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Last year I visited a craft fair and discovered in the paper decoration / paper crafting a super great new material.
Maybe some of you know it.
But here in german Cosplay scene, and perhaps also for many other countries it's really a novelty.
It can be used for paper decoration, for gemstones, paint and much more.
In this tutorial I made a kind of decoration for costumes versions/ setting f
Hey guys, check this info out~ UPDATEDInformation submited by: :iconsairusaigen:Hey guys, check this info out~ UPDATED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
We are making a Cosplay/Anime/Manga/Gaming Social Network called "Saigen" which means
"Artistic generation" / the 'Generation of Paint" !
It is a free international social network like facebook in animestyle xD
and you can sign up manually (username, password email adress)
or use 'facebook connect' (2 clicks) (soon also google connect !).
Our goal is to open Anime Maid Cafes ALL over the world with conventions,
events, ddr machines, sewing machines, gaming pcs, etc!
Yet reaching lots of members on saigen.net is one of the achievements
we need before we can start our very first anime maid cafe ♥
We have been open since 3 weeks ago and are at 300 members !
We try to recruite very much and make a great community together
for people that are interested in Japanese Culture, Gaming, Anime,
Art, Cosplay, Manga and so much more ^_^
Learn to make lolita cuffs, Boot covers, dolls, kitten ears ,
muffins,anbu mask, nyan cat plushie ,etc!
Since we a
Report Cosplayer Expo in Budapest (Hungary)Hey everyone ^.^Report Cosplayer Expo in Budapest (Hungary)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
sry for being super late with my reports! There still will be a report about the convention in Finland as fast as possible. But first a report about my latest cosplay travel to Hungary !
I was very happy to be invited as guest for the convention "COSPLAYER EXPO" in Budapest.
There, we were judges for the cosplay competition (categories: craftmanship solo, craftsmanship group, performance, EuroCosplay). It took us nearly the complete day to judge. Sadly my panel about ECG and WCS had to be canceled, coz there was not enough time anymore after the cosplay competitions.
I took some photos during the contest while judging XD;...sadly there was not enough time for real shooting with the country's cospalyers. I still hope you enjoy the stage photos...
SEE THE ALBUM WITH ALL STAGE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK -----> https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3715741333759.2146475.1282480334&type=3
some examples (bigger versions on facebook ;D)
Congratulations to all the winners
CARTOON SECRETSSSSSSSSSSSSSS (Part One)I get about a million emails a day asking me how to get into animation, and what schools and whatnot. And since I’d hate for amazing artists to end up doing something they hate for the rest of their lives when all they need was a few tips and some secrets and support… I'll try to do those things.CARTOON SECRETSSSSSSSSSSSSSS (Part One)6 years ago in Personal More Like This
My parents drilled into me that artists can't make a decent living. They wanted me to be a bizzzzzznesss maaaan. Really bad. But I would have rather been homeless.! A homeless adventurer...
I hoped to figure out some way to have adventures and do art and scrape by. I spent about six years traveling around hopping trains, exploring jungles in South America and working on fishing boats. Traveling and writing and drawing and painting. I wanted to turn that somehow into illustrated adventure books... but I never finished anything.
I tried to settle down and go back to
MASTER LIST OF TAOBAO STORES *NEW FABRIC SECTION* UPDATE:I'm currently searching for more cosplay/lolita /wig stores, in the mean time, have some updated nail art and new fabric section! Also, would anyone be interested in BDJ stores? I have found a few links here and there.MASTER LIST OF TAOBAO STORES *NEW FABRIC SECTION*3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Feel free to share a link to this journal to anyone in need of Taobao stores!
This list is constantly being updated! Feel free to add your own finds
http://phoenixiaoio.taobao.com/ (Most Vocaloid wigs come in several shades, so you can pick your favourite)
http://shop57068175.taobao.com/ (Same as the ebay store, only cheaper)
http://shop33700042.taobao.com/ (quality looks stunning *A*)
http://07day.taobao.com/ (Wigs and accessories/rings/ties etc)
http://shop61465485.taobao.com/ and http://shop36569647.taobao.com/ (lots of generic wigs)
http://chenyecos.taobao.com/ (look nice enough, but other stores are nicer/cheaper)
http://abujiacos.taobao.com/ (worth a look for their non-wig stock!)
http://cckids.taobao.com/ (another eBay sto
Marauder RevelationSo, this may be common knowledge, I don't know... but I just realised this today and figured I'd share.Marauder Revelation3 years ago in Personal More Like This
- Remove the A's and re-organise the letters
Every Marauder was murdered:
James = Voldemort
Sirius = Bellatrix
Peter = Voldemort's silver hand
I'VE NEVER NOTICED THIS BEFORE. HOW HAVE I NEVER NOTICED THIS?!
