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MechaBlade – Inspired by Overwatch and Allure Cosplay

Hello Everybody, after getting back from my short break to Bal’Demnic I got back to the real world and designing. I had time to think about other inspirations and after creating Anime Hunter Lightsaber for Artistbybeauty I thought “how about another manga/anime or computer game inspired hilt?” Well as I surfed the net I discovered another friend of mine, Allure Cosplay had finished work on her Overwatch themed cosplay costume….the character being MechaQueen Pharah. It was a difficult build for Allure and she didn’t have time to make a replica blaster so I figured, “That armoured suit needs….a SABER!” so here is my MechaQueen Pharah inspired hilt. I call it MechaBlade….

The character of MechaQueen Pharah has many colour schemes or “skins” within the computer game (you can either pay to access these alternate colours straight away or unlock them by achieving set goals) but one particular skin is silver/white, orange and Cobalt Blue. This is helpful as they are colours available to me in my editor! The blade projects from an angular emitter that resembles the angled plating of her armour. The body and grip are silver and Cobalt blue respectively. The grip being forward of the switch so Pharah’s armoured gauntlets won’t accidently contact the activation button and extinguish the weapon. The Raptora MK VI suit is very powerful and so I felt the saber had to match and has an FTE crystal pommel to give the saber a power boost. If Pharah and Allure had one of these hilts and the blaster they would be formidable! MechaQueen Pharah is formidable already and here is a picture of her for you to see how well I did recreating her look….Mechaqueen Pharah 1

I hope to get in touch with Allure Cosplay again and ask if I can post some images of her cosplay costume too, which includes wings! If you want to take a look at Allure Cosplay’s work sooner you can visit her Facebook and YouTube pages using the following links!

Allure Cosplay Facebook Page

Allure Cosplay YouTube Page

But sadly my gaming credits are running out and so is my time for this post. I will have to end soon but as usual I want to thank you all for visiting and supporting me and FTSabersite. Your comments, likes and follows mean a lot to me and keeps me motivated to design more. And I do have more designs for future posts and I hope you will return to see them! Till next time.

“Overwatch”, “MechaQueen Pharah” and all related names, logos and material are Trademark/©Copyright of Blizzard Entertainment. “MechaBlade” is a For Tyeth Editions design and is ©Copyright of For Tyeth/FTSabersite 2018.

Talon’s Allure Saber – For Allure Cosplay

Allure: the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.

Hello Everybody, I promised myself I would as a sort of New Years’ resolution try to explore more around the Internet and read a bit more. I decided to check out YouTube for new saber videos when I stumbled across an “Unboxing Video” from a young lady named Allure Cosplay. Allure had purchased a saber but waited a year before making her video about it (view it HERE). Then around two weeks ago an update video appeared giving a review. I checked out the videos and discovered that Allure was also a Cosplayer (though at the time I didn’t realise how accomplished or popular she is!) As I was trying to expand my horizons and inspirations I went and looked at her YouTube channel and found that Allure has an amazing Darth Talon costume.

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Allure Cosplay as “Darth Talon” Photo courtesy of 7SPhotography

 

I posted a few comments and got to “chat” with Allure and she in turn checked out FTSabersite. Well I just had to create a saber design for her Darth Talon outfit. And here it is….TALON‘S ALLURE….

Hopefully this saber captures the same type of Allure that Allure herself possesses. The saber comes in a Transparent Red powder coat to enable me to recreate the “Sith Tattoo” effect that Darth Talon bears. The emitter has a Sith red blade and three aggressive claws and windows. Darth Talon is one of Darth Krayt‘s Hands (Sith apprentice) and assassin so her hilt had to look mean! The switch section has ergonomic ribs to provide a great gripping position. The pommel also has a recess for a second hand position when holding the hilt double handed. With all of my Sith saber designs, to represent their arrogance and lust for power and possesions I also added a couple of gold bands on the handgrip for some “Sith Bling”. They could also represent Talon’s yellow eyes!

Allure Cosplay also has a Facebook page, Allure Cosplay Facebook, as well as her  Allure Cosplay on YouTube channel and when I explored her pages I discovered fantastic photos of her in numerous costumes such as Garona from Warcraft, Gamora from GOTG and Allure is now working on an Overwatch costume based on Mechaqueen Pharah. Allure is so accomplished she even published her own cosplay calendar!

And speaking of calendars, you of course require photographs to put in one and I have to give a big thank you to Mr Lainez of 7SPhotography for allowing me to use the above image of Allure posing as Darth Talon. Thank you sir, you are a gentleman. And for my viewers and followers you can discover more of Mr Lainez’s fabulous cosplay based photos on his Facebook page which can be accessed via the link below:

7SPhotography Facebook Page

So please go and check out all of these pages, the talent displayed on them is phenomenal. I hope Allure Cosplay approves of this design and I will continue to watch her progress with the Mechaqueen Pharah costume.

And if you were wondering just how great Allure’s Darth Talon costume is, here is a picture from the Dark Horse Comic of Darth Talon:Darth Talon Illustration

I am approaching that dreaded time where I have to end the post, but first I want to give one final big thank you to Allure Cosplay and Mr Lainez and I hope we can keep in touch. I also need to say thank you to my viewers and followers for joining me again in 2018, I think it has been a good start and I have TWO more “SuperHero” hilts coming up, so please call back to see those….Till next time!

Allure Cosplay is ©Copyright of Allure Cosplay, 7SPhotography is ©Copyright of Mr Lainez. Image used with permission. “Talon’s Allure” is a For Tyeth Edition design, ©Copyright of For Tyeth/FTSabersite 2018.