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Unread 07-15-2011, 01:27 PM   #39916
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FINALLY! I got my fabric samples today and they're the perfect color!
I've sent after so many samples and finally. Never thought it would be so hard finding light yellow and the right dark red. Have to order fabric NOW! Only three weeks left until the con D:
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Unread 07-15-2011, 01:42 PM   #39917
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I'm afraid I don't have pictures of them anymore, I only made up a few dozen for I-con, and now i'm just using business cards since they are so much cheaper and less obtrusive to give to someone, plus they work just as well. And they look like This quite simple, really :3
GUAH! My contact card/business card is starting to look largely utilitarian and bland by comparison to everyone's. (>o<)

I'll probably just go to a local shop and have my contact cards made there to keep my money local. 1000 @ $40 sounds very competitive especially when compared to online retailors.
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:19 PM   #39918
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I have way too much fun with my Miku wig. And doing my makeup. I think I spent, like, at least over half an hour doing my makeup (for no reason) and I didn't even attempt my fake lashes.

Uhh...I'll stop fooling around with cameras and work on my mockup now.......
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:20 PM   #39919
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Should not have watched Black Swan. Want to make ballet costumes. Badly.
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:22 PM   #39920
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It's handy for me to give out business cards since I'm often in Artist's Alley at conventions ^_~ Plus I'm a graphic designer by trade so they're simple enough to make up. So often the good photos and awesome people from conventions get lost or forgotten after it's over, so having a way to keep in touch is super-nice.

This is mine (ignore the ugly old drawing on it, I've had these for quite awhile >_< )
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:33 PM   #39921
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I just got braces, so while my teeth will be straight eventually, I'm concerned about them affecting my cosplay. I just won't let anyone see my teeth.
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:33 PM   #39922
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Should not have watched Black Swan. Want to make ballet costumes. Badly.
DO IT DO IT DO IT DO ITTTTT
....have you seen Princess Tutu? XD
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:41 PM   #39923
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Finally finished styling my new wig. And it's perfect! No blunt cuts and all.. So proud of myself for that xDD

Now for the dye job. Intimidated!
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:42 PM   #39924
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Post convention coma has hit me, and I can't seem to make myself work on anything cosplay related, even though I have been meaning to! I hope this doesn't last too long =(
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:47 PM   #39925
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I have way too much fun with my Miku wig. And doing my makeup. I think I spent, like, at least over half an hour doing my makeup (for no reason) and I didn't even attempt my fake lashes.

Uhh...I'll stop fooling around with cameras and work on my mockup now.......

My Miku wig is driving me nuts. It got tangled right away (of course I couldn't stop playing with it when I got it in the mail).. and it seems the more I brush it out the more I get impossible mats and tangles. Huff! Whats the secret to wig care?! For the first time ever I have tons of wigs and I am slowly letting them devolve into tangled rubbish! :-(
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:52 PM   #39926
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After seeing the same cosplayer photographed hundred of times, I've come to a certain appreciation for the brief moments I've seen her break character while I happened to be resting from walking around with my wings on the sideline. Sounds like a creeper, but I just happened to be there...
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:55 PM   #39927
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There needs to be more time, and money, for cosplay. Just sayin.
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Unread 07-15-2011, 04:59 PM   #39928
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aaaah my Ivan jacket shipped!

I feel so bad for just buying this costume, but I couldn't possibly do sukajan embroidery on a home sewing machine without an embroidery function, so buy time it is.

I can't wait for it to show up!
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Unread 07-15-2011, 05:05 PM   #39929
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My Miku wig is driving me nuts. It got tangled right away (of course I couldn't stop playing with it when I got it in the mail).. and it seems the more I brush it out the more I get impossible mats and tangles. Huff! Whats the secret to wig care?! For the first time ever I have tons of wigs and I am slowly letting them devolve into tangled rubbish! :-(
Well, I've heard that Motions Sheen oil spray or whatever it's called works. I've used a silicone lubricant to detangle my Luka wig (there's a thread that's probably in the wigs forum) and it worked fine. When you're just walking around or storing it, you could put it in loose braids so it doesn't go all over the place and get tangled too easily as well.
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Unread 07-15-2011, 05:15 PM   #39930
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DO IT DO IT DO IT DO ITTTTT
....have you seen Princess Tutu? XD
No, but it's in my netflix queue.
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