-Cosplay Bullying PSA-As of recent I have noticed a continuing trend of cosplayers who deem themselves "professionals" bullying other cosplayers. They throw out demeaning insults like, "your cosplays suck", "your not a real cosplayer because you bought your costume items and didnt make them", "your too fat for that", "your not the right race/color for that", "your not good at making props, you should give up", "your not allowed to create your own versions of characters", "your not on my level" & "I'm so much better than you"....-Cosplay Bullying PSA-1 year ago in Personal More Like This
All I can say is that this has to stop. This is wrong. Since when did having fun, letting go and enjoying "make believe costume time" become such a horrendous, hateful, drama-filled competition? What gives people the right to bash other people, or to tell them they are "doing make believe wrong"? When did the egos become so unbelievably huge??
Cosplaying is supposed to be about having fun, about being someone else, about creating something awesome and showcasing what you Made. W
2014 Cosplay List !!Today i was planning what characters i'm going to cosplay as in 2014 ! I'm so excited for cosplay next year because Australia has more cons then ever before !! I thought i would put my cosplay plans for 2014 in my journal !!2014 Cosplay List !!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Alice : Resident Evil Retribution Most of you guys know my first cosplay of 2014 will be Alice form resident evil retribution !! supanova day 1 sydney
After Alice i will cosplay her After Love version !! so excited love that costume to death !! supanova day 2 sydney !!
Next is Yuel from final fantasy 13-2 everyone tells me i look like her and i could totally pull her off ! so i will be cosplay as yuel for smash day 1 2014 plus she is one of my fav characters from final fantasy 13-2 !! she is adorable !!
For day two of smash i will be cosplaying as korra from the legend of korra ! For age ive been wanting to cosplay as her i am really
Top 10 Best Adventure Time EpisodesYou know how every time there's a new episode of Adventure Time with Flame Princess I review it just so I can call the writers out on how terribly executed the character is? Well, I was going to do that again with "Ignition Point" until I realized I had nothing new to say. Same old critiques. Then I realized that even though I call Adventure Time one of my favorite shows on television, I only talk about it when it gives me something to complain about. That's just stupid. So today, I am here to tell you why Adventure Time is so great.Top 10 Best Adventure Time Episodes2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Adventure Time thrives on its harmony between two opposite tones: silly and serious. The show is as colorful as a child's artwork, and the concept of the show itself sounds quite upbeat: a boy and his dog go on wacky adventures to vanquish evil. However, the show gives itself the task of explaining the source of its "silly" adventures and what each event means to the characters involved. An episode about a jiggly baby doubles as an exploration of the impac
R.I.P Kiki HavivyKiki Havivy - Two Years of Never Backing DownR.I.P Kiki Havivy2 years ago in Personal More Like This
As many of you may be aware, Kiki Havivy, an incredibly brave little girl that has been in the lives of pony fans throughout the fandom for almost two years now, passed away yesterday after a long struggle with cancer. Tara Strong broke the heartbreaking news yesterday and the community has responded strongly with condolences and other wonderful gestures. The family has responded, thanking the community.
I personally didn't know about this until this morning. News of a death is never easy to take, and its devastating when it's about someone so young and loved by many.
Riposa in pace Kiki, you were strong, and an inspiration to tons of people out there. Thank you.
Doctor Who 50th Ann.There. MUCH better!Doctor Who 50th Ann.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Ah Chris, why'd ya haff ta break m'heart so?
Original here: http://doctorwho.tumblr.com/post/64154037378/the-first-in-studio-image-of-matt-smith-david
FAQI get asked a lot of questions sometimes! O: And it's not that I don't mind answering, it's that sometimes I get asked the same question again and again and I don't have time to explain it every time. So I made up this quick list of commonly asked questions!FAQ4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Updated on 05/12/2014
► What kind of clay do you use?
--- I use polymer clay, it's an oven baked clay that hardens at 275°F (130°C), so you do not need a kiln to bake it. The brands I use are Sculpey, Sculpey III, Sculpey Premo!, and FIMO. You can find these at basically any craft store [and at Wal-Mart in a starter pack with 12 colors ($13 I think?) or just in white (around $6)] and the prices range from $0.99-$3.00 depending on the brand. I almost always buy my clay from Michael's Arts and Crafts.
