Thanks to Daniel Davies for sending me this picture. Check out his other pictures from the Eurogamer 2012 Expo http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-davies/sets/72157631670864298/
Well, the Eurogamer Expo is done now for another year and I must say I loved it! It was great to see all the fantastic cosplayers, many of which were lovely and friendly. I got to play some great games and had a few cheeky beers at the after party with some great and very scary zombies!
I think my first experience of cosplay has taught me a great deal, mainly the amount of time and effort that goes into the costumes. I learnt that although I enjoyed being Alice for the day I think I prefer the actual making of the costume to the wearing, maybe i’m a little too shy for the wearing haha! I’ll definitely do it again and any suggestions for my next will be gratefully received, i’ll consider anything as long as it doesn’t involve a long wig that gets in my eyes all day lol 🙂
Here is my Eurogamer Expo pic, I look a little uncomfortable.
The fake blood is on and I think it really makes the dress, a lot happier with it now 🙂
Nearly at the finish line! I quickly knocked up a simple pinafore pattern using my dress as a guide. I then cut out my pattern and stitched it all together. I made the pockets and created the design using a … Continue reading
I had already made my skull brooch, so now I just had to make a bow to attach it to. The bow was made out of white cotton and I put some craft wire inside to hold its shape.
I got some black boots from eBay and made some buckles from mouse mats and silver spray paint. I used a glue gun to stick some ribbon round the boots and glue on the buckles.
I used a couple of red shades of nail polish to make the blood effect on the blade.
I then cut a triangle piece of foam and painted it gold for the handle.
I then glued this to the handle along with some string and used a gold pen to paint the string and draw on the rest of the design.
The finished Vorpal Blade looks like this – i’m chuffed 🙂