Dragon Age Morrigan Necklace

Laura Sánchez aka Nebulaluben created this beautifully detailed necklace for her Ballgown Morrigan from Dragon Age Inquisition. You can find her tutorial below!

Picture by Jesús Clares. Commisioned for EA Spain.
Picture by Jesús Clares. Commisioned for EA Spain.

Hello everybody!! Today it’s time to write about my Morrigan necklace so let’s go!

To make the pattern, I wrapped myself in plastic and masking tape to get a basic shape. I drew its shape with its details and I cut it out to obtain the pieces.
As always, I just made one half to make it symmetrical later.

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I made most of the necklace using Worbla but the pendant, that was the same from DAO and I already had its mold. I made the necklace base with a Worbla sheet and I shaped it with the heat gun.

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Then I cut the strips and the leaf shaped ornaments and I stuck them using the heat gun again. The smaller blue ornaments were made using thin craft foam.
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I glued the polyurethane resin pendant with epoxi glue.

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I primed the collar with a couple wood glue layers and priming spray. It needs a lot of work to smooth it out.
After priming, I had to sand it conscientiously till it looked smooth enough.

Before sanding.
Before sanding.
After sanding.
After sanding.

Once the surface was ready, I painted it with a layer of brown acrylic and, to finish it, I used my favourite golden paste.
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And done!
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I don’t quite like the final shape of this collar. I mean, it’s not bad, but I’d like it to be a litle wider. I was in a rush while making this costume, so I didn’t have time to remake it. Anyway, I hope you find this tutorial useful.
As always, you can follow me on my social media and feel free to ask me anything in the comments below.
Thanks for reading!

Thanks again to Laura Sánchez for sharing this tutorial with us! You can find her on Instagram, Twitter, and DeviantArt.