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The Clockwork Wings by thedreadeddolly The Clockwork Wings by thedreadeddolly
Back view of the wings for my clockwork fairy automaton character, Katinka. Each wings is made of two layers of foam core board, with a layer of buckram (spray-painted bronze to look like wire mesh) sandwiched in-between. I cut out each layer of foam core board individually with an exacto knife, which was a complete bitch. I used hot glue to make the raised details outlining the gears and the scroll designs, then spray painted each layer gold, and glued it all together. I put gold bias tape around the outside of the wings to cover up all the raw edges, then made a harness out of leather to hold it snugly to my body. See the finished costume here: [link]
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:iconsexykinkychains:
Wow, this is beautiful.
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suus777 Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
absolutely brilliant!
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SteamPixy Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Amazing. Amazing. Amazing.
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Marjolijn-Ashara Jun 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your amazing wings have been featured on the Through the Faerie Door Blog! [link] :happybounce:
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:iconleya-katz:
I saw this at the gaslight gathering last May. Very cool!
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MyCookieLife Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So perfect *-*
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MC-Neko Jan 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
this looks absolutely brilliant!
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LilGypsyQueen Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love this!
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x--Siegfried--x Dec 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
awesom *__*
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