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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D3X
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Oct 27, 2012, 4:49:48 PM
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Mandarin Spawn Eurocosplay photo by ShinjusWorkshop Mandarin Spawn Eurocosplay photo by ShinjusWorkshop
This is one of the official Eurocosplay photos we had taken after seeing the jury. I wish the lighting were different so my "eyes" would shine more :D

Photo by Pouncy / DJC Photography
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This is the costume I represented Romania with at Eurocosplay 2012 in London (the 27th of October) at MCM Expo.
It took me around 6 weeks to make, but working around 8-10 hours per day everyday. The planning and the research for it took a long time, though, starting January 2012 and changed many choices of material while doing so. In the end, the "skin" - black part - was made out of latex and the rest - legs, armor parts, head - were made out of flexible urethane foam. Everything is sculpted (I had around 25 sculpts), molded in either plaster or silicone. Everything is painted with acrylics mixed with latex, to make sure the paint doesn't crack on the flexible surfaces.
The sword is made of yoga mats and it has a light aluminium pipe in it, to keep it sturdy. It is also painted with acrylic paints mixed with latex.
The attaching systems consist generally of strong magnets and velcro.
I also have a voice modulator. the microphone and the board are inside the head - the board in the back of the head and the microphone extended next to my mouth - and a speaker inside the chest piece. It helps me communicate with the people and it also makes my voice deeper, like a man's and a bit scarier :P
If you have any other questions about the techniques I used, comment here, write me a note or check out my Facebook page, where I have posted a lot of WIP photos with more explanations: [link]
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senseecosplay Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Shinju-san! It's Amazing!! *-*
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ShinjusWorkshop Nov 14, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh, you found me here, too! Thank you :D
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senseecosplay Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
yeeeyyy :la:
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Calssara Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
such an impressive costume *_*
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ShinjusWorkshop Nov 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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:icondaniel642:
Amazing talent here. You deserve so much more exposure.
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ShinjusWorkshop Nov 11, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! Usually more exposure comes with exposing more skin :P not my case here :D
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runningrame Nov 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
O_O
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:iconshinjusworkshop:
ShinjusWorkshop Nov 9, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
;)
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:icondudus-senchou:
dudus-senchou Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:wow: This is just too awesome! I'm so glad I get to see this costume in person at HoldfényCon *_*
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