So much time has passed...Time for an update!So Lots has happened... Lots and Lots it's almost dizzying @ A @ The mini magi shoot was very successful aside from not being able to use the location we had originally planned..Saboten went fast but was also much fun and then after a group of 10 of us road tripped to Flaggstaff for a day to do a photoshoot in the woods which was also so much fun! I'll have descriptions and videos linked below if you'd like to know the details of everything that happened.So much time has passed...Time for an update!8 months ago in Personal More Like This
As for things coming up, right now the only thing I have planned is Taiyou, and obviously Con-nichiwa since I never miss though I have no clue what I'll be wearing except for Tellu at the moment since that did'nt work out for Sabo.. For Taiyou though I do plan to have Lollipop Factory!Gumi done (a group cosplay with members of StorybookSyndicate ), Tsukumo from Karneval done ( a group cosplay with HarmonyCosplay ) and Princess Tiger Lily from Peter Pan done (a group cosplay with PoisonousRationality ). None of which I ha
Tutorial: How to straighten a wigOkay, I promised to translate the tutorials I wrote some time ago and today I'm starting with "How to straighten a wig". Please notice English is not my native language, so you might run into spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes. I'm really sorry and hope you're able to understand it anyways. If you run into any kind of problems while reading feel free to ask in the comments.Tutorial: How to straighten a wig2 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you are able to understand German you can go to my Animexx weblog and read it there :3 Unfortunately dA doesn't support embedding my pics into the text so I had to put them directly over/under the text. Sorry for that!
I'm just showing you what works for me, so this is a "you can try this" and not a "this is the only way you can do it".
As you might know wigs are made out of plastic fibers. Plastic is a heat bendable material, so this is the essence of the both methods I will show you. Styling your wig with heat will also work for curling it, making spikes and so on. Please be careful whenev
ANBIME ST LOUIS!This weekend was Shutocon and next weekend is ANIME ST. LOUIS!ANBIME ST LOUIS!1 year 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
Tutorial: Cosplay Boy Make-up ISo, this is the first part of the "Cosplay boy make-up" tutorial. It has way too much text and pictures to put it into just one journal, so I will divide it.Tutorial: Cosplay Boy Make-up I2 years ago in Personal More Like This
As always~ English is not my native language so you might come across mistakes. My apologies! If anything is unclear feel free to ask me in the comments.
I'm just showing you what works for me and what's my personal liking. I'm focusing on eye make-up and additional tips. If you think this way of doing a boys cosplay make-up is is using way too much make-up that's totally fine. Everyone has his/her own preferences and this tutorial is just a hint who it can be done.
The shape of eyes differ a lot from one to another, so if you want to try it the way I do my make-up you might have to adjust it to your own eyes. Maybe you have already run into this problem before while seeing a well done eye make-up in a tutorial or worn by an asian cosplayer. Furthermore be aware of the fact that the shape of your eyebrows, wearing c
MikeDiMartinoTalksGeneYang'scomics,Season2AndMore!CBR TV has posted an interview with Michael Dante DiMartino to talk about the Legend of Korra, and it's expansion into comics. He also discusses how the comics tie into the Legend of Korra, and the future of the series.MikeDiMartinoTalksGeneYang'scomics,Season2AndMore!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here are the topics questioned by Mike, followed by his response:
On the impetus for bringing "Avatar" to comic books: It's a great way to revisit the old characters without having to do a full animation and everything… Obviously, 'Legend of Korra' was getting rolling so we didn't have time to do two series or anything like that, so I really like the comic outlet as a way to get these new stories out there.
On whether the end of "Avatar" was planned or developed over time: "I honestly didn't think it was going to get that big a reaction that it would carry to this day that it's like the number one question people continue to ask us. We had ideas of how to, you know, approach that story and was it going to be animated or could we tell it in a different way, and wh
Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)Keepin' it simple: official release date and titles and all that (excerpt from the KorraNation Tumblr page):Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
We're so excited to announce two amazing pieces of news.
Firstly, we have a premiere date! And it's sooner than you think! The premiere of Korra will be on Nickelodeon in exactly 1 month: Saturday, April 14th at 11am. Get ready for some action-packed bending and the start of an epic new saga.
