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Unread 07-27-2005, 04:56 AM   #1
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God of War - Kratos costume

My fiance is going to dress as Kratos from God of War, but I haven't been able to find any very clear pictures of his outfit.

Just so you know who I'm talking about, I attached a couple of pictures of Kratos.

If anyone knows where to find some good screenshots, concept art, or anything, I'd really appreciate it. I've searched lots of sites that I found on yahoo, but the pictures they had weren't too clear.

Also there is a problem about what to use to paint on the red symbols. What could I possibly use? I wouldn't know where to find body paint... I think that would only be available at hallowe'en and carnival, there are no speciality shops for that kind of thing over here. Is there anything I could use instead of body paint? Or perhaps I could find something online? Could you recommend a brand, something that wouldn't go all crusty, and would look really natural.

The beard won't be a problem, my fiance has one just like that. And he wouldn't mind going skin-head for a while for this.

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Unread 07-27-2005, 09:37 AM   #2
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You figure he is wearing a lion cloth, Greek Sandles (see the Movie Troy for a good reference) The chains on his arms, and the blades, which end up being a pair of skulls. THose I think are going to be the hardest part of the costume. The body paint is gonna have to be sweat proof, other wise it will run. Honestly if you got a unitard for him that was white, and put the design on it, would be easier on you two. THen all you would have to do is paint his head.
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Unread 07-27-2005, 02:57 PM   #3
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Hehe. You can try this for reference pics: http://www.yosoykratos.com/index1.htm It's the REAL Kratos!

But seriously though, I'd try checking ign or gamespot - they usually have tons of screenshots of like every game imaginable. For the tatoos, mebbe you could use liquid latex?? http://www.cosplaysupplies.com/other/latex.html
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