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Judge Magister Gabranth 2. by Shoko-Cosplay Judge Magister Gabranth 2. by Shoko-Cosplay
Gabranth was a dream.
I remember my first reaction when I played the game in 2007 " wooo amazing Gabranth!".
I always wanted to do this costume, but, it was lot of pain. It was near of 6 months of work about proportions, documentation, photos of helmet.
I constituate plans of armor, weapon and took many photos of the helmet during square enix stand in convention. After months of research, I bought foam in different size and I began.
I mixed the dissidia sword design and color of armor, I prefer this design compared to FF XII. But, I keep the helmet from FF XII. For the painting, It took two week on test, I wanted a " clair obscur" effect. On stage, the effects aren't enough visible. But on the photo, it seem good. The costume was made in two month of full work, it was my most ambitious costume. I was so tired during the con, I have not many photos.It's a full armor and, it was very difficult to wear and very hot. But, it was one of my most interesting dream. I was very surprise by people reaction. It was a moment of joy.I wanted to thank my friend because he help me a little for the helmet ( my horns were just a fail and hurt on the shoulder armors... the helmet took 2 weeks of work just for the assembly of pieces ;_;) for the cape; It's painted in many tones of white, red and black.I wanted a little relief of painting. (Sorry for my bad english <<)

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:iconelder360:
Elder360 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, amazing!
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Shoko-Cosplay Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you :)
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ArtemisBerry Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
My dear, you're a GENIUS!!!
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:iconshoko-cosplay:
Shoko-Cosplay Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you //o//
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Eezeelee Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
what material is the armor made of?
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:iconshoko-cosplay:
Shoko-Cosplay Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It is in EVA foam =)
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:iconailanote:
AilaNote Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
You are my hero **
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Shoko-Cosplay Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Aw thank you */=/*
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shiratorihikaru Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Your work is just amazing. Seriously, this is the most perfect Gabranth I EVER seen!
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Shoko-Cosplay Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I thank you again for your kind note and comment :heart: I wish you will like next costumes =)
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