I've wanted to dress as my City of Heroes character (ice blaster, natch) ever since I designed her back in Beta, so I finally did it for this Halloween. Didn't have time to make her cape or glowing ice sword, but hope to get those done eventually just 'cause they're super cool. ^_^
There's a main bodysuit (modified pattern) with no front or side seams, then I added overlay sections to create the 3-D armor look in the original. This involved a lot of pinning stuff on me and swearing. *lol* The knotwork and shading were done with Prismacolor markers. Of course I had to dress my character in the most complicated costume in the game, because I am a dummy. :P
Here's what Frostie looks like in-game: http://sarcasm-hime.net/frostfaerie-ref2.jpg
edit: I won the City of Heroes Halloween contest with this costume - Best Female category. Wooo!
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MayonakaAme posted on 08-27-2008 at 04:09 AM:
That's really amazing @_@ The detail is... awe-ness.
I must know what kind of face paint you used! :O
AiyaKasai posted on 06-24-2006 at 03:58 AM:
Wow thats awesome...you did a wonderful job
Eilis Angelos posted on 03-22-2006 at 03:55 PM:
I'd have to say that the costume looks even better than the original! Great job!
Tenial posted on 11-22-2005 at 06:55 AM:
Wow...! *_* What an interesting cosplay! You look *really* cool! ^_~
And thanks for your awesome comment. ^_~
Chloe Crimson posted on 11-18-2005 at 08:38 AM:
ACXchan posted on 11-07-2005 at 08:54 PM:
Excellent work on the prismacolor shading, must have involved a lot of patience. I love your character's design for CoH too XD
AmazonMandy posted on 11-03-2005 at 08:17 PM:
This is just frikken awesome!!!
Twinkler posted on 11-03-2005 at 06:54 PM:
Oh man! That is super fantastic! I totally love that game so much, and will eventually make one of my chars costumes. My boyfriend and I play as "Omega's"
Too bad they changed the COH costume contest (it would of been a kick ass entry) I admire your work so much, great job again!
Chibik3r0 posted on 11-02-2005 at 10:49 PM:
That is jaw-droppingly awesome! Doesn't even look like you.
Silubud posted on 11-02-2005 at 10:44 PM:
hissykitties posted on 11-02-2005 at 10:27 PM:
WOW. It's really awesome. The detailing is simply amazing!
coyoterose posted on 11-02-2005 at 09:37 PM:
*Excellent* work. I'm starting to sound like a broken record when it comes to your costumes, but day-um. ^^
nemesis33 posted on 11-02-2005 at 08:40 PM:
wow thats freakin awesome
kyandi-chan posted on 11-02-2005 at 07:27 PM:
My goodness it turned out PERFECT!!!
latrodectra posted on 11-02-2005 at 06:19 PM:
That turned out beautifully! Very nice.
CasualVillain posted on 11-02-2005 at 04:57 PM:
Wow... *o* You did a fantastic job!
angelicstar posted on 11-02-2005 at 04:44 PM:
^o^ I'm glad you had fun in the outfit - this is a really sexy yet elaborate outfit, I love it!
bunnymachine posted on 11-02-2005 at 03:53 PM:
wow, that is WAY. COOL. you have prismacolor marker talent!! i'm very impressed!
Chibi Ice Wolf posted on 11-02-2005 at 03:49 PM:
whoa, kickass *.* I've heard a lot about this game from my BF, looks like fun ^^ Your character is so cool!!
Sarcasm-hime posted on 11-02-2005 at 03:45 PM:
Yeah, I'm going to enter it, although this year's contest is actually different from last year's - this year you're supposed to make up an archvillain for your hero, which I misunderstood. Oh well, it's worth a try anyways. ^_^;
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