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Unread 06-11-2013, 03:31 PM   #1
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Constructive Comment Thread

Now I'm sure you all know we have the "cosplay gallery viewings thread" and we all love it and have fun just posting comments on each others galleries, photos and costumes. However the gallery viewing thread is more of a free for all while I want to create a bit of structure.

As you know, the other thread has no rules. My purpose for this thread is to call for comments that are a bit more constructive than "I like this". For example you can say one thing you like on the costume/photo and one thing you think needs work. This thread is more to help people get BETTER at cosplaying and photo taking. Effectively this will work the same way as the other thread with you commenting on the person above you leaving a link to the photo in the post.

Here are the rules I shall put forth.

1) You MUST have at least two complete costumes. No WIP please! The amount of photos doesn't matter and neither does a shot at a convention or in your room/house. The costume does NOT have to be made by you either. As long as it's complete that's all that matters.
2) Please limit your comments to three posts per day. This is to allow more people in to the thread and have more variety to view instead of the same couple costumes. If you spam the thread, you'll be skipped.
3) Constructive criticism only please, anyone who is found insulting another cosplayer or being rude/negative will be reported. Also say one thing you like and one thing you think needs work. Be thoughtful! No two word comments!
4) Have fun!

I'll be the guinea pig I guess, please give me some criticism! =)

EDIT- PLEASE read the post above you, since some people may just be talking about certain techniques or discussing help or whatever. They may not intend to break the flow but it's up to posters to see who wants to be critiqued and who might just be replying. If there is no link in their post, move to the previous.
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Once upon an evening dreary, while I lurked weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten posts,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a bitching,
As of some one gently pitching, bitching at my chamber door.
`'Tis JasonTerror,' I muttered, `bitching at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more.'

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Unread 06-11-2013, 06:27 PM   #2
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I don't have the requirements yet but I would suggest making this a Sticky.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 06:33 PM   #3
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I don't have the requirements yet but I would suggest making this a Sticky.
Um I can't do that, but you could try requesting it from the admins!
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Once upon an evening dreary, while I lurked weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten posts,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a bitching,
As of some one gently pitching, bitching at my chamber door.
`'Tis JasonTerror,' I muttered, `bitching at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more.'
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Unread 06-11-2013, 06:34 PM   #4
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Um I can't do that, but you could try requesting it from the admins!
I'll let you do that since you created it.
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Unread 06-12-2013, 11:40 AM   #5
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Blondie: http://www.cosplay.com/photo/3071245/
You make a fun Demyx, and support a favorite pairing of mine (Bonus points for you) I would suggest making a prop or something to make you stand out more.
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Unread 06-12-2013, 10:54 PM   #6
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Loveable-Eve- http://www.cosplay.com/photo/3375851/

Awesome shot! I really like place you chose for the picture, perfect creepy setting for the source material. My criticism is maybe emote more with your pictures, practice in the mirror for your serious characters (I know how hard a serious character can be trust me!)

Also thank you, still working on the sitar, I just need monies ._.
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Once upon an evening dreary, while I lurked weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten posts,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a bitching,
As of some one gently pitching, bitching at my chamber door.
`'Tis JasonTerror,' I muttered, `bitching at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more.'
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Unread 06-13-2013, 09:21 AM   #7
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Blondie: http://www.cosplay.com/photo/2505018/
In your other Ty Lee picture you have a veyr powerful stance, here you loo like your straining to hold the handstand long enoughf or the photo. Which is understandable, fancy handstands are hard. Maybe if you want you can work on build up the strentgh to hold it longer. Overall good costume and I am impressed with your ability to even hold a handstand like that.

Thanks, I've been thinking about having a nother Henry shoot with more emotion. It is kinda a running joke in the fandom that he has no emotions because their small in the game. But I do usually have a spacy look on my face in photos in general so I will work on that, thanks.
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Stuff I hope to do by the end of the year:
Prism - Original design: Done except for the bow
Akihito Kanbara (Idol) - Kyoukai no Kanata: Need to add details
Drag Cloud - Final Fantasy 7: Need dress, wig and braids
Bahamat - Fantasy 4: I need wig, and to make the wings
The Best Costume Ever - It's a surprise: All I need is the wig!
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Unread 06-13-2013, 09:46 AM   #8
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You make an adorable Rin and I totally think you got plenty of room to make this costume even better. First thing I always notice on a cosplayer is their wig. Hahaha. I think you got the style down for Rin, but the back is starting to look a little messy. You'll be surprised how a tamed wig could make a cosplay look much better. I really like your fuku for Rin for sure. I can't make them without cursing them but yours looks well-made and sits on you comfortably.
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Unread 06-13-2013, 06:14 PM   #9
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Does anyone have any constructive comments for my cosplays? I'm more than willing and I've always wanted to know if there's anything I can improve on
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Unread 06-13-2013, 09:32 PM   #10
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Does anyone have any constructive comments for my cosplays? I'm more than willing and I've always wanted to know if there's anything I can improve on
Hun first you gotta give one to Akahime then we can give you one =)
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Once upon an evening dreary, while I lurked weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten posts,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a bitching,
As of some one gently pitching, bitching at my chamber door.
`'Tis JasonTerror,' I muttered, `bitching at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more.'
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Unread 06-14-2013, 12:24 AM   #11
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Akahime, I love your costumes. All of them are flawless! I haven't personally seen many of the shows/games that the characters are in, but I see no difference in the costumes you have and the actual characters. I wouldn't change a thing!
My favorite is the Evil Zone one
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Unread 06-14-2013, 05:53 PM   #12
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I LOVE this original outfit!! Its beautiful. I really think the costume will kick even more butt if you added an awesome pair of authentic pirate boots! It would really bring the costume together
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Unread 06-14-2013, 07:03 PM   #13
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@ Amaya, Thank you so much for the comment! I really agree when you say it needs some boots haha I am still searching for the perfect pair

Your Mileena cosplay is flawless! I love the corset-type lacing in the front, and it seriously looks like it came right from the game! Did you make that yourself?
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Unread 06-14-2013, 07:08 PM   #14
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Amaya You're work is really great so the only thing that can be said is i guess on one pose. http://www.cosplay.com/photo/3387096/ such as this one, just watch for letting the small of your back slump out like that. Lift the chest and arch the small of the back! Really had to look hard to find anything. Great work
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Unread 06-14-2013, 08:54 PM   #15
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This is a cute photo and I love the outfit. You mentioned having a hard time with posing. Maybe try a strong stance. From what I know of Saber (I have yet to watch the series) Starting with your feet. In the photo they're turn inward making you look cutesy. Just turning your toes out like in first position in ballet and having your heels shoulder width apart would help.
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Stuff I hope to do by the end of the year:
Prism - Original design: Done except for the bow
Akihito Kanbara (Idol) - Kyoukai no Kanata: Need to add details
Drag Cloud - Final Fantasy 7: Need dress, wig and braids
Bahamat - Fantasy 4: I need wig, and to make the wings
The Best Costume Ever - It's a surprise: All I need is the wig!
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