Davesprite (Injured) - Homestuck




Main reasons for remaking:

- not happy with wings
- where did that binding go?
- that tail needs finishing...


Midlands expo was awesome! I'm so glad I got this done in time~

Unfortunately, a few things didn't work out, such as the binding, the tail support and also the wing support, so I ended up having to hold a lot of stuff in place xD But I suppose that's what I get for trying to make such a complicated costume a week before the con....

Putting this as 'complete' since I am planning on remaking this entirely! I just need to alter the harness for the wings so that they stay up properly and fix a couple of things, hopefully that won't take too long, then I'll be selling it. I'm not sure if I'll include the tunic since it doesn't fit properly and ended up getting rather damaged due to the wings where I hadn't finished them.
But yeah, wings will definitely be for sale once fixed, and maybe tail if anyone wants it.


Previous post:


Going all out with this - full sized wings, tail, everything. Also turntables, just because I want to make some and I probably won't cosplay Dave in the future.


Twistyprince posted on 6 February, 2012 - 21:23
Davespriteee omggggg. I must find you at expo! I plan to be karkat : DDD

Kess posted on 6 February, 2012 - 21:39
Awesome! Though I don't know if I'll be able to make it to Manchester Expo anymore due to lack of travel arrangements :( Otherwise I would very happily be found by such an epic Karkat!

HatsuneHawke posted on 13 February, 2012 - 23:40
This is going to be epic =) really can't wait to see the results, good luck with the wings =) currently working on a pair myself so know how tough they can be.

obsidianMoon posted on 14 February, 2012 - 17:50
this is gonna be epic :DD

Shintana posted on 16 February, 2012 - 21:13
Wow loving the wings already, can't wait to see it finished ^_^ Good luck, it going to be epic!!

ToroSonyCat posted on 4 March, 2012 - 15:45
Soooo awesome, I really loved your cosplay! The details were amazing *_* I took a few photos of you at Expo, here you can have the links of some of my favourites if you want them: http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g392/sweets_paradise/DSCF0392.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g392/sweets_paradise/DSCF0393.jpg (By the way, you can feel free to use them anywhere if you want, just please credit me ;u; )

Shintana posted on 5 March, 2012 - 20:22
You have now turned me into a homestruck fan, I'm amazed this is a fantastic cosplay. Gotta love dat tail!! How long did it take to make the wings?

Kess posted on 6 March, 2012 - 22:25
@ToroSonyCat ty for the pics! :D You're Eridan was epic too, it was great seeing you! :D @Kayray :DDDDD YES! :D Joing us, we have faygo~ Thanks :) Dat tail = <3 and

Shintana posted on 13 March, 2012 - 15:51
Yays Faygo *honk honk* Loving everything to do with homestuck now, I have now joined u xD

nosferatu posted on 24 August, 2012 - 10:14
The wings are awesome *_*

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

16th February 2012

almost done!

Made the tunic today and almost finished feathering the larger wing.

After this picture was taken, I feathered more of the wing and added the feathers around the collar. The whole thing looks ten times better now.

Just need to finish the last bit of the wing and finish the frame for the tail now!

15th February 2012

Wings progress

Almost done! Just need to buy some more glue, then finish feathering both sides of the larger wing.

14th February 2012

Tail (notes to write up)

- Wire doubled over then bent to shape
- Simple felt tube made
- Craft foam rings to pad out the tail/keep its shape
- Stuffing at tip of tail

14th February 2012

Wings (notes to write up in tutorial)

- Wire frame bent into shape (skeleton)
- Chicken wire attached to wire frame (not primary section though)
- Wadding sewn onto frame, including section with no chicken wire
- Primary feathers pinned into place to check length
- PVC pipe added to support the weight of the wing
- Primary feather sides sewn together, with wire in to keep their shape
- Primary feathers hand sewn onto frame
- Secondary feathers sewn on, working upwards.

4th February 2012

minus the crow

Just a quick test of everything I've gathered so far. Just need to sort out the wings, tail and weapon(s) now! Going to make one of the wings removable so I can cosplay both version at once almost. It also gives me an excuse in case I can't make the second wing in time.

[EDIT - Decided to make a tunic instead of using this shirt]

30th January 2012

Wig & top

The wig arrived in the post today, I love it so much! It needs a bit of trimming down and evening of the layers but that won't take long.
Also bough the white shirt, will be making/obtaining the sword next I think, then I'll start work on the wings.