The THOUSAND WATCHER Contest! (Deadline Sept 5th)Wheee! A thousand watchers! Thanks, you guys. Now, since I'd rather not just do a random giveaway for this momentous event, I'm going to have a contest. You'll actually have to do some work, you suckers! Bwahahahaha!The THOUSAND WATCHER Contest! (Deadline Sept 5th)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
THE PRIZE: A filly plush of your choice WITH cutie marks OR one (ONE) accessory
QUALIFIERS: You can't upgrade to a full size pony. If you wish to pay for additional accessories, they will be considered. Unless you wish to pay extra, the prize only covers decently simple fillies (what I mean is no Royal Fillies). Rainbow Dash is okay. OCs are okay. Colts are okay, too. The filly will be made with my standard 10 inch pattern in minky.
THE CATCH: You have to pay shipping. Sorry! ($15 within NA, $20 elsewhere)
THE CONTEST: You must draw an inanimate object as a pony.
Your submission has to be recognizable as a pony.
Cop-outs like 'He has a toaster as his cutie
COSPLAY MAKEUP TUTORIAL!Hi guys!! Thank you as always to all watchers and everyone who faves and comments - I'm so sorry I don't have much time these days to reply to everything, but I definitely do read and appreciate them all!COSPLAY MAKEUP TUTORIAL!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I've been asked so many times I've lost count to put together a makeup tutorial on how I do my cos makeup - and I finally did it!
I hope this is a little helpful, although some disclaimers - I have Caucasian features, so my makeup will be very different to someone with a different face shape. I use a lot of eyemakeup, much more than a lot of people, just because I do lol. My eyes a pretty big naturally, so I line them right up the edge, as opposed to widening the eye by drawing further out. A few things like that to bear in mind ^_^ That said, hope you enjoy! *chu*
Any questions please feel free to ask!
Dig what you want, little man.Made a pilgrimage to my local walmart today to scope out the new pony section they have up. Snagged some napkins and drinking cups, then headed to the pony aisle. I kinda waited back, because there was a family checking out the pony toys as well. There was a mother, a son, and a daughter. The daughter looked around 12-13, the son looked about 7-8. She was holding on to a Rarity plushie while her little brother asked her to grab a Fluttershy for him on the shelf. The daughter basically said "You can't have her, it's a show for girls! You're not a little girl!" The mother basically flashed a glance at her and said "Now come on ____". The little guy looked close to tears as his sis teased him semi-playfully....Dig what you want, little man.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
so I killed off my shyness and walked over to the section nonchalantly. "Oh wow, the new Fluttershy's came in!" and grabbed one off the shelf. *turning to the sister* "She's my favorite, you know she did save Ponyville from a dragon right? That's pretty awesome!" *daughter looks sh
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After my dear friend :iconaigue-marine: (and a lot of other people before) asked me, how I make my appliques, I thought: hey, you work at a costume with this appliques again. I can make a tutorial!
And here you see step by step how I make on a easy way all my appliques.
What do you need:
- paper, pencil and scissors (maybe a rubber)
- fabric and thread
- Interfacing /Interfacing doubl
Ahri Cosplay - Sleeves TutorialHello again!Ahri Cosplay - Sleeves Tutorial1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
This is the tutorial for the sleeves of her dress. It is debatable whether or not her sleeves are attached to her top or not. I personally made them separate because It would be even more constricting than it already is XD. I would have liked to made the top of my sleeves a little bigger and I may redo them- but that's for something else. :3
In my first initial post about Ahri's top I posted a picture of the patterns I made, the stencil on the left is the one I made for the sleeve. I know it looks big, but it should! You want to leave enough room at the top and the bottom of the sleeve so it will flair out.
--- As always, pics coordinating with numbers! <3 ---
What you will need:
* Red fabric (I used satin)
* Red thread
* A strip of your white fabric
* Your fabric paints
* Paint brushes and some water/ a paper towel or two
* Optional; Wire (used to shape the top of the sleeves)
First you will make your pattern, measure the top of your arm and stretch it out so that you
Commission InfoNow that I have a steady flow of orders coming in I decided to make a commission info Journal for anyone interested in commissioning me for plushies.Commission Info2 years ago in Personal More Like This
pokemon, digimons, anime/game/comic/cartoon fanart, original characters
***Note about original characters: I will not make an OC that doesn't belong to the commissioner unless the owner of the OC sends me a note giving their consent.***
I respectfully reserve the right to refuse commissions.
-Payment can be completed via paypal
-To be waitlisted $20 deposit is required
-When making payments put in the description what the commission is.
