Buying Online - [Good and Ugly][PhotoBomber] - [Tumblr] - [You Tube] - [Twitter] - [Cosplay.com]Buying Online - [Good and Ugly]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A warning to the people
One of the questions I get a lot are "who do you buy ____ from?"
I always assumed that all sites were pretty equal,
but I recently have been, and still am, dealing with a dispute form a contact website,
they have broken their our rules but still refusing to refund the purchase,
and because of the way they worded the product paypal is refusing to step up.
I'm pretty burned,
and I know others have been screwed over,
or have had major problems from dealing with people online.
As well as people who have had amazing experiences.
Here is my list,
A list of the Good and the one Ugly I have received.
For Contacts, Wigs, and other things I have bought onli
Cosplay for BeginnersSo, you've decided you want to be a cosplayer. Great! You'll have tons of fun. But where to start?Cosplay for Beginners5 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Step one: Choose a character to cosplay
How do you choose which costume you want to do? Choosing can be tricky, and you can't start until you've picked. No one else can tell you how to choose, but it might help if you start by figuring out why it is you want to cosplay.
People have lots of reasons, but in my experience, there are three main reasons why someone might decide to be a cosplayer, and knowing why you do it will help you choose. Most of us are a combination of these, but fit into one slightly better than the others.
1. The Super Fan- these cosplayers have a character or characters that they just absolutely adore. They know absolutely everything about them and the series and want to show the world. They choose their favorite characters.
If you're a super fan, picking is easy! Just do your favorite characters fro
Blame it on the Cosplay 217 cosplays. 11 hours of filming. 15GB of footage. 14 hours of editing. One mental cosplayer! Enjoy.Blame it on the Cosplay 23 years ago in Personal More Like This
Cosplay Friday: Batman's VillainsCosplay Friday: Batman's Villains7 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosplay Friday: Hey Puddin’!
Harley and Joker – An Irresistible Charm by Nyxiie
Welcome to Batman’s Rogue Gallery of Villains
Chaotic, corrupt, and crazy criminals—the dark side of Gotham is all that and so much more.
These iconic villains have inspired people around the world to give in to their darkest desires and join the ranks of the cosplay elite. From warped clown faces and poisoned lips, to jewel
Happy Holidays, sexyHere's something I made for youHappy Holidays, sexy2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I got good news, bad news and something in betweenGood news is, Baby Mango is still alive and active and I don’t know how it can survive in a body like mine. Got it scanned and I saw the ribs and legsI got good news, bad news and something in between1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Bad news is the placenta is blocking the birth opening.
Mine is the marginal one, that one is still okay compare to the complete one. So if there’s blood or sudden stomache, I have to go to the hospital as soon as I can.
The news in between, we still can't tell if Baby Mango is a she or a he. But I'm content with it being healthy.
Shingeki no Kyojin plzmore shingeki no kyojin PLZ:Shingeki no Kyojin plz2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Soul Eater: funny icon conversation:iconPervySoulPlzlack Star, i don't think i can do this.Soul Eater: funny icon conversation3 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconblackstarcuteeyesplz:What do you mean soul?
:iconPervySoulPlz:I .. don't think we can be partners anymore..
:iconblackstarcuteeyesplzh, well we still can be best friend right?
:iconPervySoulPlz:You Got It Buddy!
:iconPervySoulPlzh, Black STAR!!
*BOOM* :IconKiddlaughplz: Sorry my fingers slipped.
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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
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
Here is a little bit more of 'Parker'!Here is a little bit more of 'Parker'!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
ProjectPorkchop Vol266ProjectPorkchop is all about bringing more exposure to the many talented yet under appreciated artists going unseen on deviantART daily. The artists chosen truly deserve more attention based on low counts of favorites, comments, and watchers, added to their incredible artistic talent.ProjectPorkchop Vol2662 years ago in Art Features More Like This
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Video Plans for 2012Hey guys!Video Plans for 20123 years ago in Personal More Like This
Long time; no talk. How are you all doing?
Since this year is the year of the apocalypse you can expect more Left 4 Dead 2 videos. I'm definitely thinking about making some Keith and Ellis derp videos. The current winning idea is 'How to with Keith.'
