In comparison to Kassandra’s main outfit and a lot of the looks available, the Master’s Artemis set is rather complicated and involves a lot of materials, such as (fake) leather, linen and cotton fabric, various paints and dyes as well as smaller amounts of foam. However, it is very comfortable to wear.
Although the cut of the layers is very simple, nearly every single one had to be painted, for example the half-sided tunic.
Other patterns were painted on using a brush and acrylic paint. It should not look too perfect, but rather worn and old.
You can spot the moon phases on Kassandra’s hood.
The red pattern on the yellow belt looks very orange on this photo.
I had to cut my design into pieces during the process.
In contrast to this, the pieces meant for arm and legs were not painted. They can be opened partially with a zipper.
Since I did not want to buy a whole yard of fabric for a small strip of fabric on the skirt, I simply dyed white linen in a cup of tea.
Another trick for saving money and time was this little attachment for my sewing machine.
For a used look, I had to damage the edges.
This happened to the shoulder part as well.
For a sturdy look, it was partially lined with Worbla.
The painting was meant to be a little 3D.
I could not find any tassels and decided to create them myself.
Another way to save some money was the creation of the long beads out of leftover Worbla.
You can form it easily with some heat and paint it afterwards.
Another basic material for making cosplays is foam. You can cut it easily. After some priming, the surface can be painted. By the way, I added the small details by using the 3D pen mentioned above.
Cosplays do not need to be historically accurate, so you can use all sorts of closures, like hooks and eyes…
…or velcro tape that is hidden afterwards.
A giant hook gives a look of strength to the belt…
…while an additional pieces hides both the hook and the velcro tape on the outside.
In contrast to this rather modern solution, the leg parts are simply laced with leather.
The three pieces of the left bracer are sewn to each other.
I didn’t have to create a lot of accessoiries for the cosplay, so i focused on the spear.
To be allowed for indoor conventions, the blade had to be made out of foam. However, the rest of the prop could have a wooden base covered with Worbla.
I used some woodglue and another primer called gummidip as a base layer before painting it with Vallejo colors.
I guess the decorative element on the belt was the most problematic part. To be honest, there was no chance to make something similar to the ingame design, but I tried my best.
Afterwards I added a small piece to hide the glue.
Other decorative elements to be mentioned are the belts extensions made of wooden beads and feathers.
Some other details can be seen on this photo:
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