Secondly, if you haven't already heard, we are proud to announce the new official title of the show is simply The Legend of Korra
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Today I show you how to sew a wide braid. Most cosplayers have the problem that our character has a pattern, a braid or similar to his clothes that are simply not exist to buy.
With this little tutorial you have one of many ways to solve this problem completeley.
Today my costume is from Sakizou of the artbook "Romantic jewels - Gentleman"
Character: Prince Emerauld
Have a look what the bra
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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:
Free! Iwatobi Swim Club cosplay shoot outtakes!When my friends and I first heard of "that swimming anime" called Free!, this is pretty much what we expected:Free! Iwatobi Swim Club cosplay shoot outtakes!9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Not that there's anything wrong with that hahah, but all we were expecting was to be able to laugh at how exploitable and full of fanservice this show could be because swimming would require everyone to be half-naked. Although it started out that way, the more episodes we watched, the more we realized...
We were wrong. So wrong.
What we got was a heartwarming coming-of-age story with endearing characters and interesting dynamics. It spoke of friendship and learning your self-worth and figuring out what drives you forward.
I'd write more about how I feel about it but it would take up too much time and space over here, so here are a couple of posts that have already done the job well:
1. A detailed literary analysis and trope driven deconstruction of H
How do you deal with haters?I got this as a question on my Tumblr, and I felt I could share my thoughts here as well because it seems it's something a lot of people can relate to. I hope this comes to helpful to any of you guys reading.How do you deal with haters?1 month ago in Personal More Like This
I’m certain there are people who dislike me. Some I come to know through whisperings because I have eyes everyyyyywheeeeere.
However, I don’t feel the need to acknowledge them or do anything about it unless they are causing any real harm, especially to people I care about.
There is a popular quote that I like referencing for this topic, which gets the message across in a charming way:
“You can be a juicy, ripe peach and there’s still going to be someone who doesn’t like peaches, so you can either submit to someone’s criticism of you, or you can get on with the business of being your own amazing self who attracts other like-minded people that appreciat
Mysterious disappearan of Zuko and Azula's motherWarning: Spoilers! If you still want to press on, you'll experience the first few pages of the search for Zuko's mother. Get a sneak peek inside with Buzzfeed's exclusive access! While The Promise has concluded, the story of Aang and his friends is far from over.Mysterious disappearan of Zuko and Azula's mother2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Written and drawn by the same team that produced The Promise in collaboration with the creators of Avatar and Korra, this graphic novel will continue to bridge the gap between the two series.
Due out in April of next year, The Search follows Aang, Katara, and the rest of the gang as they search out answers to the mysterious disappearance of Zuko and Azula's mother. Pre-Order it now! http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616550546/?tag=buzz0f-20
Azula-The SearchListen to Grey Delisle read some lines from the new Avatar graphic novel The Search. Warning: Spoilers! If you still want to press on, you'll experience the first few pages of the search for Zuko's mother. Read then here! http://legend-of-korra.deviantart.com/journal/Mysterious-disappearan-of-Zuko-and-Azula-s-mother-343651033 listen to them here. http://fullmetalavatar.tumblr.com/post/38389386719/azula-the-search And see them here, if your not from the US. http://www.youtube.com/watch?featurelayer_embeddedAzula-The Search2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Free Comic Book Day 2013 to have Avatar ComicA focus on Mai. Lots of news this week, this time comic news. Most of you may have been aware that there was an Avatar comic for Free Comic Book Day 2011 which included the comics: Relics and Dirty Is Only Skin Deep. There was no Avatar comic for 2012, but Dark Horse have just announced their FCBD line up for 2013 and it includes an Avatar Comic. http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/1208/free-comic-book-day-2013Free Comic Book Day 2013 to have Avatar Comic2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Free Comic Book Day 2013 will be May 4th 2013
How to cosplay topless charactersHow to cosplay topless characters9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Since a lot of you guys been asking, I made a short tutorial for binding chest^0^
Its name is 'muscle tape' or 'taping tape' :3
You can find it on google easily~
And this is the way
sorry for the sloppy drawing hahaha
start from the front, and push it to make your chest as flat as you can!!
