For DragonCon 2015 I donned a new Xenomorph cosplay that I fabricated with the help of the Atlanta Cosplay Meetup at Freeside Atlanta. It was an awesome opportunity to learn more sophisticated prop-making techniques from experienced costumers and professionals. The theme for our group this year was Colonial Marines and Aliens. We had fabricated over 9 completed sets of Colonial Marine armor, with each set consisting of 18+ resin cast armor pieces. The alien head was 3D printed and the body was made of EVA foam.
|Original Alien head base was sliced and lasercut into cardboard, then assembled|
|Due to a shift in schedule and and accident involving the original Alien head sculpt, the head was then re-modeled and then sliced into 32 separate 3D printed parts|
|Assembled with glue and an acetone + ABS sludge|
|Clear worbla dome|
|Helmet with dome attached|
|Dorsal pipe progress|
|EVA progress for chestpiece|
|EVA foam pieces, early progress|
My personal project for this year will be to revise the body armor of the Xenomorph, rebuild the head to better fit myself and a jaw mechanism, and improve the way the inner jaw functions.