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Alice Madness Returns: Checkmate by alita-b-angel Alice Madness Returns: Checkmate by alita-b-angel
Alice Madness Returns
Character: Checkmate Version Alice
When: Supanova Sydney 2012 Best Skit

Many thanks to Photographer: :iconbubisadrunk:who did a great job post processing too

Costume and edited by: :iconalita-b-angel:

I got talked into this costume by :iconarlo-arleh: even though I know almost nothing about the series, but in the end I was super proud of it. The corset was some of the hardest patterning I've ever done, if only because it meant getting the size of my torso absolutely correct as there was no one simple seam down the sides to take it in. It was made up of 36 different squares sewn together and also lined. The shoulder horses are made with a wire frame and paper mache with about 5 layers of spray paint and lacquer, and I put a great big hoola hoop in the skirt. I also stretched PVC over the boots to make it consistent. Everything was made to be super plasticy. For once my super shiny face isn't out of place lol.

Thanks so much to :iconqueencattabby; and :iconarlo-arleh: to joining me in organising this group, Particularly the waifu Arleh to banding us all together!


Cheshire: :iconarlo-arleh:
Siren: :iconsweetskitty:
Royal Suit: :iconzuzumoo:
Silk Maiden: :iconour-solemn-hour:
Fleshmaiden: :iconqueencattaby:
Classic: [not on dA] Dany
Hysteria: [not on dA] Shelly
Misstitched: :iconchameleoncosplay:
Late But Lucky: :iconstrawdoll:

Also special mention to :iconcielroses: who helped us out on a crazzzy night before completion, and our other photographer :iconrayfy: who also shot us on the day <3

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DesaturatedDream Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional Photographer
Wow ... so cool :clap:
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alita-b-angel Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
Thank you!
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:icondesaturateddream:
DesaturatedDream Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Professional Photographer
No problem, I really enjoy the lighting in this photo. Good job.
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zeemenace Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This looks amazing!!!!
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:iconalita-b-angel:
alita-b-angel Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
Thanks so much!
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:iconzeemenace:
zeemenace Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
no problem!
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breathless-ness Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
You and the entire group blew me away with your amazeball skillz!!!
Definitely a mean feat in cosplay!!
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:iconalita-b-angel:
alita-b-angel Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Thank you darling~~ that skit was ridiculous... but all our skits are ridiculous.
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Namae2014 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Student Filmographer
I'm at AWWE for words, your cosplay is sooooo AWESOME!
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:iconalita-b-angel:
alita-b-angel Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Thank you much, chess is cool ;)
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