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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:25 PM   #64231
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When am I gonna have time for all these cosplays at kkon. . . Maybe a K project photoshoot before? Also an shingeki shoot as Ivrin and a Yamato from Devil Survivor 2 shoot.... Then that can be three off my list and Munakata and Yamato are done so...yeah...
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:30 PM   #64232
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Well this is ironic, I got my $75 off coupon for Arda wigs and you have to spend it all at once which usually means I'd be planning out 190843221 cosplays. But I'm trying to save up money right now so when I was looking through my to-cosplay I noticed that all the characters I have with simpler outfits also are ones I could do with my real hair. So I have no clue what I'm going to spend this on outside of one wig, this is different!
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:46 PM   #64233
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Back from the dead-ish! The detailing of Madoka's petal skirt has begun its long, tedious process. I only have 2-3 months to finish it. I also sent in the con registration today, so everything is getting very exciting! I haven't been working on cosplay for a few weeks and right now is crunch time. Maybe I can convince my mom to let me buy the super-expensive pleather before Christmas... Or maybe I'll finish the rifle as a little Christmas present to myself.

I am in the wrong state of mind. Right now, all Christmas means is more cosplay. Ugh @ myself.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 08:36 PM   #64234
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I officially have fabric! Woooo
Cept, I have class tomorrow and homework to still finish, so I can't start working on it until Friday...
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Unread 11-13-2013, 08:40 PM   #64235
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The result of my glittery nightmare. It's a little too big, but given that I'll be wearing two shirts underneath it plus a scarf over it, I'm not that worried. (You can even see glitter on my jeans lol)

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Unread 11-13-2013, 08:41 PM   #64236
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Can I hurry up and get paid already so I can buy materials for Mitsuki and start working on her? Ugh. I get paid in two days and I wish it would come quicker. Then again my PiC won't start working on hers until she gets her financial aid, so I may not even start working on her until the paycheck after next, which will be two weeks from this Friday. Hmmm. Oh well. Not worrying about it quite yet.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:05 PM   #64237
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Back from the dead-ish! The detailing of Madoka's petal skirt has begun its long, tedious process. I only have 2-3 months to finish it. I also sent in the con registration today, so everything is getting very exciting! I haven't been working on cosplay for a few weeks and right now is crunch time. Maybe I can convince my mom to let me buy the super-expensive pleather before Christmas... Or maybe I'll finish the rifle as a little Christmas present to myself.

I am in the wrong state of mind. Right now, all Christmas means is more cosplay. Ugh @ myself.
You, my good woman, have much more courage than I. I would go crazy if I did Madoka's magical girl outfit at this point.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:10 PM   #64238
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Update on my glitter nightmare: Guys, I'm now a fucking fairy.

Glitter in my hair, on my chest, on my forehead, on my arms, shirt, pants, socks, floor, bed, desk, cat, parrot...

I only have a couple more adjustments to make to the waistcoat, and once I finish it, I'm hosing this shit down with acrylic sealant.

The best part is that I'm going through this glittery nightmare and cosplaying a male character with it. lol.
Bolded part has been my life since I started cosplaying Magnus Bane. Could be worse; at least you don't have to have a "raccoon mask of glitter makeup." I do. And the character's a guy.

you have glittery nightmare, I still call my Magnus wig 'glitter onslaught'
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:22 PM   #64239
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Could be worse; at least you don't have to have a "raccoon mask of glitter makeup."
Ah, my fellow cosplayer, but I do! When I broke down what I had to do, I was legitimately surprised that there was no mascara involved lol Glitter flakes on the clothes, and smears on the eyes. Sigh.

By the way, great Magnus! I think I forgot to mention that last time we conversed about the nightmares of glitter on this thread last time, but Magnus was definitely my favourite character from TMI, and I think you got his hair down perfectly lol
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:23 PM   #64240
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I missed quite a few conventions....I'm staring at a closet full of perfectly good cosplays I could be using....and instead I just feel...discouraged somehow.

I started a couple of projects...and as usual, I haven't finished them and the more I think about and look at them....I just feel like a failure.

I look at the plans I made...then the whole list of characters I'd like to cosplay but don't feel like I'd do justice and I go right back to cycling through feeling terrible again.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:25 PM   #64241
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Ah, my fellow cosplayer, but I do! When I broke down what I had to do, I was legitimately surprised that there was no mascara involved lol Glitter flakes on the clothes, and smears on the eyes. Sigh.

By the way, great Magnus! I think I forgot to mention that last time we conversed about the nightmares of glitter on this thread last time, but Magnus was definitely my favourite character from TMI, and I think you got his hair down perfectly lol
Oh wow, thank you! Magnus is my favorite too and I had to work up the nerve to cosplay him, but I'm glad I did. And thanks about the wig; I always see fanart of him with really short hair so I sometimes feel like it's inaccurate, but it looks like a disco ball so I love it.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:36 PM   #64242
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I missed quite a few conventions....I'm staring at a closet full of perfectly good cosplays I could be using....and instead I just feel...discouraged somehow.

I started a couple of projects...and as usual, I haven't finished them and the more I think about and look at them....I just feel like a failure.

I look at the plans I made...then the whole list of characters I'd like to cosplay but don't feel like I'd do justice and I go right back to cycling through feeling terrible again.
I think most of us have been in this pit at one point or another. Just breathe, and do things that make you happy. Read a book or take a bubble bath or call your best friend. When you feel a bit better, THEN re-visit your cosplay options. Thinking about things that make you feel discouraged while you're already feeling down can tend to exacerbate the bad feeling and it just turns into a vicious cycle. Hope you get to feeling a bit better, friend.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:49 PM   #64243
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I finally got my boot covers and satchel for my Flynn Rider outfit. Probably gonna wear it when I get into NYC to see Zach on Broadway..and to other Christmas things maybe.. and I'm probably gonna use my satchel as a real acessoriy because it's easier then purses..

God only knows when I'll get started on the bodice for Rapunzel- my family spent a ton of money this year compared to other years so... I don't want to spend too much when I finally get around to drafting it and actually making the bodice
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Unread 11-13-2013, 10:04 PM   #64244
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I think most of us have been in this pit at one point or another. Just breathe, and do things that make you happy. Read a book or take a bubble bath or call your best friend. When you feel a bit better, THEN re-visit your cosplay options. Thinking about things that make you feel discouraged while you're already feeling down can tend to exacerbate the bad feeling and it just turns into a vicious cycle. Hope you get to feeling a bit better, friend.
It's not a fun pit to try and climb out of...that's for certain.

I almost feel worse about it because my SO is planning on cosplaying things with me...and while I'm excited for the chance to not be on my own for some of these....I worry that the same critical and bullying behavior is just going to continue. Which also says I either need a pair of earplugs or some anger management...but that's beside the point.

I guess I'm having such a hard time getting back to actually enjoying things is because I'm having so many problems with myself.

I'm getting off topic again though..oops. Thank you for the good vibes.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 10:09 PM   #64245
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I wish there were more Drossel cosplayers around. The jacket front I made is terrible and I have no idea how to make it better.
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