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« on: September 01, 2013 02:44:23 PM »

Here's the centaur costume my sister designed and I helped her build, with a lot of help from my husband. It has a walking mechanism for the back legs.

My sis onstage at the World Science Fiction Convention this weekend in San Antonio:



I hope for more pictures to come, showing the walking.
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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2013 03:44:52 PM »

That's a great costume.  Very creative. 
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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2013 05:12:38 PM »

Those legs came out great! I've seen centaur body costumes done before, but none had the lovely definition that your achieved in yours Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2013 05:18:30 PM »

Thanks!  This kicked our butts for months!   Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2013 05:20:18 PM »

Oh I found out she won Judges' Choice, which was 2nd place in the competition.  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2013 07:34:54 PM »

Such an awesome costume!!  Great job!!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2013 09:45:04 PM »

That came out FABO!  It's better then the one I saw in a BlizCon video.  Nice job Grin
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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2013 04:31:20 AM »

This is just plain awesome!!! Incredible!! Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2013 06:14:18 AM »

Thank you!   Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2013 08:10:16 AM »

Whatever won first place had better have been the most outrageously incredible costume ever because this is just amazing!
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« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2013 09:43:46 AM »

So awesome, congratulations on the Judges Choice! 
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« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2013 12:11:01 PM »

Whatever won first place had better have been the most outrageously incredible costume ever because this is just amazing!
My thought, exactly!

Oh, I wish I could see her walking...
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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2013 12:26:53 PM »

Amazing!  You did a great job.  Makes me want to make another fancon costume....
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« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2013 03:35:38 PM »

Thanks!  There was actually some pretty good competition.   Smiley

This lists the winners:  http://www.lonestarcon3.org/newsletter/LSC3_ISSUE_09_MASQUERADE_SUN_PM.pdf
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« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2013 10:28:33 PM »

Amazing! I would have loved to see her move.
Who printed up that page? They called her a "half-horse". **facepalm**
And sorry if I seem dense, but what the HECK was the first place winner supposed to be? Huh
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« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2013 06:23:59 AM »

I'm glad folks are liking the costume!  Thank you!

"Half-horse" is actually correct in this case, because this centaur is based on a comic series in which centaurs are called "half-horses."  Smiley  http://stinz.com/



I have no idea what the Best in Show is supposed to be, but it has elaborate armor.  It's probably a character from a manga (Japanese comic).

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« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2013 12:14:07 AM »

I'm glad folks are liking the costume!  Thank you!

"Half-horse" is actually correct in this case, because this centaur is based on a comic series in which centaurs are called "half-horses."  Smiley  http://stinz.com/



I have no idea what the Best in Show is supposed to be, but it has elaborate armor.  It's probably a character from a manga (Japanese comic).



Ah, I see. That's understandable. I've seen people get lazy and say "Those half-horse things from mythology. Like in Fantasia." Roll Eyes

Armor makes sense, I suppose. Maybe I'm just biased because I like mythical creatures.
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« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2013 01:43:36 PM »

This is epic! Well done!  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2013 04:42:57 PM »

Thank you!  We're still hoping to get video of her moving.  Smiley

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