Making your own homemade DIY Captain Phasma costume from Star Wars certainly looks like a difficult task. However, with a little time and effort you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy and achievable a Captain Phasma costume actually is.
Captain Phasma Costume – Star Wars
There are certainly some items that you will need for a Captain Phasma costume that you cannot make yourself. However, the majority of this fancy dress can be constructed and made quite cheaply. Below is a detailed list of everything that you will need to make your own homemade DIY Captain Phasma costume from Star Wars.
Captain Phasma Hemet
|The first item you will need to buy for your Captain Phasma costume, which you cannot really make yourself, is a helmet.
Luckly, it is possible to buy 100% replicas to the Captain Phasma helmet.
Captain Phasma Blaster
|Another item you will have to buy for your Captain Phasma costume if the blaster that the character uses.
Most blasters that you will find look like the one used in the movie although you will have to paint it silver to be screen accurate.
Captain Phasma Base Layer Top
|Ever since we were first introduced to the Stromtrooper’s in the original Star Wars movie it was obvious that they wear a black skintight suit under their armor. Captain Phasma is no different.
On the top half of your body a black compression top will replicate this perfectly.
Captain Phasma Base Layer Pants
|A pair of simple black compress pants will perfectly replicate the black under the armor of Captain Phasma.
You could also wears a pair of black opaque pantyhose although these would not be as robust as compression pants.
Captain Phasma Body Armor
|The body armor, along with other features, of this character can easily be modelled from EVA cosplay foam.
You can even freely download templates for cutting the foam into the desired shapes from the internet.
Captain Phasma Silver Paint
|The EVA foam that you use to model the characters body armor and other features will require painting.
It is important that you use silver paint which can be used on foam as conventional paint will not adhere to the foam correctly.
Captain Phasma Cape
|Unlike standard Stormtroopers this character wears a cape.
For you to replicate this as part of your Captain Phasma fancy dress you can use a simple black cosplay cape.
Captain Phasma Boots
|You will need a pair of boots for your Captain Phasma fancy dress.
These should be silver boots. You will still need to add certain features to whichever boots you choose which can be done using foam.
Captain Phasma Complete Costume
|For those of you who do not have the time or skill level to make your own there is the option of buying a readymade Captain Phasma costume.
Such readymade costumes are available in both child and adult sizes.
Check out more Star Wars costume ideas here.