This is a turbulent instructable for a homemade muscle fit I created for my Hellboy costume this year. I provided a Fabulous to the right padding system, a lycra body suit, and spray/brush cloth paint to finish the overall look.

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I decided to not start fully from scratch. There\"s a firm called Fabulous Fit the creates padding because that sewing forms. Ns purchased one of these and modified the pads to fit mine needs.I offered the 4 bra inserts as abs.I provided the two hip pads, cut them to look like pectoral muscles and also bottom abdominals.I offered the target pads to kind the biceps. I supplied the shoulder pads layered to produce forearm and also upper arm muscles. I used the earlier pads come cut and shape into enlarged back muscles.I assembled castle on a table to sketch where ns would place them.


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I used a lycra human body suit as the base.

Turn the suit inside the end then map out where you desire the muscle to be located.

Remember, you want the muscle to press through the suit, for this reason the shape you desire pushing with should confront away native you, glued down versus the lycra.


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I used warm glue to adhere foam pads come the suit.

Start with the chest and also abs. Be sure to pay extra fist to the edges of the pads, you want those come be firmly held versus the lycra. This will provide it the illustration of skin end muscle vs floating pads.


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I reduced one the the earlier pads in fifty percent to develop upper earlier muscles. I likewise shaped extra foam right into mirroring muscle on either next of the spine. I glued each under to the lycra suit.


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I fill the arm with extra towel to give it shape and make it easier to sketch the foam pad placement.I put warm glue on the rounded pads and wrapped them roughly the arm, one in back and one in former to finish the bicep. I supplied sewing pins to hold it in ar while the glue dried.

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I let the foam pads dry thoroughly. I turned the suit inside out. Ns sprayed the suit v aerosol red towel paint ns purchased at Joann\"s. I then take it black and white cloth paint through a brush and highlighted the muscles and also shaded in between. I used one more layer of red aerosol towel paint to blend the look at together.


I offered silicone psycho repaint from Smooth-On to paint the skin exposed indigenous the fit red. The fit was extremely comfortable and didn\"t obtain too hot.