Punk Hazard Tashigi – finished

Hurray! I finished my Punk Hazard Tashigi cosplay!

In this entry, I’ll go over all the leftover parts, which are the gloves, pants, wig, and boots. I’ll start with the easy ones first, which are the pants and gloves. Both are bought and then altered. On the pants, I just cut and hemmed a pair of jeans. On the gloves, I added the white hem by hand sewing some cotton jersey at the end.

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Lots of McCree

My friend (Ross) and I decided to spend our Memorial Day off by working on cosplay all day! We tried to finish as much as his McCree cosplay in a day as possible.

The past week, Ross had been priming the chest and back armor with many layers of Gesso. The first thing we did was to sand it smooth.

Then we spray painted them with black as the base color. After the paint dried, we hand painted them with acrylic paints. It’s subtle, but we used different grays to gradient where we thought shadows and highlights should be, which adds a bit of depth. (Some of the shadows you see look like they’re from the lighting, but they are actually painted a darker color.)

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Tashigi coat, finished

I know it’s only been a day since my last entry, but… I finished Tashigi’s Punk Hazard coat! The last part were the epaulettes (shoulder things), and I’ll write about how I made them.

I started by cutting out the shapes in craft foam, and then I covered them in Worbla. I chose to do the Worbla step because I could curve the shape to fit around my shoulders, and of course, it makes the craft foam harder and more stable.

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