Megatron (Female gijinka ) - Transformers



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ROBOTS IN DISGUISEEEEE


hahahaaa

Ok so I got into Transformers a bit thanks to my boyfriend neko_riddles, and since there was a big nostaglic cartoons group at Minamicon that he was wearing Starscream to, I thought it would be hilarious to cosplay Megatron and pummel him and tell him he's an idiot (nothing new then, OHHHH)

The gijinka design is based roughly off the battle uniform from Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) but with some variations. I hope it goes down well!

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Moonlight_Requiem posted on 20 February, 2014 - 18:53
Oh i love this idea ^___^ Ive always been a hugh Transformers fan and am currently in progress of making my first robot build for Ironhide =) Cant wait to see your progress and the final article ^_^

Freyarule posted on 20 February, 2014 - 19:40
Thank you! I hope it goes down well XD

Siouxsie James posted on 5 March, 2014 - 20:49
This is really awesome!!!! Great job :)

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Progress Journal

4th March 2014

Finished gun!

Here's the finished gun after being spray painted and weathered with silver paint! Also added straps that attach round my arm like on the original model. Only I can't move a lot with it or it slips round to the wrong bit hahahah...

25th February 2014

More gun progress

Since last entry, I covered the gun in masking tape, and then I have paper mached over it all! I've sanded it down a bit and added more layers to give strength in weak spots, and then will sand it a bit again and then nothing left to do until I paint it next week with Starscream's guns. Whoop

25th February 2014

Medallion

I decided to make a gladiator style medallion to wear on my jacket - in a kind of symbol of Megatron's authority (since Starscream has the arm patches)
This is my second one, my first one was bad we will never speak of it

It's made from two layers of foam (one a circle base, another layer for the edging) which was then covered in two circles of Worbla and heated to the shape, and then the Decepticon logo was cut from Worbla and heated on. Then a few layers of PVA and then I painted and weathered it with acrylics (and sharpied on some details)

The medallion is attached to my jacket via a magnet glued onto the back XD

20th February 2014

Gun WIP

I started the gun yesterday! It's made from cardboard, foam board and a cardboard tube I had saved from wrapping paper XD I've covered it in masking tape ready for a couple layers of paper mache and then painting! :)

31st January 2014

Shoes!

AAAAND here are the shoes I bought! £3 from primark, gooood bargain :D

31st January 2014

Belt finished!

This was fun to pattern and make, hahaha.
It's the same pleather/PVC, and the main panel is sewn over upholstery foam for depth. The coloured button thingies are made from felt and leftover satin scraps from the logos!

The belt is snug enough round my waist but loose enough to be able to take off without much trouble - eliminating the need for Velcro or poppers which would likely undo knowing me and mah belly :P

On my way to buy the shoes!

31st January 2014

Jackets finished

After a couple days work, I managed to make the jackets for both Megatron and Starscream! I looked at their G1 designs and used certain elements to customise the jackets with details. Starscreams is a sleeveless jacket as he will wear a white top underneath, whereas Megatrons has sleeves with ribbed detail. Both jackets have the Decepticon logo appliquéd on in purple acetate satin and heat n bond, and I think it looks pretty snazzy!

Will be working on the belt today and hopefully buying some white flat shoes :)

8th January 2014

Progress so far

Here is the top, shorts and leggings all together! Doesn't look too bad XD I snagged a pair of leather shorts in the Primark sale for only £3, glad I did as they fit really well with the metallic leggings XD

8th January 2014

Circle lenses!

My circle lenses arrived yesterday! Here are the ones I will be using for Megatron. I'm really impressed with them! They're from Super Pinky brandwise (website was Honeycolour) and show up really well!

1st January 2014

In progress!

Did a venture to Primark today, and found a decent top to wear under the jacket :) it's a bit baggy but that might be a good choice, we'll have to see.
Since I'm using silver PVC or pleather for the jacket, it made sense to instead of matte grey I'll get some shiny silver leggings, for maximum bling (well the show was out in the 80s lmfao)

I've bought a white bob wig which is on it's way to me and should arrive by the end of the month at least :) same with the red contacts! (Which I will be using instead of the red glasses as I failed to find some red glasses in the shape I wanted, or even clear ones I could paint >__<)