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Flemeth - Embrace Destiny by icequeenserenity Flemeth - Embrace Destiny by icequeenserenity
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There are men who embrace destiny; these are the ones that change the world forever

Another shot of the Flemeth costume that I made and wore for Anime Boston 2011. This was an intense costume with hundreds of silver embellishments, a fully structured, boned and busked corset top, a billowing skirt with a train, horned wig, and full arm and leg armor. It was invigorating.

I went through some very hard times in my personal life when I was making this costume; I lost my mother, who I love deeply. She was one of the most beautiful and important people in my life. The creative process that went into it was a much needed escape and served as a filter for all of those raw emotions that I was feeling. I hope that it would have made my mother proud to have seen this; I always used to show her my finished costumes and they would make her smile. I hope that, somewhere in the universe, she is still watching.

This costume was lovingly made and worn by me, :iconicequeenserenity:
This gorgeous photo was taken by my stunning Lady Hawke, :iconrikusworld:

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Photos of :iconrikusworld:'s Lady Hawke:


Thanks for looking! :heart:
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lequebecois1962 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Perfect!
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mfleury75 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
For a 400 years old Dragon you're in pretty good shape if I may say so...
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clonisama Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011
Excellent! I've been planning to do a Flemeth costume myself. May I ask, how did you do the hair piece? That's the hardest part for me to figure out. Great job on the costume!
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icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011
Awesome! :thumbsup: The hair pieces were made of wire mesh that I sculpted into the shape of horns. I then covered the structures with duct tape and painted them white (I was planning to use plaster, but I figured that it would be too heavy and throw the wig off-balance.) Once the paint was dry, I wrapped white hair extensions around the horns, then sewed them all into the wig individually. The process took two (very late :giggle: ) nights. I wish you the very best of luck with your Flemeth costume! Please feel free to post a link on my page when you're finished; I would love to see the finished project. :)
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clonisama Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011
Excellent idea! I was thinking of using wire but couldn't figure out how best to do it. Wire mesh is a great idea. Thanks so much!
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Avan-AS Featured By Owner May 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Those colors definitely suits you Great!!
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SasukeNoHonoo91 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
My compliments, really well done cosplay of flemeth!
The costume is spectacular, well done in every case, made ​​really well. ^ _ ^
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Luperion Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
what a beauty! a dangerous dangerous beauty
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Xiaros Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
epic!^^
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BlackDistraction Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
epic cosplay! really great job!
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Ziegedrachen Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Wow, this looks amazing! :iconiloveitplz:
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XdarkxkittyX Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Student General Artist
gorgeous!!!!
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icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Thank you! :)
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XdarkxkittyX Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Student General Artist
:)
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misa-chan20 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
SEXY!!!!!
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icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Woo! :bounce:
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misa-chan20 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
ummm lol XDD
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Android-Bones Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's a beautiful costume! I'm sorry for the loss of your mother, but if it's worth anything I think she is looking on and still smiling for you~ :>
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icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Thank you :hug:

P.S. I love your DA name! :heart:
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Android-Bones Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your welcome! :heart:

P.S. Thanks! :>
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SunriseAshes Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Absolutely stunning! And the fact that you made this with the emotions you were feeling at the time, makes it that much more beautiful and resilient. You can see the detail and care that goes into your costumes each year, but this year, was extra special. You were glowing all weekend dear <3
I'm really glad to have seen that it came out so beautifully - and I am sure she smiled the same smile once you put it on the first time it was completed.
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icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
Thank you Ashley! I honestly liked the intensity at such a time. It's much better than working at my job (I have an admin. position, which I just feel like I don't fit because I have too much creativity in my bones. If anything in the world would have helped me through that it was this project, alongside the amazing support system I have with friends like you, my family, and :iconrikusworld: :heart: ) Last year, I showed my Mom one of the photos that you took of Ginger and my Bayonetta costumes and she loved it. Part of that was due to your amazing photography skills!
It was fun to spend more time with you guys! We should get together again soon. :)
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SunriseAshes Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
You're always welcome! And school is almost over, only a week or two left! Then we can spend a whole weekend eating ridiculous food, having a few drinks, joking, crying, and reminiscing of the things that make us smile <3 I think this summer will be one to remember, for more than one reason. =]
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