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Irenes' Sirensong

By Tarapotamus
Another shot of my Irenes from Chrono Cross. Taken at Anime Fest in TX 2012.

Photo by :iconkuragiman:

The bodysuit was sewn by me and one-process gradient dyed, ALL fins are painted latex, "hair" is cast latex, armor is leather, harp prop is solid pine ^_^. and yes I made everything.


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Uftaki's avatar
That is an AMAZING cosplay!  You've done a fantastic job with it! :D
Tarapotamus's avatar
thank you so much!!  It was a labor of love.
TylerTouchdown's avatar
I still love this one the most from you and it was also a great pleasure to see it in person.
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zzzzxx's avatar
1st) Irene is a mermaid
2nd) Mermaid and Sirens are very diverse
2nd gaiden) 1st one is fish-girl, second is harpy-like lady, just classier
3rd) Cosplay's good
Tarapotamus's avatar
"Siren Song" is actually one of Irenes' attacks in the game ;)
and Thanks :D
zzzzxx's avatar
Then fk the translator/adaptors from the then Square of America
zzzzxx's avatar
More like "Oh noez americans can't even notice the difference between a siren and a mermaid"
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well technically a Siren *is* a mermaid, its just that a mermaid is not always a siren.
zzzzxx's avatar
Siren in Final Fantasy VIII is what a siren would look like somehow.
shellpresto's avatar
This is a truly astounding costume. And you're pretty, so you look the part of Irenes, too. Kudos, kudos, kudos!
Tarapotamus's avatar
Thank you!! I hope to have more pics up of Irenes very soon so keep an :eye: out! ;D
WingedDivinity's avatar
nice cosplay! congrats on making everything yourself as well :)
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Many thank yous!
Jadified's avatar
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Many thank yous! It was lots of hard work!
LanviL's avatar
Beautiful work!
You're very skilled :)
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MiSA-MiiSA's avatar
HOW DID U KNOW HOW TO USE THE MATERIALS D:?O,O
Tarapotamus's avatar
experience ;D Also don't be afraid of trial and error! Also google.
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Randommode's avatar
Wow did you make the belt and harp yourself? Is it from a mold?
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Yes and no. The harp was a board of pine that I made a pattern for, sawed out and carved and sanded by hand for hours to get it right XD Then it was stained and the handle wrapped in gold pearlized vinyl.

The Belt is 100% leather, "painted" with rub'n'buff and then I did black wash in layers for the weathering. The blue gem on the belt is a custom resin molded gem that I made.
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