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Light-Up Alexstrasza Costume

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Another day, another World of Warcraft costume. I stumbled across another fantastic one, and the build has so many exacting components that it should be shared. Like several other female characters, Alexstrasza the Life-Binder has an insubstantial costume but what’s there is detailed, creative, and a challenge for cosplayers to replicate. The outfit has armor, boots, an elaborate hairstyle, horns, a cape, a crown, a collar, and giant gems. That’s a lot of different materials and some of the pieces have to be designed in such a way that they won’t slip. Cosplayer Tina Marie Riis rose to the challenge.

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Alexstrasza was Riis’ first “real armor cosplay,” and she used Worbla for the majority of the bigger pieces as well as smaller details like the character’s claws. For the horns, she made the base by spraying expanding foam onto a chicken wire form and covered them with paper mache.

Riis used resin for the gems and decided to add an extra touch with electronics. She used LEDs to light all of the gems to make them appear as if they are glowing.

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See more in progress pictures at Riis’ Facebook page.

Top photo by SAKS photography.

via Cosplay Blog


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