Tony-Jay
 


Costume :Vali cel Tradat
Variant :The Sentinel
Source :Assassins Creed Revelations
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Katar Frog build

Belt

Pouch

Shoulder Brooch

Katar WIP

Hidden Blade

Fabric

Costume Styles

Weapons Ref

Ref 01

 


Costume Information

Description
A Multi-player Animi Avatar used by Abstergo Industries to train their recruits to fight the Assassin Brotherhood based on the Assassin turned Templar, Vali cel Tradat.

I decided to do this costume as an alternative to Ezio. I still intend to do Ezio as a costume, but since there are so many others around, I am in no rush at this point.
It'll also be good to have a character that can be used for both Assassin and Templar photoshoots

Comments

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Omgomg. I'll be looking out for you at Expo! I'm re-wearing my Ezio for the Saturday. I'd love to get pics with you. <3

by Trifling on Saturday, 4 May, 2013 - 16:23
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This is looking good. I’ll have to look out for you on the Saturday as I will be wearing my harlequin cosplay

by ArcaneArchery on Saturday, 11 May, 2013 - 21:53
 

Shopping List

Fabric£25.00Bought
Hidden Blade (Xmas Present, so technically £0)£35.00Bought
Total£60.00

Journal

MCM Comic Con - May 2013 (Posted 28th May 2013)

So, the plan was to wear Vali at May Expo, but with alot of things going on in the weeks running up to the event, I didn't get a chance to have a trial wear before the event.
I took him anyway, but when getting ready to wear him on the Friday, I discovered that there were parts that either didn't look right or didn't sit right.
I am planning to fix these parts, as well as upgrade a few other bits ready for Scotland Expo in September. Hope he's all sorted by then :)

Hidden Blade Mod (Posted 18th May 2013)

So, I've make a modification to my Hidden Blade after seeing a tutorial on YouTube so that I can activate it with a length of fishing line around my finger.
I've also bought a ring to cover the reel so it's not obvious.

Photos to come once it's all sorted......

WIP Update (Posted 11th May 2013)

The tunic is pretty much complete, and the trousers are being cut out as I type.
I seem to have lost/misplaced the shoulder brooch, but I'm sure it'll turn up.

The only parts that still haven't been started are the frogs needed for my belt. But these won't take long, even making them out of leather....

Tunic WIP (Posted 6th April 2013)

Of all the unusual costumes I've considered or built, this is one of the worst. And it looks like it should be really easy...

There is a crossover on the tunic which has been driving us a bit nuts. We think we've sorted it now, but it's certainly given me a different view of supposedly easy costumes

Katar Body - Primer stage (Posted 10th February 2013)

After painting the blade, I've discovered that on the sort of wood that I'm using, the grain shows through the paint.

To counter this, I'm going to use a primer coat before I paint any more.
I am only primering the body for the moment, just to make sure it will work.

If this doesn't work, I will have to sand everything down and give it a layer of either wood filler, or PVA glue.....

Katar in Background
Parts for Green Arrow Bow Knife in Foreground

Progress Started (Posted 22nd April 2012)

Since Revelations has now been out for some time, I have managed to get myself some good quality reference pics for this costume.

I'll be starting the build on this next month (May 2012), and will hopefully have it completed for October Expo 2012