-The commissioner may pay full price at time of order or pay in installments.
-Full payment is require before plush is shipped.
-If you must cancel your commission, know that the deposit is non-refundable once the plush production is started.
COMMISSION SLOT INFO
best places to message me either on my etsy http://www.etsy.com/shop/MidnightCosplay, facebook http://www.face
Commission - InfoCommission - Info2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Deutsche Preisinfo in meinem Blog
Examples for ponies are in my gallery! :3
Movable Pony (Filly or Mare) with machine embroidered eyes and cutie mark, hand & machine sewn, made of minky
(haven't the bodysize yet.. but is similar to my Fillies!)
One mane/tail color: 130 € / $180
Two mane/tail colors: 140 € / $195
Three or more mane/tail colors: 150 € / $205
OC Pony: + 10 € / $15
Extra details: price up from details
find more examples here
Standing Filly with machine embroidered eyes and cutie mark, hand & machine sewn, made of minky
Bodysize without mane & tail: ~26 cm (10") height ~18 cm (7") width
Ahri cosplay- Skirt TutorialHi again guys!Ahri cosplay- Skirt Tutorial1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
Here is the tutorial for the skirt. I started similalarily to how I did with the top- But first! Let's talk supplies.
You are gonna need:
*White fabric (I used some satin)
*Fabric paint- I use Jacquard brand - Gold an a red. (5)
*Paint brushes of all sizes- primarily smaller and thinner ones.
*White thread of course
----I will correspond the bottom pictures with the points below----
You can start by taking your measurements- using the pattern method from the shirt create a pattern. Make sure to make the pattern about 2 inches larger than you are to allow enough space for sewing/breathe room. It is also important that you make sure to make the top layer of the skirt larger at the bottom so that it sticks out in the nice points like she does in game
I made my skirt in 2 different pieces. The top half and the bottom half.
1) First I will talk about the bottom half of the skirt;
I first created two pieces to sew together in the front and the back (The seems wil
September Update: Dragon*Con Wrap-Up + MidoriConHowdy y'all! I am so exhausted from Dragon*Con it ain't even funny!September Update: Dragon*Con Wrap-Up + MidoriCon1 year ago in Personal More Like This
❀ DRAGON*CON WRAP-UP ❀
I think the best word I can use to describe this convention is "overwhelming." It was an amazing weekend, but boy, it really wore me out, both physically and mentally. Between claustrophobia and social fatigue I didn't do too well with the crowds and had to retreat back to the quiet of our hotel room a few times throughout each day just to recharge.
But in spite of that it was a lot of fun! I absolutely loved the atmosphere and the congoers themselves - it's definitely an older, more mature, and honestly nicer attitude than what you see at most anime cons nowadays. So I really enjoyed how everyone was so friendly and I really felt like part of the Dragon*Con family, even though it was my first time going!
Plus, the level of craftsmanship and creativity was beyond amazing. I'm seriously motivated to step it up from here on out! (Let's just say... there's talk of
Shingeki no Kyojin plzmore shingeki no kyojin PLZ:Shingeki no Kyojin plz1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Manga/Anime Tutorial Hub: Drawing AnimeSo what's this all about? A while back I decided that it would be best to create a place where tutorials that are vital to Manga/Anime artists to have a home, an easy place to reach if they felt that they ever needed it. One by one articles featuring tutorials based off of specific trades and mediums will be posted, and in the end a master article that'll unite them all together. The hope is to have as much as possible in one easy to reach place. This time around its Drawing Anime's turn.Manga/Anime Tutorial Hub: Drawing Anime3 years ago in Personal More Like This
An Anime Eyes Tutorial by joulee Tutorial - drawing anime heads by Serio555 Beginners Body Shape Tutorial by ZachsAnomaly -Eye Tutorial- by ChiyoNemuri The Perspective Tutorial by sashas
Ivy's Tutorial For Drawing Men by IvyFallsDown Hand Tutorial 2 by manic-goose Drawing Tutorial For Body by Henritsu Tutorial: Blending Charas into BGs by Dea-89 Anime Anatomy Tutorial - Pt 1 by Fullmetal-Illusion
Hand Tutorial 4 by manic-goose Chibi Drawing Tutorial by FanOfAkatsuki Hand Tutorial 5 by manic-goose Hand Tutorial 1 by moonraven373 Upper Body Tutorial by skipperofotters05
:thumb91394253: Line Art Tutorial by JohnYume :thumb68116749: Hair shading tutorial by Selene-Blackthorn Tenty's Line Art Tutorial by Lolisoup
Sakura Con 2012 (Small Update)Hey all! So just posting again about Sakura Con seeing as how I'm all packed and ready to go (LOL FIRST TIME THAT'S BEEN THE CASE) 3 days in advance XDSakura Con 2012 (Small Update)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
-Peeta (The Hunger Games)
-Secret Police Kaito (Vocaloid) in the evening
-Syaoran Li (Card Captor Sakura)
-Something casual in the evening (Peeta? MYSELF?)
