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Feast your eyes on this gorgeous Skeksis costume from Dark Crystal. Constructed by Xaerael (aka Neil Lockwood), it won him the 2011 EuroCosplay competition. It took a year to make and cost him nearly $2000.

You can read an interview with Xaerael here.

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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  1. flugfrei jones on said:

    gorgeous.

  2. Holy crap! Wow! There aren’t enough interjections in English to describe this.

  3. check out my 1984 tribute to The Dark Crystal and it’s creators from the 1984 World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim

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