Make-up Test!

After watching a recent episode of FaceOff, I decided to look into Kryolan Aquacolor to use for Death. I have been trying to find something that will cover without caking and is easy to apply. Aquacolor looked like it would work. So I went over to CosplaySupplies.com and took a look at what they had.…

Ever changing plans

It feels like every year I decide I’m not going to go to Ohayocon again. Yet, every year I end up going back. I am slowly learning to relax my attitude about Ohayocon. Yes, it began as an anime convention, and anime is still much of the focus, but it is slowly becoming a multi-genre…

Running out of time

There are 60 days left before Dragon*Con. Which means I have 55 days to get three costumes done and ready to go. That is part of why I am taking Tuesday off. My goal is to get my room clean and organized. That way I will have the space to use the sewing machine again.…

Another day, Another Dawn

I was sitting here and randomly started thinking about my attempts at Dawn. You know Dawn, right? This lovely goddess: I realized that what’s been holding me back is myself. Then I had a breakthrough. I thought I had to portray Dawn the same way she’s portrayed in the books, and it never looks the…

Get this party started!

As you can see over to the right, things are moving along nicely. Everything has arrived for Ten’s suit. Now I can go ahead and get the mock-up made and pray that I have enough striped fabric. If I can do this right, it’s going to look amazing! I really need to stop procrastinating on…

It begins

Tonight, the first of my recent cosplay purchases arrives! My lab coat for Dr. Abbey and, hopefully, my tights for Dawn. I’m hoping that their arrival will inspire me to get more done. I need to clean up my room to get a holiday present finished up, so that won’t be an excuse anymore. I…

Shopping spree!

Between my bonus check and Christmas money, I have ordered a ton of costume supplies. -First Doctor Bathing Suit: fabric and pattern -Ten Blue suit: pattern, lining, buttons, notions -Dawn: tights and boots -Christmas Invasion: 2 of the three yarns for the scarf -Dr. Abbey: lab coat -Fangirl: Seventh Doctor TARDIS key I can’t wait…