Oh, yes. Chaos shall follow.
I'm ALMOST done with a second Blame it on the Cosplay video; THE REVENGE. Seriously, this is so so so so much better than the first one. I really can't wait. The only reason I haven't uploaded it yet is because the contacts for Lestat haven't arrived yet. Once his part is filmed then it shall be up for your pleasure!
You can definitely expect more Marauders. These guys will have plenty more episodes and silly shorts to come.
What else is worth mentioning?
We -might- be filming a final special Sora Show video. This is only a possible at the moment. So don't get your hopes up too much. It might happen. It might not, however it is being talked about.
I will get the Demyx Time 15 bloopers to you. I'm half
GODZILLA (2014) review - The Showa Must Go OnGODZILLA (2014) has hit theaters, and for months (years for most Godzilla fans), potential audiences have been anticipating a return to form for the Lizard King - a film that will revisit the themes of the 1954 original and deliver a brooding, apocalyptic story of destruction and doom.GODZILLA (2014) review - The Showa Must Go On1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Instead, what we got could best be described as a sequel to THE TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA (1975).
Trust me, I wouldn't begin a review with a hyperbolic, attention-grabbing statement like that without explaining it. For the moment, let us turn back the clock and toss out a quick recap of the film's plot. Obviously, this review will contain a metric crapload of SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS, but you'll complain anyway, so let's get on with this.
After a mysterious event in 1954 regarding the Castle Bravo nuclear test and an unknown giant organism, the story jumps to 1999, where two scientists, Dr. Serizawa (Ken Watanabe) and Dr. Graham (Sally Hawkins) are investigating a massive underground tomb in the
A Year of Cosplay: 2013Wow, so another year has passed along with another line of cosplays. I’ll be a little more lengthy this year and share my thoughts about each costume I completed this year. Go below the cut to read more about my summary of cosplays for 2013..A Year of Cosplay: 20132 years ago in Personal More Like This
The first costume I completed in 2013 I had actually started in 2012. And that was Skyloft Link, which was debuted at Taiyou Con 2013.
(Photo by Cosplay Close-Up)
When I played Skyward Sword for the first time, I loved Link’s Skyloft design and I caved. It wasn’t a cosplay that I had initially planned on doing, it just…sort of happened on a whim. I still didn’t quite understand the concept of lining, so things aren’t lined properly, but the fabric is “double-sided.” And I was still a little intimidated by applique, so I used fabric paint for the designs. But despite that, I thought the overall look of the costume tur
Personal LibraryQuite a few times I've been asked what books I like and could I suggest any good reads. Well, here is a journal with some of my top authors and books for you to consider.Personal Library3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will start by saying that my two favourite genres are historical and gothic horror. I do deleve into fantasy, but generally I will only read a fantasy novel if it's not set in modern times.
I also tend towards first person and will not read a book if the protagonist is female. So brace yourselves!
SALAMANDER by Thomas Wharton.
This is my favourite book and for many good reasons. It is set in an alternative Victorian era, and follows the life of a book maker called Nicolas as he travels around the world trying to make an infinite book. (A book with no end and no start).
The narrative is overly colourful and the author takes full advantage of the readers senses, especially that of smell and sight. The short narratives play like a cinematic reel in the mind.
Overall, it's a book about books which contains some very hea
The Return of the KeithGuess who's back??The Return of the Keith3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Next week I'm going to be doing another episode of 'Keith How Do.'
If you have any 'how dos' that you wanna see in the video then make sure you email your requests to:
I look forward to your mental mail! 8D
PARLE PRIDE!If you'd like to pimp out some Parle Pride or show support for the shows, well you can now get some pretty professional looking shirts, bags and badges!PARLE PRIDE!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
USA/CANADA STORE: http://parleproductionsusa.spreadshirt.com
We have stuff from the Marauders, Some Assembly Required, Demyx Time, Sora Show and Stuck in Savannah, as well as some awesome Parlé stuff.
Please do check it out! I've ordered myself a load of stuff! Ha ha!