I wonder if this was intentional on J.K.'s part....
WHAT TIME IS IT? AAAADVENTURE TIME COSPLAY ...TIMEAdventure Time cosplay at Fantasy Quest 2WHAT TIME IS IT? AAAADVENTURE TIME COSPLAY ...TIME2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A couple of weeks ago, we attended an event called Fantasy Quest 2. (The very first Fantasy Quest was when we cosplayed Harry Potter characters.)
It was a pretty special day for us because four years ago, we had our first shoot and bonding day with Ysabel SavingSunlight at the venue, Fernwood Gardens.
We've been really into Adventure Time, so many months ago we decided we'd do AT cosplay, and that Fantasy Quest would be a fun opportunity to do so. It feels weird how we had been looking forward to this event for ages, and now it's over!
some were taken by me and my friends using my camera
photographer friends on dA :iconjrjs: :iconz3llll: :iconnikocruz: :iconroxwindy:
others were from Facebook friends who tagged me
Harry Potter wand tutorial + costume snapshotsHarry Potter wand progress/tutorialHarry Potter wand tutorial + costume snapshots3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm not sure if this can really count as a tutorial because I feel I didn't take enough photos, but I thought I'd share how I made my wand for Harry Potter cosplay. It's made with things I had lying around at home. Miguel :iconmerkymerx: helped me out a lot with his suggestions!
I started with these A paintbrush, a hot glue/gluegun stick, some tape, a brown paper bag, and some foil. Paintbrushes are very good bases for wands because of the shape and material. This once I particularly fancied because of the beautiful color and finish of the handle.
The brush was too short by itself, so I had to extend the other end somehow. Feeling very silly, I stuck the hot glue stick into the head of the brush, right in the middle of the bristles, and taped it into place. Sadly I did not get a photo of how it looked then. I tore of a bit of the brown paper bag and wrapped it around the glue stick for added stability, and taped that into place as well. (Yo
STORY TELLIN'...IF YOU WANT TO PITCH A SHOW, IF YOU WANT OT WRITE/STORYBOARD FOR TV AND MOVIES, YOU GOTTA LEARN THIS STUFF. AND HURRY! WE NEED YOU!!!STORY TELLIN'...4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The following is a super basic breakdown of a three act story structure. Of course, this isn't all there is to it, but its enough to get you started. People think that because FLAPJACK (and ADVENTURE TIME) are bananas, we just throw story structure out the window (and that we do lots of drugs). But you need to set up expectations in the audience before you can surprise them, and keep them emotionally invested in the characters so that they stay engaged.
Basic Story Structure:
ACT I – Setup (1/4 of episode)
The first act should answer two questions:
1) Who is the episode about. (the main person in this particular story who’s emotions we’ll track from beginning to end)
2) What happens to their life that has to be resolved.
Socially AwkwardI like the internet, but I acknowledge that it's not perfect. The ability for everyone to be the invisible man allows for a lot of injustice, bullying, harassment, and stalking to take place. This is slowly starting to change, however, thanks to every website gradually forcing people to link to their facebook (or other social media equivalent) accounts. No one wants to lose their personal social outlets as a result of the stuff they were doing elsewhere on the web, if you know what I mean. But... with all good things there are some bad things.Socially Awkward1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I don't know if it's just me, but I'm getting really creeped out how by how much everything is getting connected these days. Nearly every website asks me to post about stuff on facebook or twitter or reddit or whatever. Many websites don't even have personal accounts anymore and just have you link your social media accounts instead. And all of them want to update everyone on your every move 24/7.
And that's what's bothering me. I don't want every
PLUG: Tuxedo Team Guide to Cosplay MakeupSome of you might remember that we were invited to do a cosplay panel for the Manila International Book Fair, as well as the Cosplay Mania convention last year. Kat moonlightflight, China snowpeachdrop, El rosiael and I shared some insights about how we go about our cosplay preparations. I've already posted some of them, which you may see here:PLUG: Tuxedo Team Guide to Cosplay Makeup6 years ago in Personal More Like This
Cosplay Photography Guide
On Posing and Convention Etiquette
Wig Styling Tutorial
General Cosplay Courtesy
You may see these, and a few other things on my semi-new, sparkly
like Edward Cullenprofile page.
