We’re still in the post-convention daze, but I took the evening to edit together some of the footage from the Twitch live stream of the event. I ended up placing second in our category,
Project: Immortan Joe
A lot of totally awesome convention-goers have been taking pictures of our Immortan Joe costume on the floor of the event, and I just wanted to use this post to collect some of the
I got the confirmation – I made it past the preliminary round of judging for the Eastern Championships of Cosplay and, with a bit more luck, I might get a chance to embarrass myself in-costume
One of the things I decided the mask needed was the ability to control the airflow the fans produced through the hoses and into the mask. The easiest way to tackle the problem was
This costume still requires a significant amount of weathering and wear to be added, but I needed to take a large number of reference images of my own costume for submission into the NYCC 2016
Immortan Joe’s airbag is pretty much done at this point. We did a bit of preliminary weathering and distressing with acrylics, and the whole unit is essentially self-contained. One change I might try to
We’re in the home stretch, so things are happening much faster now. The frame has been all painted up and the mounting brackets attached. Our vinyl/pleather/whatever-it-is Airbag has been pretty much entirely hand-sewn over a
Airbag top section is basically done, although we did mess with (read: significantly removed) the levels of stuffing a bit to deflate it some after these photos. The bottom section of the bag should
While everything else is going on with my Immortan Joe project, and because I am ADD as all hell, I decided to prototype something else to go with this whole outfit… The chrome spray
I have been woefully short on time the last few days thanks to work, especially in light of the fact that the convention submission date for the NYCC Eastern Championship is in about a
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