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Kid Icarus Uprising - Nintendo Pit Costume by pikminlink Kid Icarus Uprising - Nintendo Pit Costume by pikminlink
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In early 2012, Nintendo contacted me to create a Pit costume and model as Pit for them from their Nintendo 3DS game "Kid Icarus Uprising". I was hired to model, flown out from California to work PAX East in Boston, MA as the official Pit costumed character to promoting the game, and hand out exclusive KIU AR cards!

The costume and myself to model as Pit was approved by Nintendo and Masahiro Sakurai himself before hand. They provided references so I can recreate the costume as accurately as possible and each stage of the costume needed to go through approvals before moving on.

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I really like Kid Icarus and Pit is such a fun character to play as! I always wanted to make a Pit costume. This is also probably one of my most comfortable costumes and doesn't take very long to put on. This was also my first time creating wings. Definitely a challenge and learning experience!
I will be putting up a tutorial on how to make wings real soon!


Official Nintendo Pit costume - made (including the wings) and worn by me

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LadyJuxtaposition Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Epic Pit cosplay EVER! Even the background is amazing and adds the perfect touch! :D
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sammy312004 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Amazing work! Can I ask you some questions about the costume? :)
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Andromeda-Ishaya Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Once again another epic pic
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XxXSabiXxX Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*.* woooooow! That's great!
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FMAYahsa12 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I reconize this place! Is this in... (trying to remember)... San Francisco I think?
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VictorSauron Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That's perfect and the place is awesome. Where is the photo taken?
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gothdra Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
As aways, splendid cosplay. I really love the wings and the location. Really fits the character :D
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Sylabus Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
I never knew that was you I saw at PaxEast in 2012! No wonder it was so well done! I still am in awe of those wings. I mean, they look great in these pictures but are nothing compared to what they look like in person. As always, love the work you do!
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Negau-chan Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WHOA
NO WAY YOU'RE A COSPLAYER
YOU LOOK LIKE YOU ARE ACTUALLY PIT AND YOU CRAWLED RIGHT OUT OF UPRISING
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anime1999 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so fabulous
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