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Satele Shan by AbbyDark-Star Satele Shan by AbbyDark-Star
Photo by Bryan Humphries
Leathers: Twisted World
Saber, Armor, Wig and etc: Myself and :iconvisionsofzen:

Celebration 6, 2012

As soon as I saw the HOPE trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic Video game, I KNEW that I had to do this costume. I dragged out my Star Wars lore, books, and encyclopedia's and began to research. When the game came out I played, played, played.

Love this costume and character. One of the things that was very important was getting the pattern correct in the tunic. Upon closer inspection, one can see that the pattern is very specific, and her costume- leather. So :iconvisionsofzen: and I began searching on how to make it happen.

Though we wanted to make the pattern ourselves, economically we knew that ordering custom tanned leather wouldn't be feasible in the small amounts that we would need.

Friends led us to Twisted World, an amazing company who has been in the Renaissance World under the name of Sons of Sandlar for generations. They had experience in leather patterning, and so we commissioned them to make the tunic and boots.

With the help of Ed W. - we 3D printed the buckles, and Saber parts, and then cast molds of them to make the pieces to go on the costume.

The saber was a plain dual end saber that I bought and modified.

Wig was cut, styled by me :)

The armor pieces were sculpted, molded and created by my loving other half. :)
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:iconsleepybadtzmaru:
sleepybadtzmaru Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
damn you're beautiful.

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rpost61 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
Nice work... strong effort.
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Gardek Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you mind if I edit the lightsaber for you?
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FirebirdPhoenix87 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Looks awesome. :D
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cloudwarrior75 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What's awesome is when I first saw this didn't even recognize it was you lol. The detail work is ridiculously awesome and the saber is sweet x)
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leokearon Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Excellent work
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Knight-Watcher Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Jennifer Hale even came back to voice Satele or so I read. Kind of fitting given that Hale voiced Bastila Shan years earlier. As always spot-on look wise. Your other half made exceptional armor.
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Meta-Cell Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
very nice
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