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Bao Sanniang Cosplay


Long time no update but there's been a lot of happenings lately - and happy ab that!!
I created a Bao Sanniang (From Dynasty Warriors 7) cosplay for this year's Assembly BatMud Cosplay competition.
It was created in less than 2 weeks and....
  It was my first time doing:
  - a wig
  - a sword of finfoam (which was a long helly road :DD)
  - covering my tattoos
  - using an illegal amount of hot glue.

When creating costumes I really love the creativity, problem solving and new fun it gives me!

 (c) Petri Helenius

I was wondering one day how much this hobby absorbs my income:
- A piece of finfoam 14,70€
- 3400 pieces of wooden and plastic pearls 66€
- textiles (recycled not counted) 43€
- paints 12€
- creative foams 5,40€
- satin ribbons, many meters 64€
- shoes 9,90 € (yay sale!)
- gloves 10€
- feathers (most not used....) 16€
- wig 24€
- sprays 9,90€
-lenses 24€
- lashes 6€
 - cover paint 5,60€
- hot glue and gun, knives 34€
  = 344,5 € ..... ABOUT and still loving it!

    @ The Head Railwaystation of Helsinki
    (c) Lennart Takanen

 I didn't enjoy Assembly this year and didn't feel that there was anything really interesting that should be experienced live. So I spent even 4 hours on my computer seat playing Diablo.... and went to Central photoshooting my cosplay.  - Yes, then I went home, for the whole weekend.
  It was rainy but I think that kind of weather is legendary and epic for this cosplay

     (c) Lennart Takanen
    National Theater  
  (c) Lennart Takanen
Shopping for Marimekko    
(c) Lennart Takanen
     (c) Lennart Takanen
     (c) Lennart Takanen

     (c) Lennart Takanen

Some pics at Assembly
  Atleast we had an outdoor picnic!! @ Assembly