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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.


  • flugfrei jones

    gorgeous.

    • flugfrei jones

      and i didn’t actually read the post before i said “gorgeous” ..

  • http://ravenlunatick.wordpress.com Raven

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

  • http://www.dark-crystal-tribute.com InspiredByJim

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