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Grey Avatar - DF 2010 - 03 by poisonmilow Grey Avatar - DF 2010 - 03 by poisonmilow
This is a photo of the Grey Avatar from the Drachenfest (Dragonfeast) 2010 in Germany. The Drachenfest is one of the largest german Live Roleplaying events. You can find more informations here: [link]

:bulletblack: The Photo was taken by the amazing Ralf H. :iconkamerakata: [link]
:bulletblue: The makeup is painted by the fabulous Andrea
:bulletpink: The three layered Robe is made by Zora [link]
:bulletwhite: The shoulders are from the Drachenfest-Organisation
:bulletblack: The crown and staff are made by me :iconpoisonmilow:.
:bulletblue: The actor is Moritz :iconsatyrssohn:.

A blog, written in German, how the props are made, can be found in the Larper-Ning. [link]

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lieuwe123 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011
i was actually in the workshop when this was only a WIP, omg it turned out so AWEsome
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meleck Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011
Very dramatic pose. I think this is the best picture of the three. I shows the cocept of the costume much better than the other two pictures as I can see the owl that seems to be the them of the costume.
Great work.
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silvercrow Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wow you made that armor??? :O_o:
The details are amazing on this. looks so good as if it came out of final fantasy.
Do you go to conquest of mythodea as well? we might meet there.
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poisonmilow Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Professional General Artist
No, not the shoulders. They were already there when I did the crown and the staff, together with a friend who made the robe.

This Year, I gonna be on the Drachenfest. Maybe Conquest will follow in 2012.
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MortalMagus Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
So jealous of all the great costuming I see for every European LARP. Of course with a playerbase of 3000 they must have an amazing prop budget. Also I love your speedpaint works.
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poisonmilow Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010  Professional General Artist
The best costumes are often made by the players themselves. For this special one, we made the costume for the player, not the convention-team.
Iīve seen short time ago, a video of an american LARP. I donīt know if it is like that everywhere but if itīs so, I wish for you that thereīll be a fast evolution.

I love the evolution the european LARP-scene did in the last ten years.
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Arasaca Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't really know what he's supposed to be exactly, but it doesn't matter. This cosplay is absolutely stunning!
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poisonmilow Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
The Drachenfest is a huge Live Roleplaying Event. More then 3000 people split up in different camps and combined with other plots, they play capture the flag.
All camps have a colour and a dragon (in the colour) they follow. As it is really hard to present only one huge dragon puppet at a event like this and they would have to bring up one per camp, they decided to take actors who play a human avatar of the Dragon. To make them look different but all the same, every Avatar has this huge shoulders.

The Grey stands for knowledge and wisdom. The crest is a book with a sword and an owl.

I hope this explains a bit better what the costume is about. :)

And thanks for the compliment. :thanks:
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Arasaca Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, that definitely helps me out. I didn't know there was such an event although it doesn't surprise me.

I wish I could go. :(
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poisonmilow Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010  Professional General Artist
2011 will be another one ;)
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