LittleBlondeGoth
 


Costume :Commander Shepard
Variant :FemShep
Source :Mass Effect 3
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo Comic Con October 2013


Costume Photos

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

Commander Shepard

 


Costume Information

General
Time Taken : Three weeks

Description
I've wanted to make FemShep for a while, but never really had the confidence in my armour making ability. Having tackled Fran though (a baptism of fire if ever there was one), I thought the time had come.

There are patterns floating around for the ME2 versions of Shepard, but I prefer her appearance in the third installment, which meant it was back to the drawing board. Consequently most of the patterns for my FemShep were done from scratch, but some were bastardised versions of Julian Bleeks' PDFs.

My undersuit is comprised of a black compression top and matching leggings rather than a wetsuit - I thought it'd be a bit easier to get in and out of. Otherwise, it's a traditional craft foam build. Black EVA foam floor tiles with some thinner, 2mm craft foam for detailing.

I didn't think that the foam alone was a good enough colour to leave unpainted, so everything has been sprayed with a few different coats of car paint. I think it gives a better, more metallic finish anyway, so I'm happy. In the end, it was built up with matt black as a base, then Ford Midnight Grey to get the metal effect. Dinks and weathering comes from a little aluminium colour.

Comments

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This deserves some comments, great job on this!

by Alias Cosplay on Tuesday, 29 October, 2013 - 15:54
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I find myself constantly impressed with your work, this is amazing!

by tripletriad on Monday, 4 November, 2013 - 14:22
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Amazing work!! You look fantastic!!

by MissColzyChan on Friday, 3 January, 2014 - 18:10
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You look beautiful! Great work, really impressed!

by Mosquitoast on Thursday, 3 July, 2014 - 15:58