    Sep 16, 2012, 1:25 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #2

    nice. can't wait to see more. Head construction is the same way I did my Gundam costume back in the 90's
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    Sep 17, 2012, 10:50 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #3

    Thanks for this! Awesome post!
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    Sep 17, 2012, 11:08 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #4

    great work so far and from the looks of it its going to be big

    cant wait to see how you tackle parts like the shoulders ect
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    Sep 17, 2012, 12:03 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #5

    a very nice and informative tutorial
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    Sep 17, 2012, 12:24 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #6

    Im excited to see this unfold. i havent found alot of people showing off the building process, only the final product. Thanks in advance!
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    Sep 17, 2012, 12:26 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #7

    are you the greatest cosplayer in the universe?

    damn... look at those suits.
  8. docholiday78 is offline docholiday78
    Sep 17, 2012, 1:16 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #8

    holy cow! I know what Im gnna build after Im done wit my ironman. awesome n thanks for sharing
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    Sep 18, 2012, 8:49 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #9

    Clivelee, thanx i was waitin' for this it's Roy from Fb this is awesome brah.
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    Oct 1, 2012, 1:21 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #10

    Thanks everyone. I hope this can be of help to anyone who wanna make a mecha costue.

    STEALTH said: View Post
    are you the greatest cosplayer in the universe?

    damn... look at those suits.
    Greatest....naaah....I am just another cosplayer in the universe =)


    Rysjin7717 said: View Post
    Clivelee, thanx i was waitin' for this it's Roy from Fb this is awesome brah.
    hey Roy! Thanks man...ur ironman is awesome too...and ur tony stark =)
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    Oct 1, 2012, 1:43 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #11

    Lesson 3 - Body of the mecha cosplay tutorial has just been uploaded in the 1st post.
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    Oct 1, 2012, 3:12 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #12

    Hey Clivelee, will these stuctures work for using cardboard? Thats all i have ta work with. Btw I don't have a IM at th' moment just collecting tools an supplies right now still in research and design phase seein' how th' body is built in your tutorial everything is supported together structurally very smart brah.
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    Oct 3, 2012, 12:16 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #13

    This is awesome. Thanks for sharing so much!
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    Oct 3, 2012, 1:27 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #14

    Awrsome, now to get started planning my Megazord!
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    Oct 3, 2012, 2:34 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #15

    awesome tutorial! very detailed and informative!
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    Oct 3, 2012, 4:29 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #16

    Whoa badass Clivelee! So helpful and informative!
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    Oct 3, 2012, 4:43 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #17

    Wow brother, thank you very much for this! Can i call you teacher? Awesome job, very instructive really.
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    Oct 3, 2012, 5:52 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #18

    Your attention to detail in your work as well as your tutorial is mind blowing. Doing a Gundam is definitely on my wish list and this will most likely be the definitive resource that I use. Many kudos to you, good sir.
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    Oct 3, 2012, 6:48 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #19

    Excellent job, many thanks for sharing!
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    Oct 3, 2012, 7:12 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #20

    You made my day Clive°°
    This tutorial is pure gold!!
    (And now i know why do you never made the Wing Gundam Zero, because you can see the neck right? :P )
  21. Propaholic is offline Propaholic
    Oct 3, 2012, 7:20 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #21

    My god...this is the best Gundam tutorial ever. Now I know what I'm making next.
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    Oct 4, 2012, 4:24 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #22

    No wonder people's head look big in Gundam helmets. It is only a half mask and doesn't cover the entire face!

    Thank you for that information. I hope people will adjust there pep files accordingly.
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    Oct 4, 2012, 7:21 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #23

    dude, this is so awesome! Thank you so much for doing this

    Is there a higher res version of your tutorial available?
    Last edited by wulongti; Oct 4, 2012 at 7:23 AM. Reason: added question
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    Oct 5, 2012, 12:03 AM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #24

    Wow, this is amazing! I've been a fan of your work for some time now, thanks for sharing!
    **will buy book if/when you publish**
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    Oct 19, 2012, 1:32 PM - Re: General Gundam/Mecha Cosplay Tutorial #25

    This is what I needed so hard! I used to have another manual, but I have no idea where I left it. Thanks! I'll be starting my Nobell Gundam soon I think

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