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Completed Amon Cosplay by BlackKrogoth Completed Amon Cosplay by BlackKrogoth
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Okay, a lot of you wanted to see the whole costume, so here's some shitty bathroom pics spliced together in a presentable way to show all the details and angles, etc. I'll upload artsy shots once I have the photoshoot with my talented friend Nicole.

Scar picture is now flipped to the right side, had a couple people ream me out on Tumblr for having it Ember Island style (in my defense, I'm doing the scar makeup again this weekend, and putting rigid collodion in the same area of your face twice in a couple days is bad). Yes, I know it needs to be ironed, it was 5 am, I didn't quite feel up to it lol.

Mask is made of Rigid Wrap, paperclay, and gesso and acrylic. Some of the process is covered here [link]

Kneepads and shoulder pads are made of darted Wonderflex, pleather, and brown leather. The outfit is made of cotton sateen (black), and hand-dyed twill (was originally a lighter gray, I gave it a quick black dye bath).

The makeup actually keeps the corner of my mouth open! It's a material called rigid collodion, and what it does is shrink and stretch your skin taut. If you grimace or hold a yelling face until it dries, it will dry with the corner of your mouth slightly open. Then it was attacked with latex and the bruise/wound color wheels from Ben Nye.

If you have questions about the cosplay, please check my Tumblr for Asks, a few I have answered cover construction: [link] If you still have questions, please note me. I do not do commissions.

Yes, there will be copies of my mask available through my friend this fall, he will be making a mold of my mask and casting it. I will update my DA journal with pricing and how to order once I get the info.

Anybody that actually bothers to read this long description, I'm sorry for how long it is!
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:icondagonjugg:
dagonjugg Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
I plan on crafting an Amon costume. Not nearly as good as yours, but I want to make an effort.

The hardest part for me is making the jacket part. How did u cut out the grey jacket part before (I assume) assembling it into the outfit?

I'm not experienced in tailoring, so any advice helps!
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
I usually freehand my pattern pieces, but I base it off existing pattern pieces, so I'd recommend buying a pattern as close as possible to what you need! I also made a very rough sketch of my pattern pieces, what's your email? I can email it to you! Should be a good starting point
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:iconbroadcastdragons:
Broadcastdragons Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015
Sorry to ask but do you still have those rough sketches, I could us some a s a base for my Amon cosplay to!
Nice work on the entire thing though!
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
I do! Let me know your email or drop me a line at blackkrogoth at gmail dot com
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:icontriforceofsmash:
TriforceOfSmash Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
do you know how to get an amon mask for around the 30- 50 price range? I have the costume I just need the mask 
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Most people who have made the mask to sell (including me) sell it for more than $75. You're better off making your own if you need it in that price range, the materials are cheap, but it'll take some time.
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:iconallthecraze:
allthecraze Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015
Do you have a website or email I can use to discuss buisness? I'm gearing up for comic con and I'd like to buy something off of you
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
You can note me or check out turnonred.me, but just warning you, I usually don't take commissions but can probably point you in the direction of a reputable one.
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:iconzackheroinbob:
ZackHeroinBob Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
What are the chances of you making another one for me if i were to beg and throw money at you?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Unfortunately pretty low I don't do costume commissions, I'm sorry! If you're looking for the mask, please check out www.facebook.com/KommissarProp…, he might be able to help you out!
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:iconjackiestarsister:
JackieStarSister Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Both your cosplay and its presentation are fantastic!
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you!
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:iconthelonewolfer:
TheLoneWolfer Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
Best quality of Amon cosplay I have seen. I look everywhere and couldn't find anything better. Wish I could have it.
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I happen to have two copies that no one claimed, are you interested? They're $75 plus $12 shipping for the US (2 day, insurance)
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:iconthelonewolfer:
TheLoneWolfer Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
Are you just talking about the mask?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Just the mask, yes
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:iconceflex:
CEFlex Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
are these masks still available my dude?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I'm afraid not! Please check out Kommissar Props on Facebook, he has great casts!
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:icondeartragedy:
DearTragedy Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Would you happen to take commission request to make another amon costume?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I don't take commissions, but I am selling my Amon costume, are you interested?
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:icondeartragedy:
DearTragedy Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Are you still selling it ??? If you are can you email me diaovalles@gmail.com
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
I have a buyer lined up, but if she falls through, what's the best way to contact you?
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:iconleodiasjf:
Leodiasjf Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
VocÍ pode personalizar um igual a mim, por favor? 
meu facebook, se vocÍ pode me enviar pedido.
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:iconoscariosa:
OSCARIOSA Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
NICE!
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:iconwind7seas:
Wind7seas Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Where can I buy the mask that is in this picture? Ive been trying to find a good quality mask to buy.
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Sorry, I only made a limited amount of Amon masks to sell, however, since I'm finishing them so late, someone might drop and I can sell you one, are you interested?
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:iconfrenchduchessinlaw:
frenchduchessinlaw Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Student General Artist
WOW perfect!

