Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Space and Wigs

So I'm really bad at updating, huh?
Cosplay stuff is happening in my life, but I don't really get around to take pictures of a lot of it, also because it's pretty boring for you all to watch, but here's some stuff.

A week ago, I was out with a friend to buy groceries, and I stumbled upon this portable closet, and was like.. I NEED THIS UGLY THING IN MY LIFE, since my cosplays have been pretty much packed down, whenever I haven't been using them. /big no no

All of those. In that small suitcase, can you even believe it?

Yesterday I got the wig that I've been commissioned for, Bára wanted a wig for her Ace Crash cosplay. So I got working on that, as soon as I got up.
I spend almost exactly two hours on this wig, I could probably spend more time, but it's not easy when it isn't a wig for the average head.

I can't wait to see how it fits her, omigosh!! /and yes, it's a mustalicious foam head.

And lastly, I just purchased these two wigs, for very cheap on eBay. Since the last place I ordered my Sheryl wig, didn't turn out too great.
And since I will be doing Klein sometime in the future, I thought I might aswell get that one too.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Love this blood-soaked world, without fear

I revamped my Ciel Phantomhive costume, since I wasn't satisfied with the look of it before, and today I had the chance for a photoshoot, thanks to the always amazing mustachefriend! /I was supposed to be Roxas, but I just didn't feel like it.

As always. Click the photo's to watch the larger and much better quality version!

mood music for your liking.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Roxas is finished.

I finished Roxas the day before we had to leave for Desu, nice.

I tried a lot of new things with this costume, and I've also learned a lot.
Even with the flaws of it, I like the cosplay a lot, and I can't wait to have some pictures taken.

It was also the first time for me, to actually build shoes, which was... entertaining XD
Pretty easy, since Roxas have some mighty big shoes, so no minor detail.
I used fun foam to build the outer skeleton, and also some wire to hold it in shape, and then papermaché to make it sturdy.
Covered it with hard pleather and added details (which was actually the hardest)

I don't really have a lot of progress pictures from making the costume it self, so you'll have to settle.
The tank top, came out a little too long, so my anatomy looks a little weird, but oh well.
The pleather I worked with for the jacket and pants covers, were amazing, and so easy sew in. The red I used for the collar, WAS NOT!!
I did a lot of ragequitting on the jacket, but still managed to finish it XD

I got a lot of attention for the costume, which surprised me, because I figured that the Kingdom Hearts hype had ridden itself out, but I guess not. The wig got slightly damaged during transport, especially the flat side, and I didn't really get to remake it at the hotel, because I got busy with other stuff, but a lot of people still called it the best they've seen ever, omigosh the flatter <3

All in all, it was a really fun costume to wear, because of the attention, and the way I had to carry myself in it, because of the giant shoes (serious leg pains by the end of the day!!)

If I had to change something, I think I would tug in the leg-covers a little and make the inner collar stand up like it's supposed to.