Then you're ready!!
You can cosplay like this now!
Of course you should erase the borders to make look better:3
Jack Frost Hoodies for Sale!I have put two Jack Frost from Rise of the Guardians hoodies up for sale on eBay.Jack Frost Hoodies for Sale!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
There will be a third up soon!
The first sweatshirt
The second sweatshirt
Keep an eye out for both, I just put the second one up now!
Gardens By the Bay 2Omg I just realised that today is the last day of my premium membership! TwTGardens By the Bay 22 years ago in Personal More Like This
Good thing I made it in time for another image-intensive blog post.
So I went to Gardens again 2 weeks ago! I have been really busy and suffering from emotional roller coasters, so it took me some time to finally get down to sorting out pictures and blogging abt it. This time, we finally managed to enter the Domes! Since they are somewhat like huge greenhouses in which temperature is strictly regulated within, we got to see many plants that usually cannot survive in Singapore weather. Being in them feels like I've taken a short trip out of Singapore, because the temperature and sights inside are so different!
Glad that I queued for the year-pass; I hope to revisit the domes many more times to come
First up, the Flower Dome! So many exotic flowers~
With Cvy ! Many thanks to Brian for our pictures together! ^v^
Next up, the Desert themed area!
looks a little wrong...
I had my Shakin-kun hanging from m
Contest! Tattoo design!EDIT: I'm extending the contest.. I want to have more to choose between... QAQ" Hopefully some more people will join in..Contest! Tattoo design!3 months ago in Personal More Like This
I'm completely dead for ideas, so I thought "why not ask someone else?"
The thing is I need a tattoo design for one of my characters. What you need to do to participate, is to submit a drawing of a tattoo design, and link it in a comment to this journal.
1) no stockimages is allowed to be used, no tracing or other things that needs credit or in any way is breaking copyright rules.
2) The color purple is NOT allowed to be used in the design
3) there has to be a tiger included in the color green.
4) it is a back-tattoo meant to take up all the space on the back of the character
5) if none of the tattoo designs is of my liking, I am not picking a winner - this is a competition with a purpose of using the result
6) if you win you accept to only get credit for the design on the appsheet for the character, and not on any other artworks e
Contest! 5 DAYS LEFT!SUPER GROUP!Contest! 5 DAYS LEFT!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
WE HAVE A SUPER GROUP FOR ANOTHER YEAR! THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT!
Staff positions are still open!
There are still staff positions open for our Sailor Stars (article writers)!
If you're interested please see here: http://sailor-moon-club.deviantart.com/journal/UPDATE-STAFF-Donations-help-352584190
A Dark Eclipse has Corrupted The Scouts! This month's contest is to draw a Dark version of Sailor Moon or Princess Serenity!
Be creative with SM dark form! Any versions of Sailor Moon, Princess Serenity, Neo Queen, or Usagi will be accepted.
DUE: BEFORE April 1 When I get on the computer on April 1 all entries posted No Exceptions this time.
Entries go here: http://sailor-moon-club.deviantart.com/gallery/28901132
Rules: Might be updated
No mature material please!
Art work must be 100% your own! No bases, stealing, or tracing!
Photos, Cosplay, Stories, and Crafts are allowed!
Youmadcon? Yes I mad con.So, got back from Youmacon this past Monday...Youmadcon? Yes I mad con.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've never been happier to be back from a con in my life. In short. I can't remember a single moment where I was 100% stress free fun. With that I could this journal, and never look back. Of course there were moments when I had a good time, they were few and far between, but I was stressed the entire weekend.
On Thursday we cancelled our hotel room due to hotel drama, and policies that endangered the guests. Who keeps stairways locked. Seriously. We moved into :iconSolo-Dono: s room, and thank you very much for that. Around 20 people in the room sounds like a good time. I didn't cosplay on Thursday, I was too busy trying to figure out AA, and room changes, and blah blah blah complain complain complain.
