Team Blasé

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Fé and Gen as Mitsuru and Fuuka from Persona 3

Photo by Jack Liu

Worbla and Craft Foam Belt Buckle

September 5th, 2015 By 0 comments

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As usual, there’s a lot of collaboration between Fé and I when we make costumes. For the elaborately ornamented belt buckle that the Elf wears in Dragon’s Crown, we ended up making the buckle from craft foam and Worbla. Fé drew the belt with simplified designs to scale and painted the finished product while I did the rest. It was a pretty easy technique that required no heavy duty tools and the end result was nice and sturdy!

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Eternal Sailor Senshi Cosplay Guide

February 28th, 2015 By 16 Comments

Eternal Sailor Senshi (photo by Mike Kowalek)

By and far, Sailor Scouts are some of the most cosplayed characters at conventions. Being an old favorite, it means there are tons of tutorials and accessories available online which makes it easy for anyone to make their own costume. When making my own Eternal Sailor outfit with my group, we used a lot of things available online such as patterns and accessories, so I wanted to share these resources with you!

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10 Simple Tips for Long Lasting Foundation

February 24th, 2014 By 0 comments

Katherine (photo by Jack Liu)

I think for cosplayers it’s especially important to have long-lasting makeup since, unlike theatre artists who only need it to last for an entire performance, we need it to last from early morning through an entire day (and sometimes late into the night!) during conventions.

Here are 10 simple tips (or steps, really!) to make your foundation last longer!

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DIY Pink Hair

March 21st, 2013 By 0 comments

Apply bleach on both sides of the part

I’ve had my fringe dyed unnatural colours for over a decade. I used to get it done in salons, then just bleached in salons, but after a while I learned to do it myself. It’s not all that hard and it can be done safely at home, depending on your hair type.

I get constantly asked what dye, where and how I do it so I thought Gen insisted that I write a tutorial on how to do it.

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