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Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015 by melell
Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015
Character: Planeswalker Sarkhan Vol (gender-bend) wielding dragon arm, Banefire from Magic the Gathering (card references: gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… and gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… )
Cosplayer: melell (www.facebook.com/smelissali)

Photographer: Undiscovered Photography (www.facebook.com/undiscoveredp…) ECCC 2015

'For Sarkhan Vol, the dragon is the purest expression of life's savage splendor."
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Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015 by melell
Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015
Character: Planeswalker Sarkhan Vol (gender-bend) wielding dragon arm, Banefire from Magic the Gathering (card references: gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… and gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… )
Cosplayer: melell (www.facebook.com/smelissali)

Photographer: Cliff Nordman (www.flickr.com/photos/cliffnor…) ECCC 2015

'For Sarkhan Vol, the dragon is the purest expression of life's savage splendor."
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Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015 by melell
Sarkhan Vol , Banefire @ ECCC 2015
Character: Planeswalker Sarkhan Vol (gender-bend) wielding dragon arm, Banefire from Magic the Gathering (card references: gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… and gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Car… )
Cosplayer: melell (www.facebook.com/smelissali)

Photographer: Sean Edwards 

'For Sarkhan Vol, the dragon is the purest expression of life's savage splendor."
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Banefire WIP by melell
Banefire WIP
Construction process for Banefire (dragon head) in Sarkhan Vol costume.  Dimensions were ~24"x19"x9", final weight with plastic resin body, metal frame, rechargeable battery pack and LED's ~2.5 lbs
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Hedron by melell
Hedron
Hedron construction progress for Sarkhan Vol costume.  Made from references in the 2014 MTGKTK trailer...
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:iconspazztik:
Spazztik Featured By Owner May 4, 2015
The fact that your costumes light up add another level of badassery to them
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Uratz-Studios Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for Watching! We should Team up. I got both Traditional Sculpting skills and 3D printing on my side. Together we can destroy them all
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gentleEvan Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
Your drawings are awesome and your costumes are amazing. I'm sure you hear this a lot but you are very beautiful and you have lovely eyes.
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AgentA122 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! <3
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Seieihime Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Writer

I wish you a wonderful Birthday lovey~!:iconmahfeelzplz:

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I hope it’s just as amazing and memorable as you~:iconsatoshipeaceplz:

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darquiel Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Happy B-Day!
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BoriStonecutter Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Hyappah Burf-dur!!!
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SikarosLP Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Happy Birthday:happybounce: 
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AgentA122 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A fellow MTG fan! Rock on! And awesome cosplays! Instant watch!
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Che-Bureiku Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, your costumes are amazing! Some of the coolest things I've ever seen!
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