Captain Harlock
Captain Harlock

Cosplayer: Ilpala

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

26th March 2009: 1 more evening to go Ok, nearly there, this has been tough getting finished but now have just the skull and crossbones to sew on and some boot tops and eye patch to make. (I think)

Had a bit of a wigathon with Miiol so I now sport the 'LLB'...... a wig that turns me magicaly into lawrence lewellin bowen!!! lol.

Finished my capelet last night, getting the collar to stand up just right has been an ongoing issue and also got his holsters done, really wasn't sure how they were going to turn out but I'm rather pleased with the end result.

23rd March 2009: getting there A long weekend of progress has been had!
Managed to get the guns finished at last, sewed up the cloak and -almost- finished the capelet; if only I hadn't run out of Gold Bias. Also made his black and Yellow trim but then realised how tricky it's going to be to sew on.

Still got holsters, boot covers and accessories to make so a way to go yet.

18th March 2009: zap, zap Well both his guns are now constructed and I'm quite pleased with how they are looking, need to paint and finish them now.

I've got a suitable wig now and that needs styling. I've also picked up suitable fabric and cut out all required pattern pieces.
Oh, how I've come to hate cutting out cloaks, the amount of material required when your 2m tall makes it very tiring!!

9th March 2009: Pistols Progress is oh so slow, mainly because I'm still working on something else...
I have however accumilated enough gubbins to make his laser guns now and over the weekend I made his pistol. Laser saber/gun thing next and then I will paint them.

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BlusterSquall - 2nd March 2009
Awwww~~ man! That looks amazing! Another impressive cape for the win! :D

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Bunni - 2nd March 2009
Yay more cape action!!! Are you going to make the cute black pelican type bird?

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Ilpala - 2nd March 2009
Whats a cosplay without a cape!? :P
Probably have to pass on the Pelican, Minami's getting close and I havent really started yet! But we will see.

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Sephirayne - 2nd March 2009
Most excellent. I can't wait to see. Extreme cape-age is always good.

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Manjou - 2nd March 2009
Darn you! I've been wanting to cosplay this guy for two years now! But i don't have the mad skills required to make everything >:(

Bet it'll look about twenty times better than anything i'd do though ^^;

Can't wait to see this one :)

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Leadmill - 10th March 2009
This is going to be fantastic, I am a real fan of a lot of Matsumoto's works and I know your just the man to do Captain Harlock justice!

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nanahara - 20th March 2009
progress is looking awsome for this well chosen cosplay

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K - 21st March 2009
This is gonna rock! Can't wait to see this duder

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GunstarVixen - 23rd March 2009
wow james! nice paint job on those guns!

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Amy-Lou - 23rd March 2009
The guns look amazing, I can't wait to see the whole thing :)

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Anonymous - 6th April 2009
awesome work! you looked amazing! 8D

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timpey - 6th April 2009
this was such an awesome cosplay, well done, looks brill.

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Anonymous - 6th April 2009
Shame the scar came off, but glad we got photos of it beforehand =^_^=
So shall we be seeing more capeage on future costumes, seeing as you obviously suit them?

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Leadmill - 6th April 2009
Looks absolutely awesome mate!

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nanahara - 6th April 2009
looking epic as Captain Harlock

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Anonymous - 9th April 2009
oh wow Captain Harlock! Albator Desu! Epic Stuff :)

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RanmaSyaoran - 8th June 2009
The resemblance is amazing!


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Wyrdsister - 23rd February 2011
Very nice, I love Harlock, it's nice to see a good cosplay :)