Johanna, also known as the Crusader of Zakarum, is a character in Heroes of the Storm. She wears bulky armor, and Redditor DinoDroppings re-created it. She crafted the character’s armor — those shoulder pieces are massive! — and the shield. Her friend Jackie Craft Cosplay made the mace for her at the last minute so the costume would be ready for BlizzCon. The mace is made from Worbla, foam, and coated in XTC-3D; Jackie shared a tutorial on Instructables.
DinoDroppings made the armor from foam to keep it lightweight, but the shield alone is 16 pounds. She used artist quality acrylic paint for the gold and red finish and applied the black touches using air brushing methods.
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