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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:
Welcome 2013!~~~~~~~~First entry for 2013~~~~~~~Welcome 2013!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I would do a year review but it's quite late already and we are too lazy XD
INSTEAD HERE'S SOME OF OUR 2012 IN GIFS~~~
Most pics are from :iconireners: and my phone xD
I want to thank all our lovely fellow cosers and photographers for the great times and shoots last year much gratitude and love for you all >3
Fragility Feature #1Fragility Feature #12 years ago in Personal More Like This
we are fragile by Megsonhey, take my hand by Megson
Message with Wings by xOronarHaunted by glowingkitten
Discombobulate by Nelleke
Want to fly... by Laivin
Winter tree by AntrisoljaAmber Rays Grace Fragile Lace by GrotesqueDarling13Phantom by Kameolynn
Glamour by KameolynnInfrastructure. by AnnarigbyWing by buzadam
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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
Burying A Sci-Fi ClicheBurying A Sci-Fi Cliche2 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Burying A Sci-Fi Cliché
if I were a writer by In-Ink
From the Dusty Annals of Sci-Fi Cliché History
James Tiptree, Jr. was a writer of science fiction, mostly short stories, whose first work, “Birth of a Salesman,” was published in the May 1968 issue of Analog Science Fiction.
Analog Science Fiction
Warm Worlds & Otherwise
Image in cosplayHey everyone~Image in cosplay2 years ago in Personal More Like This
How ya'll been? So recently as you know I've been on a bit of a health kick. Yeah... I slightly broke it (for a month omg) XD But what has my health kick got to do with the topic of this journal? WELL! I was thinking about it today and I've seen so many comments on cosplayer's photos over the years that make me quite upset to see. There are comments like "you're fat", "you're boobs are too small" or "you're ugly". Or even the opposite of "you're too thin", "you're boobs are too big and saggy" or "your face doesn't suit this character". So as you can tell it'll be rather ranty so if you don't wanna read that's ok XD
When I first started cosplaying I got this a couple of times and yes, it hurts. It upsets me to see that people go out of their way to make someone feel bad for all the hard work they've put into a costume. So what image does everyone expect to see when cosplayers' cosplay? They expect them to look exactly like this character they're cosplaying, right? Well
Best deviations of the week 17Best deviations of the weekBest deviations of the week 172 years ago in Personal More Like This
xxxHolic - The witch's grin by LimnauthBe In Silence by LuvnatsuOkami [Amaterasu] by PriSuicunTrinity Blood - Caterina Sforza by RoteMambaNova - Magic Knight Rayearth by EveilleCosplaySiblings of the Sand by hexlordJudal: Close up of a Magi by chibinis-chanMerida - A perfect day BRAVE cosplay by shua-cosplayHelios and Chibiusa, Con la forza dell'amore by LaurelinAureoDragon Nest - Dark Elf Queen - Elena by witchofNABIRoma Comics Games 2013 Domenica 24 by LarsVanDrakeSakura Ichiko - Yo yo yo by MonicaWosEvangelion: 3.0 - 18 by shiroangDoll song: Ephemeral by SeranaideDilemma by Aster-Hime[Streetfest '06] Rain Down On Me by rosukumaGuilty Crown - Inori Yuzuriha by ikabiiFlandre and Remilia: Immoral Sisters by SweetCandyCupkakeJust a Kiss or Two by NYAHproductionsClumsy by katsu-05Hetalia: Hungary 6 by AmapolchenGuilty Crown: EGOIST by cure-painHello by HagaHotarumelody by Scarlett-YEvangelion: 3.0 - 20 by shiroangW.I.T.C.H. cosplay by YukkiStyu
NeroxMae stories.NeroxMae stories.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I decided to make a little journal linking people to stories & such of Mae and Nero ;u;
^ isn't the piccu for the journal banner above adorable.. WEIRD DAN STILL DIDN'T POST IT ONLINE YET. *holds dan up against a wall* -_-;
BAHHH all the arts above are by :iconntdevont: my partner in crime for developing the Mae and Nero love stories ;u; We also are creating Roy's design and Mae's family togetherrrr. Yeah, we plan things a lot which is why you haven't seen Roy yet HARHARHARHAR ...
*INSERT IN A RANDOM AREA* OMFG IM SO HYPER.. I JUST.. NOTICED.. Mae is always on the left side.. and Nero on the right (except for our icons)... ITS DESTINY //ENDS RANDOM INSERT*
The other art Dan drew are sketches... of Mae and Nero that I'm not sure if I can post since I didn't ask him yet XD OH AND SOME ARE NAUGHTY LMAO *you'd have to hunt for them through ALL the pages of his tumblr: http://ero-chii.tumblr.com/*
anxietyFirst of all.. I didn't expect to gain so much appreciation over this piece.anxiety3 years ago in Personal More Like This
From all over people have expressed how they feel about it. People have gone into large detail on what they like about this.
