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alucard27
Devil Trigger Dante
Artist | Hobbyist | Artisan Crafts
United States
I'm a cosplayer who specializes in exotic weapons and costumes, especially those revolving around the classic Devil May Cry series :P If it's unique, and if the idea grabs me, I'll give it a shot.

I also do some digital artwork, some photography, and occasional poetry as well

I do take prop commissions. I make swords, guns, and jewelry (no armor or full costumes at the moment, sorry). If you have need of my skills, feel free to send me a note and we'll work something out :)
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This year is already half over, and it has been a hell of a ride thus far. I've been doing/trying a lot of new things in the world of prop building. Some have had some serious success, others were failures to a degree. The way I approach it, as long as you learned something, it's not a complete waste. A few props didn't quite turn out right, and one armor project was a dud...but I took note of what I did right, salvaged what I could, and moved on.

Highpoints/successes of this year so far have been the Gears of War costume (armor, guns, etc) which was a smashing success. That one I experimented with new materials for building the Lancer, a process that carried over to the Alucard guns. Also tried my hand at some Borderlands 2 guns and overall had successful outcomes. The Mad Moxxi Bad Touch (with the Light Up magazine!) and the Vladof Infinity were both awesome outcomes. Also proud of my DmC - Devil May Cry props. I believe I am either the first or one of the first to make the Aquila. I'm proud to report to date the Ebony has my personal best record for fastest build. Completely built and painted that baby in 3 days.

Armor wise, I tried using foam for mobility with my upcoming Metal Gear Solid 4 Raiden costume and that turned out nicely. It's a lovely blend of flexibility and durability. Used the salvaged armor from the failed Space Marine project as the base to my upcoming Iron Man armor. Tried something new for the arm assembly which at least in test fitting, looks very promising.

It wasn't a new process, but it was also a pleasure to make a new sword for Raiden out of mahogany (<3 that wood). Also, completed the sheath to Sam's blade from Metal Gear Rising, which turned out phenomenally. Lot of work, but the turnout was worth it

Current and upcoming projects include adding the final touches to MGS4 Raiden (done for all intents and purposes) and of course finishing the Iron Man armor. I'll be gunning for the damaged/half on look from Iron Man 3 :P

Also want to make a Star Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy, so that'll entail the mask and at least one of the guns. Loved that movie to pieces...if you haven't seen it yet, you really should. I'm also thinking something Borderlands, and revisiting my old haunt, Devil May Cry.

Feel free to visit my gallery and see what I've been rambling about. If you want to commission a prop, send me a private note, and we'll work something out :)

Until we meet again,

*dante salute*
  • Mood: Neutral
  • Listening to: Engel -Rammstein
  • Watching: Ultimate Spider Man
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Drinking: Beer

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Baal Pattern Bolt Pistol - Warhammer 40k by alucard27
Baal Pattern Bolt Pistol - Warhammer 40k
Finally finished. Decided on a very shiny take on the Bolt Pistol, based on the Blood Angels' style livery. I didn't formally add any distinguishing marks in the event I want to add another chapter's markings. Also, in this present form, either Loyalist or Chaos could use this (worst case it's a trophy from a fallen foe)

The gems on the grip are custom cut from the lense of a headlight I found

I'm not one for gold normally, but I do like the turnout on this puppy. Very proud it made it through modding and painting and still fires foam darts (pistol range, but still)

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Warhammer 40k, Bolt Pistol, Blood Angels, etc. are copyrighted to Games Workshop...this is just fan work
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WH40k Bolt Pistol - WiP by alucard27
WH40k Bolt Pistol - WiP
Every Warhammer 40,000 fan in the end wants to build a Bolter of some kind. Here's the progress so far. She started as an X-Shot Stealth and is still functional as a nerf/dart gun

Can't decide how I want to paint it. Was planning on painting it in Night Lords colors (favorite legion hands down), but then thought it might look good as a Relic Bolter (aged gold color scheme)

Thoughts?

Warhammer 40,000 is copyrighted to Games Workshop...this is just a fan work
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Where's the rest of it?! by alucard27
Where's the rest of it?!
I recently decided to make the AIM shirt Tony Stark was wearing near the end of Iron Man 3, and I figured this was a clever way to show the finished work (and tease the mk. 42 armor I'm working on...slowly)

Was going for tongue in cheek for the posing and title with a nod to the scene where Tony got captured..hope you approve :)
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Unkempt Harold - Borderlands 2 by alucard27
Unkempt Harold - Borderlands 2
When :iconjohnsonarms: made one of these awhile ago, I decided I had to take a crack at it myself

This puppy is a hybrid of 4 different guns. A lot of the details are hand painted including the star. I'm really happy with how the weathering turned out. Still prefer automatic handguns, but this baby definitely makes a case for how badass a revolver can look


Unkempt Harold, Borderlands 2 copyrighted to Gearbox
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A Sense of Dread by alucard27
A Sense of Dread
Recently made all new gold buckles (fixing an inaccuracy that had annoyed me for a long time with the costume), and decided it was time to do a new pic as Dante in Devil May Cry 4

My Dreadnaught mask is one of my favorite headpieces through all the different ones I've made over the years. Sadly, it has not gotten a lot of use. Hence, its use in this picture. The smoke effects were digitally added, but the shadows are real.

I wanted to convey the sense of confidence Dante has in using his myriad demon forms (hence the use of the demon arm as well)
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:iconcelestegomezarts:
CelesteGomezArts Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav!! Hug +fav 
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RebArc Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hi there! Thanks so much for the fave! :dance:
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:iconalucard27:
alucard27 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
no problem...love the style you drew the devil trigger in :)
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RebArc Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hehehe! Thanks! The truth is, I never played Devil May Cry ever! ^^;
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AnotherViolaDream Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am a fan of Dante who favourited more on your gallery since you thanked me for favourites
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nofdestruction Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Do you still have the Wesley Gibson costume?
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alucard27 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
it was made up of leather wear mainly which is mine of course..and the mask has since been broken down for another project
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nofdestruction Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Student General Artist
have you read the wanted comic and seen the film?
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alucard27 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
read the comic, saw the film, played the game...I know Wanted through and through
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