IT'S DONE!!!! Last night I finally assembled the mecha fully and activated all the lights for a test run, and EVERYTHING IS WORKING!!!!
So. after 6 months, here is the result of my blood sweat and tears (and money, don't forget money $$) for the championships!!
WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK WE ARE!!!!!
The final height is 2 metres 50 cm. It has 26 push lights in them to make up all the eyeballs, and runs on 78 AAA batteries lol.
I don't even know how to express how accomplished I feel right now. Only 6 days until the flight to Nagoya now. Wish me luck to the finish ))))
Meanwhile, I'm just gonna chill for a bit
Finally, more detailed progress pictures and walkthrough of the making, and general dorkiness can be seen at any of the Facebook pages on top of the journal
Wirru's Compositions~ Warrior Heart 「戦士の心」
I want to share another original piece with you guys. Those of you who followed me back in 2010, or attended the Madman National Cosplay Champsionships finals in Brisbane that year, might possibly remember this shiny fellow and his skit:
It is written for harp, cello, 2 flutes and a piano, with the imagery of a mysterious, long-forgotten place of harmony and peace. (artwork by ZuZuMoo) It is a very (VERY) mild/ relaxing piece. I hope it can lighten up your day and put a smile on your faces
I think I know who the hell you are. You the guys that are going to smash WCS with the ferocity of a galaxy-sized mecha. Hope you're going good so far - being in Japan by now and everything. Have a stack of fun.
Thanks so much! I used camping foam mats for the base structure and covered it with metallic fabric. mainly it's the fabric that was expensive because I bought HEAPS of it. Then the lights because I again needed HEAPS. So that added up.
Was trying to boost some moral =x Ive seen pics from the last con there. Its amazing see how much time people put into this stuff and it nearly diminishes my hopes of making my Sora Lionheart form outfit xD