Interview with Benjamin as: Blackflames
Artist name: Blackflames
I’m Benjamin, i have 25 and i’m French (South of France, Massilia)
I make costume since many years, i begin with medieval, larps, Cosplay and finally Steampunk universe.
I like Symphonic Metal Music like Epica, nightwish, Within Temptation or Sonata Artica. Like animals too (i have cats), nature and sport.
Assassins Creed Franchise
What interests you about the Assassins Creed franchise?
His universe and all the costume, all are différents and original. Other point i like: the Historical side, very interesting
Which Assassins Creed characters do you cosplay?
Any official characters, I always realize my own costume/ Characters.
Why do/did you cosplay them/him/her?
What do you think of Assassins Creed Syndicate (game and characters)?
I really love Steampunk Universe and Syndicate past during Victorian era, so i like it.
Jacob seems to be a good characters, closer to the people and living like us (Like Edward Kenway i think) and also a little Rude.
How long have you been a cosplayer?
More or less 6 years
Is cosplaying your hobby or profession?
Not exactly, but my job is realized accessories for people, not only in cosplay but also in the other Universe (Steampunk, Medieval, Post apo…)
How long does it take you to make your costume?
It can varied, many month most of the time.
Do you usually achieve the desired outcome for your costume on the first try?
Never until now.
Do you visit conventions?
Which conventions do you visit?
Many, as i said, create and sell accessories is my job, i make it on conventions, i think i have already make 70% of the French convention (3convention in Belgium and one little in Italy)
What are you working on right now?
Ma last steampunk assassin costume (always little think to do or change until is perfect)
And the cosplay of Medivh of Warcraft 3.
Do you cosplay for other things as well?
Before all for pleasure 🙂 and after the Job haha !