HAPPY HALLOWEENHere, have Stuck in Savannah Episode 9 to celebrate!HAPPY HALLOWEEN3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Good News StoriesReading through the BBC yesterday and today, there's a lot of doom and gloom, despite being so close to Christmas, which is one of our most festive seasons!Good News Stories4 years ago in Personal More Like This
So, I went on a search for GOOD news to share with you all. Here are my favourites (edited to be shorter, but you can search their titles on Google for more info!)
Once homeless Miami man earns a Masters degree
After several arrests, drug addiction and being homeless, a Miami man has overcome the odds to graduate from FIU with a Master's degree in social work.
Out of thousands of graduates, only one -- 50-year-old Aaron Alvin Sr. -- got a standing ovation at Tuesday night's graduation ceremony.
"I wanted to make sure I was in a position to help people and so I went ahead and got my Master's," Alvin said. "I just continued to pursue something that was bigger and better and ended up here."
Alvin was arrested several times for drugs, grand theft auto, and domestic violence. He was also homeless for a time.
He said he never,
Crazy Colours Makeup ContestCrazy Colours Makeup Contest2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Lit Cosmetics glitter in Go Golf (a super awesome green) with a glitter glue, a brush and a glitter remover. www.litcosmetics.com
4 of Makeup Geek's amazing pigments in Liquid Gold, Paparazzi, Prince Charming and New Year's Eve.
My choice winner: 2 pairs of top lashes, 1 bottom
Fan choice winner: 1 pair of top lashes, 1 bottom
Random sharer: 1 pair of top lashes
Create an original makeup design full of colour! This can be eyes, lips, nails, full face or even body! Submit your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org or through messages on one of my fan pages. Your work will be featured on my Facebook page and the winners will be featured on my cover photo. If you have a Facebook fanpage, be sure to send it to me so I can link your picture to it!
3 Winners will be chosen.
Viewers Choice. The look that ge
Lyrics for Shingeki no Kyojin opening 1~紅蓮の弓矢 Guren no Yumiya is the opening song for anime Shingeki no Kyojin~Lyrics for Shingeki no Kyojin opening 1~2 years ago in Personal More Like This
well as you know,i'm a hardcore fan of blood and gore anime so this song has picked my interest :3
maybe the meaning was a bit brute but still has a good point in it.... :iconthinkingplz:
*huh!! i'm just babbling here.....where's the good point anyway??*
*ok...seriously this is just my opinion*
and this song was already in my collection~
i like a song in this type very much!! XDD
the one that sang with full spirit and upbeat *am i using the right word?? argh!!.....curse my English!! -_- *
here's the lyrics and translation :
(RANT) What it is to be WRONGSo I just got another comment explaining to me how someone's friends are really mean and evil- and how only their cosplay friends act this way, and it's always just in the community… how the community is really horrible and twisted- and people are so friggin mean- and I just want to point out something of relevance and address this because it's really starting to confuse me… just because of this-(RANT) What it is to be WRONG3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's not 'just your cosplay friends' or 'just the community' it's everyone.
Humans act this way.
People want validation for their work, time, effort, and artists are one of the biggest roles in which the only validation you generally get only that, and sometimes people don't even get that pat on the back.
It's really tough out there.
So yes- human beings may attempt to out shine you, or put you down- or accuse you of things- it's habit. This would not apply just to the cosplay community- have you ever had to put your art in a gallery? Trust me- not everyone is going to be all thumbs up if your
FUNDRAISING!Hey all!FUNDRAISING!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For those who haven't seen our latest video on Youtube, or check the blog on our NEW WEBSITE (www.parleproductions.webs.com), we're doing a new fundraiser !
Jenn and I, together with several others from our group, will be attempting a "24+ Hours Of Gaming" fundraiser, starting 6th April 2012, in support of the charity SpecialEffect!
WHO ARE SPECIALEFFECT?
"SpecialEffect is a charity dedicated to helping ALL young people with disabilities to enjoy computer games. For these children, the majority of computer games are simply too quick or too difficult to play, and we can help them and their parents to find out which games they CAN play, and how to adapt those games that they can't."
To see an example of the work SpecialEffect do, watch this video, showing Ella and Chloe, able to enjoy games thanks to the help of the SpecialEffect team! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btHMqz-RpH8&featurelayer_embedded
WHAT ARE WE DOING TO HELP?
Starting on the 6th April 2012 Jenn and I, with the