I want to talk about anxiety in general and how the image came about.
3 years ago I was hit hard by the disorder. It was so bad I got suicidal at points. Not the attention starving kind. Seriously contemplating it. Life was hell.
To someone who hasn't experienced it. I'll try and describe it from my own experience and point of view.
At any random point in the day I can get these attacks. During these attacks I'm overwhelmed with the feeling of imminent death. No rational thinking can erase the thought or feeling. Imagine having a gun held to your head. And you know it's going to go off. You just don't know when. That's what happens when I experience an attack.
I get these daily.
I hide it well from people around me. By just walking away. Or keeping to myself a lot.
How did this affect my
Art is my Sword and ShieldHi Ryceballs! Today I just wanna share with you guys stories about how art has affected my life in a positive way, how it protected me as well as how it made me become a more confident man as you see today, this applied very heavily especially during my school years.Art is my Sword and Shield2 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is a photo of me when I was at school. I wasn't the best looking fella and wasn't very smart either, all I did was play Pokemon and daydream, actually I was pretty much setting myself up for great humiliation and constant bullying with what I do lol. But one thing kept my head above water, I used to draw... a LOT. I used to draw in my little pink diary as well as even drawing in my homework. I just really loved.. to draw. And you know what? I gained a lot of respect for that. I wasn't one of those popular kids at school but I actually got along with ALL the stereotype groups, I got along with the popular guys, the nerds, the hot girls, the Hongkies, the Korean breakdancers, the wannabe gangsters, I even got alo
Softness-art: Weekly feature XII:iconsoftness-art:Softness-art: Weekly feature XII10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Olivia Rose by LILYLIKE
Pretty little things by Sweet-NatureTwo by boriszaretsky******** by Vladimir-Serov
Soul Blossoming by RaphaelleM
Past present by xOronarwaiting by caitlin-may
look through my eyes by Rinksy
Snappy v.1 by bwaworgaLet`s escape from this town by SatoshiKaito
In the moss by Dark-RaptorOne step of the road - II by CID228
Best deviations of the week 16Best deviations of the weekBest deviations of the week 169 months ago in Personal More Like This
Kouha Ren by EttelleDeath Note - antagonism by fausto-The-EndlessChess by Harusame-chanUtsutsu and Joe 2 by LaurelinAureoTo the Dream World by KimuXGeminiAlice by Rubrum-CerviBrave - Princess Merida by TimmyFrostTogether in war - Final Fantasy Type 0 by Hikari-KandaAttack on Titan : Arumin by zion-hakubiOne step closer... by xAtashix
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
PendantsPendants are not only one of the most common forms of jewellery seen around the community, they're also one of the most common crafts period. There are so many skilled deviants from many different mediums who craft gorgeous, wearable works. Here's a few choice crafts.Pendants1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Grumpy Brown Owl by StephaniePride
Little Butterfly Pendate by LenaHandmadeJewelry Paws 4. MADE TO ORDER by BDSart
Purple Dragon Head Pendant by AstridMakosla Portal Dragon Air by EnchantedTokenArt
Madoka Magica Charm Set by GrandmaThunderpants Golden tiger eye - stone painting by AlviaAlcedo
N7 Day: Mass Effect (fan) artN7 Day: Mass Effect (fan) art1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Mass Effect Fan Art by Lizzy-John
Someone Else Might Have Gotten It Wrong. by LemonSherman
Mass Effect Medieval by @DaveRapozaArt
Mass Effect: EDI by ruthieee
Mass effect 2 final shot by JJasso
Alistair and Sebastian - Mass Age by AndrewRyanArt
Commander Shepard by MagicnaAnavi
Mass Effect 2 - Asari by love-squad
Mass Effect 3 - Miranda by patryk-garrett
Commission InfoCommission Info2 years ago in Personal More Like This
IF YOU ARE GIVING ME FANART TO COPY FROM, PLEASE SEEK PERMISSION FROM THE ARTIST BEFORE CONTACTING ME. I WILL NOT DO THIS FOR YOU.
