Cosplayers are basically wizards. Sometimes, they are also literal wizards, when they dress up like Gandalf the White or Dumbledore, but we mean in terms of their creative skills — sewing, sculpting, and sometimes even electronics are all part of making a detailed, true-to-life cosplay of a beloved character. Here at Nintendo Life, we’re lucky if we can put together an outfit in the morning to cosplay the role of “functioning human”, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the artistry of others.
Dan Cattell is an artist with a passion for making 2D sprites into 3D, wearable cosplays, by cutting out each individual part and slapping them onto cardboard shapes strapped to his arms and legs. Recently, his cosplays have been blowing up on TikTok, where he’s built quite the following.
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