► How long do I bake it? How do I bake it?
--- It depends on how thick
Wana be in a WorldWide Cosplay Video?/SecretSenpaiEDIT: Dmmd video is full! Only taking cosplayers for the other video now!Wana be in a WorldWide Cosplay Video?/SecretSenpai2 weeks ago in Personal More Like This
97+ Cosplayers so far in the WWCMV - ALL COSPLAY Video!
40+ Cosplayers in the WWCMV - DMMD Video!
70+ Secret Senpais so far!
It's that time of year again! WORLD WIDE COSPLAY MUSIC VIDEO!
Join in on the fun! All cosplayers welcome!
This year, I will be hosting TWO World Wide Cosplay Music Videos & one Secret Senpai Event!
One video will have any character you want to dress up as, the other will be strictly Dramatical Murder cosplayers! The Secret Senpai event is linked at the bottom of this journal! ♥
Not sure what the heck a WWCMV is? Here are some past ones!
ALL KINDS OF COSPLAYS VIDEO
Requirements to be apart of this:
•THE DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23RD.
We will have to follow it strictly, as I will have to edit these videos as fast as I can before Christmas comes u
Is dA and its Group system slowing dying out?Hello everyone!Is dA and its Group system slowing dying out?1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Before you read, please keep in mind that my intentions are not to blame, insult, criticize, or say anything harmful about anyone! The intentions of this feature if anything, is to motivate us all in improving the group system and dA as a whole! ALSO this is focused more largely on photography, digital art, and a few other mediums, but I don't claim to speak for the cases of other mediums and types of groups that I am not familiar with.
EDIT: To make things clear, I don't believe dA or Groups will ever be "dead" in the sense of them not existing anymore, or members in both factions not existing either, I'm using "Death" more metaphorically perhaps, in saying that the way the group system is intended to be working, has been failing, and needs improving in order to not fail its purpose, and that dA needs to do something to strengthen the community sense and interactions between members both in groups and in the dA com
Has everybody heard the news?Here are a few facts about Season 8 that you may not have heard:Has everybody heard the news?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Supernatural is going to be on at 9PM EST on WEDNESDAY instead of Friday! This means that it's moved from the slot where TV shows go to die to the slot that is known as the 'Superhero' slot
There are going to be fewer breaks during Season 8, however the season is starting later than usual.
The premiere for Season 8 is Wednesday, October 10th
Our beloved Jensen will be directing the first episode of the season!
There will be 23 episodes in Season 8.
That's all for Season 8 updates so far. I'll add more as I get them.
ENDEDHEY whats up contest threeeeeeENDED3 months ago in Personal More Like This
This week's theme will be nautical/ocean themed!
Here are the characters:
http://sta.sh/01mfzqitj7xk Marina ( I ship her and Val )
You can draw anyone with anyone / more than one character in a picture. But don't ship anyone but Val and Marina O:
You can draw them humaniz
I haven't been this upset in a long time.I apologize in advance. This journal is not going to be like my others, I am not a happy camper to say the least. I fear I will end up ranting a bit overboard, but I need to post about this before it happens again.I haven't been this upset in a long time.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am in a state of shock.
I am fucking upset. Beyond upset. I am extremely disappointed. I feel violated. I feel disgusted. HORRIBLE. Terrified and mentally dismembered. Distraught. I'm shaking from the extreme amount of upsetting feelings bubbling overboard in me.
My friends & I have dealt with things like this before, but it has NEVER been this bad. We have never gone this long without knowing something was going on behind our backs. & this is probably why Hannah & I are in such shock right now. I am usually told about these things & the situation is settled through Hannah for the most part, because I am not a dramatic person. I cannot handle drama, it really affects me physically. So, for a long time, I've been not bothering with handling people who impers
Secret Origins Of The Lord Of The RingsSecret Origins Of The Lord Of The Rings3 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Secret Origins of The Lord of The Rings
Gandalf and the dwarves by moonxels
The Beginning of The Lord Of The Rings
We’ve all had at least one special book that we’ve loved and reread but when it comes to books that have defined and influenced us that list becomes much smaller. On most peoples lists J.R. Tolkien’s epic work The Lord of The Rings would be at the top of the list.
Without it many of the artists and writers we know today would not have been inspired to pick up their brushes or tap at their keys.
