Video: Euro Cosplay Championships

posted by costumzee on (3 years, 9 months ago)

The Euro Cosplay Championships took place in London this year.

The winner this year was this incredible Skeksil Chamberlin costume from Dark Crystal:

skeksil costume

The Skeksis are a fictional species which act as the main antagonists in the 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal, its companion book The World of The Dark Crystal and the TokyoPop prequel Legends of the Dark Crystal. The word "Skeksis" serves as both singular and plural form for this species, with the singular being pronounced /ˈskɛksɨs/ and the plural /ˈskɛksiːz/. They are described by concept artist Brian Froud as, "... part reptile, part predatory bird, part dragon." In the film, the Skeksis are represented by puppets engineered under the direction of Jim Henson. Jim Henson said that in the development of the Skeksis, the creators drew inspiration from the Seven Deadly Sins. More at Wikipedia.

Some incredible pictures from the championshops are available on Flickr.

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