Cosplay · Life and Things

Cosplay Safety

This is a PSA. There is an incredibly disturbing Facebook post going around the VA/DC convention scene right now. I can’t let this go. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Flaura.williams.71619533%2Fposts%2F2129621680396780&width=500 This guy is a creep. This girl was right to follow her gut. I hope he gets banned from every convention within a several hour drive of his house and… Continue reading Cosplay Safety

Cosplay · Crafty Projects

This is what the day/week before a convention looks like.

Today is the day before we leave for Otakon for the weekend. With all of our work on Charlie’s costume this weekend (which turned out really nice, and he only has to do some small detail work and paint it) we were left in kind of a time crunch to get our costumes done. Here’s… Continue reading This is what the day/week before a convention looks like.

Cosplay · Crafty Projects · Japanese · Life and Things

I’m also learning Japanese….There’s lots of learning going on right now.

Watashi wa nihongo o hanashimasu (私は日本語を話します) The above, if I remember correctly (not the kanji, I have a terrible time with Kanji) should mean “I speak Japanese”. I wish I knew how to add, “Well, kind of” to that phrase.  I’ve been studying Japanese on and off for a few years, never getting past the… Continue reading I’m also learning Japanese….There’s lots of learning going on right now.

Cosplay · Crafty Projects

I bought a 3d printed thing! Now what?

I thought long and hard about how I was going to do Soldier 76’s Rifle. I mocked up materials and drawings using stuff I could get my hands on and just could not find anything that would turn out really clean. I really wanted this prop to be weighty, clean, and recognizable. So after some… Continue reading I bought a 3d printed thing! Now what?