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Lady Sif - Portraits by yayacosplay Lady Sif - Portraits by yayacosplay
*********** Yaya on Facebook [link]

Character: Lady Sif - Thor (Marvel)
Costume made by Yaya
Photography by Kevin Green
Makeup and model: Yaya

Kevin gave me photo CDs from all the cons this year so it was like an early Christmas of piccies! I really loved these portraits of Sif taken inside the Marriott at Dragoncon. The lighting was filtered through the large windows on the 10th floor, making it a nice photoshoot location admist a huge crowded convention. Also, if you squint, the background could pass for Asgard. ^_-

Costume construction notes:
I made this costume for San Diego Comic Con after gathering materials and reference for several months. I love badass warrior girls and the color red, so Sif was a no brainer! I really liked her character in the comic book as well, from the fact that she grew up with Thor and trained along side him, to their on and off romance over the years, and Sif's strong, loyal and courageous nature.
I used a mix of materials for the costume, from suede to leather to metallic 4-way stretch to fur and wood. I drafted patterns for all the pieces and made everything within about 3 - 4 days. The corset is steel boned, and it was fun to make arm and leg armor pieces. I also enjoyed beading the wig and making the adornments on the hips.

Full gallery and thoughts on my website: [link]

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spikedpsycho Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
There are three types of people in this world. Jocks, nerds............and hot Asian chicks.
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MissNellie Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
awesome cosplay!

- Miss Nellie -
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bobol93 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
omg this cosplay is fantastic. :jawdrop:
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Tsuki222 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
Great cosplay!
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Spaceknight711 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012
very nice! Power and grace.
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dead82 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
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epic!
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Raditulloh Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011
beautiful and I love it
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majin88 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow!
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CoreyByas Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011  Professional General Artist
I dig all the work you did, cool lookin character..
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kingfox66 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011
THAT IS A AWESOME PICS
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