Shindig video chat event with me!!!Super exciting news, everyone! I am holding an interactive 1-hour online chat on Monday November 19th, from 9pmEST - 10pmEST!
That means you guys can come hang out with me via webcam and talk cosplay, comics, anime, conventions and more! I'm using this awesome website called Shindig so all you have to do is RSVP in the link and come Monday the 19th JOIN the chat!
The best part? Send in your questions for me via email@example.com and Shindig will pick the most interesting ones for their streaming interview with me during the chat!
The 2nd best part? I will be in costume for the event! But you won't find out which costume until the 19th!
Please don't send questions via comments below, these WILL NOT COUNT! Only questions emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org will be chosen for the chat event!
Looking forward to hanging out with everyone!!
5 Simple Tips to Better CosplayBefore I start, I just want to clarify that I'm by no means an expert at all this. I've only been cosplaying a year and I still have a lot to learn, but my tutorials and cosplays get positive responses and I'm often asked how I do certain things, so I decided to put up a few tips that have helped me get where I am.5 Simple Tips to Better Cosplay3 years ago in Other More Like This
1. Find a good cosplay photographer
I cannot stress how important this is. I've seen way too many great cosplayers who only have shots taken by their friends or family and it makes me sad their missing out on the attention they could get towards their cosplay if they just had some good photos.
How do I find a good photographer?
Pay attention to cosplayers from your area, whether it be Cosplay.com, WorldCosplay, Facebook or right here on DeviantArt. If you find someone who has a cosplay picture that you really like, ask them who did their photo shoot and ask for their contact information. If you're at a convention, look out for people with expensive camer
Tut: Male Gender ExpressionFirst off, happy Halloween, everyone! Consider this little guide a gift back to all my watchers and fellow deviants as something for all of you to put to use. I will not be posting this guide anywhere outside of deviantART, so this is truly for the dA crowd.Tut: Male Gender Expression5 years ago in Other More Like This
It's very true that men have different ways of expressing themselves than women. Sometimes, how you act in crossplay can completely make or break your performance. This is not only useful information for women who intend to cosplay as male characters, but for drag kings, crossdressers, female-to-male transpeople, and even male-to-females and men who wish to be able to portray a more masculine character.
Please keep in mind - this guide will not cover many of the physical aspects of crossplay, as all of that would be too broad for one tutorial. If you wish to know more about using make-up, binding, packing, or dressing techniques, there are plenty of tutorials online, or you can feel free to ask me questions or st
Cosplay How To Yellow PagesCosplay How To Yellow Pages5 years ago in Other More Like This
The links to cosplay tutorials are below in the artists comments, but here I thought it would be nice to give idea's for the photography side of cosplaying. Feel free to shout out any idea's you want added here.
Idea's For Where To Photo-shoot:
-Sky Scraper Back Drop(Even better with Neon Signs)
-In an LRT
-Snowy Park Bench
-Somewhere with Reflective Glass
-Put A White or Black Sheet Over a Door/Something Else/ Use it As a BG