Sudowoodo - Pokemon Gold/Silver

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Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2010

3rd place Best Costume at Midlands Expo



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Information

I'd planned to make a full Sudowoodo costume after speaking with member wilterdrose, and now I've done it!

I started it way before Christmas and was initially planned for London Expo in May, but I rushed to get it finished as he's actually making his debut at Midlands Expo instead now!

If you see me, you can have a "TREE HUG!"
It's constructed mainly from kiddies craft foam (funky foam), lots of hot glue and some weird brown fabric which I have no clue as to what type it is, only that it seems waterproof on one side.
The "hands" are also made from foam and 6 polystyrene balls. The rest are simply a quick set of clothes I made for underneath the costume when I want to take a break, the spats were quick to make too, and are elasticated like the trousers.

Comments

FlyingMammal posted on 18 November, 2009 - 21:20
..can't.help.self.. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

Freyarule posted on 21 November, 2009 - 20:38
SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE :D

Sephirayne posted on 10 February, 2010 - 22:26
This is going to rock. Can't wait to see hun XX

Ashika posted on 14 February, 2010 - 20:39
Yay! It looks amazing! Good work :D

donnamevans posted on 14 February, 2010 - 20:43
Thank you so much for all the positive comments everyone! I look forward to wearing it for the first time at Midlands! Look out for me and don't be afraid to talk to me! Just look into Sudo's mouth and you'll see my face haha!

Fishyfins posted on 14 February, 2010 - 20:50
this is epic! huge gratz!

nanahara posted on 14 February, 2010 - 21:39
so cuuute, so AWSOME XD

Freyarule posted on 14 February, 2010 - 21:43
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bambi. posted on 14 February, 2010 - 21:51
eeeeeeeeeeee Can't wait to see this! I'm gonna want a hug :D

CrystalNeko posted on 14 February, 2010 - 22:31
I DEMAND A TREE HUG! 8D This looks so epic!!!!

sjbonnar posted on 14 February, 2010 - 23:03
That is actually awesome!

Mungojerrie posted on 14 February, 2010 - 23:27
That's adorable XD

drowned_panda posted on 14 February, 2010 - 23:46
Love it!

Larxene posted on 15 February, 2010 - 00:40
I just saw this on the front page and its amazing!!! Made me smile.

TheStarlightFairy posted on 15 February, 2010 - 04:27
OMG this is adorable!!!! *squees* Is there no end to your talent ^^

Kacela posted on 15 February, 2010 - 13:14
WOW this is soooooo cool!!! Good Job!

Kestral posted on 15 February, 2010 - 22:00
I am *going* to find you on saturday, whatever it takes! Awesome!! =D

FlyingMammal posted on 16 February, 2010 - 16:56
WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! do the sudo yeahhhhh, you're going to be so loved!!!!!

Captain_Marvelous posted on 18 February, 2010 - 10:30
Radical...nuff said!

ProbablyHeather posted on 18 February, 2010 - 13:19
My gawd, amazing 8D 8D I wanna treee hug! You can have a cat hug inreturn. I'll promise not to claw you~~ XD

ViewtifulD posted on 18 February, 2010 - 13:22
yeah...im gonna need a picture taken with you, regardless of what costume im in, scout or lantern XD WE MUST DANCE

Reizo posted on 18 February, 2010 - 16:08
You are FULL of win =D

Bambi. posted on 20 February, 2010 - 22:08
You fully got hug raped by everyone today! :D Looked awesome as!

Enchanting_ELK posted on 23 February, 2010 - 19:19
ohmygod, this looked so amazing!! n_n I was Amu Hinamori in the masquerade! ^^ Congratz on the award!! Well deserved! :D It was like a pkmn invasion at the expo xD Good to know it still has it's loyal fans 8D and that i'm not the only one who still loves pkmn XDXD

Sephirayne posted on 24 February, 2010 - 12:59
This was brilliant. Being with you seeing everyones reactions was great (especially the hotel receptionists). You did such a fab job. Congrats on your award hun. XX

Harajuku-Guy posted on 24 February, 2010 - 13:59
yay such fun times........-sigh- i miss them already T_T btw u forgot to put your award down =3 lol you're so epic!!! =D

Littlerascal92 posted on 24 February, 2010 - 14:11
Brilliant cosplay :D It's made me love Sudowoodo soo much XD I loved your dance in the Masq. too! x

Freyarule posted on 24 February, 2010 - 16:12
This was so awesome!! You so deserved your prize x3 LOOOOVE

Daisy posted on 24 February, 2010 - 17:34
Congrats on the 3rd place :) :) You deserved it!

SephNoir posted on 24 February, 2010 - 17:50
This was wonderful and the construction behind it was fantastic! Well done on the masquerade!

donnamevans posted on 24 February, 2010 - 19:33
@SephNoir Thank you so much! And thank you for acknowledging my work with a prize! He's got a bit battered and needs a few repairs, but overall I think he survived the swarm of tree huggers! Roll on May! XD

donnamevans posted on 24 February, 2010 - 19:35
Thank you to everyone who met me, took photos and commented here on my costume, I really appreciate all the positive comments! Makes me more enthused and determined to make more complex costumes and really push myself to the limits!

donnamevans posted on 24 February, 2010 - 19:38
@Sephirayne thank you so much! I was really surprised as there were lots of amazing costumes backstage at the masquerade that were much better than mine. I hope to learn from the things I've seen and to up the stakes next expo!

sjbonnar posted on 24 February, 2010 - 20:00
I wish I had seen this in person! Such a cool idea!

donnamevans posted on 24 February, 2010 - 20:04
@sjbonnar He's coming to London in May if you're going to that event! he will appear on Saturday :D

ViewtifulD posted on 25 February, 2010 - 07:05
heehee I managed to track you down! I was the one who said "We have to do the dance" when we got our picture taken XD so glad I managed to find you, this was probably the best pokemon cosplay ive EVER seen, and Ive seen some good uns! kudos!

FlyingMammal posted on 25 February, 2010 - 21:48
i really hope the repairs go well. *sigh* it's the ones that hug/crush/glomp you without even considering the costume. i know people get excited and you had tree hug sign, but come on, at least get the sudowoodo's attention before hugging.

Berserk667 posted on 25 February, 2010 - 23:41
I saw u in the masquraude and thought u were really energectic and funny to watch. Excellent cosplay!

Captain_Marvelous posted on 29 March, 2010 - 19:12
Thank you :) I actually wanted a Tree Hug :P

louisalulu posted on 26 August, 2011 - 10:15
OMG! I remember hugging you at the Telford Expo, I didn't realise it was tavington from DA XD I love your work and I love this cosplay <3

Progress Journal

24th February 2010

Sudowoodo now in need of repairs :(

Well goddammit.
Sudowoodo is now in need of some repairs. Not major, mind, but I would have had a thing or two to say to a few people of they&#039;d have broken my £450 designer glasses I was wearing at the time because they glomped me, and without permission...
I&#039;m seriously thinking of leaving the Tree Hugs sign at home now and not bringing it to May Expo at all, because unfortunately, you always get the idiots. And because of this, my costume got completely crushed...
Work involved is mainly strengthening the main piece I wear, ball re paint and fixing a hole on my shoe spat.
Other than that, I will add some pockets to my trousers to make it easier for me to carry my belongings around.