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City Wolf by kittiara City Wolf by kittiara
I'll uh... give it a proper name sometime.

I don't know what gender it is. Oh well.

IT'S DONE except for a few tweaks. For instance, my skin shows at the wrists and neck, so I'm gluing flaps to cover it up right now.

The components:
Mask. I used wire mesh to make a mask fitted to my face, then built it up with foam. The silver you see what damn fucking useful; it's an Axius-brand silver sunlight-reflecting tarp. The black is pleather. The teeth are a jawset from Van Dyke's Taxidermy spraypainted silver and then the gums were painted with acrylics. The 'mane/hair' is a combination of pleather, the tarp, and electrical cords (two plugs hang down on either side of my face). The whiskers and insides of the ears are needles. The eyes are sunglasses lenses.

Gloves. These were simply built on a pair of gloves bought at a thrift store. The claws are a plastic sherbert container I sanded down and spraypainted silver. Tarp and pleather were used again; the armored bits are tarp/pleather over aluminum soda cans.

Tail. Made of the same stuff as the hair/mane and attached to a belt.

Body padding. A muscle shirt I made by hot gluing foam and then using duct tape to round out the shapes and add reinforcement. Tarp was added near the neck to simulate the entire chest being that same silver.

Cheers!


Photos taken by my photographer friend Jill!
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wherewolfe Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009
thats titght. makes me think predator.... like, the movie.
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AlissaMT Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2009  Student General Artist
LMAO! The one on the top right just makes me crack up! XD Other than that humorous shot...This is a VERY nicely done costume piece! ^^
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kittiara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2009
Thank you! It was really fun. :B
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Pixel-Spotlight Featured By Owner May 13, 2009  Professional Photographer
Oh wow, truly fantastic!
Love the muzzle. :)
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kittiara Featured By Owner May 13, 2009
Thank you!
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A-VeyZ Featured By Owner May 6, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Wicked!

loz, people looking into the window; "WTF is that?!"
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Lobsopdoy Featured By Owner May 6, 2009
DAT ASS : P
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SonicHomeboy Featured By Owner May 6, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. That's pretty impressive. :nod:
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kittiara Featured By Owner May 6, 2009
Thanks!
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SonicHomeboy Featured By Owner May 6, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. :nod:
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