callmemilo
 


Costume :Van Helsing
Source :Van Helsing
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2010


Costume Photos

hunters

hat (after)

first preview of the suit

stunt double in costume (reference)

hat (before)

reference

reference

reference

 


Costume Information

Description
Emmy (FairyPorchQueen) was gonna do Anna Valerious, and asked if I'd be up for donning Hugh Jackman's garb again. I humbly accepted the challenge! We'll see how this one turns out. I've not really got the budget for a full leather, screen accurate outfit this time around, what with most my cash being spent on Superman, Jack Sparrow, etc... but I'll see if I can make this one work, lol. Like I said, this one's gonna be more of a challenge than anything else - make the best suit I can on what little I've got, hahaha.

Hoping to have the whole hero suit finished by October MCM, possibly with a prop crossbow too, we'll see.

Comments

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OH YEAAAHHHH! I love Van Helsing and I know you'll do a good job on him. I hope it goes okay, even with a limited budget.
Best of luck! 8D

by MadameLapin on Wednesday, 23 June, 2010 - 19:32
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Can't wait to see this. And the pimp hat ;D

by Kerhys on Wednesday, 23 June, 2010 - 22:05
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yes yes yes yes YES! love you forever for this haha! ^__^ we are gonna be amazing.

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 25 June, 2010 - 19:20
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oh and omg that hat is perfect D:

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 25 June, 2010 - 19:21
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Wooooo how epic!!!!! That hat is amazing!!! We just need a Dracura and a Carl now ^_~

by Feather-to-Earth on Friday, 25 June, 2010 - 19:27
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Excellent! I assume Emmy will be dragging you into our little group lol You'll do this sooo well ^_^

by ElegantAura on Tuesday, 29 June, 2010 - 15:29
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Nerf Maverick FTW!

by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 5 July, 2010 - 11:58
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Oh you bet ill be draggin him into it :P

by FairyPorchQueen on Wednesday, 7 July, 2010 - 20:41
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FTW!!!! Love Jackman's Van Helsing. Can't wait to see.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 9 July, 2010 - 17:40
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how are you getting on hun??

by FairyPorchQueen on Saturday, 28 August, 2010 - 22:34
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i'll have more to show soon... the pieces are coming together, i just need to work on them, and take pics for y'all, hehe

by callmemilo on Sunday, 29 August, 2010 - 00:00
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Woop woop you guys are gonna rock xD

by Bambi. on Sunday, 29 August, 2010 - 16:08
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Hat looks sexy :D and good reference there!

by FairyPorchQueen on Tuesday, 21 September, 2010 - 12:10
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This is looking great! :D

by My__RoadOfBlood on Wednesday, 22 September, 2010 - 14:14
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loving it!!

by FairyPorchQueen on Monday, 27 September, 2010 - 11:45

thx for comment =) Goodluck finishing this. *waves

by redheadgirl on Monday, 11 October, 2010 - 07:51

*claps excitedly for winning the auction :D . Goodluck altering told u it would work out haha my witchcraft hasn't failed me.

by redheadgirl on Monday, 18 October, 2010 - 07:54
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Ooooo coat is gooood!

by FairyPorchQueen on Tuesday, 19 October, 2010 - 17:27
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Nicely coming.. :) I hope you can get the crossbow prop done too - this will be Killer! I'm looking forward to seeing you guys together. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 20 October, 2010 - 23:49
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WEHEY! looking goood ! Ryanman! CANT WAIT TO SEE IT ALL FINISHED!

by Holli on Wednesday, 27 October, 2010 - 22:48
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I dunno how you did it but that hat looks perfect :O

by FairyPorchQueen on Wednesday, 27 October, 2010 - 22:49
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it's looking awesome man =D i want your hat!! xD

by Sweeturk on Thursday, 28 October, 2010 - 00:56
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You looked great~! well done with the outfit as a hole

by SachikoYumi on Monday, 1 November, 2010 - 20:56
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An amazing costume, you both looked amazing! I wish I'd be able to get a picture

by Littlegeeky on Monday, 1 November, 2010 - 21:13
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Wow you two looked incredible ^_^ can't believe Feather and I didn't see you argh!

by ElegantAura on Monday, 1 November, 2010 - 23:07
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I saw you but I didn't recognise you. o.o I had NO IDEA you were doing this, I walked past and said to David "wow they look awesome."....

No. Idea.

And now I feel really silly.

by CharlieDoryRose on Wednesday, 3 November, 2010 - 19:30
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Looking very awesome. Love the coat and the hat

by Sephirayne on Monday, 3 January, 2011 - 10:34
 

To-Do List

Modify and Weather HatHighPlanned
Make Shoulder PauldronsHighPlanned
Repaint Tojo BladesMediumPlanned

Journal

The Coat (Posted 17th October 2010)

I just won an auction on eBay for a killer brown leather coat that should work brilliantly for Van Helsing. I've made plans for how to alter the coat when it arrives. Shouldn't be more than a few hours of work, thankfully. The coat already looks good and weathered. Very excited.

You Just Gotta Love The Leather (Posted 5th July 2010)

So I've got a few more of the items I'll be using for Van Helsing. Namely the trenchcoat, waistcoat and turtleneck. I've gotta make the pauldrons for the trenchcoat (which I'll be making out of leatherette and laying on top), but that should be relatively easy. Regardless, the suit is really starting to come together, and I'm starting to see the Helsing in me, haha.

I've also ordered a Nerf gun that I'm gonna be modding the hell outta to form my crossbow gun, so that should be fun, lol.