I get asked a lot which material, Worbla or Foam, is better for armor building. Here's my rundown on the Pros and Cons of each material. I hope you find this informative. (Please ignore the spelling errors in this. I completely forgot to proof read the captions before final export.)
My youngest daughter decided she wanted to be Fierce Deity Link for Emerald City Comicon this year. I started her costume a few weeks ago. The game is fairly old so the character detail modeling is poor. My main reference has been from an official Nintendo statue.
Here's my current progress so far. I build this out of EVA foam, both floor mat and craft. The next step will be to seal the foam then primer and paint it.
Progress as of 2/7/15
Here's how I like to cut multiples of the same shape from craft-foam. Think of it as the poor man's laser cutter!