|One of mine Final Fantasy cosplays|
I am a married woman with a kid and a full-time job, thus I don't have that much time for the cosplay, especially since I sew and craft most of my costumes. That is the main reason I have such a short list of finished costumes, though I always have a huge list of wanted cosplays-to-do.
Most of the project now includes fencing and stunt fighting and, by extension, my partner - ErikDesler, and thus most of our paired cosplay includes some kind of weaponry (mostly steel swords) and now open-handed combat and stunts as well. Our cosplay and fencing duet named Sword Art OFFline.
For better or worse, I fail to appear on DA on semi-regular basis. So you can find me here:
WCS/CICAF Russian preliminaries - WIN!This year once again we took part in Russian WCS/CICAF preliminaries. Well, it was the 1st year for CICAF, and 4th for WCS, but still (we participated in 2013 and 2014, took 2nd and 3rd places accordingly). There was even greater competition this year, but also two Awards of Invitation, for WCS 2015 and for CICAF 2016. And we won award of invitation for CICAF, so now we are considered CICAF 2016 Team Russia - first ever to my knowledge ^_^
We participated with Tekken 6 stunt fighting skit and at last we managed to make everything right! I loved Asuka and wanted to make her for several years, though only after our fail on WCS preliminaries 2014 (3rd place due to not-quite-our-best performance in full-plate Soulk Calibur IV armor) we decided to make next year's performance based on stunt fighting and not fencing. My partner ErikDesler selected 2 characters originally, but we decided to make Lars' costume because it's so cool Well, when we finished making it (yeah, as usual -