Hi everyone! Its been a while since I've posted but Im super happy about this newer cosplay I made. I made all of the cosplay myself as well as makeup/styling. The God Of War series is definitely one of my favorite franchises and definitely had to do the Golden Fleece version. It was my favorite and also the hardest to make. This cosplay took me one week without much sleep just to be made in time for PAX East. The lower armor can be seen in other pictures I will be posting soon. Photography is by Lieven Leroy fb : [link] part of the Wild Places project along with Anna Fischer in Arizona
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For those legit geeks, I made this cosplay because I remember when I was a child this happened and it was freaking crazy haha. JUSTIN BAILEY had to be done. I know its super obscure but I mean hey, thats what cosplay is all about, do what you love and want to do right? I made everything in this picture, and styled it myself. Hope you enjoy you nostalgia freaks
My Justin Bailey cosplay Costume was all made by me including prop
Lady Nightwing Cosplay / Dick Grayson or should I say Dixie Grayson > (DC) Batman Arkham City Version Photography by Long Vo Armor: Aluminum and Carbon Fiber/ Bodysuit: Polyurethane stretch fabric / fake leather /foam & latex
More details on how I made this cosplay soon in my blog post for NYCC!
Okay! I've been editing away while listening to the orchestral FF7 OST. It's been so many years since Ive played this game and it's so easy to forget how great of a game it was. Like any game as soon as I hear the music all those familiar emotions come back and it all a sudden feels like I finished it yesterday. Aeris theme still makes me almost cry LOL.
I wanted something soft and warm so I did this!
Hope you like anyway. I'm really missing the old FF days. 12 year old Kat sitting in my room playing PS1. I want to get back into FF8 it is my favourite of all time really. 7 is closely followed but 8 was the first FF I played so it makes sense that it stuck with me.
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Tifa by me!
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Character: Misato's Plugsuit Dress (based on this collectible figure designed by Shunya Yamashita: [link] Costume entirely made/modeled by Yaya Han Photographed by Paul Tien
I remember watching Evangelion as a kid when the first release of good fansubs hit, many years ago. Of course it had a huge impact on me as an anime fan, and artist. Over the years I have always wanted to make a plugsuit from EVA but my favorite character was Misato, who's outfits were simplistic and casual. FINALLY, someone designs a plugsuit-ish outfit for Misato, and it is very fan service and revealing. But it's probably the closest I'll ever get to see Misato in a plugsuit, and I decided to make the outfit. From the get-go, I wanted to make modesty alterations to the outfit, so my dress is longer and there are no floating boob cups, just flattering princess seams. I used 4-way stretch PVC to make a base dress with front and side seams, then cut it up to create all the interesting top-stitched seams on the design, while interjecting navy blue faux leather panels. I patterned everything myself, which meant a lot of mock-ups in cheap left over spandex and drawing lines on them. I also patterned and made the thigh highs and arm sleeve things, as well as the hip rolls and all the accessories. I even made my gloves. To achieve the shapes needed, I used everything from EVA foam in various thicknesses, worbla, floral foam, and squishy tube foam. Everything was covered in PVC for that unified sleek plugsuit look. I also cast aluminum powdered buttons and round side pieces. Work in progress collage: [link]
I love my fun futuristic booties, which were a lucky find online.
My wig was sponsored by AnimeStuffStore.com - [link] I cut about a foot off, and styled the bangs ala Misato.
New cosplay debut! Ayane from Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Costume made/modeled by Yaya Han Photography by Paul Tien Wig sponsored by Arda Wigs ([link]
A front shot of the new Ayane costume I busted out for Fanime. I do mean busted out... this was made in 3 days because of my hectic convention travel schedule this year. I tried to be as detail oriented and anal about the construction of this costume as all my usual costumes, and the only way this got done in time was because I had most of the materials at home already, and thought ahead to get the shoes, wig, and Fuma Kodachi swords in time. Cosplay often goes beyond just the time needed to craft, but also material scouting, waiting for ordered items to come in, and figuring out how to attach things. I got really lucky with Ayane, in that only the skirt had to be remade (twice lol) and everything else came together and fit on the first run.
In case you're not familiar with the character: [link]
As you can see, I made the costume more modest than the design, omitting the cut out in the front of the bodice, and adding a sheer layer in the skirt. I think it still reflects the character and represents the detailed game design. Don't ever be afraid to modify a costume if you don't feel comfortable wearing it. We cosplay for many reasons, the main one being love for a character. Replicating costumes 100% of only one facade of cosplay, it often is more challenging, fun and creative to translate a design from a rendered source to a working fitted garment, and it's perfectly ok to take artistic license. I see a lot of cosplays being more sexualized than their designs, and I think it's totally cool to modesty-fy a costume as well.