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Pit - Kid Icarus Uprising - Nintendo by pikminlink Pit - Kid Icarus Uprising - Nintendo by pikminlink
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Earlier this year, 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

Palutena's Temple  - Kid Icarus Uprising by pikminlink Kid Icarus Uprising - Nintendo Pit Costume by pikminlink
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Pokemarick Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you really look like freakin pit, how do you do that?!
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sammy312004 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Did you ever make a tutorial for making the wings?
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LadyJuxtaposition Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I am really in love with your Pit cosplay! Beautiful breathtaking detailing job! :D
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Wulfsista Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, those Wings are really go(o)d Work;)
The whole Costume is so authentic, I really like it :heart:
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ForeverDreamer12 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the wings!
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Clowcardruler Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
No fair! I wish I saw you so I could get the AR cards T_T I have like the ones that came with the game and 1 more lol T_T
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mangadragonslayer Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
*knocked out with nosebleed*
When I first saw this I was like ' is that a cosplay or a fanart?' and then I clicked on it and saw it was REAL and I was like foperk[f3r[=r3-3ro=-3ov4;lk;lvrmlr vm?! This is the most FANTASTIC cosplay I have ever seen!
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Gohulspitters Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014
Its looks really amazing.
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ellehcore Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Did you ever get to post a wing tutorial? I would love to learn from the master of Pit cosplay!
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nekonifan Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
WOHOAH! O.O That's one realistic cosplay! I love it~! <3
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