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White Raven: Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos by AN0RIEL White Raven: Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos by AN0RIEL

"You might be my creator, but you are NOT my father!
Fathers are kind. Fathers protect you. Fathers raise you.
I was protected by the monks of Azarath.
I was raised by my friends.
They are my family, this is my home and you are not welcome here!
Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos …!!"


:iconchikarasan: Photographer

:iconan0riel: Costume artist & model
(… )

Series: Teen Titans

Location: Kassel, Germany

September 2013

About the Costume
Completely self-made and man, was I under time pressure! The leotard is made of faux stretchy leather in a slight off-white tone, as are the shoes. Wig is self-styled and the gems are self-made too. But there is still a lot I want to redo and make better for a reshooting very soon, I hope, maybe even with my pretty Starfire. (the form of her hood for example. I didn't have enough fabric left …) I also really love her appearance in season 4 episode 13, "The end part 3". Ah but I'm generally in love with all the Raven-centered episodes and I plan on making more Raven costumes. I felt very comfortable wearing this costume and I'm very happy I got to portray her, even if it was just a test run. So yeah, I'm really looking forward to re-wear it and re-shoot it with epic smoke or something.

My feelings towards Raven

Raaaveeeen oh my glob I have so many feels for her. She's one of my favourite character of all time and she did shape my childhood a lot. I loved how unconventional she was, how she was "not creepy, just different" and later, when I did more research and found out how she, despite her looks, is actually a very hopeful person, my love for her grew even more. Fighting against her destiny because she decided to be good, trying so desperately to find another way because she doesn't want to destroy everything -- it's very close to what I believe in myself, which is that there is always a certain room for our own deeds and influences, even within our "destiny". And it is completely up to us to decide what's right for us and what not. …… Plus I ship BBrae really really hard and Greg Cipes and Tara Strong are killing me with their tweets and instagram photos OTL
Sooo yeah. Lot of emotions flowed into this costume. This was really meant to be more as a test run, actually, and I am so very happy that I can, imo, pull her off quite well. (Do you even know how many favourite characters I have which I can not cosplay because my type doesn't fit …like, at all and I would just be unhappy with it? Too many! T_T Ahh so I'm really glad about Raven.) For all the BBRae shippers out there: check out "Metrion" by Veela. 10000% BBRae/ general raven feels. Haaaaah –!



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This is... the coolest cos-play pic I have ever seen of raven! I just love how her capes flowing in the wind. The fact that you didn't use her blue cape, but instead used her white cape, I mean I know the blue is more on the traditional side, but her pale skin goes perfectly with the white! I mean this is just beautiful! Perfection! I also very much love how there's a reflection on the building behind her! Love it! Beautiful! I tried to find something bad about this, I mean I looked at every thing, but was unable to. that's how great this is! :D
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This is nice, I don't really see any flaws with it, it looks beautiful. I like how her hands are up it gives the feeling that she was flying. Nice makeup, wig works perfectly with it, I see the reflection in the background, probably a glass building. If it's not, then that doesn't matter. The costume was really well done, photography was well done also, um... The costume is CLEAN. I like that. Well, I guess that's all I have to say, nice job, and I hope you have fun doing more cosplay. So, nothing bad about it, all in all, great job.
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bonecracker3 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
This is a wonderful cosplay of a great character. The amount of effort put into this is apparent after a mere glance. I am particularly impressed by your choice of body paint color, as it perfectly compliments the white cloak and leotard. Overall this is very well done. :) On a side note, in the description, I noticed that you stated she was a very hopeful character in spite of her looks. I was just wondering what that meant in terms of her appearance. I personally always thought she had a very beautiful design, but I really like hearing the opinions of other fans on those kind of subjects.
DraginKYle44 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
You Did a great job
AN0RIEL Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much :heart:
(and omfg late reply is late OTL)
DraginKYle44 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Its okay. I love Teen Titans
AN0RIEL Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes me too!! 
It's awesome! Maybe I'll go over to reading the comics ~
Heard DC fucked up kinda … a lot, so I'm a bit 'scared', but I guess I'll give it a try somewhen! 
How about you?
DraginKYle44 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
For me, Teen Titans is My cartoon of all times
JohntheMurray Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That's some badass qoutage you got there in the description. And of course awesome cosplay.
AN0RIEL Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha, yeahh that's because raven IS badass! >D
Aw, I did love that scene a lot and how she finally stood up to him, so it HAD to be this quote for this cosplay! >D 
Thank you!  :heart: :heart:
JohntheMurray Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That she is! My pleasure :)
cityoffog Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Looks fantastic! I can't wait to do a white Raven of my own.
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