I'm bringing Batgirl to C2E2! You can find me at my exhibit hall booth 216 right up front, please come by if you can!
Batgirl construction breakdown: -Armor made from plastic (chest piece & shoulders) and urethane rubber (abdomen). Patterned and sculpted by me, molded with help from Brian Boling, finished and attached by me. (It was a bitch) -Undersuit made from a shiny and a matte stretch pleather. Patterned and sewn by me. The quilted parts were really fun! -Cape made from matching black and gold pleather, with lead cape weights. Swooshiest cape I have ever made lol -Gauntlets made with Worbla & foam, covered in matching gold pleather. I really enjoyed drafting the template for these pieces! I know from how clumsy I am that I could not make the gauntlets out of resin or plastic, or even fiberglass. I would either hurt myself or destroy them at cons. So I opted for worbla/foam because it is lightweight and surprisingly durable. -Gloves made from scratch from same gold pleather. I tried to be super accurate with the design and made individual quilted finger pads O_o -Boots used to be Thigh High boots, I altered them severely. A note about the high heels - yes I know they are not accurate. BUT I am so short and the costume is so padded out with the armor and pleathers that I need some help on the height front to pull off that look. -Belt made from gold powdered urethane rubber
Costume made from scratch by Yaya Han Armor designed/made by Yaya, made with guidance and help from Brian Boling. Batgirl cowl kindly provided by the magical Reevzfx!! More photos by Brian:www.flickr.com/photos/brianboling
Amazing! I have no skill in cosplay design, nor do I have the 'heroic' looking physique to pull it off, but to see characters I read about 'live', it's great when someone puts time and energy to recreate someone from the comics, tv, movies, or another form of media.
I've never been to any comic con, and to see so many people dressed, and being true to the character is always a good thing!
Again, great look! I had a crush on BG from the '66 series.