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Wizard - Granado Espada II by yayacosplay Wizard - Granado Espada II by yayacosplay
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Full body shots of the Female Wizard costume I busted butt on for Dragoncon 2010. From the video game "Granado Espada", the character design for the Wizard was the first image I saw from the game and it immediately drew me in. I've been planning to make that outfit for a few years and when I had a month to craft and sew before Dragoncon, I decided to just go for it.

Reference artwork from the game: [link]

This costume and the Ame-Comi Wonder Woman definitely took up most of my time in those 4 weeks. The Wizard has a lot of weird bits and pieces to the design and while looking at the reference, I kept discovering more details O_o. It was a fun and interesting project to work on but also frustrating at times. Lots of hand sewing and unconventional crafting involved, such as the necklace/choker thing, the belt thing, and the feathered sleeve caps. A lot of design elements that were simple drawn lines for the artist became time consuming hand stitching and fiddling for me, the cosplayer lol. I must have used over 20 yards of rattail trim alone on this costume lol.

I still have a few tiny details to tweak and add for a future con but it got done enough to be wearable at Dragoncon so yay.

Thank you JLinto for walking over to the beautiful Sheraton pool with me for these shots.
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ILikeCommas Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You really nailed this, right down to the little hat!
micahmikaella39 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Student Photographer
very lovely
everything is perfect
vickyicky12 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Student Writer
marry me? :la:
savasrule Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
priscilla1 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
always so beautiful
DeusKayne Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
The only thing I can say is this: How can you not be a major movie star?!?!?!?!?!? Your are absolutely stunning and make 99% of the current "stars" look like they should play second banana to you. Your grace, beauty and fearlessness of taking a role or anime and making it your own are astounding. You a simply absolutely divine in the truest sense of the world. Thank you for being you.
LOSTgnosis Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Student General Artist
The setting getting closer to being as regal as your costume in this one
Bkitten Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wow. your costume is so beautiful and detailed!
i absolutely love what you have created <3
NVNA Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011  Student General Artist
RayneNereid Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
I love the outfit!! much congratulations!! I am hoping to get something like that together some day!!
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