Sakuya Izayoi | The Touhou Project
The ‘Open Book Cosplayer’ Project
There is a stigma in the cosplay community that most cosplayers would prefer to hide the tactics used in order to make a particular cosplay. This project is dedicated to raising awareness for those cosplayers who are open to being asked questions and more than willing to help those in need. In short, you are an ‘Open Book’ full of information for all who seek it.
The badges above represent some of the most general topics of cosplay craftsmanship, including wig work, tailoring or sewing, prop making, and armor making. This does not mean that you claim to be a master of this or that type. It is simply to say you feel confident enough to answer questions on these subjects and in the event you don’t know, you’re good at re-directing them to someone who might know better.
By posting one of these badges, you are openly saying that you are more than welcome to take questions from cosplayers on your craftsmanship tactics and workings. Of course this in turn means that asking cosplayers should also know to credit and thank those that helped them out.
Click here if you’d like to download these badges for your own use. Feel free to put them on your page, resize them, put them on backgrounds, ect. Post them however you please.
If you do use these badges, please link back to this post so people can learn more about what an ‘Open Book Cosplayer’ is.
Also utilize the tag Open Book Cosplayer so people can find cosplayers to ask!
Thank you Vicious! This is brilliant and a very great way to encourage others to not be afraid to ask questions. :D
I am also an open book, followers. Feel free to pm or email me any questions toward my cosplays, methods, materials, or anything cosplay related really. I’d be more than happy to share my good, bad and best experiences.I will do my best to explain all that I have learned so you can benefit <3
I will absolutely use this and link back :)
this is a neat idea. obviously if anyone has any questions or wants a tutorial on anything i do, feel free to ask :) I will do my best to answer!
(also all of my current tutorial posts are tagged “tutorial” if you’re looking for them)
We will be adding these to the blog soon!!!
My favorite shots from the AMKE Death Note meetup, Part 2 of 2. Even though there were only four of us, we had an amazing time!
Photos courtesy of the amazing Jkat Wonderland (who has a Tumblr but I don’t know what it is).
Light Yagami: Me
Misa Amane (all black outfit): Jkat Wonderland
So now here it is after some months of work ^^ I’m so glad it’s finally done, and i’m happy about the outcome :) .It’s the first time i made a more higher level costume than i usually make or lets say with more details. And it feels like i had to do this so much earlier after 5/6 years of cosplay :(I think i find making props and armours more enjoyable than making clothes XD, so maybe in the future i will make more armor costumes ;)Cosplay: MePhotographer: komory-bat http://komory-bat.deviantart.comcostume made by memy Deviantart: http://lighterfoxxx.deviantart.com
IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE MAKING A DRESS OR DRESS LIKE THING AS PART OF YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUME!
HERE IS A LOVELY TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A TUTU!
HERE IS ANOTHER LOVELY TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A PLEATED SKIRT!
HERE IS A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A CORSET WITH BACKLACING!
HERE IS A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A 50’S CRINOLINE! (SOMETIMES CALLED A PETTICOAT)
HERE IS A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO MAKE A DRESS BODICE!
DO WITH THIS WHAT YOU WILL!
FRIDAY ANIMELAND WASABI SNK Photoshoot
PLEASE DO NOT TAKE OR REDISTRIBUTE WITHOUT PERMISSION!!
The cosplayers are:
If you’re in here, feel free to message me and I’ll add you, or you can reblog and add yourself. (Or I’ll try, but please give a link or reply directly to the photoset, as I’m going to be posting a lot of pictures yes.)
((Further proof that mun is short as everloving fuck, even in 2 inch heels))