Wow, I can’t believe it’s already September! This year is flying by too quickly, I wish it would slow down~
On Saturday, the 25th of August, Ringo and I attended Fan Expo 2012! Considering the fact that we usually attend the full weekend of conventions, attending one day was a bit of a change! Fan Expo has been getting more and more expensive, so we could only really afford to attend for one day. (Saturday pass cost us $50 each ;_;) Next year we’ll hopefully be able to apply for media passes!
As a very last minute decision, we cosplayed female scouts from Team Fortress 2. We are both big fans of the game, and I’m sure that wear scouts was the most fun we’ve ever had in cosplay.
I cosplayed a red team scout because red suits me better~ In the game however, I almost always play Blu team 😀 (I guess that makes me a traitor haha~ THAT RED SCOUT IS A SPY!)
I made the Blu team intel as my prop, as well as The Atomizer.
Sorry for the graininess, this photo was taken on my instagram! (If you have instagram, my username is @mahoushoujo) This was made from a baseball bat (bought at Value Village for $6), spray painted silver, BONK! designs painted on with acrylic paint, with craft foam for the raised red band parts at the tip and near the top of the neck.
Matching shoesies on the GO train. I actually managed to find a pair of Adidas in Value Village for $15! Needless to say, these were the most comfortable cosplay shoes ever. I normally have to wear boots that are too tight or shoes that fit strangely, so it was fantastic being able to wear comfortable running shoes all day! No cramping! 😀
At the convention! I attached a BONK! sign to Ringo’s headset. Lots of TF2 fans recognized that and complimented us on it, saying it was a nice touch!
For those interested, this is what was inside the intelligence. Popcorn, medic speech bubble (which wouldn’t attach onto my headband so I ended up ditching it,) makeup bag, sandviches, sports take, extra wire, canned coffee and juice!