søndag 31. desember 2017

Bye Bye 2017

Woah, another year over and this was yet another busy one #notshocking. Because I have taken part in the monthly 100NOK/10USD/10EUR challenge I have ended up with a long list of cosplay achievements this year, but I have not had the chance to take photos of all of them yet, so I'll post an update on that later. 
Grid of most of the costumes I made this year. 

Snow white
The first of the Budget cosplays and the one I put the most effort into. I really want to make more (budget) princesses next year. 
Photo by cosplay.studio

The second budget cosplay. I was actually planning on making Bombshells Black Canary, but never got around to finish it completely. 
Photo Håvard Staub Nyhus

Every year on my birthday I watch Intestella 5555 (Daft Punk music video) and this year I took the time to do a quick Stella Closet Cosplay. And due to time limits and such this also ended up being my Budget cosplay for March. 

Lady Comstock
A result of being invited to a Victorian style after noon tea and up-cycling older costumes. 

Mass Effect Andromeda NPC
I am a huge Mass Effect fan and was super hyped for Andromeda. Initially I was planning to make Cora, but her wig got the best of me. So I ended up with an NPC instead. Quite comfy, nick named the MEA PJ's ;)
Photo by cospaly.studio

Piper Wright

I got my butt in gear to make Piper because we were going to an amazing car cemetery for a photoshoot. 
Photo by cospaly.studio

And my main project this year, Sombra <3 So much fun to make, and so incredible difficult. But I love the result and this is my new favorite cosplay.
Photo by cospaly.studio

Jessica Jones
Another Budget cosplay and a closet cosplay even :) Just missing a bottle of the strong stuff.

Photo Håvard Staub Nyhus

Diablo 3 Wizard 

The second more elaborate cosplay of the year. Even though I started building this in 2016. First on my list of 2018 is to get a proper photoshoot. 

Vianne rocher
Anothe budget cosplay, but this time I spend the entire budget on chocolates <3 

This closet cosplay happened because I needed that gun for a stage performance. 
Photo by cospaly.studio

The monthly budget cosplay Challenge.
When I finish up Padme I will post a separate entry about this journey :D

A cosplay year is not complete without a bunch of Halloween costumes :)
Witch Mercy



Fortune teller

And to round off the year I give you Harry from Home Alone

Other achievements 

  • Me and my sister was featured  in a episode on Insider FEM. The episode was about cosplay and was actually filmed back in 2015. 
  • Both me and my sister competed in the NCC
  • I held a workshop in working with worbla for the costumes makers at the Oslo Opera. It is so cool that they look to unconventional areas to learn new skills.
  • I joined the Superhero gang at the Children's ward again this year, with the highlight being the Halloween party.  
  • And lastly I qualified to represent Norway for EuroCosplay 2018
The Hospital Superhero gang

Happy New Years

The Complete Sombra cosplay

Sombra is one of the hardest cosplays I have ever made and here are all the tutorials gathered in one place. Also take a look at some of the amazing photos I have gotten of this cosplay, simply amazing photographers. And let's not forget the incredible squad from SpillExpo: Widowmaker: Ebean cosplay & PropsD.Va: Pastelspank, Soldier 76: Sunji CosplayGenji: Just Cosplay & Props

Tutorials - The Wig
- The Jackets
- The Leggings
- The Gun
- The Gloves

Photo by cosplay.studio

Photo by cosplay.studio

Photo by cosplay.studio

Photo by Natarf

Photo by Katrix Media

Photo by Katrix Media
Widowmaker: Ebean cosplay & PropsD.Va: Pastelspank, Soldier 76: Sunji CosplayGenji: Just Cosplay & Props

Photo by Katrix Media
Widowmaker: Ebean cosplay & PropsD.Va: Pastelspank, Soldier 76: Sunji CosplayGenji: Just Cosplay & Props

Photo by Jacob Photo
Widowmaker: Ebean cosplay & Props

Photo by Jacob Photo
Widowmaker: Ebean cosplay & PropsD.Va: Pastelspank, Soldier 76: Sunji CosplayGenji: Just Cosplay & Props

Sombra Gloves

These gloves are some of the most difficult ones I made 

Again I used the custom printed ombre fabric, the blue part this time. 

The inner gloves were sewn with a double row of narrow zig zag. 

The outer glowed were a bit more difficult to make. I made the pattern tracing an excising pair of gloves. 

I used the same black thin faux leather as the applique sewn to the leggings. 

I needed to do a lot of hand sewing for such small details. Took forever. 

Then together. 

The punk details are made from the same pink silicone as used for the head tech. 

A small light was added to the base of the pink details. 

The nails are simple fake nails glued on with epoxy glue. The silver parts above them are made from worbla. The silver parts on the knuckles are resin casts. 

Photo by Cosplay.studio

tirsdag 19. desember 2017

Merry Christmas ya' filthy animal

Every year my work host a Christmas inspired Pub Crawl, this year I teamed up with my brother and we went as the Wet bandits from Home Alone, he being the taller one as Marv and I went as Harry. Other years I have been the Grinch, an ice Queen and a deer

I made the burned hat by stretching craft foam over a styrofoam head to shape it. Then it was covered in flesh tones stretch jersey. Black Stretch jersey were rolled and glued around to create the rests of the burned hat. To get the burns them self I added patched of wood glue to get some texture. And everything was topped off with white feathers. 

The inside of the hat.

The jacket was from the thrift store and I sewed on a bunch of feathers. And to top off the costume I made a faux crow bar from a pvc pipe. This was shaped using a heat gun, then painted and dry brushed with silver to get the wear and tear look. 

Merry Christmas ya' filthy animals and a Happy New Year. (also, see the spider creeping up on my brothers sweater)