Friday we did Sailor Scouts, which has been a dream cosplay of mine for so long. We had shoots nearly the whole day, and those shoes were KILLING me. But I was prou
Dreams(Jake English x Reader)==> Jake enter dream bubble.Dreams(Jake English x Reader)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I appear in a place unfamiliar to me. Was I knocked out or something? No I would have remembered. Instead something apeared infront of me and made me fall asleep.
I stood and looked around the dark area. Nothing to be seen. I sigh and look around a bit more trying to see if I can find a light. But no. Suddenly there was a bright light infront of me. A girl walked out from the light and smiled. Who was this girl?
At last he had appeared. You had been waiting for him to come for a long time. Since you have been in acoma you have been very lonely. Though you met a very nice girl who is aperintly dead.
You had asked her to knock Jake out so you could talk to him in person. You know him well becuase you both had talked when you were both so young. This was a great chance!
You walk out of your hiding spot with the help of your new friend making your entrance incredible. She starts a light as you walk out and up to Jake. He stares at you st
Sasuke's Picture DiaryLeave comments to keep me company?Sasuke's Picture Diary1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I am about to spend the next 6 hours or so sewing and painting to finish up costumes and then packing for an adventure. I will soon after leave for the trip and it's going to take a while to get to where I'm going to it'd be great if you leave comments to keep me company on the way there! I'll be reading and replying as much as possible!
Team Sasuke at Ozine Fest Day 3
So here are pictures from our day out last Sunday! Some are from my phone, others are from Facebook friends (Thanks, Jannibee and Benelyn!) and people who have sent me snapshots over Twitter!
Let's start with a group shot! Our theme was Sasuke and his teachers (and his flirt of an alternate universe self from Road to Ninja)
12 year-old pre-Shippuden Sasuke — Jin :iconbehindinfinity:
older Swagsuke/Charasuke from the Road to Ninja movie — Miguel :iconmerkymerx:
Sakura Con 2013WELL Sakura Con is just around the corner!! 8D I'm really excited that we get to go down to Seattle for Sakura Con this year, because for a while there we were pretty sure that it wasn't going to be possible for us to go at all considering that we have Banzaicon and GCFF/Supanova Expo right after it. But thanks to friends and getting our stuff together we managed to make it work! I can't wait to hang out with our con friends :3 and I also can't wait to meet all the people who have posted that they will be going to SC this year! So many new faces to meet, and so many familiar faces to catch up with 8D I'm looking forward to a nice, chill hang out con. More than likely we will just be hanging around the lobby near the fountains or up around the windows on the fourth floor outside the artist/dealers hall.Sakura Con 20131 year ago in Personal More Like This
Friday: Howl (Howl's Moving Castle)
Saturday: Fix it Felix Jr. (Wreck it Ralph)
Sunday: Casual, more than likely, as we'll only be there until ab
After AbunaiconWhat a weekend.After Abunaicon2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Kelly and I are finally back home after a very early flight back to London. I have to say, it was all worth it.
Abunaicon was truly fantastic! It was great meeting some of our followers from the Netherlands and pretty much everyone we met was just lovely!
It was a great test run for Gambit (my sclera contacts arrive tomorrow!!) and I've now decided to make a Human!Wheatley cosplay. Ha ha! It will be fun to be an idiotic character again.
Highlights of Abunaicon:
*Judging the Eurocosplay.
*Being chased by Batman.
*Creating world domination plans with the Joker and Harley while dressed as Loki.
*Invading panels and generally being mental.
*Killing Coulson over and over and over and OVER again!
*Squaring off to a certain Hawkeye everytime I saw her.
*ALL THE DESSERTS!!!
*Being told by four people that I look like Tom Hiddleston.
Twas an AMAZING weekend just so tiring. Phew! I really hope we can come back next year and share in all the fun. Now to plan for Alcon!
Book 2 airs in April!Yep! The title is as it sounds. Janet Varney (Korra's voice actress) has confirmed a release date for April!Book 2 airs in April!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
If you want to read it from Varney herself, here is a link! If this is true, it's likely Anime Matsuri con holds the release date!
What day do you think it will air? (i think it could be April 20th )
What are you looking forward most to in book 2?
Which if your favourite character so far? (from the ones that have been revealed obviously )