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Who needs real arrows? - Avatar - Netyiri
Na'Vi use deadly poison-tipped invisible ones :D

Again thanks to Pro Studio for the photo ^_^

Comments: 12

TheVampireNeko posted on 05-07-2011 at 02:27 AM:

How did you make that bow? It's wonderful! I'm in the beginning stages of making a bow and would love any tips you might have. ^_^

kaliko_rosa replied on 05-07-2011 at 07:29 AM:

Hey there, the bow was actually pretty easy I made it last minute ^_^; I first found a toy bow that had a strong enough handle-grip in the middle. Then I extended it by adding cardboard panels in the shape of the bow arch on either side of the handle grip. I added the panels by hot glue. After that set, I used electrical tape (the black, thick kind) and bound the extensions to strengthen it. After each side was bound, I used the electrical tape in vertical strips to flatten out any bumps. I then painted over the whole thing with regular crafting paint.

Overall this process could be improved by using paper mache and building up a more rounded shape over the cardboard, then sanding and varnishing. But if you're short on time and money, the above method works too .

Xaniss posted on 01-06-2011 at 03:59 AM:

You look so amazing!
One of the best Neytiri cosplays!
Love it!

kaliko_rosa replied on 01-08-2011 at 07:36 PM:

aw, thank you! that's very nice of you to say. I personally think there's a lot to improve, but that's the fun part of it . i might go as Mo'At (Neytiri's mom) next time though! Thanks again.

clembastow posted on 06-08-2010 at 06:43 AM:

Lady, your bodysuit looks AMAZING! What a great find that fabric was!

kaliko_rosa replied on 06-09-2010 at 09:02 PM:

thank you ^^ Yeah it was worth the trouble in finding it!

Kudrel posted on 06-02-2010 at 10:26 PM:

Wow I can't believe it's partially a mask, it looks so natural. Cleverly done, you look fantastic!

kaliko_rosa replied on 06-02-2010 at 10:33 PM:

Thanks Kudrel! It's not as great as it looks in the photo. It was peeling off most of the convention, I think I did a poor job of getting off the spirit gum from the day before. Prosthetics, errgh!

Kazephyr posted on 05-31-2010 at 07:50 AM:

Oh, WOW! *_* This is so epic! That fabric really is perfect! Great job on the bodysuit! ^_^

invaderzimgir posted on 05-31-2010 at 01:01 AM:


Hateshinai posted on 05-30-2010 at 11:00 PM:

Wow , looks amazing! :O

Alsheyra posted on 05-30-2010 at 10:22 PM:

Really Nice and you Look alike a Na'vi congrats =3

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Costume Neytiri
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Upload Date 05-30-2010

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