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Sword Art Online – Silica’s Chest Plate Tutorial

This is a step by step explanation of how I made my chest plate for the character Silica from the anime Sword Art Online. I used this method was an experimentation I did with Fimo air clay, it has worked really well and I’m here to share my process. There are many other ways to [...]
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Cosplay Tips – Expanding Foam

Photography by George Wong Vanille Cosplay by DanniTee This is basic a tutorial on how to use expanding foam on props for those new to prop making or those who want to try out a new medium. Expanding foam is basically foam in a can. It is sprayed out and expands like its name suggests. A can [...]
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Tutorial: Vocaloid – Senbonzakura Haraegushi

 Haraegushi or Onusa is a wooden wand used in Shinto  rituals. It is decorated with many zig-zagging paper streamers it is waved left and right during purification rituals. In Senbonzakura, The Haraegushi uses the shape of cherry blossoms to replace the zigzag streamers.This tutorial will show you how to make Hatsune Miku’s Cherry blossom Haraegushi. For my tutorial I used [...]
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Easy Cosplay Tutorial – Vocaloid: Poker face Horns

Here is another simple tutorial to help you create clip on horns for any cosplay, however this tutorial will focus on the Vocaloid Poker Face art. Photography by LMKusanagi Miku Cosplay by Springroll Luka Cosplay by Mixiao Haku Cosplau by DanniTee Kaito Cosplay by Kei-U  What you need:  1x 25mm diameter foam ball Air dry clay. [...]
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Easy Cosplay Tutorial – Vocaloid: Hatsune Miku Clips

This is a super fast and easy tutorial for those who purchase the Hatsune Miku Cosplay Costume or those that have lost their hair clips. If you purchase your costume from Miccostumes you would have notice you received hair clips that are not solid like Miku’s but are made from fabric. This tutorial will help those cosplay [...]
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Fanart Feature #26 – Clannad, High School of the Dead, Vocaloid, Inuyasha, Tales of Vesperia

It’s been a longggg time since our last Fanart Feature! I’ve been busy with work and my own cosplay XD but IT’S BACK! Fanart features will now be posted up randomly rather than on a weekly schedule. First up is Jessica Morales from the USA. Her works are of Sakagami Tomoyo from Clannad and Saeko Busujima from High School [...]
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Fanart Feature #25 – Black Butler, Vocaloid, Marvel vs Capcom and Yu Yu hakusho

Alright, here’s our fanart feature for this week! First up is Issa from the Philippines with works of Grell Sutcliff from Kuroshitsuji and Hatsune Miku from Vocaloid. Both were made using Adobe Photoshop 7. Like her chibi drawings? Check out her deviantart page here Next is Amber from the U.S.A with two digital drawings of Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 and Yu Yu [...]
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Weekly Fanart Feature #24 – Vocaloid, Hetalia, Final Fantasy and Card Captors

The fanart feature is back! This week we have works from Sweden, India and Italy! First up is Maya Nagano Holm and they are from Sweden. Maya’s tools used for the works are ink, pen nibs, screen tones and occasionally comic markers.The first image is a fan art of the Vocaloid song Matryoshka, featuring the [...]
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Weekly Fan Art Feature #23 – Black Butler and Basilisk

This week we have Arriel Cooley from the United states, her works below are of the anime Kuroshitsuji and OC’s as a demon butler and young master. The works were created using Photo tool sai. Visit her deviantart here. Next is KionaKina, also from the USA and below featuring another fanart of Kuroshitsuji as well as from the [...]
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Weekly Fan Art Feature #22 – Black Butler, Vocaloid, Saint Seya and PERSON4

First up this week we have Nickolaus Plagman from the USA with their pencil drawings of Ciel Phantomhive from the popular anime Black Butler or Kuroshitsuji and Hatsune Miku, Vocaloid’s famous Diva. Black Butler - Ciel Phantomhive Vocaloid – Hatsune Miku The next feature goes to Vuvi writing from Italy. Vuvi’s work below is a pencil drawing of [...]
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