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I've become a big fan of appliqués in the past 5 years.
In this tutorial I want to show you what you can accomplish with this simple sewing technique.
Don't be surprised if I go through the steps quickly. In the lower tutorials everything has been described.
Basics / other tutorials can be found here:
SNEAKING IN (part II)**SCHOOLS:SNEAKING IN (part II)6 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've enrolled in (and dropped out of) quite a handful of schools. Calarts blew all of the others away for me, by like a million times. Because it was superspecific to what I wanted to learn.
That is one of the huge plusses of going to a school like calarts. You get a huge percentage of people going into the same field, and you already know who you'd wanna work with... (plus there's a huge ratio of students who will actually work in the industry, and teachers who currently work in the industry, and can hook you up...)
Yes, its expensive. Get student loans. Apply for food stamps. Sleep in your car. Make some sacrifices. It’ll pay off for the rest of your life. ESPECIALLY if you make sacrifices. Because you’ll work harder, with more direction. There are also scholorships (although at calarts, they are stingy your first year, then they g
Up, Up, and Away: Superhero CosplayThey might not have powers, but these superheroes look ready to save us all. Here are some of the best superhero cosplays from around deviantART!Up, Up, and Away: Superhero Cosplay7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Black Widow by BlackMageAlodia
Tony Stark 01 by xxTonyStarkxx
The Huntress by Neferet-Cosplay
robin commission by ohjimmyboy
Barbara Gordon - Batgirl IV by Knightess-Rouge
Using my Stock RulesThe updated stock usage rules for 2012Using my Stock Rules5 years ago in Personal More Like This
"I hereby grant all DeviantArtists permission to use my stock in any and all Deviant Prints without restriction."
You may use these images as you see fit except as follows:
- None of the images in the collection will EVER be used on a site that has PORNOGRAPHY of any sort, content or advertising. My work is art, not pornography and this can reflect poorly on the models I use and my own work. If you are caught you will be banned permanently without warning.
- If you violate any of these rules or violate any of my copyrights you are prohibited entirely, forever, from using any of my stock in any way, shape, or form - commercially or otherwise.
- Do not simply upload them to a pay site. These images are for photo compositors and artists; they are not to be used as content in and of themselves.
- You may use the stock images commercially and outside of DA. Please link me your use and please keep it tasteful. Do not defame or insult the models in your
Elma's Halloweren Contest - Updated - Sharpen your pencils, because Chibigamiz's Halloween Contest begins today!Elma's Halloweren Contest - Updated -3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Your goal is to in the given period of thirty (30) days create a Halloween costume for our lovely, lovely mascot Elma!
Your deadline is October 24, 2011.
In case you don't know Elma, you can meet him here!
Elma is Kiwiggle's baby.
- About Elma -
Elma is a boy
Elma has cat ears where his human ears should be
- - More About This Contest - -
- Only members are eligible to enter. -
- Only original work featuring Elma, our mascot, will be accepted. -
-In 'artist's description' of your work, put the following: -
" An entry for Chibigamiz's 2011 Elma's Halloween Costume Contest. "
- - - NEW SUBMISSION
Best deviations of the week 29Best deviations of the weekBest deviations of the week 291 year ago in Personal More Like This
Rin: Knife by balleashKarneval - Our Secret Chamber by vaxzoneMacross Frontier: Galactic cinderella by Astarohimestar shine by Shin--ShinID: Peter Pan - Wendy by xrysxNeo Domino by TatliflyHimawari Kunogi - Light your way by Cat-samaReady to fight by Yoko1707I never said I was a witch, did I? by nayzeersStrange World by clintzmejiRathalos Monster Hunter Cosplay by KICKAcosplayVampire Knight by PriSuicunZyra: Rise of the Thorns V by EnchantedCupcakeAngel Sanctuary: Aleksiel by aKami777Puella Magi Madoka Magica - 04 by shiroangRemilia : The Scarlet Devil by kyashii4The Duchess of Kiev by TheBigTogFinal Fantasy XIII-2 - Life Without You by TrustOurWorldNowAlucard The Immortal by Jack-DanLuka Megurine ~ Listen to my melody by GoddessOfValhallaVHD: Bloodlust. Charlotte' s proper upbringing by ElenaLeetahCosfest 2013 - Madoka Magica by shiroang.:Don't mess with me. by qurinChuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai! Unite~! by xmusettexRathalos Monster Hunter by KICKAcosplayTo Catch You by AnimaidensLEAGUE OF LEGENDS - Miss Fortune by supergiu74Rozen maiden by KirikoSanKing of Thieves by Bad-LlamaHanasaku iroha 2 by ikabiiYuno Gasai by Rubrum-CerviMacross Frontier :: Ranka Lee by UselessDeviceCosplay : Meiko Honma - Anohana by MaxLy[APH] America - War is coming by mariasachanFinal Fantasy XIII - Oerba dia Vanille by ellenlovely
281st feature - Photography- Spontaneous PortraitsJournal CSS by Jamaal10281st feature - Photography- Spontaneous Portraits2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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After serveral requests, I decided to upload a tutorial for my absinthe corset today. As you can see I used the same pattern for my steampunk corset dress Mademoiselle Émeraude Steam.
