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Interview with Sophie as: Vanta

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    Name: Sophie
    Artist name: Vanta
    Country: France

    Introduction

    I’m a 25 french cosplayer. IRL I’m an art historian. I love sewing and embroidering. My favorite fabrics is the silk, and my favorite color green.


Assassins Creed Franchise

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What interests you about the Assassins Creed franchise?
I discover AC with the second game. In fact as an art historian I studied Italian renaissance and the game was perfect for relaxation after the revisions!

Which Assassins Creed characters do you cosplay?
Caterina Sforza from ACII
Mirella Djuric/ the Trickster from ACR

Why do/did you cosplay them/him/her?
Caterina Sforza: I’m so in love with the character. She was a very strong woman in a men’s world.

The Trickster: I fall in love with the costume design. I practice oriental dance so with this cosplay I can cosplay and dance!

What do you think of Assassins Creed Syndicate (game and characters)?
I don’t know yet what to think. I’m a little old school, I love the “old” assassin’s creed with Altaïr and Ezio, but it can be interesting to meet new Assassins and new historic periods.


Cosplay

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How long have you been a cosplayer?
Since 2008

Is cosplaying your hobby or profession?
Only a hobby (for now…)

How long does it take you to make your costume?
Really, it’s depend of the costume. Some are made in one week, some in 6 months. Usually 2-3 months.

Do you usually achieve the desired outcome for your costume on the first try?
yes 🙂

Do you visit conventions?
yes

Which conventions do you visit?
A lot of french conventions (essentially parisians cons) : Japan Expo, Epitanime, Paris Manga, Geekopolis…..

What are you working on right now?
For now I’m working on the Rebel from ACIV, Lady Sif from Thor (the second movie armour), a character from the roleplaying game Pathfinder, and I have always an Avatar cosplay in progress in the craftroom ! And maybe one day, Elise de la Serre (she is french, has red hair, what else :P?)

Do you cosplay for other things as well?
I’m crazy about the cartoon avatar (four cosplays for now and five projects)
I also love the comics Thor and I have some projects.

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