Something I wanted to do since the first movie came out. She a kind, generous and calm lady.
In regards to the wings and their design.
Depending where the angle is and how far the photos are taken they are each time different. So I combined the photos I have making my current version.
The fabric for the wings is slightly different then the dress, but that is done on purpose.
In combination of the many (unreal a lot!!) "hologram" sequins they look awesome. The wings are constructed in green wire, what we use in the gardens. It was painful to bend it.
When making the wings, I realized that it would have been difficult to use the el-wire. So it was left behind.
Mainly because my wings are really huge and adding the wire would only make it more heavy.
My fairies used marabou feathers, but there isn't any existing in gold so I used 2 packs of gold Christmas tinsel. (Honestly I am guessing that I am the first cosplayer who used tinsel for a cosplay, lol)
Each wing was made in 2 pieces and could be put together. Otherwise it would have been impossible to transport it. But it also caused a huge issue because they were less firm and stable.
The crown itself, depending on the seasons, she wears different crowns. So I took the one when Tinkerbell arrives in Fairy land. Unfortunately for me, there are no shots at the back (only front and side shots) therefore some flowers where sewed into the wig. The flowers are from plastic, painted in gold and added 1 hologram gold sequin at the middle.
Later on 2 sequin flowers were added to complete the wig and make it more elegant.
The front part was made from plastic in combination with gold sparkly make-up (tried with different gold sprays but nothing gave that sparkly look) and transparent varnish. As for the sides, that was made with bendable wire, gold paint spray and again the sparkly make-up with transparent varnish.
The dress was based on a pattern of Mc Call's - Evening Elegance number 3883.
Later on a crinoline was added at the bottom to create a poofy, wider look.
Overall I am pleased with the result, except the wings could have been a little better.
Sunday at Japan Expo 2011:
- 2nd place best group for skit AND costumes
- a rare "SIMON ASTIER" special price for "giving a real dimension to the skit"