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New costume - Emma Frost by yayacosplay New costume - Emma Frost by yayacosplay
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Photography by Nicole Ciararmlla www.facebook.com/ncphoto
Costume made by me:
Corset - PVC and Faux leather, coutil lining & steel boning, faux lace up front
Pants - PVC and Faux leather with spandex inseam
Cape - chiffon with coque (yes I said that) and ostrich feathers
Gloves - PVC and spandex
Collar - Faux leather and repurposed necklace pieces
Diamonds - 3 latex prosthetic pieces with Swarovski crystals
Wig - heavily cut and styled Matilda lace front from www.arda-wigs.com
Boots - altered boots I have had for years!


Emma Frost's diamond transformation form cosplay in progress:
www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi…

I bought a 10 gross count (1440) of Swarovski crystals for another costume but never used it! I thought it would be awesome to make crystal prosthetics for Emma. I started off my drawing on my plaster headcast to figure out how many pieces I needed and what they should be shaped like. I wanted the diamond transformation to stretch down my neck and shoulder. Then I sprayed a mold release on the cast and painted thin latex on in multiple layers. After letting that dry, I individually glued over 1000 Swarovski crystals onto the pieces with E-6000. The bond was great, and made the prosthetic pieces stronger. The headcast ensured that each piece was formed perfectly to my face shape, neck line, shoulder line and clavicle. The prosthetics were glued on to me via ProsAid, and held on amazingly for 12 hours, even with me smiling, talking, eating and fidgeting. I specifically chose to make latex pieces instead of gluing stones over a mesh so that I could re-use the pieces over and over again and have full range of motion each time I wore this costume. I also don't have time at cons to glue 1000+ crystals to myself each time, but I do have time to glue a few pieces on then scatter more crystals around them for a blended look.
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
awesome  cosplay here. love this one.
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twilight-woods Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
The crystal prosthetic really takes your cosplay over the top. Love it. 
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
awesome cosplay here.i love this one.
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mermerrox Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
OMG EMMA! You make her look even better than the cartoon
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JGraphic1 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014   Interface Designer
cute
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InvisibleFriends Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
i love the sparkles on your face :)
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PaladinArtea Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
wow
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katekt Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Fascinated!
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IsisConstantine Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
You look very beautiful and amazing as Emma Frost!:D
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EdgarSandoval Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013   Digital Artist
Great!
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