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Convulsive
05-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Ok, So for MTAC 2012 (yes I'm already planning ahead) I'm doing my OC cosplay battle form:

http://minamori-takihashi.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d3f1esh

If you notice her jacket is long and black... (I meant to make it longer, but I cannot do lineart cleanly for my life, nor wrinkles, so I shortened it down) quite like Organization XIII characters. She also has a weopon, and I'm afraid if I use an O13 coat people will mistake me for an O13 fanfic character, with her own keyblade. Do you think this will be a problem? Should I spend the money for an O13 coat, or make one? I don't want to have to explain to tons of people I am NOT a fan character, merely an all-around Original Character. It would be very hard to explain. Any suggestions?

sephygoth
05-04-2011, 11:38 PM
Ok, So for MTAC 2012 (yes I'm already planning ahead) I'm doing my OC cosplay battle form:

http://minamori-takihashi.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d3f1esh

If you notice her jacket is long and black... (I meant to make it longer, but I cannot do lineart cleanly for my life, nor wrinkles, so I shortened it down) quite like Organization XIII characters. She also has a weopon, and I'm afraid if I use an O13 coat people will mistake me for an O13 fanfic character, with her own keyblade. Do you think this will be a problem? Should I spend the money for an O13 coat, or make one? I don't want to have to explain to tons of people I am NOT a fan character, merely an all-around Original Character. It would be very hard to explain. Any suggestions?
I think if you can't branch off your fandom for Kindom Hearts, you will get the org13 responses, until you are sick of them.
Personally, I like that you took that idea but could have twisted it into "short skirt and Looooooooooooooong Jacket" XD but that trench better be pretty long and worn OPEN for cool effect!
Else, I also like the short jacket too, for some reason it's a bit of sassy untouchable attitude. Gotta have the sassyness.
Keep goin with it, keep sketching it until you know what to do for it, then start asking for materials to use for the effect you want(ie leather, pleather, silk, cotton, plastic,fiberglass, etc etc whatever)
I just do what I wanna on my own, but I try to not let it look like a past series/trademark. It's not easy to branch from fandoms that made you who you are!

Convulsive
05-09-2011, 08:37 PM
I think if you can't branch off your fandom for Kindom Hearts, you will get the org13 responses, until you are sick of them.
Personally, I like that you took that idea but could have twisted it into "short skirt and Looooooooooooooong Jacket" XD but that trench better be pretty long and worn OPEN for cool effect!
Else, I also like the short jacket too, for some reason it's a bit of sassy untouchable attitude. Gotta have the sassyness.
Keep goin with it, keep sketching it until you know what to do for it, then start asking for materials to use for the effect you want(ie leather, pleather, silk, cotton, plastic,fiberglass, etc etc whatever)
I just do what I wanna on my own, but I try to not let it look like a past series/trademark. It's not easy to branch from fandoms that made you who you are!

thanks so much! I think I will go with shorter version then... She's meant to be rather sassy and in-your-face.

ARIADecember
05-15-2011, 10:55 PM
Very cool OC
However, I don't think using the Organization 13 jacket
I would say look around till you find something that works :)

StarlightJumper
05-24-2011, 07:28 PM
I concur. I don't think an O13 jacket would work for that at all. The shorter version of it looks better. I would actually, however, suggest searching thrift stores for a trenchcoat or long coat and maybe modifying that if needed.

Chaletica
05-26-2011, 05:41 PM
Cool OC! However, I'd recommend not using an O13 jacket, since they're pretty recognizable already. So, you should probably get another jacket for that.