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Unread 11-06-2012, 12:24 PM   #1
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Seung Mina (SC IV)

So I'm back, with yet ANOTHER Seung Mina, this time the version from SC IV! I've had this laying around for a little while, but finally got some decent pictures with it.

I know it's shiny. I KNOW. It was a choice I made based on the game-- it's shiny in the game too. So yea.

It was made from a Polyester Sateen. At least, I think that's what it's called. The trim is all hand cut brocade that was rolled and ironed, and then sewn on. The collar stands straight due to the craft foam that is sewn inside. The shirt and skirt are fully lined in gold brocade, which you can see where the skirt is folded over at the top.

The flowers on the skirt are all hand-painted, and it took two weeks to complete.

The wig is a plain brown wig, a clip in ponytail, and more trim that I made and some plastic flowers.

The knee-plated is merely craft foam. The boats are some rainboots that I bought and hacked up before covering in my left over material.

Also, I know I forgot to take of my necklace and wedding ring in these photos-- WHOOPS. Ignore those please. Also, PLEASE IGNORE MY POLEARM. This is not my nice one-- I couldn't get it to this convention sadly, so I had to use my old crappy one. It's not too bad, but it's not my favorite.

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And a few more, since Cosplay.com is silly and won't allow more than six photos per post.






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Wow, you make a good Seung Mina. Very well done. I like this a lot
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Wow, you make a good Seung Mina. Very well done. I like this a lot
Oh thank you so much! This was my fourth Seung Mina outfit. *A*
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Yea? Just looked at your other ones. All your cosplays are awesome....I love that Cookie Monster........
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Yea? Just looked at your other ones. All your cosplays are awesome....I love that Cookie Monster........
BWAHAHAHAHAH. The Cookie Monster Outfit. Sadly, I can't take credit for that one: My brother made that. BUT STILL. Thank you very much!
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It don't matter who made it, what matters is it's freaking AWESOME!!
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...this isn't nearly as shiny as I was expecting LOL! I think it has the perfect amount of shine, and I think you did a wonderful job! The green seems a little vibrant in the pictures compared to the color in the game, but I think that my monitor is at fault for that and the green could just be coming out more in the photos than it does in person.

Overall: A+ !!! I really really like it :3 and dat wig! I love the details you put into it ^^
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Those flowers on the skirt are simply to die for!
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I like it quite a bit.

I suppose it's personal preference, but more dramatic makeup would add some visual interest and accuracy to the character. I'm no makeup artist, but I do know that there are tricks to make your eyes look huge using the right makeup techniques.

Also, I think the front of the wig could be styled a little more accurately, so the bangs swoop up then down (as in the face reference photo), instead of just flowing straight down over the headband
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I like it quite a bit.

I suppose it's personal preference, but more dramatic makeup would add some visual interest and accuracy to the character. I'm no makeup artist, but I do know that there are tricks to make your eyes look huge using the right makeup techniques.

Also, I think the front of the wig could be styled a little more accurately, so the bangs swoop up then down (as in the face reference photo), instead of just flowing straight down over the headband
I've tried to get the bangs to 'swoop' more, but I can't do the harispray/blowdryer trick since it's actually not heat resistant. I'm still trying to get that correct, lol. As for the make-up, I kinda agree it could be more dramatic.... but Seung Mina also wears like, no make-up at all. That's more why I toned it down, I guess. She's very natural looking.
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Those flowers on the skirt are simply to die for!
Thank you so much! So. Much. Paint.
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...this isn't nearly as shiny as I was expecting LOL! I think it has the perfect amount of shine, and I think you did a wonderful job! The green seems a little vibrant in the pictures compared to the color in the game, but I think that my monitor is at fault for that and the green could just be coming out more in the photos than it does in person.

Overall: A+ !!! I really really like it :3 and dat wig! I love the details you put into it ^^
I don't know why the refs are kinda toned down, but it's more that brilliant green in the game. LOL. I also think it's my photographers camera flash, since she uses a special bulb. I don't mind tho since it makes my skin look good. *A*

But thank you so much!
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I don't know why the refs are kinda toned down, but it's more that brilliant green in the game. LOL. I also think it's my photographers camera flash, since she uses a special bulb. I don't mind tho since it makes my skin look good. *A*

But thank you so much!
Hehe yeah...I haven't played the games for a while x_x I have Soul Calibur V sitting here, but I haven't had time to play yet lawl. But it probably is just the bulb as well...regardless, the photos still look fantastic :3 <3
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