It’s Friday Eve everyone! Let’s get through the week by reading about another epic cosplayer!!!
What’s your name?
Nicholas Sawyer aka Sawyers mess Cosplay.
What is your favorite beverage?
I love a nice pint of Asahi Black Japanese beer! Yes please!!!
When did you start cosplaying?
I started cosplaying around 3 years ago a lot went on in my life so I took some me time out and began making my first gaming Cosplay from borderlands for me and my brother! Bewm and Boom!
Why did you start cosplaying?
I have wanted to for years but I never really got the chance, work, social life and a family meant that I was restricted to providing, one day I thought I’d take it up and treat myself to the idea! I never looked back! 🙂
Who are your cosplay idols?
Man, I love Maul Cosplay! His snake Cosplay is out of this world! His witcher Cosplay makes me want to aim for the sky’s and achieve something just as brilliant even more!!
What type of cosplay do you do?
I’ve been playing computer games since I was 3 so I’ve always been partial to the gaming cosplays!!!
What are your favorite cosplays?
I love metal gear solid so my favorite Cosplay has to be the one I made as big boss!!!! He’s such a bad ass and always goes down well at cons!
What is something you want to cosplay but probably never will:
I would definitely Cosplay reindheart from Overwatch what with me being 6 ft 5 I wouldn’t need much height added! However, I just don’t have the space and the time to create a big build up to the standards I’ve seen out there!
Do you make, buy, or special order your cosplays?
I do a mixture of all three! There’s some amazing Cosplay creators out there who help me out with commission if I don’t have the time who I’m hugely thankful for!
What do you love about cosplay?
What’s not to love? My main thing about Cosplay is the community getting the fans together and having a laugh!
What is the most difficult thing for you about cosplay?
Glue, i have stuck my hands to all kinds of places!!! (Not on purpose) :p
Who is your favorite character to cosplay?
Big boss from the metal gear solid game franchise, always goes down well with people.
If you could live in any fantasy world, where would you go?
I’d live in the world of Warcraft universe. Who wouldn’t want to ride a wyrven and turn your enemies into sheep! :p
Where do you get your inspiration for your cosplays?
From the games I play or just fellow cosplayers! If It looks amazing I want to go for it!!!
What are your “fandoms”?
Gaming!!!!! I’m partial to a lot of b movie horrors – the worse the better! I’m a part of Cosplay groups and covered in tattoos!
What is something you wish beginning cosplayers knew?
Take your time, a suit of armour isn’t made in a day!
What tips do you have for other cosplayers?
Don’t glue your hands to your head!!
What is something you wish non-cosplayers knew?
Come join in the fun you’ll love it!!!
What cosplays are you working on?
Just finished my dark souls elite knight armour!!! Out of plate mail!!!
What cosplays do you want to do if money and time were no object?
If I had a choice I’d do garrosh hellscream and a gundam mech!
Where can people find your cosplays?
I’m on Instagram, facebook and Twitter you’ll find me under sawyersmesscosplay
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