Korra Cosplayer Is Bending Fire Like A Pro

Cosplay by Van Helen | Photo by So Say We All

This is Van Helen as Korra, and that fireball she’s throwing around isn’t a simulation or photoshop, it’s the real deal.

Advertisement

The top and bottom shots here were done using a method which basically has the person dip their arm in a (kinda safe) flammable solution then setting it on fire, creating a brief flash of flame.

The middle shot (so the one immediately below) was done the old-fashioned way, by having someone...stand behind her with a can of hairspray.

Photos and setup by So Say We All.

Cosplay by Van Helen | Photo by So Say We All
Advertisement
Cosplay by Van Helen | Photo by So Say We All

Share This Story

About the author

Luke Plunkett

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.