sakara
 


Costume :Callisto
Variant :Demon
Source :Xena Warrior Princess tv series
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Demon Callisto wings

Demon Callisto close up

Demon Callisto

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Costume Information

General
Cost : upto £700
Awards : Best In Show
Time Taken : 6 months

Description
This has been my ultimate costume to date! I made the costume entirely. The wings were made a photographer friend and the prosthetics were sculpted by a makeup artist friend of mine.

The wings are made from a light wood base, with wire strengthening, aluminium tubing 'fingers' and foam covering. the skin is made from latex dipped interfacing, this creates a very skin like feel. the wings are attached to my back via a back harness which was cast to fit my back perfectly allowing me to wear these wings for at least 4 hours.
The bodice of the costume hides the straps.
This was exactly how they did it in the show i found out later!
The prosthetics included an upper face piece and ear tips.I also wore claws which were made from miliput sculpted onto fake nails. My 'hooves' were simple foam pieces that when i stood on my toes shaped my feet into hoof shape. Then i used normal dark foundations and a sponge stamp to create the scaly mottled skin.
All the costume was made from synthetic leather, and latex foam. it was also hand painted with real metal rivets attached.

Comments

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This is one of your most epic costumes and I love it. The Wings and make-up is amazing and I love how close you got the costume to the real one. Well done hun Xx

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 18 August, 2010 - 19:12
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You have such talent ^^!!! Beautiful work!

by Zelda on Wednesday, 18 August, 2010 - 21:34
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Wow that is one awesome cosplay!!

by Kacela on Wednesday, 18 August, 2010 - 22:06
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i just loveeee the wings on that : o

awesomeeee job!

by PocketwatchMask on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 - 12:53
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Wow...I literally have no words for how amazing this is O_O

by sjbonnar on Friday, 17 June, 2011 - 08:01
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This really is amazing!. The attention to detail and those wings just my goodness such detail and talent! Really well done!

by Kitticus on Friday, 17 June, 2011 - 08:08

Holy Crap,STUNNING,those Wings are AMAZING X3!
I Love your Catwoman costumes,but this is Fab,anything with wings floats my boat,as a mad Batman fan,these wings would also look fantastic for the DC Character Man-Bat!

by nafnamtab on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 12:02
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WOW, this is just so amazing, those wings are fab :)

by FangGirl on Wednesday, 8 February, 2012 - 20:14
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Thankyou! I love them!

by sakara on Tuesday, 14 February, 2012 - 23:34