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Moth Wings by Magpieb0nes Moth Wings by Magpieb0nes
EDIT! 10/5 : Whoa! Thankyou for the DD! I have actually improved the design since these, moving forward with an infact LARGER set of moth wings [link] that actually moves via animatronics done-up by a freind [link]

***Thankyou!***


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Made potentially for a LARP but I dont know if Im going to use them now. But it was a fun project. Many design aspects were ques taken from the wonderful work of Swandog [link] <--- go check out her stuff, tres chic : )

Innitially intended to move but theres fabric problems that will prevent a smooth pull-string system so I'll probably just leave them hanging stationary and call it a day, or do a delayed arm-pull system if I really need any movement and then just fuss with them to get them laying flat again. I have this idea, see, that the character has nerve damage in the wings from trying to cut the damn things off so they dont move much or well anymore (The game they'd be fore is Changeling: The Lost the concept is a Luna Moth Beast Kith.)

Very thin foam sandwiched between Cotton, quilted and airbrushed.
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Moth Wings by ~Artsquish Fantastically realistic Luna moth wings, they even open and close. ( Featured by FrockTarts )
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CelebsilmaSilnoear Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE These. They're beautiful and capture the essence of the luna moth! <3 Gah I love all of your projects!!
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cha0sm0tte Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
ahhh!great!! wanna have it!
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ChildoftheGreenWood Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Those are really really really cool!
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Charleywren Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
omg i need this for a costume i'm trying to put together for dragoncon! could i get some anywhere, possibly in white?
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The-Ink-Virus Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have a question; if that's allright. What kind of framework did you have to make to support the wings? My husband is making me a pair of moth wings and was curious if you could lend some helpful tips? ^^; Thank you.
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DragonAlloy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how heavy are these??
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Magpieb0nes Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
They arent : )
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DragonAlloy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
also what is it made out of?
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CrosswalkCreeper Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Student General Artist
do you do commissions of moth wings? How much would they run? :) These are amazing and I'm putting together a moth-person character cosplay
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Lenexia Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
These are fantastic!
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