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Fighting off an Alien by yayacosplay Fighting off an Alien by yayacosplay
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Photo by Oscar Chang of [link]

Costume designed and made by me.

I really love how these photos turned out. I thought it would be cool to do a classic old film damsel in distress shot, with harsh shadows and ominous lighting.
In under a minute, Oscar rigged up this set up and it was perfect! I was all ready to shoot some Aliens!

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dead82 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
if aliens you need
i can provide them
but you will have to agree for me to do it
captainkidnap Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
savasrule Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
BenjaminHopkins Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
[while tied up in alien gunk]: Come on, he just wants you to have his baby! While your at it, could you please kill me?
ga-ren Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I love retro sci-fi.
xXkittyTreatsXx Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011   Traditional Artist
bland and not expressive.
saishadow Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
very futeristic
AndrewWeller Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
THis is a bit of a cross between Boris Vallejo and Gil Elvgren in style both some of my favorite artists:)
Young-Gun94 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
All it needs now is some giant guy in a silly costume. :D
skirtkis Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010
So glad she is in hot looking pantyhose and is very pretty!!!!
AymanHadramot Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Sorry if I Comment about most of your Pics

But I can't see your photo and Exit Without a Comment

Realy Wonderful Pics
shinigamieye7 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010  Hobbyist
i would love to take u to explore the whole universe with me!
what do you say?
MirtKlaar Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
You are very good in costume making!!!
.... and GREAT LEGS!!! ;)
Imperfect-Vision Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2010
is the alien long and hard?
wardevil28 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010  Student General Artist
how did you make the gun? weapons can be tricky to make for a costume, and right now I am in the process of making my first costume, staffs, swords and midevil weaponry id pretty easy to make but firearms seem to elude me.
ValkyriesFury Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010
The gun? I think I saw that in a shop once. Target or Toys r us or something. It looks like it's been painted different colours though.

Hope I could help! :D
wardevil28 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Student General Artist
i see, I have experimenting with various things to make a costume, so far I have made a mask and a staff using clay and a tree branch. I seem to be very good at making things creepy and disturbing one of the mask is in my gallery the glutton mask. I was trying to make something else futuristic but I lack the knowledge to do so. my skills are limited to cardboard and paper mache as well as plaster. so far I have only constructed one costume in full, I honestly wish I could do more but I have reached the limit of my construction skills costume wise that is. I just wish I had the skills you have in making clothing, the ideas are easy for me to come buy i mearly lack the execution, anyways I look forward to showing off my costume to you at the san diego comic-con, it may not be enterly impressive but the mask and the helmet are impressive and creepy just so you know I made a necromancer and would love to hear your input being a pro at costume making.
raptor007 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG!, i remember you from MTAC 09
I gave you and the other cosplayers free pics
I was wondering if you had a DA account
WhiteRoseBrian Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
DeathWyrmNexus Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2009
Very hot and I am having to not make bad tentacle references.
Zetsumeimaru Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009   Traditional Artist
that's a hot costume
JeffersonAF Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2009   Digital Artist
Excellente work.
Infinitus-Zero Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
I smell tentacle rape. =D
stalk Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Judging by the angle of your gaze and gun I guess no one stopped to think...THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS!


Great shots as usual and as a fan of women in spacegear you get nothing but :thumbsup: from me.
SparkleWolfie Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
the white table setting looks like you are on the alien operation table XD it is fun and funny! I like your costume concept, too :heart: and your boot covers are crazy!

the background is also futuristic and neat :D
Karim-sama Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009
I love'd the Lady in distress pose in contrast of the "Hasta la vista" one ^_^
intrepid1708 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009
Very cool! :)
Cammy-Hearts Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009
The lightings really cool and the classic old school girl in need of save'n pose is both funny and cute. ^^ It's a great costume and you must have put a lot of work into it. ^^
Niiiico Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Up down, up down, Chu chu chu!" Space Channel five!
theEyZmaster Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009  Professional General Artist
It's a beautiful costume! And smexy pics :'3
ELCLAY2009 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
You are so good at having fun , YOU SEXY THING YOU .
mrvo Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
aliens or fans?

Maybe you are fighting a pervert Marmota XD

hugs! :boogie:
JesseAllshouse Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
Nice, someone could easily Photoshop a menacing monster in there :) Great Job
PsychedelicOrange Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional General Artist
go baby! go!
EmotionlessBlue Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
At first I thought it was like... you cosplaying as Ulala from Space Channel 5[I believe it was called], but it's still really good! I especially love the second shot =3=

Whoa, yer costume has uber cleavage! |D hahaha
FenrirBralor Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooo, from Damsel in Distress to packin' heat in two shots! :D Great work with the costume, lighting, props... all of it.
finex666 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
what inspire the idea for this one? it's great ^_
USSteele Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
Looking at this pics, I just can't imagine WHY an alien would be chasing you...:analprobe:
yunekris Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
U look amazing as always, Yaya! *u*
shinjix2 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
You should set one pose to black and white with the big 50's monster movie text going across like "TERRIFYING" "AMAZING".......just a thought
trumi Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
hard work,good concept,nic ephoto owrk.
Overall wonderful impression,Yaya.
By the way,did you like michael Jackson ?
he died,we will miss him...what about you ?
pumpmonger Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
I love the outfit and the gun! You really capture the feel of peril while being incredibly sexy.
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