It was on this day, 100
My world goes mad.I wake up to the jingle of Doofenshmirtz Evil Inc. emitting from my phone. I look at it and see my boss telling me I don't have to work today. I sigh and fall into a deep hole suddenly appearing within the mattress of my bed and I tuck my blanket over myself. At this rate I won't get enough money this month to last me through December and buying Christmas presents have to be taken of my list.My world goes mad.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I grumble and reach out towards my phone once more, turning on the XFM Breakfast show with Danny Wallace. They're talking about dreams. I then decide that I really need to get up, and so I do... After another 15 minutes since I realize; I'm not working today.
Eventually, I'm up and I carry my computer into the living room and turn on the DVD. I didn't finish the Lost episode yesterday so I might as well look at it now before I start thinking to much about my situation. Dad says I think to much.
I make a warm bread bun in the oven but when I'm putting butter on it, the little bugger decides that he
more updatesELLY IN A CORSET PEOPLE!!!more updates3 months ago in Personal More Like This
now that i have your attention .. ahem XD
i felt the need to brag!
i have finally completed last issue of wildfire, just yesterday, which is my first ever full art project that ever got published!!
so hopefully the updates here will be a little more frequent (that is until my next project XD)
and with more experience i will be able to manage my time a bit better, (and become faster and better at drawing.)
Currently whenever i finish a project i don't even take a break, i immediately switch to doing bloodstain, because i don't know how much time i will have until the next project (it could be 2 weeks or 2 days from one comic to the other)
so yeah XD no break for me XD
anyway just wanted to give you all a status report.
Advice on Disagreements (and apologies!) Hello everyone~ I've noticed a lot of people on dA don't really know how to handle a situation where two or more people are disagreeing. Whether it's over a petty problem, stolen art, potentially ripped-off designs, or whatever else you can think of that would cause tension between two or more people.Advice on Disagreements (and apologies!)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I thought I'd give you some advice on how to handle these things. You may not always come out as the "winner," but you'll come out looking sane/smart/less-of-a-bitch if you follow these rules. So here we go.
1. Do not call the other person names or use any demeaning adjectives towards them. This includes (but is not limited to) calling them a bitch, and asshole, stupid, an idiot, a dumbass, a douchebag, ect, ect, ect.
2. Do not bring past issues into the argument. You need to discuss what is going on right at that moment, not what's happened before.
3. Keep calm, or at least the appearance of being calm. Yelling, screaming, cu
ERRYBODY NOWTHERE'S A FROG WITH A DONG AND A DOG ON A LOG IN THE BOG IN A THONG IN THE BACK IN THE CRACK IN A LONG(?) IN HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA~ERRYBODY NOW4 months ago in Personal More Like This
THERE'S A FROG WITH A DONG AND A DOG ON A LOG IN THE BOG IN A THONG IN THE BACK IN THE CRACK IN A LONG(?) IN HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEEEAAAA~
THERES' A FROG
THERE'S A FROG
THERE'S A FROG
THERE'S A FROG
THERE'S A FROG
WITH A DONG AND A DOG ON A LOG IN THE BOG IN A THONG IN THE BACK IN THE CRACK IN A LONG(?) IN HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA~
Anime St Louis April 11-13 2014It’s official! I'll be making a return appearance at ANIME ST. LOUIS April 11-13 in Collinsville, IL! Looking forward to seeing my midwest pals again. Stay tuned for a special announcement regarding my appearance there. I think you’re gonna like it.Anime St Louis April 11-13 201410 months ago in Personal More Like This
COSPLAY FEATURE #4theme: HETALIA NORDICSCOSPLAY FEATURE #42 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Merry ChristmasHappy Holidays to everyone!Merry Christmas2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I wish I got something for everyone, it's a shame I have nothing.
This is the only thing I have so far:
That one's still work in progress, of course.
And I want to say thanks to sir Aura, miss Weee, and to everyone else over at 4LS for inviting me to their Secret Santa. Minisite: http://katawa-shoujo.com/secret/santa12/ Blog post: http://katawashoujo.blogspot.com/2012/12/merry-christmas-from-4ls_24.html
King of the Nerds guest judging!I guess I should drop a line on DA as well...King of the Nerds guest judging!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Tomorrow night is the King of the Nerds episode where I'm guest starring! Thursday, Jan. 24, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), on TBS!
