New Project- Asuna cosplay wings

I’ve been wanting to make a set of animatronic wings for some time so when I was asked to make these I pretty much jumped at the chance. This is a pretty challenging project for a couple of reasons. First, wings put a pretty big strain on servo motors so you need really powerful /durable servos and you need to make the wings very light weight. Second, there’s no room to mount any hardware! You can’t put the servos, batteries and controller board under the clothes and the mechanics are fairly complex as all four wings need to move up and down and flap forward and back. Everything has to fit behind the costumer’s back. You also need a hidden harness to support the wings. The trick with this project is not only to get everything to work properly but to make it look right. While there’s absolutely no way to make it look exactly like the pictures below I do believe it’s possible to get close enough and maintain the look of the character while still getting those awesome wings to move properly.

Stay tuned!



2 thoughts on “New Project- Asuna cosplay wings

  1. Oh man, this is great! I’m working on wings for my Talonflame cosplay, and am still working through the logistics. While your wings updates might not be directly translatable for my project since I have regular bird wings, it’ll still be immensely helpful to see what you’re doing!


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