Category Archives: Cosplay

Pauldrons of Akkhan cosplay pieces

A Rift in the Pauldrons of Akkhan

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What went wrong with the Pauldrons of Akkhan? Problem 1: I had never tried to make a costume piece this massive before. To keep the pieces in proportion with the art in-game and with my own body, each pauldron had to measure about 14 inches tall, and 16 inches long….

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Armor of Akkhan cosplay progress shots of the gorget, cuirass, tabbard, and lit up poleyns.

Diablo 3 Armor of Akkhan Cosplay Update

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Just wanted to get a quick update out on my Diablo 3 Armor of Akkhan crusader cosplay. Here are a few recent shots of the breastplate, tabbard, gorget, boots, and the poleyns (knees) lit up with LED eyeballs! So far I have 95% of all the costume construction complete –…

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Diablo 3 Logo and Crusader in the "Armor of Akkhan" Legendary set armor

Diablo 3 Crusader Cosplay Progress

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This past weekend, I had a MAJOR wake up call: DragonCon 2015 is less than 70 days away. Most of you are probably thinking, “PFF, 70 days? So what?” As a cosplayer working with limited time, to me this translates into “10 weekends.” Thats right folks, only 20 full days left for…

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The Rueful Axe Complete!

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What the heck is The Rueful Axe? The Rueful Axe is ” sort of ” a Deaedric artifact from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. I say ” sort of ” because it technically doesn’t count toward the “Oblivion Walker” achievement for the game, but it was created by Clavicus Vile originally…

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Dovah Design at MegaCon 2015

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Even as an Orlando native, 2015 harkened my first attendance to MegaCon. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but had heard it gets crazy trying getting around i-Drive and the tourist strip. Let me first explain that I spend hours every week dealing with hellish traffic, poor drivers, and tourists (Interstate 4,…

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A Nord’s Best Friend

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As a graphic designer (and self proclaimed *Ar-teest*) I hope it comes as no surprise that I enjoy making costumes and props. I confess haven’t had nearly as much time in the past year to devote to them as I would like, but hey, a gal’s got to start somewhere! **Update!**…

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