• Cosplay

    Operation Meteor: Part 2

      Only the second time we’re getting together for the build, but we’ve already got most of the actual body hashed out. This is nearly zero to Gundam in four days. I like to think we’ve become more efficient at mobile suit design and production since we’ve been doing this for five years now.

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    Commission Cosplay Titan: Part 8

    This is it – eight whole build logs later, I promise we’re done. Fini. For our normal armors for Anime Expo, we build almost every single day of the week for three/four weeks straight to churn out a Gundam. For this commission, it took strictly weekends for two and a half months. Winter has proven to be more challenging than…

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    Commission Cosplay Titan: Part 7

    We’re on seven build logs now, and this isn’t even the last chapter. I can’t tell if this suit is just taking the longest out of anything we’ve ever built (probably) or we’re just documenting more of it (unlikely). Regardless, the actual Titan suit is just about 100% done now – the only things left are finishing up the ranger/trooper…

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    Commission Cosplay Titan: Part 5

    Suit production is winding down, now that just about all the construction and fitting is finished. There’s still a lot of small details to fill in, but at the moment we’re saving those finishing touches for later. This week a big focus was working on the second part of this commission – scratch-build ranger helmets for the pilots of the…

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    Commission Cosplay Titan: Part 3

    It’s a surreal experience having our roles reversed and having me suit up in the armor for once instead of my partner. I now know how it feels to lean around awkwardly as someone else reaches for the buckles and straps to put me inside a foam shell. But alas, it only goes on me now because we designed it…