Yup I just had to. I figured if someone was going to do it I wanted to be the first. =) This cosplay will be a full body quadsuit with working wings, yes you heard me! Working wings! =D
Head (foamed): 100% (with glowing eyes and "flame" attack installed, non-moving jaw)
Head (skinned): 100%
Body (foamed): 100%
Body (skinned): 100%
Body (scaled): 100%
Arm Stilts (foamed): 100%
Arm Stilts (skinned): 100%
Tail (foamed): 100%
Tail (skinned): 100%
Wings Moving (harness & skeleton): 100%
Wings Moving (skinned): 100%
Feet (foamed): 100%
Feet (skinned & scaled): 100%
Saddle (also doubles as a harness/leash and backpack combo): 100%
Silver Fish: 100%
Brown Fish: 100% (the brown fish will be a present to my deadly nadder friend)
Other Detailing: 100%
TAWS (Toothless Auto Watering System): 100%
Total Completion thus far: 100%
Total Cost thus far: 565$ (53 pvc, 65 foam, 207 material, 7 helmet, 28 dowels, 3 eyelets, 2 rivets, 10 steelwire, 13 in various tapes, 16 glue, 2 bungee cords, 77 resin, 15 LEDs & wires, 10 fish fabric pattern, 2 clear piping, 8 fishing wire, 35 Paint and various glue, 8 hinges, 4 pool noodles, 3 socks, 3 stair tread, 3 screws, 3 steel strapping) The material I had originally purchased was a vinyl but after running into several problems with the material - main being it added to much extra weight to the costume - I decided to buy a different material for the costume - fleece- so although the vinyl was not used for the costume in the end the 50$ spent on it is still counted towards Toothless's 1000$ budget.
Shipping Costs to AN: 140$
Moving Wings Wing Span: 16' (their even bigger than I thought they'd end up being!)
None Moving Wings Wing Span: N/A
Tail length: 6'1"
Original Tail Fin Span: 7'5"
New Tail Fin Span: Doesn't unfold but it's pry about one or 2 feet across.
Character Height when standing: Approx 6' (please note I'm only 5'1" myself)
Test Driven at GAnime 2011 at 65% completion.
Repair costs to fix Toothless After the Con: Forgot to record but it was around 100$ I included the repair costs with the overall costs
[Ganime 65% Completion Masquerade Walk On Skit] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpgNv-_eis4
[Anime North 85% Completion Masquerade Group Skit at 11:39]- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNa9DYcZat8
[Anime North Cosplay Chess Toothless and Hiccup vs John Egbert] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x2QgKFKBN4
[Toothless Cosplay Compilation/Summary Video] - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4KmLp3TWyM
Toothless has been sold. Sarina barns is now the proud owner, take care of my boy and be sure to feed him lots of fish, salmon is his favourite. He will be missed.
"Best in Class" in the Journeyman Division at GAnime 2011
Stage/Performance Award "Most Problematic Pet" for the Skit "Girl Troubles" in the 2011 Anime North Masquerade