Con season is over for me but I’m still working on new projects. I’ve been watching The Night Watchman’s Journal recently and I love the Joseon era clothing so I started putting together a Moo Seok cosplay.
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Big Bang cosplay! I’ve had the fabric to make this version of G-Dragon for about six months and i finally got motivated to actually make it. I’m so glad I had a T.O.P. to hang with :3
Me as G-Dragon from Big Bang’s “Monster” MV with Fire Raising cosplay as T.O.P.
Photos by Lionboogy. Taken at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2014
Hello! i am making an AOT cosplay and i thought your blades came out great. a couple of questions: first, did your blade ever bend / fold? i was considering using a different, fold - resistant materiant for the "core" of the blade instead of foam core, but if you never had an issue i wont worry about it. second, how did the edges of the foam look once painted? i have seen others use wood filler, do you think this is needed? also, spray paint or acrylic brush? thanks so much!
My blades were fairly sturdy, even when packed in luggage one blade only ever received a minor crease
except they got totally bent and destroyed when the TSA lovingly decided to rip through my checked luggage coming back from Otakon 2013. Studier material would definitely remove the risk of creases, I just used what I had available that was lightweight and didn’t involve any power tools.
The edges for me were really smooth and lines weren’t too noticeable but I really took my time in cutting everything out and making sure everything was painted evenly. If you rush the cutting or aren’t the steadiest cutter then they make come out sort of choppy. I don’t think any filler is necessary.
I would avoid spray paint if possible and stick to acrylic. Spray paints have the tendency of eating the foam whereas you’re 100% safe using acrylics.
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Ichibancon 2013 (weekend 2) | Photo by Mark Clifton
Great photo and costumes! Might I ask what kind of black wig you used?
Thank you :) It was just a generic short black wig that I got off Amazon. I think it was listed as a Durarara Izaya wig.
Oooh Heather! I planned on doing Nana's Catallena outfit for Animazement next year, and seeing you have made it already, can you give me some tips? Please please please!!
Yay more Orange Caramel!!!!!
As for tips, I used Simplicity pattern 4070 for the top of the dress (and just reversed the lace and fabric layers) and used a basic circle skirt pattern for the bottom to get more volume. For the headpiece I used cardboard from an cereal box and covered it in matching fabric and attached a headband that tied at the back and could be pinned in place for extra security. Other than that I bought lace gloves and a big poofy petticoat to go along with the outfit. :)