CrimsonGaara
 


Costume :Kazekage Gaara
Variant :Battlesuit (Manga)
Source :Naruto: Shippuden
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2008


Costume Photos

Cosplay Meet Photo

Have a Bloody Halloween...

Sand Coffin

Memories

Laying Down

Colour (Fan Art) Reference

You Found Me

I can see you watching me...

Reference

 


Costume Information

General
Time Taken : 0

Description
My first 'proper' cosplay! Purchased from Ebay and marks the start of my cosplaying hobby, on June 11th 2008.

I wore this cosplay almost constantly in 2008, and unfortunately it fell apart in 2010 (which marks its retirement). I like to think I made good use out of it, if I ever cosplay this version of Gaara again then I'll likely make it myself with the anime colouring.

Things Gifted or Received:
~ Received Coat, Waistcoat, Belt, and Sandals; from Mish [11/07/2008]
~ Borrowed Waistcoat; from Jim (17/08/2010)

Cosplay Partners:
Cameno (Naruto), Dando (Naruto), Jim (Kakashi), Ollie (Itachi), and Steph (Naruto)

History of Costume:
[26/05/2008]- Cos-Test
[09/06/2008]- Progress Update
[03/07/2008]- Cos-Test
[11/07/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[14/07/2008]- Cos-Test
[16/07/2008]- Progress Update
[17/07/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[19/07/2008]- MCM Forums Meet, With Steph
[24/07/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[02/08/2008]- Cosplay Picnic, With Cameno
[17/08/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[19/09/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[30/09/2008]- Progress Update
[01/10/2008]- Progress Update
[06/10/2008]- Webcam Session, With Steph
[10/10/2008]- Progress Update
[11/10/2008]- Informal Meet, With Steph
[23/10/2008]- Progress Update
[26/10/2008]- MCM Comic Con, With Steph
[30/10/2008]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[03/02/2009]- Private Photo-Shoot
[16/03/2009]- Private Photo-Shoot, With Steph
[17/08/2010]- Camping with Spiral, With Dando, Jim, and Ollie

Comments

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To-Do List

Cut Hair (Again - Slightly shorter, and more accurate)HighComplete
Bleach & Dye HairHighComplete
Repair BuckleHighComplete
Buy Cosplay Commission & Wait for ArrivalHighComplete
Cut HairHighComplete
Make Leg Cuffs (x3)MediumComplete
Add Toe Separator to SandalsLowComplete

Shopping List

B Blonde Powder Bleach (to bleach my hair for the dye)£3.99Bought
Red Permanent Marker£0.34Bought
Superglue£1.00Bought
Elastic (given)£0.00Bought
Black Jeans (given)£0.00Bought
Cosplay Commission (Jacket, Waistcoat, Belt, Sandals)£66.00Bought
Rimmel Soft Kohl Kajal Black Eye Pencil£2.99Bought
Red Eyeliner (given from a friend)£0.00Bought
Garnier Nutrisse Ultra Colour Intense Red Hair Dye£5.69Bought
Sally Beauty Salon Services Creme Peroxide (to bleach my hair for dye)£4.99Bought
Red Permanent Marker£0.34Bought
Total£85.34

Journal

Gourd at MCM (Posted 26th October 2008)

A bit of wear and tear...

This will do for now! (Posted 23rd October 2008)

I will buy better straps to wrap around the middle at a later date.

Finished sanding the gourd, just waiting for it to dry. (Posted 15th October 2008)

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Started sanding the gourd... (Posted 10th October 2008)

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Gourd Progress (Posted 1st October 2008)

Newspaper layer.

(For some reason I put the "shopping list" for my Gourd on my Genin Gaara costume rather than this one, even though I intended for it to be my Shippuden gourd. xD)

Buckle Broke! (Posted 30th September 2008)

But I fixed it with superglue~

Altered Sandals (Posted 16th July 2008)

Added a small bit in-between my first and second toe to make the sandals more accurate.

Hair Cut (Posted 14th July 2008)

Had my hair cut to suit Gaara a little better.

Costume Arrived (Posted 11th July 2008)

Coat, Waistcoat, Belt, Sandals

Pose Idea (Posted 5th July 2008)

Visited Bushy Park with a friend and discovered some cool pose ideas. :)

Dyed my hair. (Posted 9th June 2008)

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Makeup test. (Posted 26th May 2008)

Start of Gaara~