BLIZZCON cosplay – Brigitte Engineer

Ha. I’m hilarious. Because I’ve changed my mind AGAIN about what projects I wanna start. So I ended up choosing something way more achievable for both my body comfort and my skill level as a cosplayer. Brigitte’s Engineer skin. I’ll be publishing updates on my Facebook page regularly, but I’ll put some more meaty tutorial…

Here we go again… Atlantic Mercy

So I’m HYPE – I get to go to BLIZZCON this year! Which means a big old cosplay coming with me. And what better to take across the Atlantic than the Atlantic Mercy skin? Finally able to start designing since the skin was released yesterday. There are a lot of challenges for me with this…

Brigitte – Shieldmaiden Cosplay References

And here we go – Step 1 for any cosplay, grab some references. For Overwatch, this is easy – just pull up the Hero Gallery ingame and snapshot away. It’s great for seeing how the hero’s clothing moves and flows as well. But here’s the useful ones I’m referencing for you to use if you…

Zarya -Barbarian Skin References

And here’s a selection of the screen shots I’ve taken from the game to try and get together as many references as I can for the build. Overwatch is excellent for this, purely because you can examine the avatar for the different heroes in all their skins while emoting, using different victory poses and also…

Barbarian Skin Zarya

Although I promised myself my next project would be the Dark Lady herself, after the release of some tasty new Overwatch skins from Blizzard, I had to reroute my efforts. I love the new design work involved in the Barbarian skin for Zarya, and I think it would be an excellent challenge to progress with…

Proportions? What?

Body type in cosplay is a huge issue. It’s one of those things that is highly contested in this world. Is cosplay okay for someone who isn’t exactly made for the stick-thin character models in anime? Yes. It is. Proportions are super important for creating something that’s going to be flattering for your shape. I’d…