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:iconshigeruisawaki:
shigeruisawaki Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
I SEE YOURE ON A BOAT
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:iconsarayoung:
SARAyoung Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013   Traditional Artist
beast i have ever seen!!!!!!!
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:icongingers-pl:
Gingers-PL Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No idea who this guy is, but the cosplay is one of the best I've ever seen. Great job!
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:iconitazukijet:
ItazukiJet Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
It's Amon from The Legend of Korra. Check him out!
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:iconwwediva2b:
wwediva2b Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013
How much does all of the materials combined cost? And how long would it take me to make and is it easy? Also is there another way to make the kneepads and shoulder pads? I am new at this and not sure what all you are explaining sorry. Thanks!
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Combined materials I'd gauge at $300, it took me a month and no it isn't easy, especially for a beginner. And I don't know another way to make the armor, you could try foamies, I've seen some success for that.
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:iconjacindag:
JacindaG Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013
How long did it take you to put it all together and how'd you do it?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
How'd you do it is a pretty general question, I covered as much as I could in my description. If you have specific questions pertaining to anything, I can elaborate. It took me a month.
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:icondreamer-of-magic:
Dreamer-of-Magic Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013   General Artist
Wow! Great cosplay! :D
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:iconhikazeprincess:
HikazePrincess Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
whoa....very impressive o.o
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:icontormantor:
Tormantor Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Really nice amon :D
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:iconcrudnuts:
CrudNuts Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a question, how many yards of fabric did you buy to make the costume(tunic/hood). I bought about 3 yards, and I'm not sure if thats too much, or too little :S
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Three yards should just enough, though I don't know how tall you are. I'm actually a little wide (at the hips) so I went with 4 (to include the hood), but if you're careful, 3 should be fine!
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:iconcrudnuts:
CrudNuts Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Alright thanks!
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:iconback2basicsandbeyond:
Back2BasicsandBeyond Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i dont do cosplay yet but this looks AMAZING!:iconaangwtfplz: I'm mega fan of ALOK so i credit you with an awesome job done. the face make up is perfect compared to the cartoon version :iconseizuremanplz:
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
And thank you for your kind comments <3
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
You wanna know another secret? My makeup is also ~*waterproof*~ :D
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:iconback2basicsandbeyond:
Back2BasicsandBeyond Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh snap! :icondamnplz:
What if he waterproof make up on? What would have happened?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
He probably would have been ostracized because lol bending. OR MAYBE THE WRITING WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER

I'll stop, I have so much rage about the finale that I won't stop when I start lol
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:iconsurrenderedtoanime:
SurrenderedToAnime Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice cosplay :D
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:iconmccooll:
mccooll Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This cosplay looks great! Could you give me the process you did to make the gauntlets, boots and shoulder pads?
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:iconblackkrogoth:
BlackKrogoth Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
The shoulder and knee pads are wonderflex that have been patterned (mocked up from paper, with darts to give it the cavernous shape) and then I sprayed adhesive over it and pulled red pleather over it. Then the sections of brown is leather that have been glued on. The shoulders are attached with three snaps, the knee pads with strips of leather attached to the boot covers.

Boot covers is one piece, I based the pattern on my knee high boots so there's a seam in the back and the bottom attaches under the sole with a snap. The belts and buttons are just sewn straight on. The gauntlets are the same, except I made it two pattern pieces and it sort of bowls out at the bottom so it doesn't look like a cone. The red strips are just cut out and glued on both boots and gauntlets. I hope that helps!
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