Prince Nuada
Hellboy II - The Goldern Army

Cosplayer: Sephirayne

Variant: The black and red outfit

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

30th June 2009: Make up test with contacts With no sleep and a cold I thought better way to beat it than have a random make-up test.

* Elf ears are not stuck down. Decided as it was only a test not to waste any liquid latex.
* Make-up more blended than before. Especially the lip area. After all he is a 'dude' elf.
* Ran out of 'Stargazer' white powder so the blending on the white base isn't as good as it can be.
* Please excuse my crappy hair. Half my frindge is now only two inches short thanks to 'BleachGate'.

Woot! Behold my elfy manlyness!

29th June 2009: Gahhhh! Last minute weapon change It appears that theres a weapon length restriction at LFCC so I can't take the spear with me. Even though I plan to make it so that it retracts it will still be too long.

So I'll be making the smaller sword instead for LFCC.

The spear will be made at a later date.

28th June 2009: Contact lenses I finally will have the correct eye colour. Managed to get some in the wildeyez range that will work for him. They are yellow with a dark edge so that it will add to the evil look of him. I was going to go for gold but I struggled to find any in my rpice range. I will try them out soon.

21st December 2008: Stunt Demo practise. I hope to start work on the delayed stunt demo that was meant to go with the cosplay for Starfury Battlestar. I hope to be allowed to perform it at May Expo if not it will be videod instead.

I'll be starting with the body conditioning to get ready for the actual blocking and cherography. Since its been over ten years since I performed a full fight stunt scene my body won't be used to it so it needs prep work.

(just realised ghow much of that last section could be taken the wrong way. Oh well.)

11th December 2008: First wear success Although costume wasn't complete I did the dress rehersal at Starfury-Battlestar. The make-up worked really well considering I wasn't using the originlal plan of latex. I ended up using a sword from stock as I ran out of time to complete the proper weapon for Nuada. The armour plates weren't finished so they didn't get worn. It did amuse me how many people had guessed that I would do the costume.

Very confortable costume to wear considering it was my first time in full face make-up. I'll hopefully have Nuada complete for Expo.

17th November 2008: Make-up design change Due to my budget for this costume being very small. I'll going to be dropping the liquid latex element of the make-up and just be doing the whole thing with basic make-up. Originally, my brother was going to be casting my face and then we would be building the latex pieces (exactly like how it was done for the film) for the scars. But I can't afford any of the casting materials (we are completely out of stock since my brother cast his hands for Edward Scissorhands) nor the latex. Luckerly my brother is very good with make-up so hes shown me ways that I can apply make-up that will still have the same effect.

I hope to do a make-up test soon complete with elf ears.

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Sands - 3rd September 2008
is it ok if i fancy you in this?

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Uni - 3rd September 2008

you made my year : 3

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Sephirayne - 3rd September 2008
Gald to see that this is recieved while.

Yeap, fancing me as Nuada will be fine.

The shirt will be staying on however.

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SasukeRoxMySox2 - 29th November 2008
i really cant wait to see thisss!!! *fangirlss*

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sjbonnar - 1st December 2008
Epicness! I know for a fact that my other half wants to do this when I do Hellboy as well LOL

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HystericalDame - 1st December 2008
Too cool for words, can't wait! I hope you get to do your demonstration in the masquerade as well, were you thinking of doing the solo stunts from his first scene?

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Sephirayne - 2nd December 2008
Thanks SJ, can't wait to see your Hellboy.

Diphenydramine, Yes, I will be doing a small section of the first solo fight scene. I will change it slighlt to allow for that I'll be performing in on a smaller area.

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Angelphie - 13th December 2008
Wow, love love love the make-up! You pulled this off so well, I can't wait to see any further improvements.

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sjbonnar - 13th December 2008
Wow, a great start! A somewhat creepy start but if you weren't, you wouldn't be Nuada! LOL

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Uni - 14th December 2008

you look amazing XD

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ballet shoes - 17th December 2008
Oh my god woman you pulled it off so well :)

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kimpey - 17th December 2008
koool i like much love to see some location shots

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Elata - 17th December 2008
This is just fantastic. BRILLIANT job!

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Ranma1-2 - 24th January 2009
Wow, Scary good!!
Looks complete to me, what are you tweaking still?

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Sephirayne - 25th January 2009
Thanks for the comments.

Ranma 1-2, The plate armour needs doing and the correct weapon needs building. I hope to have those complete in the next month or so.

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Holli - 21st June 2009
ooooo A Nuada =D are you wearing this to 2009 lfcc? I am cosplaying Nuala on the to lfcc =D costume looks great :)

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Sephirayne - 21st June 2009
Hi Holi. Yes I'll be doing this for 2009 LFCC. Most likely sat.