single character, 9" X 12", pencil - 30$ and up, depends on complexity and number of corrections you want
single character, 9" X 12", full digital ink/color - 60$ and up, depends on complexity and number of corrections you want
4" character bust, painted - $200
3" Pokemon are priced by detail lev
Harry Potter wand tutorial + costume snapshotsHarry Potter wand progress/tutorialHarry Potter wand tutorial + costume snapshots4 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
Best deviations of the week 32Best deviations of the weekBest deviations of the week 321 year ago in Personal More Like This
SnK::Eren by chuongtuLady Sylvanas Windrunner by KiiraeShining Tears x Wind (Elwing) by Pugoffka-samaSakura Haruno by SeliverstovaBoa Hancock and amazons by Seiya-tenoLelouch Vi Britannia by KiganeFFXIII: Serah Farron by JoviClaireHunger for revenge by FrancInnerWalpurgisnacht ~1~ by NekoHibaPCKingdom Hearts: Roxas Cosplay by YamiNoShadowMagi: Ren Kouen and Ja'far - EnJa by chibinis-chanYowane Haku by umibeCode Geass - Code Black in Ashford by vaxzoneIn love with Kitty chan by KyonTyanHardly anything else I need to be by Sauce-KayShingeki no Kyojin Attack on titan by CosPlayJGHetalia - Blue Field by acophotoIs that all? by VelaSama14Red string of fate - Zone-00 by ShirokiiDate A Live - Yoshino by Xeno-PhotographyJuste Belmont - Castlevania HOD by PriSuicunOn the way home by 8bit-wonderland[Adventure Time] Finn and Princess Flame by YunaB-RabbitFirebending by greengreencatAlice Madness Returns: Steam Dress by rurik0Under the cherry tree by niikura-samaD GRAY MAN by Scarlett-YAbel Nightroad by Faeryx13SnK: Betrayer by Pahisman[Cosplay] Tomoyo hime from TRC ~ by ChenJinZhouVocaloid Sandplay - Luka by Xeno-PhotographyThe Princess of Atlantis by Shinji-MamoruDenYuuDen :: Look to the Future by m-ichikoFinal Fantasy Type-0: You're so short, Cater! by hitorinereiCosfest XII Day 1 - Kogasa Tatara 02 by ArishigeAIKOSS Episode G Cosplay: Pisces by AngelGabrielWolffYarne, I'll... Just Watch (Fire Emblem Awakening) by AdriatanDr. Johann George Faust VIII by Yuusei90Kuroshitsuji - Don't fear the reaper by KiaraBerryxxxHolic by ShiroKuroGang
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
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 Awkward2 years 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
After Gold Coast Supanova 2013 (LOTSAPHOTOS)Hi its innocent yet perverted childish yet wise Rycecake with honey on top. I shouldve made this journal ages ago but I got really busy and tired.. the time has come however for this journal update. I was in another state for Supanova the cultural comic book and movies convention, went to Gold Coast, the place is like a paradise ok. If Sydney is like Kanto and Melbourne is like Johto then Gold Coast would be Hoenn. And this time I didnt go by myself... in fact LOTS of people came, I was with 3 high school friends as well as my bro :iconthiskidthatkid: and her friend Shawin, we had 6 people in a 4 people hotel room (Dont tell anyone). Oh gosh this trip is so much more different when there are other folks around, highlights includes Shawin (whos a professional dancer) teaching me a few moves on the dance floor, first time getting a kiss from a watcher, ordering LOTS AND LOTS of meat for the hot pot cos its unlimited refill, me trying to cook a pizza but failing miserably, and also goingAfter Gold Coast Supanova 2013 (LOTSAPHOTOS)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Odyssey Into 2012: In RetrospectFor marioluevanos and I It was one of those interesting ideas that once let loose to run free in our heads was impossible to force back into the “notions for another time” box. Deadlined chapters and artworks to open mystic gates to safeguard the coming of the New Year 2012!Odyssey Into 2012: In Retrospect3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Wed Jan 11, 2012, 9:30 PM
For marioluevanos and I It was one of those interesting ideas that once let loose to run free
in our heads was impossible to force back into the “notions for another time” box. Deadlined chapters
and artworks to open mystic gates to safeguard the coming of the New Year 2012! One more way to show
the world what the talents and imaginations of our worldwide community of deviants are capable of when
challenged with only minimal time and direction! But of course the actual execution of this creative
experiment would require far
CI Monthly Feature - #9Hello dear members of #Creation-Inspiration, :iconwaveyplz:CI Monthly Feature - #92 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Another article featuring 250 pieces from our members! This is a great opportunity to showcase your works to more than 36k members!
Edit: your all welcome,sorry for not replying on this messages but I'm kinda busy
but you're all welcome and we do this with plesure every month
How can I get featured?
In the 15th of every month, we will post the feature poll. Just leave a thumbnail of one of your works on that poll and
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*4 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