This tutorial shows an elaborate corset. Patterns can be found on the Internet at Burda / Simplicity or even online shops about historical patterns and corsets.
Many steps can be used for a simple corsage. The steps
Kony 2012 - Full StoryThere are two sides to every story, after all.Kony 2012 - Full Story3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here is the original Kony 2012 video. http://www.deviantart.com/users/outgoing?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc
If you haven't watched it yet, PLEASE do. Please take the time to really watch it, and try and empathise with these young people. Imagine if it were you, a sibling, a friend.... This man must be stopped.
Now, there have been criticisms not of the need to stop Kony, but of the Invisible Children organisation who have led this campaign. These criticisms primarily regard the organisations finances and military support. You can read these concerns here:
In the interests of fair representation, I today saw a response from the Invisible Children organisation, linked in a BBC article.
You can read their response to the criticisms here:
The Guardian, a news c
Happy Birthday Kuroh!Hellow everyone!! (:Happy Birthday Kuroh!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today is a special day -w- !
our beautiful Black Dog's birthday ! c:
together wish him a Happy Birthday ^^
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KUROH! C: !!
I found the fanart in tumblr ~>http://shourglass.tumblr.com/
sorry for my disappearance~ s:
I haven´t time for to look at the group or upload information about K
I think that tomorrow I upload something about K news~
I hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year c;
Yaya's Cosplay Tips - Part 1I had to have emergency surgery this weekend to remove my appendix, so not only did I miss HeroesCon but I'm also on forced bed rest for the next little while. That means I had lots of time to write up some tips for cosplayers to prepare for a convention.Yaya's Cosplay Tips - Part 11 year ago in Personal More Like This
Tips on how to safely navigate a convention as a cosplayer - Part 1
Part 2 will be posted later this week, so check back soon!
Introducing my Original Characters!Hi everybody!Introducing my Original Characters!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
My "Draw my OCs" Contest is open, so the time has come to tell you more about my OCs and their stories!
Below you'll see the list of the comics/projects/stories to which my OCs belong and you'll be able to know more about their pasts, their behaviors, their love stories and much more!
The order in which the OCs are listed doesn't mean anything: there's no project I like more than the others, or no OC that you'll have to draw to have more chances to win. Everything depends on your ability to portray them and their stories, independently from your drawing skills. If the drawing is technically perfect, but the characters are completely different from the ones described here (physically and temperamentally) it won't win, because it doesn't represent my OCs in the right way.
So, do your best and don't forget to read the descriptions carefully! ^^
Before every story I'
FAQ: FFXIII-2 Starseeker weaponEdit: Many of you asked for a transformation vid. So, I made this video clip. Enjoy!FAQ: FFXIII-2 Starseeker weapon2 years ago in Personal More Like This
In my former journal I asked if you would like for me to explain how my Starseeker weapon was made. Since there were quite some people that would like me to do so, I decided to make this FAQ journal. So, I hope I'l answer some questions you might have about this curious weapon and I hope I can explain it well enough for you all to understand.
Note that I made the weapon a couple of months ago and I don't remember everything very clear of the making of it. But, I'll do my best.
So, first things first: The Starseeker
Serah's weapon is quite the interesting one. This because it's a transformable one just like her sister's, Lightning. Nonetheless, it's a transformable one from bow to blade, which original form is none other than the cute moogle companion, Mog.
Of course, Final Fantasy is all about 'Fantasy', so making an exact workin