Emiliana Santi (Female Apprentice) - Assassins Creed: Brotherhood


So if anyone can help me find out and link me to the original source of my reference image I would be much obliged. As soon as I saw it I fell in love. It was a perfect base design to start my assassins costume. As for weapons, I eventually want to create a hidden retractable blade, but till then, she is going to be an archer. The apprentices show different weapons in the trailer, (man I would love to be able to wield a mace) And I thought logically, someone would be an archer. Im going to make a quiver, with arrows, and a shorter more suitable for carrying mock medieval long bow. (hopefully) ><

Making the costume so far:
I started off with a thick white drill cotton fabric, it was perfectly textured and had a lovely weight to it. I pretty much made the pattern up as I went along, But I can draw one up if anyone is interested. The black is about 20 metres of ribbon in 2 different thickness's. The shirt underneath was one I found at the royal shakespeare company sale. It cost me 30 p. I loved the style of the collar and the ruffles, and knew it would be prefect. Its been cut and sewn, as it was originally a mans shirt. The suit/hood and cape is lined with a crimson suit lining fabric, its soft and incredibly cheap. The cape itself (when finished) is a wool blend. Wool and cotton were incredibly popular at the time, so I tried to stay close to the era. The sleeves will be a thin black cotton and will hopefully have some nice movement. The straps are all pleather, from a handbag bought at primark, as well as the belts. The buckle is a buckle taken from another belt, sprayed silver and weathered.

The vambrace (arm armour) has been made from craftfoam, which was carved into, then sealed with a high tack pva glue. I can also make a tutorial for this. It was then sprayed and aged. I think thats about it so far.

flames-of-monki posted on 28 January, 2011 - 01:12

CyanideCustard posted on 14 March, 2011 - 20:02
this could b fun

Squall_wolfheart posted on 14 March, 2011 - 21:20
I look forward to seeing this.

cowiee posted on 14 March, 2011 - 22:04
Coming along nicely!

Ashika posted on 15 March, 2011 - 10:43
Looks amazing! Keep up the good work x

naurarwen posted on 20 March, 2011 - 12:48
This is absolutely amazing. If you make a tutorial for the vambrace I would definitely be one who would love to see this.

No thanks posted on 21 March, 2011 - 14:57
This looks awesome!!

callmemilo posted on 21 March, 2011 - 15:00
hell yeah, this looks badass! love the bow too :D

Captain_Marvelous posted on 21 March, 2011 - 16:26
Yes indeedy! fantastic!

Gemgemchan posted on 21 March, 2011 - 22:38
Ohh looks good!! Im going on the Saturday in May btw. Any tips or advice when cosplaying?

Lisu-chan posted on 23 March, 2011 - 23:30
Looks flippin' awesome! Hope to get a photo with you! What day will you be wearing this?

Zombiemama posted on 25 March, 2011 - 16:56
Thankyou :)`Probably friday/saturday. You going kita too? x

Lisu-chan posted on 28 March, 2011 - 08:45
Yuuuup! Deffo bringing my Hellequin, but my BF will be wearing my Ezio (though AC2) but I'm sure there'll be a brohood Ezio! ^_^ Would be cool if we could get some pics together? ^_^

FairyPorchQueen posted on 3 April, 2011 - 14:01
this is so amazing 0___0

Lisu-chan posted on 4 April, 2011 - 09:30
This was great to see IRL! ^_^ You guys rocked!

RevolverKitty posted on 10 April, 2011 - 22:08
This was freaking EPIC...plus you erm *cough* looked hot if i have to put it bluntly ^^;; Great work :D

Numta posted on 4 May, 2011 - 12:01
I remember seeing you slumped in one of the chairs in the lobby lol this looked epic and the scars were a really nice touch!

Anonymous posted on 15 June, 2011 - 14:32
Ah I remember seeing you at expo, you looked fantastic! The level of detail and stuff is just...wow xD Me & a friend are planning to work on our own apprentice cosplayers in the near future, just wondering if you ever did draw up a pattern for this? So far i'm having no such luck finding anything remotely similar to use -_-

sjbonnar posted on 6 July, 2011 - 13:57
*facepalms* I was stood next to you at Kitacon for ages without realising it was you!

zabuza89 posted on 6 July, 2011 - 14:20