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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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:iconsilver4espeon:
I just bought this game last week and look how much more awesome it seems. O_O

This. Is. So. Cool! :D
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:iconsornock893:
Soooooo cool!!! I like the wing!
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AquaticSorceress Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
O.o Those wings are awesome, and that landscape reminds me a bit of the first mission! Nice job! =D
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trial-of-six Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wait this is cosplay?! couldn't even tell! great shot!
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:iconlulu-fukurou:
MY! Wondeful! The shot it's great, but the cosplay... pff!
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:iconneversprout:
Working with Nintendo itself. :) Most of us can only hope to be where you are at someday, and you deserve it because you worked for it and you are awesomely talented! You're someone I look up too. Great job on this outfit! =D It's fantastic!!
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:iconpikaplusmin:
This is awesome, from the cosplay to the venue to the shot itself!! You make a perfect Pit, bravo!! :clap:
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alswaiter Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I await your wing making tutorial!
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Pika-Nala Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's an amazing costume! Good job! :D
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DarkLink021 Feb 9, 2013  Student General Artist
Nice view.
Costume looks awesome!
:D
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