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Unread 07-29-2013, 05:48 PM   #1
swiftwish
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Exclamation yoko posing help?

im going to be yoko littner over the weekend! but i have NO CLUE how to pose for her! i had a con a while ago and got photos but they all looked terrible and unflattering!

i have a huge gun too and idk how to incorporate it!

also can i have advice on facial expression pls? thank u!
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Unread 07-29-2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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My favorite:
http://socialcos.com/albums/photo/vi...6/photo_id/450
Basically that lol You could always mix it up and hold the gun in the raist hand which also looks pretty kool.

Then sniper poses like so look good too:
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs49/f/20...alindachan.jpg
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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:27 AM   #3
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I would advise a combination of three (or maybe four) things:
1) Study reference materials: Screen shots, official artwork, official character sketches and concept art, and even fan art; save off some of the images of your favorite poses to a folder in your smartphone or computer, so you can refer to them later.

2) Study "real" posing guides - ones that aren't cosplay-specific. Different body types have different tricks and pose techniques that are more or less flattering. If you're stick-thin, there are some posing tricks that you can use to give the appearance of curves; if you're pudgy, there are some tricks that you can use to hide/disguise the areas you don't like while showing off the areas that you do like. I typed up a little bit on posing here: http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.ph...87&postcount=7

3) Practice in front of a mirror. Don't forget to practice facial expressions; Yoko has a pretty wide variety, so that should be fun.

4) If you have a willing friend, practice posing and have them take some snapshots. For posing practice, even simple snapshots from a cell phone or point-n-shoot will work, and you don't have to be in full costume.
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