โ€˜Star Wars Dayโ€™ at Sylvia Park shopping mall, Auckland, New Zealand.

yay! Great day ๐Ÿ™‚ Though by the tme of the group photo I was feeling the effects of wearing somehting like 14m of fabric, 3kg of foam and latex and bodypaint and contact lensesโ€ฆ

I had a moment of panic in the loos. I had my tiny wee bottle from Reel Creations of developer but couldnโ€™t find my spray bottle of IA. Turns out though you can paint a face and chest with about 10ml of developer, pretty darned cost effective ๐Ÿ™‚

Other improvements from SCCP:

Leather panel! I only managed to get the dyes on Friday afternoon and got it all painted that evening as well as polished. The polish covers a multitude of sins. the dye seeps and soaks at different rates on the skin and in the cuts. So yeah.

Brown shading on all the white. The lekku got a dusting with an airbrush (I will be removing and replacing with a duller brown) to shade and knock back the white. If anyone doubts there is that much brown I point to the test check GL approved ๐Ÿ˜‰ One side used brown and black the other just black- she looked very sithy ๐Ÿ˜‰

I did the same to shade around my eyes. A lovely dark maroon and a touch of black. I will avoid my eye area with the paint next time and use water and shadow then a spray of liquiset. The paint holds powder well when airbrushed but is slick when brushed/sponged.

The bald cap is glued to just above my eyebrows, this means there is little risk of the headpiece pulling the bald cap off. It does mean I need to pin the bald cap to a bun to keep the weight of the headpiece pushing forward to create a wrinkle. It did a little but that is because you canโ€™t glue the cap to hair. Although I am thinking of a way to use hair gel for that.

Scarf. A nifty fabric tea dyed and lined with cotton. I am going to deline it and use something with more body.

Better socks in my boots! I felt like I was going to fall over at SCCP as the boots are a little big in place. Cheap tube socks FTW!

Non-improvements: I canโ€™t find my necklace!

I love trading cards and sketch cards and these are particularly beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ And I am not biased ๐Ÿ˜‰

Okay second to last photo bottom row and 9th photo row three ;):

ย  And

Best Xmas and birthday present ever!!!



100 Star Wars Galaxy 7 sketch cards for Topps. Detailed scans will go up over the next couple days.

See them here – www.hendricksonart.tumblr.com

and here – www.facebook.com/roberthendrickson


Shae Vizla 02 by ~static-sidhe

Oh hey, itโ€™s me ๐Ÿ˜‰ Photo by Sylvie and I hope she managed to get some SWTOR game on during the last beat weekend ๐Ÿ™‚ I did manage to get to to my second planet and even the proper double blasters ability and Death from Above ability which was fun.

So yes I made the costume because Shae is such a mysterious and ridiculously gorgeous creation but I did play the game and I am indeed going fully BH for launch ๐Ÿ˜‰ As well as have a Jedi Knight or Consular, I havenโ€™t decided which. But I will get my alien groove on for at least one class.

Armageddon Auck 2011 by DatarkNZ on Flickr.

#shaevzla at the info booth. Yeah, probably never a good idea to let me make and carry prop guns.