Tuesday, November 27, 2012
It has come to my attention that I am far too many cosplay and modelling sites which leads me to spend too much time on the Internet. As much as I love the Internet and it gave me a great opportunity to get my work out there and connect and meet people who I never would have met before I spend too much time on it, when I don't spend much time doing other things that make me happy such as my family, friends, and watching anime. I am defiantly thinking of deleting my accounts or maybe only update them once and while as I want to support cosplay websites. I need to get back to working on my website and apply for jobs, I suppose it is more of a focus and time management issue and I need to set prioties straight.
My DeviantArt is my main site for uploading images and Facebook but I upload all my work on DeviantArt as I feel some images aren't appropiate for Facebook. I still use Tumblr, cosplay.com, cure, ModelMayhem and WorldCosplay from time to time. Cosplayisland and folio I rarely use but will remain an account there for support and will update occasionally. I will also get back to updating my cosplay educational blog.
This post was for people who follow my work and will know where I update the most.
Friday, November 16, 2012
I am a big fan of the Spiral Cats, not only are they fantastic cosplayers, they challenge the whole cosplay professionalism. I really think it is good that they are cosplayers out there pushing it as an art and wish to seek a profession in it in some way. I found this interview inspirational.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Yesterday I graduated from my Postgrade Diploma in Business and Cultural Event Management IADT. It was a very enjoyable day. The ceremony was nice, relaxing and short. It was lovely catching up with my classmates. A big thanks to my family for making it a special day. It was my involvement with Eirtakon and Experience Japan which helped me make the decision to get a qualification in Cultural Event Management.
Lets hope good things come my way. :)
Over the weekend I was busy running the cosplay events with Fiona, Jay and Nicole. I have been involved with Eirtakon for six years being one of the Cosplay and Fashion Coordinators and it a large job. Eirtakon went very well this year and it was all thanks to the hard working committee!
So there is me on the right cosplaying as Rei Miyamoto from High School of the Dead with my cosplay partner Fiona cosplaying as Saya looking lovely. This picture was taken at the start of the big day ahead of us!
The three girls, Nicole as Saeko. I used Fiona's BadGirl Baseball bat as a prop. ;)
There were alot of very good Avengers Cosplay. That is Kathryn crossplaying as Loki very impressive! Her cosplays are always fantastic.
This was the Cosplay Experts panel I done with Fiona, Tríona from Tóg.ie, Micheal, Joe and Jay. We talked about different topics and gave advice on different aspects in cosplaying.
I spoke of inspirations for photoshoots and costume ideas. To take your inspirations from everywhere not just from anime, comics and films. As a cosplayer I am really inspired by fashion photography, album art and music and I put more focus on the acting and roleplaying part then the costume. I am still learning and is always looking at ways to improve my skills and when I get abit of free time I would like to begin a dressmaking course so I can make my costumes. I also highlighted to use your imagination and be creative and that the acting part of Cosplay is just as important as the costume part.
This is Fairtakon, a mini carnival Eirtakon style!
Aha! Speaking of Eirtakon style, we done a suprise event the Gangnam Dance where we acted like eejits and grabed as much as possible to the stage. It was my highlight of Eirtakon!
This was a great idea which the committee came out with! Each member of the committee had to recommend an anime to the attendees. Can you figure out which anime I recommended? ;P
Great SailorIronman and SailorThor cosplayers!
Very impressive prop!
StageShow was an event where Jay and I interviewed cosplayers and fashion people about their creations and ideas.
I really had a fun and enjoyable weekend. It was always a pleasure chatting to folks. Unfortunely we never got a chance to do a mini High School of the Dead shoot as we were so busy running events and then when we were free we were too tired to pose. I might get some pictures this weekend or at the CosArt shoots with Stephen.