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And so, WCS-Russian preliminaries this year are finished, and we lost, took 3rd place.

ErikDesler and I make a good team, but we managed to miscalculate needed time and lost too many hours of sleep during the 3 months we made costumes, and have not sleeped at all for the last 3 days prior to festival. We've somehow managed to finish our full-plate armor and all of our weapons (5 of them, including Soul Calibur and Soul Edge), but we totally failed our performance and prejurjment. Thus - 3rd place.
We've learned our lesson, so we'll try better next year.

Our choice this year was Soul Calibur IV game, and my favourite characters - Hildegard von Krone and Siegfried Schtauffen. I do still think we are matching those characters rather good.
Hildegard von Krone (with Glänzende Nova & Frischer Himmel and Soul Calibur) and Siegfried Schtauffen (with Gram from SCIV: Broken Destiny and Soul Edge) made by duet Sword Art OFFline (ElenaLeetah & ErikDesler). Everyhing made by just us in three months after work and trainings :)
WCS-Russia'14: Soul Calibur IV Hilde and Siegfried by ElenaLeetah

On-stage performance:
WCS-Russia 2014: Soul Calibur IV on stage by ElenaLeetah WCS-Russia 2014: Soul Calibur and Soul Edge clash by ElenaLeetah

During the wait, on-stage:
WCS-Russia'14 Hilde and Siegfried wait for results by ElenaLeetah
Feeling kinda nostalgic, 1 year ago I had almost exactly the same post :) So, once again!..

"Yay, ErikDesler and me passed, and so we will participate in Russian WCS preliminaries", this time with Soul Calibur IV cosplay.
We had rather simple costumes last year, but we still took 2nd place. So this time around we decided to make more complicated costumes, script and fight :) This time there are two full-plate armored characters, full story (well, everything we can tell in 2.5 min) and complicated fencing scheme.

Wish us luck, please!

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ElenaLeetah
Leetah
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I am a married woman with 7 y.o. kid and a rather demanding job, thus I don't have that much time for the cosplay, especially since I sew and craft most of my costumes. That is the main reason I have such a short list of finished costumes, though I always have a huge list of wanted cosplays-to-do.

Most of the project now includes fencing and, by extension, my fencing partner - ErikDesler, and thus most of our paired cosplay includes some kind of weaponry (mostly steel swords) and now open-handed combat and stunts as well. Our cosplay and fencing duet named Sword Art OFFline.
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ElenaLeetah Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Once again THANK YOU very much for the feature! *_*
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You're welcome :love:
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is there a tutorial on how you did the wings?
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ElenaLeetah Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yes, it's in my gallery Tutorial: How to make light-weight wings (Kamael) by ElenaLeetah
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holy-turtle Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you for :+fav:ing my halibel cosplay dear
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ElenaLeetah Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh, thank YOU, that is gorgeous cosplay, I really love it! *___*
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holy-turtle Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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