-Most likely gonna dress casual, since I'll be helping at the FFT this day
Is everyone EXCITED!? I know I am If you're going to Sakura Con let me know what you're cosplaying! I'll be keeping my eyes peeled. i always love meeting new people at cons as well at catching up with people I've met before at con. In fact it's the major reasons why I go to cons XD So if you spot me please don't be shy and come say hi! (LO RHYME WHUUTT!?) As I've stated before I promise I'm not intimidating or mean and you can't possibly embarrass yourself or piss me off (DON'T WORRY I've got the awkwar
ANBIME ST LOUIS!This weekend was Shutocon and next weekend is ANIME ST. LOUIS!ANBIME ST LOUIS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm SUPER Excited to be going as one of the guests for this convention!
I'll be hosting a few panels and will be serving as the MC for the Masqerade! I"M SUPER NERVOUS BUT EXCITED!!! EEP!
IF YOU GUYS ARE GOING COME PLAY WITH ME PLEASE ! I'm new to the area, and I'm bringing :iconCatalystSirene: with me! These are the panels I'm hosting, and if you are going to ASTL, PLEASE
Networking For Costumers: 8 PM in the Marquette Room
This panel is all about setting up all those social media sites for costumers- and learning the ins and outs of trying to meet friends in the community!
The Essentials of a Costume: 1 PM in LaSalle Room
This panel is the one I'm really looking forward too. If you aren't the greatest sewer I would really recommend you come to this panel! It's all about simplifying costumes and trying to figure out the easiest way to make your costume come to life. We will be talking a lot ab
METROCON 2013We are now able to confirm who from Parlé is coming to Metrocon 2013!METROCON 20132 years ago in Personal More Like This
This year, it'll be Jenn, Kelly, Charlotte, Amala, Dani, Conor, Becki, Laura (of the Bruce Banner variety), Sammi and Reiss!
Pre-reg for the con is now open, and a lot of the events have been announced! We look forward to seeing some of you there
Cosplay Rules The EarthWe need your coolest COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY for display as part of the deviantART Benefit ART Show at the San Diego Comic-Con!Cosplay Rules The Earth2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Proceeds go to the Shriner Burn Hospital, which routinely invites cosplayers to join in their fundraising events and encourages cosplayers to interact with the hospital’s young burn victims as part of their therapy.
We want to include you in this worthy & fun cause!
All entries must be submitted by June 18th
All entries will need clearance from the photographer and the cosplayer as well as file sizes large enough to produce fine art quality prints.
Don't worry, we will contact you for these after making selections.
You can submit to the "cosplay" folder in the Comic-Con group
Gear up, wig out, have your weapons riot checked and let'
Talented Artist feature + Win Points #001" Support this Artist and this feature by favorite and Lucky Deviant Gets 100 "Talented Artist feature + Win Points #0011 year ago in Art Features More Like This
You guys are So Talented
Face Midnight Harvest by RichardPaceIl Gufo by mtoreroKalma by CrisantemoRemaining hope by HidatsenkaThe Spine's Profile by BeetheGatekeeperHappy B-day Azz by RitusssDiesel by artofdan70Tropical Beach by JKRootsViolet power by BlueColoursOfNature
300+ watchers VINYL SCRATCH GIVEAWAY! CLOSED https://www.facebook.com/NarxinbaCustoms300+ watchers VINYL SCRATCH GIVEAWAY! CLOSED1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I will be drawing the winner soon.
They will have 24 hours to reply. Upon accepting their win, and if necessary, paying postage, I will announce that the prize has been claimed.
UPDATE (6.50pm, 2 JULY, AEST):
Winner has been contacted and they have 24 hours to respond.
If they do not respond within this time, they automatically forfeit the prize and I will draw a new winner.
UPDATE (4.50pm, 3 JULY, AEST):
There is only 2 hours left for the winner to respond. They were sent a note 22 hours ago. If they don't reply in the next 2 hours, I will randomly choose a new winner and note the new winner.
UPDATE (7.07PM, 3 JULY, AEST):
The first winner did not respond within the stated time, and therefore automatically forfeits the prize.
