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Character: Meru
Series: Legend of Dragoon
Photo taken by LJinto at Katsucon 2012

This costume has been a dream cosplay of mine, ever since I first played the game, when I was in middle school. I took a great deal of care in considering my material choices, so that they would be reflective of the Legend of Dragoon aesthetic, but also reflect the fact that Meru is a dancer. I used a combination of vinyl, faux leather, and casa satin. All of the details are satin stitched on to create a more polished appearance. This cosplay was my first adventure in learning to satin stitch and I learned quite a bit, while doing it.

The second time I wore this costume at Katsucon I had my giant hammer prop, which made this costume more fun to wear. The head of the hammer is lightweight and made out of corrugated cardboard, expanding foam, paper mache. Paper mache and craft foam were used for the raised details.

Costume can be seen at 2:22 in MLZStudio's Katsucon video [link]
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Character: Meru
Series: Legend of Dragoon
Photo taken by Anna Fischer at Otakon 2011

This costume has been a dream cosplay of mine, ever since I first played the game, when I was in middle school. I took a great deal of care in considering my material choices, so that they would be reflective of the Legend of Dragoon aesthetic, but also reflect the fact that Meru is a dancer. I used a combination of vinyl, fake leather, and casa satin. All of the details are satin stitched on to create a more polished appearance. This cosplay was my first adventure in learning to satin stitch and I learned quite a bit, while doing it.

I ended up not being very pleased with the red contacts I received in the mail, and thought they were too harsh/fake for a whimsical character like Meru. I found a nicer pair that I plan on ordering. My hammer is also currently in the works, so hopefully next time I wear this cosplay I'll be 100% wingly-fied ^_~

Costume can be seen at 2:22 in MLZStudio's Katsucon video [link]
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Character:Meru
Series: Legend of Dragoon
Photo taken by Anna Fischer at Katsucon 2012

I couldn't help myself and just had to put this photo up. I love the setting in this image to bits. I think it reflects the Legend of Dragoon aesthetic and it was even brought to my attention that this is like the town of Fletz, especially with the light reflected off the water.

This costume has been a dream cosplay of mine, ever since I first played the game, when I was in middle school. I took a great deal of care in considering my material choices, so that they would be reflective of the Legend of Dragoon aesthetic, but also reflect the fact that Meru is a dancer. I used a combination of vinyl, faux leather, and casa satin. All of the details are satin stitched on to create a more polished appearance. This cosplay was my first adventure in learning to satin stitch and I learned quite a bit, while doing it.

The second time I wore this costume at Katsucon I had my giant hammer prop (can be seen in this image [link]), which made this costume more fun to wear. The head of the hammer is lightweight and made out of corrugated cardboard, expanding foam, paper mache. Paper mache and craft foam were used for the raised details.

Costume can be seen at 2:22 in MLZStudio's Katsucon video [link]
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Character: Rose
Series: Legend of Dragoon


This photo was before I remade her coat. This was the first time I wore her. Man do I love this costume. I recently found that the costume got damaged while I was moving. Gonna have to remake it.

But for now, check out my sass!

Photo by: psychoticsmiley

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Connect w/ My Cosplay Online! Personal Website www.channelavianna.com // Facebook www.facebook.com/AviannaCospla… // Tumblr channelavi.tumblr.com
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THE MOONCHILD MISERY

Shana - The Legend of Dragoon
(c) SCE

costume made by me
epic candid photo done by *epi-corner

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i love this photo...my sis took it by candid. my face looks sad and misery....actually i feel pain because i was wearing very heavy armor and hurt my skin T___T

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Character: Rydia of the Mist
Series: Final Fantasy IV
Photo by :iconunforgivenmind: at Katsucon 2011
Costume and make up: Made and done by me

It is super difficult for me to choose what Rydia photos to upload to by Deviantart gallery. There are so many I love! I guess if I ever have a website for my cosplay, I'll have more than enough for my Rydia cosplay XD; I love this shot that Darkain Multimedia took of me. You can also see my new Rydia headpiece in this photo : ] I have a couple more Rydia photos that I'm waiting on. I may upload one more, but I'm trying not to flood my gallery with so much Rydia.
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Character: Rose
Series: Legend of Dragoon


I remade the coat for ACen and the gloves. I was really happy with how it turned out for the convention and a lot more people then I thought recognized it.

Since then however, the really delicate fabric has started to rip, so I started looking for new stuff. I found some very dark purple 2way stretch vinyl for a steal in a clearance bin at a store in Chicago! SUCCESS! I'm gonna miss the snake/dragon print however.

Rose 2.0 coming to you sometime next year. :D

Photo by my friend ~cry-baby-cry

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Connect w/ My Cosplay Online! Personal Website www.channelavianna.com // Facebook www.facebook.com/AviannaCospla… // Tumblr channelavi.tumblr.com
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FLY ME TO THE MOON

Shana, White Silver Dragoon - The Legend of Dragoon
(c) SCE

costume made by me
photo done by *epi-corner
retouch and CG by me

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back side of the armor...

i made all of the details based on original design...
i spent 1 week to calculate the proportion between the original design into my body then drawing the details plan (search for details pic are extraordinary difficult) as much as possible i equate every details except the place that never seen the details.

on the backside, i miss the details --> i can't found pic, CG, FMV shown Shana backside details so i improvised myself based on the front side details.

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Photographer: David Dunn
Costume made and modeled by me

Legend of Dragoon is one of my favorite all time games. The battle system, the story, the music - it's all just perfect. I really wanted to make a Shana cosplay because she's my next favorite female character after Rose.

The costume was pretty easy. I used white linen for the shirt, undershirt, and shorts, with blue linen for the trim. The gloves are made from a brown jersey knit fabric. The boots I already owned, but I added the little strap across the toes. The "ankle capes" are made from tan Whisper Vinyl, backed with brown twill and fastened with buckles and leather straps.

The armor is made from a craft foam base, covered in vinyl, and backed with wire and brown twill. The cincher and collar feature quilting to replicate the look of the "scales" in the reference material. I did make the quiver and arrows, and I have a recurve bow, but still need to take pictures with them ^.^

I'm really happy with this costume, and I wish LoD would get more love. I was pleasantly surprised at how many people actually recognized me at Otakon :)
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WHITE SILVER DRAGOON


Shana - White Silver Dragoon
(C) SCE

all parts of armor, skirt+sleeves, shoes, wig stylish done by myself.
photo by *epi-corner
edit by me


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i just realized that i forgot to upload full body photo XD XD

Legend of Dragoon is my fave RPG game. My fave chara actually is Meru :D -- i love her cheerful personality and the fact about she is one of wingly just like Lloyd. I think wingly tribe is pretty cool -- they can fly with wings of light. If there is time i wanna do Meru too...both of her costumes: dancer and dragoon :D

i love Shana, but she too soft for me. I was a bit difficult to cosplay a character like that T__T I made this costume to fulfil my promise to my friend (he did Dart).

The hardest part is about the wing. I'm using knock down method..so the wings can be separated from the body. I live in a small place so i don't have room to store this costume if i connect the wings and body ~__~ knock down method is flexible, but i failed to make a perfect connection between the body and wings so the wings can't be installed perfectly......

I use duco paint, which is used for cars painting. The color slightly yellowish silver. in Indonesia, the colors found on one of Toyota - Kijang Innova.

I know, my work isn't perfect, but i'm very grateful to all my friends and those who give me appreciation about my Shana cosplay. Although this game has long passed, i hope to always be loved :love: :love:

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please ask me if you want to use my photo in your website, blog etc
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