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Make Elucidator from Sword Art Online Part 3: Adding the details


In this part of the tutorial we add the details to the sword and get it ready for painting.

Part 1 (the beginning) of this tutorial including the video is here.



Mod podge it

If you have some mod podge you can now mod podge it. This will seal it, protect it and keep the colors nice and rich. This is of course optional.

Mod podgeMod Podge Waterbase Sealer, Glue and Finish (16-Ounce), CS11302 Matte Finish

Mod Podge dries clear in approximately 15-20 minutes and can be sanded to a smooth finish. Apply with brush or sponge applicator. Close container after each use. Clean up with water while wet. Once dry, Mod Podge cannot be removed. Use as a puzzle saver, a sealer glue, a quick finish, a textured finish,or a build-up finish." Non-toxic.

Trace onto carcboard

Let's do the ornaments. Cut the ornaments out of the template like this and glue stick, or glue them to cereal box cardboard.


Cut out the ornamental pieces

And cut those ornaments out.


And glue them onto the sword. The flourish goes near the tip of the sword and the four diamonds go on the cross guard.

Apply ornament   Apply ornament


Tape handle

Now wrap the handle of the sword in black electrical tape. If you don't have this tape that is ok. Go ahead and paint it black.

Next Let's finish this sword off by doing the painting


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