UPDATE (7.30pm, 4 July, Aest):
The previous winner
Inking Tools video is out!My new video about manga inking tools is out! This is an in depth video of the different variety of inking tools for manga and manga illustrations, including a sneak peek of my Manga Workbook and tips and tricks, so listen carefully !Inking Tools video is out!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
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How difficult it always is, to get stones for a costume in the right color, size and shape.
That's why I uploaded this tutorial today: How to make gems.
How to work step by step:
What materials do you need:
- resin and hardener
- tinting paint
- cups and spoons/ chopsticks to stir
- maybe a scale
- silicone mold for/ of stones (I bought it on etsy)
- aluminium foil
Shame about fennecs + my favourite wolves - PHOTOSHi!Shame about fennecs + my favourite wolves - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I went to my beloved ZOO Olomouc to photograph animals yesterday - I needed a break from the thesis writing.
I spent hour or maybe more with my favourite wolf subspecies - Iberian wolves. They were very active and even aggresive, snapping their jaws and snarrling a lot. One of them tried to catch a crazy rodent. It was fun and I got many photos for you
But the bad news - fennec fox got a new light in their enclosure. It is a red light and it TOTALLY does not allow you to photograph, because the specific light ruins the texture of the animal's fur and there is no chance to get any photo I am sad about it, I loved this place for fennec photography now it has been lost... in ZOO Dvur Kralove, they put those foxes into very dark indoor exhibit, so this place is also lost and in Prague, you never see them... Hm... I am a bit sad about it, I would miss those little guys
I also definitely need a new lens. My current one had troubles to focuse yesterday and I could not take a s
Kuro Cosplay Tips [Alois Trancy]This time another member has taken the time to write out cosplay tips for Alois Trancy. As an Alois cosplayer myself, I have also written in my own ideas! Please read if you wish to gain tips, helpful hints, and advice if you plan to cosplay this fabulous character or already do <3Kuro Cosplay Tips [Alois Trancy]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Provided to you by :iconmasterciel-bocchan: and :iconcult-clueless:
Alois is a boy who wears short shorts. Easy enough, but that's what you would think. When cosplaying as Alois, you want to make sure that your shorts are not reaching your knees. They have to be at least mid thigh or shorter. As for his stockings, they go above his knee and never touch his shorts. You'd be surprised how many people just wear black pantyhose.
Alois's ring is also on his right index finger, always~!
Now this is just a petpeeve of mine but when the shoes are just regular high top heels it bothers me. He wears boots!
Feb UpdateHello all! I've been really terrible in keeping my dA updated, so my apologies for that! I'm more active on Tumblr, and there are regular updates being posted to the Parlé Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OfficialParleProductionsFeb Update8 months ago in Personal More Like This
But yes! 2014! Let's see what we're up to....
Date: 1-2nd March
Event: Larp Awareness Party, Leicester UK
I will be at this event to help promote a LARP system starting this year called The Vale, at which Jenn and I will be playing NPC characters. This system is for players aged 18 and over. If you are interested, come and see me at the Larp Awareness Party, or visit the website for the game: http://majesticoaklrp.co.uk/vale/
Date: 27-30th March
Event: Sci-Fi Weekender, North Wales UK
Description: Myself, Jenn, and a bunch of other friendlings will be going to SFW as our first "proper" outing for our Dwarves! This is the event we're aiming to
Opening Wig Commissions!Hello all!Opening Wig Commissions!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Due to an overwhelming positive response I am opening up wig commissions starting in June! At this point in time I am ready to start taking commissions to order bases for in order for those bases to be here in June so I can start work on them right away
I will be accepting 5 commissions to start.
The pricing will be done on a quote basis, which means that I will assess the price of the commission once I have all of the information on the project. It will factor in base wig cost + materials + work + shipping
To ensure that I can get you the best product possible, I am hoping that people commissioning me will use the following form so that I can know all of your stipulations up front
Cartoon or Realistic Style:
Wig colour preference:
Shipping preferences (folded inside out and ziplock bagged wig or shipping on wig head in a box):
Wow I've been neglectful of this page...Sorry guys I'm still alive I promise!!!!Wow I've been neglectful of this page...1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I've just been so crazy busy AHHHHHHHHHHH <---dramatic effect lol
Saboten was fabulous as always and I LOVED WASHINGTON SO FREAKING GREEN took lots of pictures and posted them on my photography page <3 Hopefully soon I will be working on some new cosplays YAY!!! Annnnnd that's about it been doing a lot of school and a lot of work XD it's kept me on my toes I'll tell you what lol
Anyways I hope you all are doing well and THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!! <3333333333 LOVE YOU GUYS!!!