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Costume :Leonardo Da Vinci
Source :Assassin's Creed II
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011


Costume Photos

Looking intense

Full body shot

Another great shot

Leonardo, Ezio and a wonderful...prostitute!

Cuff Close-up

My extraordinarily puffy shirt and sort-of done tunic

Design on the chest

Cloak Clasp Comparison

Pattern Drafting Commence!

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : Hard to say, I buy things here and there! Maybe £150
Time Taken : 20+ hours

Description
Who doesn't love this guy!? He's a genius, an all around awesome character and has a pretty snazzy outfit going on. This is my first serious cross play but sadly, my big girly cheeks are going to destroy the illusion. I'll have a damned fun time anyway!

My favourite thing is the beautiful red wool I found for his cape, 100% but a total steal at only £12 a metre, sounds expensive but not for this quality!

Tunic: Made me want to repeatedly stab myself, I draughted the pattern from scratch and basically just fobbed my way through the whole process. I thought about embroidery for the design on his chest but then laughed at myself. I painted it instead. It doesn't look bad from afar but if you come into close, you can see it's a little asymetrical. But I'll get over it!

Cape: Made of aformentioned gorgeous 100% red merton wool, I plan to actually sew the trim onto it by the expo but I may or may not make it!

Sleeves: I cut five strips for each arm and sewed them onto the tunic and then performed some sewing wizardry by adding a cuff. I really don't know how I managed it because it was looking pretty hopeless a few days ago.

Anyhoo, I best get on with it! Can't wait to wear it. And a beard. I've always wanted one!

Comments

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This looks really great so far! =)

by Sley on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 07:33
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WOW, looks absoluely fantastic! Can't wait to see this finished at expo!! Great to see another Leonardo! 8D

by PapercutPerfect on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 21:41
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Your painting looks great! Most people get it blotchy around the edges or uneven but yours is perfect! Good luck with the rest.

by KhaosKreator on Thursday, 26 May, 2011 - 21:55
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this is awesome I love Leonardo!

by CALLAMON on Thursday, 25 August, 2011 - 15:46
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Looks great!

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - 23:03