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Uni - 28th June 2009
eeee :3 Still love this costume! Hope i get to see you in this! <3 <3 <3

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Sephirayne - 28th June 2009
I'm sure you will do one day hun XX

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perfectly_purple - 30th June 2009
Wow! So cool - Nuada is so badass! ^_^

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Kitsu Aria - 30th June 2009
Omg, perfect! You did such an incredible job on the makeup! Kudos to you, lovely - this looks fantastic~! ^________^

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angel aiko - 30th June 2009
pwaor! I WOULD!

my god your awesome

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kitty - 30th June 2009
amazing make-up!!
Cant wait to see this complete <3

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Anonymous - 30th June 2009
that is some hell of a scarey make up XD but hell looking good!

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GunstarVixen - 30th June 2009
fantastic makeup! you look really scary!!

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FairyPorchQueen - 30th June 2009
ooo oo o oooo i love it ^___^

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Anonymous - 30th June 2009
Goregous! Just gorgeous! I love the Make up test so much~ I's just perfect!

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Lozzie - 30th June 2009
Jesus christ woman! Im blown away! Its amazing!!!!!! I loooove look soooo hot! Can i keep you?

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Holli - 1st July 2009
i am Nuala on the saturday :)

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Sephirayne - 2nd July 2009
Excellent, Holli. I would love to get a pic with you.

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HotshotShan - 3rd July 2009
Wow that's sweet O___O especially impressed the makeup job

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Odd-One-Out - 15th July 2009
Looking like the undead here, well done :D

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FairyPorchQueen - 17th July 2009
i watched this film yesterday on tv, it reminded me of you :)

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Bunni - 19th July 2009
This looked great on Sat so glad I got to see it!!

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FairyPorchQueen - 20th July 2009
This looked even better in real life :)

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Luminescence - 20th July 2009
You looked fantastic on Saturday! :) It was great to meet up with you even if it was only briefly XD

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Ranma1-2 - 20th July 2009
Awesome makeup! Shame I had to miss saturday.

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PinkCharlieBear - 21st July 2009
You look so awesome! Such a sexy Nuada *_*
I only wish I could of seen this in real life, though I may of been tempted to kidnap you.
I love love love this cosplay so much <3 I hope you do him again =] Well done!!

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FairyPorchQueen - 23rd July 2009
Ooooo i love the makeup close up looks very good and great contacts too! You look very pretty/Hansome??? hehe :)

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Sephirayne - 23rd July 2009
Thanks ever so much everyone.

I'm so happy with how the contacts came out.

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Anonymous - 23rd July 2009
*Cant stop staring at the Closer up shot of you* D: Totally the Nuada smex~~~

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Lulu Rose - 24th July 2009
this is really awesome, your makeup skills are fantastic, those lenses are perfect! and you carry the character so well!

cant wait to see more if you'll be doing him again.

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Holli - 27th January 2010
Will you be cosplaying Nuala next lfcc? as i will be Nuala again in the golden dress on the sunday :)

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Captain_Marvelous - 28th February 2010
This might sound cheecky but Im planning a Hellboy group if we go to Lfcc, and if you dont have anything else planned I would love to get a pic with you in our group. You look...for want of a less cliche word spot on!

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Gracewing - 9th August 2010
Ahh I bow to your makeup skills... you've captured him so very well! I really hope to see you in this one day. :)

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Sephirayne - 9th August 2010
Thanks everyone. I will be hopefully completeing this after Amecon 2010 as I have been asked to wear this at an event in Oct.

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seawaterwitch - 7th February 2012
WOW!!! You look awesome! How did you do for the make up?

I falling in love with Nuala character but I don't know how to do with her make up :(

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puzzledpenguin - 21st February 2012
You look awesome!

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Sephirayne - 29th November 2012
Seawaterwitch, It was done with basic make-up. Snazzaroo white block make-up for the face base and ears. Then grey and black power make-up for the eyes and shadowing. I then added the face lines with liquid liner. I would love to try Nuada with full latex pieces at some point. I think for Nuala you only need the make-up basic that I did as her make-up is quite soft compared to Nuada's.

Thank you Puzzledpenquin. I would love to wear Nuada again at some point. ^^

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EileenSkopnik - 3rd February 2013
Wonderful :D wow!!! This make-up looks fantastic and it also looks fun to do :) You did another 1st class job on this, as always :D xXxXx

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Sephirayne - 6th February 2013
Thank you Eileen, hoping to revisit this costume at some point to get some better photos. xxx

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Clockwork Dandy Noodles - 16th July 2013
0_0 OMG this is fantastic ... words don't do this justice well done.

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Sephirayne - 23rd July 2013
Thank you ever so much Elfsire.