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Costume :Cecil Harvey
Variant :Paladin
Source :Final Fantasy IV
Progress :Complete
Worn At :AmeCon 2008


Costume Photos

Moulding lower leg

Leg in cast

Finished lower leg mould

Plastering

Back of leg mould

Let greeves mould

Breast plate

Gauntlet in progress

Ref pic

 


Costume Information

Description
Well, the second I saw this a few months back, I HAD to do it. For now, this ref shot is all I have, but at an estimated cost of 400 quid to make out of fibreglass and top quality products, I am pouring my heart into this. I decided to make this in honour of the memory of my nan who died in March of cancer. It'll be fucking amazing when it's finished because I'd never live with myself if I let my nan down.
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News on this since above post...

I decided to upload the last remaining shots I could find of me working it. Sadly, since all this took place, despite the basic frame being finished, I've lost a LOT of weight and with the nature of the armour, it will not fit me. Whilst I MIGHT consider selling it on to someone who can fit into it and use it as their own, I'm not ready to part with it just yet. Frankly, I'm sad there's not more shorts of me working on it, because I had also done the shoulder pauldrons of which there's no evidence in these photos of production.

I will not be working on this any longer. I made my nan proud by simply TRYING to do something well beyond my capability. I learned a lot of new things and I'll take that away with me from all this. Most of all, I learned something important from this project; Cosplay shouldn't be SRS BIZNESSS. I learned that I enjoy cosplay without going crazy and making ridiculously huge costumes. It was a revelation.

So many thanks to anyone who's been around during this, I've appreciated all the support I've been given. Much love to you all.

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Comments

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ff 4 ftw

by Defrain on Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 - 08:28
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I can't wait to see this costume as it is going to be so aewsome and I know it means a lot to you hun ^^

by hakuloveszabuza on Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 - 20:20
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Woah the gauntlet shape looks all kinds of sexy :O

by Tak on Sunday, 20 July, 2008 - 10:53
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Bow chicka bow wow to the armour LOL.

by Odd-One-Out on Saturday, 16 August, 2008 - 08:57
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Excellent Progress so far! : D

by Uni on Saturday, 16 August, 2008 - 08:57
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wow this this is looking spectacular ... im looking forward to seeing this finished:)

by Kaka Extreme on Saturday, 16 August, 2008 - 09:20

it looks bloody fantastic so far :D

by Adamoluna on Monday, 26 January, 2009 - 18:42
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Give it your all bro its for your nan ^^ and general fantasy sweetness.

by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 9 February, 2009 - 11:37
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this is looking awsome, sorry to hear it didn't work out 100%. Your progress on this still looks great though even if it won't be finished

by nanahara on Thursday, 26 March, 2009 - 14:55
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lol XD
that leg cast looks like it been assaulted by Gambit XD

can't wait to see this finished =3

by Marauchettes on Saturday, 9 May, 2009 - 20:34

very phallic looking gauntlet.

by Jojo_nexuz on Thursday, 2 July, 2009 - 06:54
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Nice progress. Great to see how you have started it.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 14 October, 2011 - 19:12