Here's the episode synopsis! Make sure you guys tune in!
"Imaginary Realms" – Team Blue and Team Orange face off in a fantasy cosplay Nerd War challenge, hero-vs.-villain style. The losing team must send two of their own to the Nerd-Off, from which one will never return. As the competition heats up, an unusual roll of the dice determines who will stay and who will go. Hosted by Curtis Armstrong and Robert Carradine.
Guest Judges: Adam Busch, Yaya Han and George Takei.
COMMISSION INFORMATION v.o3Before we Begin...COMMISSION INFORMATION v.o33 years ago in Personal More Like This
Gah, yes I'm doing this again because the last one became outdated so fast! I altered a few things, most of which is just clarifications of the commission terms (just so that we're all on the same page. I keep hopin' I really keep hoping) as well as the sketch commission upgrade to a definite greyscale CG instead.
I might open pencil sketches again someday...probably on the day I get a cheap, fast scanner to sit next to my computer to churn out all the stuff with, but until then those will be MIA.
I would like to urge all commissioners to READ EVERYTHING ON THIS POST as I won't take seriously any disputes caused by you not reading this properly :< Please also ASK QUESTIONS if you don't understand something. I really don't bite.
...At least I don't bite smart people.
Lastly not all the thumbnails are up yet, I'll have them up and working asap (aka, once some of the newer ones are actually finished and uploaded LOLOLOLOL;;; )
Terms and and general "sho
Contest Time: Nr. 3FOR CONTEST PARTICIPANTS!Contest Time: Nr. 33 years ago in Personal More Like This
Are the camera's ready? Jensen, please move to the right. Thank you. Jared, you will come in after the big blow. Take your positions! Is the lightning set? Awesome. Let's get this show on the road, people. Quiet. Sshhh. Quiet! And....action!
Always dreamt of being a director? Always thought you could do a better job on writing those Episodes? Here is your chance! Step behind the camera, put your creative hat on and start directing your own adventure. Wait, wha-? What am I talking about?
Create your own Supernatural Episode!
Alright, I'm not talking about actually standing behind a camera or to apply for a director education. But what if your computer screen is the camera and you can play with the characters and storyline while sitting behind your desk? Or what if you actually have a camera and you can play out the storyline and characters yourself?
The basic line is to create your own Supernatural Episode. Do you wan
How to install mods in SFxT, SSFIVAE and USF4All right guys,here is the tip to install the mod in SF X TEKKEN, SSFIVAE & USF4without messing with the origninal files (discovered by Robhal)How to install mods in SFxT, SSFIVAE and USF42 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. First create folder "chara" inside this folder "\Program Files\CAPCOM\Street Fighter X Tekken\patch\CMN\battle\".
2. Then create folder for respective character, eg: ASK, KEN, LIL, RYU, etc.
3. And finally just extract or copy the mod into above folder.
4. Run the game to see the result.
NOTE1: I have tested this way with mods from moedjoer (usually only 8 files), khaled, monkeygigabuster, and other. All work.
NOTE2: Because the original files are untouched, there is no need to backup them.
1. First create folder "battle\chara" inside this folder "\Program Files\CAPCOM\Super Street Fighter IV\patch\" or "Steam\SteamApps\common\Super Street Fighter IV - Arcade Edition\patch"(depend on version you use).
2. Then create folder for respective character, eg: CDY, KEN, MKT, RYU, etc (even GKX, RYX, YAN and YUN can be placed here too).
Cosplay adviceWith each day going by, I am asked more & more on cosplay advice.Cosplay advice3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Lala, can you give me some cosplay advice? I am going to cosplay so-&-so.." (Etc. etc.,)
"I was wondering if you have any tips for me when it comes to cosplaying..?"
I have spent years thinking about how to even respond to this sort of question, there is so much advice I want to give, but I don't want to give it to just one person.
Thus... I am going to lay it all out right here on this journal.
If you are the type to say: "TL;DR" Then go ahead & leave now, or just read tip #4. XD To those who actually want to see what my advice is, continue on this long jolly yellow brick road. (Whether you cosplay Wizard of Oz or not. LOL.)
Tip #1: Starting/having a "cosplay group."(What I consider the most important tip, especiall