Yes, I free-handed this whole thing. I started by making a few important marks with sharpie in order to position everything and then I went for it. I'm such a remarkable waste of talent.
A big thanks to Gearbox for releasing extremely handy cosplay reference guides. If only I had these for my Zer0 cosplay. I wouldn't have had to take pictures with my cell phone from my television of my actual Zer0 character. lololol
I'm unsure what else to say about this. Here are some more progress pictures: