Thorin Oakenshield Costume
Movie: The Hobbit (An Unexpected Journey and the Desolation of Smaug)
By Michael Bielaczyc
Costume recreation of Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit and Unexpected Journey and the Desolation of Smaug.
- Textile costume design and creation by Laura Bielaczyc
- Armor plates and Dwarf Ears by Michael Bielaczyc
- Bracers by Griffin Leatherworks.
- Wig by Arda Wigs, styled by Terra McCartney of Tease Salon.
Dwarven Armor Plates.
I sculpted these in Monster Clay, made a Rebound 25 mold, and cast them in Smooth Cast 300. I then used P3 primer (black) and painted them with Rub n Buff silver. To attach them to the undershirt I used Fabri-Fix, which is a flexible fabric glue. It really worked well!
Layers of the costume:
The underlayer of the costume is made of a loose knit cotton. The scalemail is a mix of costume cast plastic armor and faux suede. The undervest is made from blue upholstery and the outer vest is faux leather and faux fur.
Pictures from Dragoncon 2014:
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