Len Kagamine (Fleeting Moon Flower) - Vanan'ice



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For a group with Ayame as Gackupo and Kirisakimax as Kaito possibly for Ayacon
First crossplay, however somewhat slightly girly...

Hand painting takes so long XD, it's incredibly comfy I recommend Hakama to everyone... O.o Can't wait to test wear Len at Expo with Ayame, and once Kirisakimax finishes her we will be a completed Vanan'Ice :D

Will be painting the guitar another time as we felt wierd doing our full costumes without our Kaito, so look out for us at another convention ;)

Comments

Sephirayne posted on 22 March, 2011 - 08:05
Wow! Love the design. looking forward to seeing your group.

Ayame posted on 22 March, 2011 - 18:53
I am sooooo excited XD You are going to look amazing <3

Ayame posted on 29 June, 2011 - 21:57
Wig is lookin beautiful. I should be starting mine next week XD

Defrain posted on 30 June, 2011 - 05:43
good job on the wig

Neverforever posted on 10 August, 2011 - 09:06
love the wig, cant wait to see pics of this ^^

Sammykins posted on 7 October, 2011 - 10:26
I love the pattern on the sleeves- that bubblegum pink floral pattern! Did you paint it? If so: wow!

Pandora-Chi posted on 2 November, 2011 - 13:01
O: How did I miss this!!!??? You and the group look amazing!!!! I love the detail! You look so beautiful x

yami-no-neko posted on 2 November, 2011 - 16:39
wow really cool. It must have taken ages

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

15th January 2012

Guitar

My guitar is now hanging in the garage with a white gloss paint covering on it, dad did spray the guitar string part and the plug in for the lead gold however we are going to spray hammerite gold smooth instead on the metal as the gold dad has sprayed will scratch off the parts.

Will also be getting some gloss black paint to finish the other couple of parts on the guitar, then the neck will be softly sanded and varnished with a darker shade to make it look almost black and the frets will be made Gold... :) Hope this works...

Will not be modifying the guitar purely because I would like to use it for other costumes like Imitation Black and Lost Memory :) Will be photoshopping still the pink on the guitar :)

6th January 2012

Taking things bit too far

Guitar is now stripped, here's hoping that it will be a easy restoration and re-modelling otherwise me and dad are going to be in trouble. The colour scheme is white, gold, black... the pink will be photoshopped in later as i would like to use the guitar for other Vanan'ice costumes including Imatation black and Loveless.

3rd January 2012

The Little Things, The Little Things

Found my guitar I want to make into Len's and re-styled his wig as his wig didn't really survive last time as he was styled long before I wore him...

Going to try and bribe dad to help me again with my guitar, A southern comfort and a box of liquorice alsorts should do the trick ;)

UPDATE: Wig been restyled... with extensions and everything so hopefully is looks more like Lens and less like a mess xD

2nd November 2011

Rewear

Will be making Guitar during the break now, and will be buying a longer braid for Len's hair so you can actually see it XD and new yellow nail polish as mine was horrible to put on ¬_¬ it dried too quickly. Hopefully I will have blue eyes for his costume next time... Small things but worth the changes.

24th October 2011

Flower Power

Finally done all the painting on Len ^.^ Happy times got a few little things to do now including putting black satin on the bottom of the Hakama and sewing up the shrugs. Hopefully this should be done tonight then I can carry on with my other bits and bobs tomorrow and wednesday night.

Did a make up test last night and it went rather well.
Not colouring my eye brows though XD It was really wierd looking.

18th October 2011

Painting, painting, MORE painting

this is a never ending challenge O.o Its been 3 weeks of non stop painting with Ayame to get these costumes worthy for wear. We aren't going to be doing out guitars as our Kaito couldn't make it to Expo this time round, we will be doing them for another time... Not wearing these for one showing XD that painting has nearly killed us both.

Still got some painting on the shrug and the Hakama, hopefully wont take me long now to finish it off. Got a few roses to make, then this costume should be sorted for Sunday ^^ I got to also grey wash my shoes.

13th September 2011

Painting has begun

Starting pencilling out some of the paint work on Len Kagamine and now the bow for the obi is ready for painting. Got the shoes painted, however not really happy with the outcome at the moment.

Going to try and sort the sleeves tomorrow night, so pencils will need to be sharpened, and the sleeves need to be sewn up as well. Got the braid in the hair done, and the chopsticks are on their way to be modified slightly into his chopsticks.

Guitar needs to be found so that progress can get started as soon as possible. Going to have a painting session on the weekend of the 25th Sept so hoping hakuma will be painted.

Still needs to get black satin for the shrug that goes around Len, so much work to do but we are ploughing slowly through

25th August 2011

Fleeting Flower is reborn

Been making this slowly since Kitacon. The wig was first of all, then bits and pieces were made with some of the fabrics I already had in my house. I did try and do the top first. We screen printed some of the design onto yellow cotton to all the yellow detaisl on the costumes.

However the design was slightly wrong for my costume and hand painted some of my details on, but I made a mess so the top needs re-doing. After a break I got some red and black satin which I've made Hakama and the Obi for the costume. The shoes were brought in Weymouth, and socks soon followed.

Already had nail polish, fan and blind. Currently thinking of buying a few coloured chalk pencils to make lines to help me paint, will be using printing ink where possible all little details will be done in fabric paint.

Asked my dad about my Guitar upstairs in our loft, and he is willing to spray it for me :) Hopefully maybe able to shape the guitar as well.