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Leather Armor v4 by Astanael Leather Armor v4 by Astanael
This is the fourth version of my Larp Leather Armor.

Not much is visible to the eyes, but there is many improvements since the v3 :
- I now have a leather tunique underneath,
- the arms are fixed under the inner pauldrons,
- the fur descents are now fixed to the armor, levering the weigh on my hips,
- full legs protection,
- the outer pauldrons are fixed to the inner's one more closely to the neck,
- the helmet and the head protection inside have ear holes, which is essential to get the orders right,
- lost the amber stone of my right glove :(

The whole becomes a little heavy to wear., but really comfy and not too hot. Besides I can bend, sit, jump and run on short distances without problems.

To run on long distances, I need to work on my stamina.
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Leather Armor v4 by ~Astanael ( Suggested by Carnival-Fever and Featured by FrockTarts )
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TDuD3 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
amazing ref dude, thanks ! and congrats its just amazing!
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Astanael Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Many thanks ^^
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BilboobliB Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Very nice armor ") great design
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Astanael Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks ^^
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WolfxGuardian Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
Both V3 and V4 are awesome, although my preference would be V4 mainly of the lighter brown color compared to the previous one, still very awesome and well done.
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Astanael Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks a lot !

Real leather has a very specific look and feel : the "patine" which varies greatly with the kind of light used.
I'm not very good at photography, so I can't manage to get the exact rendering. Shooting in my little and obscure flat doesn't help much to get something decent.
I manage to get theses pictures with long exposures, thus the blur.
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WolfxGuardian Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
It's alright, you've still managed to demonstrate what you can do and through a photo what one can feel when looking at this excellent work, it also looks like leather that can actually protect you from certain attacks and weapons, also the details on the armor are exquisite and the gem on the glove is a nice touch to boost. Very nice. :iconthumbsupplz:
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Astanael Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks again, those are very nice compliments. ^^
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