Sean Xieng builds replicas of costume and props and shares tons of tutorials on his YouTube channel and he recently posted a series of Batman-related videos. He’s covered topics such as Batman’s muscle suit, the character’s Arkham Knight bat-suit, and a few items from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Like with most how-tos, you can take the techniques shown in the videos and apply them to other subjects — that’s definitely the case for the light up lenses featured in the above video. Xieng made them to fit into Batman’s cowl, but you can use LEDs to create lighted parts for other costumes.
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