Last year I didn’t get the chance to dress up for it or anything, so this year I’m doing a few super casual things in the hopes of having one be viable. This is the bare bones of today’s attempt.
I found a blazer at the local thrift store for $3, found a belt there for $1.50 too. Fitted the sides of the blazer a bit more to my shape, gave it a cute underbust look, and hacked off the sleeves. Still need to finish all the exposed edges, maybe with some cute trim.
Not many of the details are hammered out enough for me to want to post them just yet, but it will be pulling heavily from a wide variety of seafaring adventures. I’m starting with a map, and working my way down. Hopefully I’ll have something solid for you to see within the next few weeks!
This will be my first time running a full campaign, and I’m not sure if I’m using D&D 5e or Pathfinder just yet. I have both of the rule books, I just have to look more into the mechanics of some of the monster creation so I can figure out which will be easier to run.
It was a wild weekend, and I’ll be breaking everything down from the hotel to the new convention center.
Hey all!! Who all am I going to see at Otakon this year in DC? If you want to find me, I’ll be in the pictured costumes!
Otakon 2017 CosPlans
Friday: Raven (DC Comics)
Saturday: Yennefer Alt Look (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)
Sunday: Christine Daae Point of No Return (The Phantom of the Opera)
I have three blogs, and personal accounts… so sometimes I just get wrapped up in real life.
I’m going to legitimately try to be more even across the board, but I can make no promises.
7. The character you have cosplayed that is most similar to you (if none that you have cosplayed, then one that you will cosplay)
Oh wow. This one for me would be a tie between Raven and Sheena. Both are dedicated to their friends, strong willed, and more intelligent than people give them credit for.
8. Your cosplay plans for the rest of the year (if you have no more for this year, then do next year!)
Oooh, I’m glad you asked!
So we’re gearing up for Otakon 2017, which moved to DC instead of my hometown of Baltimore. So to commemorate such a big move, I’m doing a big build.
This year, I’m tackling the daunting task that is Camilla from Fire Emblem.
I mean look at that! Badass boots, gorgeous hair, HIP CLAWS! I already have the wig for it, too.
9. The dream cosplay that might just happen
One of these days I’ll actually cosplay Wonder Woman in a legitimate sense. It’s bound to happen.
My weekend was beyond hectic. I host karaoke monthly, so that was my Friday night. And then house things, pathfinder, getting ready for my mini vacation. And then BAM! Four days passed. Whoops!
Soooooo this is going to be a bit of a meme dump today. I’ll flesh it out as best I can.
- Your most recent cosplay.
Oooooh, okay. So most recently, I did Yennefer from the Witcher 3. I worked on her alternate look, since I liked it a bit better than her standard traveling outfit. A lot cooler in the hot summer months too. I still need to get some good photographs of that one. My boots were absolutely fabulous.
- Your cosplay communities, where do you go to talk about cosplay?
Mainly just on skype with my friends. I’m not that active in the community as a whole because I don’t know how to be? Everyone is already friends with each other, so it sometimes feels like I wouldn’t fit in. Especially since I’m heavy-set, and therefor fall into a different category than others.
- Blatant self plug! Link us to your cosplay page, be it DA, ACP, Coscom, whatever!
Well, there’s here. Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
- Your favourite cosplay (that you have done)
Hands down, Gwendolyn. I’m so proud of that ballgown, even though it didn’t place.