‘Were it so easy’ – The making of the first Arbiter costume

Once upon a time, I made a costume for a convention, this is the story. 😉 First published March 2009 in the 405th Source Magazine, via the 405th Infantry Division forums. Download the full issue here (PDF format)            “Were it so easy…” How Sean Bradley made the first Arbiter costume. … Continue reading

ODST interview article at the 405th Infantry

Today an  interview that I did about my ODST costume was posted at the 405th Infantry Division website.  In the article I explain the challenges and intentions for the ODST costumes that I made. I hope you enjoy the read.  First published 01-31-2011 at the 405th Infantry Division forums Creator: Sean Bradley Email Address: sean@costumedork.com Description: Halo ODST … Continue reading

Halo concept artist blogs portfolio for fan costumers!

Bungie concept artist Issac Hannaford blogs his enormous collection of unpublished Halo concept art, offers it up to the 405th Infantry!  I just stumbled across this today via unrealitymag.com. I haven’t seen or heard it anywhere, so it might be noteworthy. In early January 2011 Bungie concept artist Issac Hannaford started a blog, and has been uploading … Continue reading

Dual Layer Halo Visor Mini-Tutorial

First published 06-21-2007 at the 405th Infantry Division forums    Adam requested that I pony up the technique I used to make the Blue Realm style Dual Layer visors for my helmet, so I thought that I should share it with all of you. Being that I’ve been a little behind… on finishing the comprehensive tutorial, … Continue reading