Costume :Cervantes
Variant :1up
Source :Soul Calibur IV
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :London MCM Expo Oct 2009

Costume Photos

custom latex sheeting for jacket bottom

cast for jacket back

sculpt for back mouldings (with ref)

trims sample cast

here be the same hat, but from a different angle. arr

here be a hat, arr

ref piccie


Costume Information

yep.... got tempted

player 1 version. which is good, because i love the 1up of cervantes. really looking forward to making this one, really. plus i get to use all the new stuff i've been learning over the past few months all in one costume!


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I love it already =D

by Kuma on Friday, 29 May, 2009 - 13:37
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nice choice

by Defrain on Friday, 29 May, 2009 - 16:13
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awesome! cervantes kicks @ss

by Berserk667 on Friday, 29 May, 2009 - 18:49
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Brilliant! Can't wait to see it! 8D

by Ragepotato on Friday, 29 May, 2009 - 21:38
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The hat brim looks like the inside of my kneecaps when I had to layer the foam to create a smooth curve XD So I will not know it as Cervantes' hat but a giant kneecap :P

by Odd-One-Out on Saturday, 30 May, 2009 - 10:07
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awsome choice man ^^

by nanahara on Saturday, 30 May, 2009 - 10:23
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My word! IT's like some divine wearable pastie!!!

by Ninodog on Sunday, 31 May, 2009 - 20:59
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Mmmm... plaster moulding.

That's going to become my friend too over the next few months.

Also, just found newplast for £1.99 a bar in a local shop! Though carrying 4 kilo's is f-ing hard. :(

by KhaosKreator on Tuesday, 2 June, 2009 - 16:57
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unconditionally and irrevocably in love with this hat!


cannot wait too see it all as a finished cosplay xD

by Toshi-chan on Tuesday, 2 June, 2009 - 18:11

i adore my hat. i'll be sad when i start surfacing it because i won't be able to put it on randomly.

but then i'll be ok again when it's dry, because it will look even better!

by xaerael on Tuesday, 2 June, 2009 - 18:37
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Awesome choice. So can't wait to see more progess. The hat looks fab, arrr!

by Sephirayne on Tuesday, 2 June, 2009 - 20:22
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I really hope I'm allowed to squish the trim on the coat at least once. Latex squishy!


by KhaosKreator on Wednesday, 3 June, 2009 - 07:30
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awesome choice. can't wait to see this

by Berserk667 on Friday, 5 June, 2009 - 03:00
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LMAO YOU MADE YOUR OWN FABRIC, thats just too funny

by ryaoki on Tuesday, 9 June, 2009 - 16:23
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Agreed with Reiss!

by Odd-One-Out on Tuesday, 9 June, 2009 - 16:37
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hah :P inventive.... but i have 1 question... will we actually be able to see your face in this costume? :O MADNESS!! xD

by Ikkaku-kun on Tuesday, 9 June, 2009 - 17:32

ALMOST! i'll have a big bushy beard and lots of makeup on, so my real face will still be a mystery!

and maybe a set of contacts... if i can make my eyes stay open long enough to stuff em in!

by xaerael on Tuesday, 9 June, 2009 - 19:58
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You start a project where it looks like you'll be forced into working with fabric... and you make your own latex sheeting for the jacket.

You're insane and it's wonderful.

by Kuma on Tuesday, 9 June, 2009 - 20:45

the trousers and shirt will be material, i promise.

however... latex piratey trousers.... hmmm......

by xaerael on Wednesday, 10 June, 2009 - 01:45

whiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 8D


by Adamoluna on Wednesday, 10 June, 2009 - 10:05
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you are a beautiful beautiful man for doing this!

by Sands on Tuesday, 15 September, 2009 - 18:53
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Progress looking amazing!

by FairyPorchQueen on Sunday, 24 January, 2010 - 00:14
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Oh God this looks Amazing!

by Manticore on Tuesday, 8 November, 2011 - 18:28
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MY FAVOURITE SC Character every! :D

by Alinthea on Sunday, 18 March, 2012 - 21:37


[10th june update] (Posted 10th June 2009)

finished working on the final panel for the lower part of the jacket. i'll be fusing them all together tomorrow then i should be finishing the whole jacket!

[02nd june update] (Posted 2nd June 2009)

started work on the "tentacle" things that are pretty much all over the costume. i guess it's good because the same cast can cover his coat trims, shoulders, boot trims and other bits.

moulds are done, currently doing a first test cast to gauge how many layers of latex to add to each piece. i might make a few more moulds from this cast just to speed things up a little...

viva la plaster casting!