Costume designer and prop-maker Shawn Thorsson has created some of the most detailed, realistic, and badass costumes and props in the cosplay world. He jumped into the world of cosplay after seeing the trailer of Jon Favreau’s 2008 film Iron Man. He built Tony Stark’s Iron Man armor and then just kept going from there.
Wired released a short little spotlight video that centers on this man and the work he has done in the cosplay world. It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at seeing what makes this guy tick.