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Model: SL-7998, Photo by: Michael Capell

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Description: Asajj Ventress: AOTC Concept
Prefix: SL
Detachment: The Flagship Eclipse
See also: Asajj Ventress: Sash Belt, Asajj Ventress: Body Armor, Asajj Ventress: Clone Wars
Context: SW: Republic: The New Face of War
Discovered on the war-torn planet of Rattatak, Asajj became the ruthless and cunning apprentice of Darth Tyranus. This first appearance of Asajj was drawn from early concept designs for the secondary villain in Star Wars Episode II.

Costume components:

Asajj Ventress Head and Make-up 1. Bald Head: The costumer’s hair is shaved or covered with a tight-fitting bald cap. If a bald cap is used, the cap is tinted to match the color of the costumer's face, and the edges are blended to make them as inconspicuous as possible.

Asajj Ventress Cosmetics

2. Complexion and Battle Tattoos: Special effects makeup is used to give the costumer’s head, neck, and hands a white or very pale gray skin tone. The lips should be tinted dark gray or black.

Asajj's triangular tattoo patterns should be reproduce in black special effects makeup. There are four triangle designs that radiate about each ear. Two two addition triangles point forward on each cheekbone, just in front of the ears.

Asajj Ventress Contacts 3. Dathomirian Eyes: White special effects contacts may be worn to replicate the solid white eyes that as seen in some Asajj Ventress reference.

Contact lenses are not required for 501st acceptance. All persons wishing to utilize contact lenses are encouraged to first see their optometrist for a fitting.

Asajj Ventress Collar 4. Collar: The collar is made of a black leather or leatherette material. The neck of the collar is high and form fitting. A pattern of horizontal lines encircle the shoulders and neck. The outer edge of the collar reaches to the outer curve of the shoulders, or it may drape over the tops of the arms. The edges of the collar are connected to the shirt, and do not hang loosely.

Asajj Ventress Shirt

5. Shirt: The form-fitting shirt is made of a matte stretch material. The fabric used for the center front of the shirt, the shoulders, the center back, and the long sleeves is a pale gray color. The side panels beneath the arms are darker gray or black in color. As an optional detail, a horizontal line patterns may be applied into the torso and sleeves of the shirt. Piping may be used to accent the princess seams that run down the front and back of the shirt.

Asajj Ventress Forearm Wraps

6. Forearm Wraps: The forearm wraps are made of the same material as the collar. The wraps reach from the wrists to just below the elbows. A triangular or square extension may be used to cover the back of the hands, or wraps may be used that go between the fingers and thumb, thus covering both the back of the hand and the palm.

Asajj Ventress Belts 7. Belts: A pair of black leather or leatherette belts are draped to create an "X" pattern in the front and back. The belts are wide at the top of their arc, and taper to a thinner width at their base. The front buckle is a large O shape. The buckle is metallic, and may be silver, gray, or black in color. Attachment points for lightsabers are made of "O" or "D" rings. These rings are located on the front side of each belt, just over the hip bones. The rings may be attached directly to the leather of the belts, or they may hang from short leather extensions.

Alternative Belt Option: When worn with an obi, a single black leather belt with a silver "O" shaped buckle can be used.

Asajj Ventress Skirt 8. Skirt: The wide, flowing skirt is approximately ankle length. The fabric may be flat or pleated. The skirt is made with black or very dark gray fabric, and it is designed in two sections. The back section of the skirt covers the back and sides of the costumer's legs. The front section is narrow, but still very full. The front of the skirt may open over the front of each thigh, revealing the leggings beneath. A shorter over-skirt may also be worn. This outer skirt is approximately knee length and is made of the same fabric as the rest of the skirt.

Asajj Ventress Leggings 9. Leggings: The form-fitting leggings are dark gray or black.

Asajj Ventress Boots 10. Boots: The knee high boots are black or dark gray. They can be basic riding boots, or they may have a row of black straps and silver buckles up the sides.

Costume accessories:
The costume should have (but is not required to have):

Asajj Ventress Obi 11. Obi: If desired, the costumer may wear a wide obi under the belt(s). If worn, the obi is made of the same fabric as the skirt.

Asajj Ventress Lightsabers

Asajj Ventress Lightsabers

12. Lightsabers: A pair of lightsabers resembling the established design for Ventress may be worn on the belt or carried. The curved hilts may be attached together into a double saber design, or they may be worn and carried separately. If bladed, the lightsaber blades are red in color.

Asajj Ventress Cloak 13. Cloak: A hooded, sleeveless cloak may be worn. The cloak is made of an opaque black fabric and has a full, flowing design that is nearly floor length.

*Some costumes sold as licensed costumes may require modifications for approval into the 501st Legion. Please see The Flagship Eclipse for rules on modification of these costumes.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 January, 2011 21:36

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