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Looking for Cosplay Pictures

We want cosplay pictures to feature on the cosplaytutorial.com homepage!

Your picture will be featured on our homepage, with a link to your cosplay page, blog or website. The photographer or cosplay model will also be credited.

Interested? E-mail your cosplay pictures (or links to your cosplay pictures / galleries) to admin @ cosplaytutorial.com. We’ll poke you for further details.

What can I submit?
+ Cosplay pictures you photographed
+ Cosplay pictures of your costume
+ Progress pictures that look cool
+ Pictures that would make someone say “F-yeah! Cosplay!” 

We may not accept all images (permission issues, content, size and image quality, amount of submissions, etc) but we’ll check out all submissions and get back to you.

Influx of Posts

Over the next week you might see more posts than normal because I reblogged a bunch of stuff I had saved in my likes. Useful tutorials, tips, cosplay positivity and some commentary. Hope you enjoy them!

Ps. I spaced them out so your dash doesn’t get flooded!

Cosplay Tutorial: Poll Results
Do “original characters” count as cosplay?
631 Responses in 36 days

60% said Yes - 376 Votes
33% Said Sometimes / It Depends - 207
8% said No - 48 Votes

You can view the full breakdown here.
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This month we’re asking:
How old were you when you first got into cosplay? Vote here!
Minor Update

Updated the appearance of this blog. It should match the rest of the site now meaning: there is a footer! The dropdown for the tutorial list works! The sidebar looks nice! Links are easier to spot!

If you have any problems lemme know ?

Finishing Up

I’ve been adding banners to the sections (Lights & Electronics is by far the prettiest)  and am happy to announce that the major updates to the site are nearly finished! Just a few tweaks left here and there. 

If you are experiencing any major difficulties using the site please let me know. If you could provide the name of your web browser and version that would help me solve the problems you are experiencing. 

So what now? Expect some new tools are articles over the next few weeks, among other things…  

The sidebar on the tutorial list pages now contains a legend and navigation links. In case you want to really understand what the icons mean: Mainly TextThe tutorial is mainly text but may also include images.This is a Mainly Text example.  ImageThe tutorial usually has writing, but the tutorial is in one image or a series of images also referred to as a “vertical”. These are usually links to deviantart tutorials. If you rely on a screen reading device (text-to-speech) you may not be able to get information from this tutorial.This is an image example.  VideoThe tutorial is in video form, usually the link will take you to youtube. If you can’t turn up your volume, are hearing impared or are unable to view videos then you may not be able to get information from this tutorial . These links may also auto-play.This is a video example.  Video and TextThere is a video on the page but there is also useful information in text form.This is a video and text example.  PDFThe information is contained in a .PDF. This may download to your device or require a pdf reader to be viewed. (These are usually really long but very informative!) This is a pdf example. 

The sidebar on the tutorial list pages now contains a legend and navigation links. 

In case you want to really understand what the icons mean:

image Mainly Text
The tutorial is mainly text but may also include images.

This is a Mainly Text example

image Image
The tutorial usually has writing, but the tutorial is in one image or a series of images also referred to as a “vertical”. These are usually links to deviantart tutorials. If you rely on a screen reading device (text-to-speech) you may not be able to get information from this tutorial.

This is an image example. 

image Video
The tutorial is in video form, usually the link will take you to youtube. If you can’t turn up your volume, are hearing impared or are unable to view videos then you may not be able to get information from this tutorial . These links may also auto-play.

This is a video example

image Video and Text
There is a video on the page but there is also useful information in text form.

This is a video and text example

image PDF
The information is contained in a .PDF. This may download to your device or require a pdf reader to be viewed. (These are usually really long but very informative!) 

This is a pdf example. 

Needlessly Long

Cosplay Tutorial ran a poll for a few months to see if people would want the tutorial list divided up into individual pages for easier linking, loading, viewing and all that jazz. 

The “Yes, split it up” option won and so there are now individual pages for each major section of the list. Don’t worry, I know some of you love the list all on one page and so I kept that option available as well. 

Once again thanks for your patience while I experiment with update the site!

Ps. You can now see the series and characters for character/series specific tutorials. It might make searching easier ;) 

Pps. The dropdown is needlessly long! Sorry about that. I’ll be reducing the size asap! 

just a minor tweak to the checklist. So that it consume less paper when printing, it now automatically goes into two columns. Hopefully this makes your packing list look less intimidating! 

Update

Update: I’ve finished updating the navigation so you can easily navigate to the pages now. Nothing should be so broken you can’t use it 

So apparently you can’t queue more than 300 posts…

but on the plus side, I have about 300 posts of content lined up for you all over the next few months :-) 

cosplaytutorial:

Answers are imminent!

There are a lot of posts and we don’t want to spam your pretty dashboards! So if you get annoyed and want to block them? We’ll be posting with the tag #QAWednesday 

Just a reminder that we have a tag, so if you don’t like all these posts you can block them!

Also: Thank you to everyone who has contributed their own answers! I don’t know everything and sometimes I forget obvious things, so I am glad I have so many followers willing to add their own experiences, tips, advice and answers.Keep it up!

Update

Wow you are all fantastic! I reblogged a post yesterday where an awesome tumblogger wanted to start a show similar to Heroes of Cosplay, following regular cosplayers on their costume progress and con adventures to show a real look into the hobby. They were looking for 100 notes to encourage them to go through with it and you all went crazy, the post has over 500 notes! 


This looks to be an interesting project and I hope you continue to support it. They chose a name and made a tumblr account which you can follow for updates here:
http://reallifecosplayers.tumblr.com/

Note: IF you were following the new blog, there was apparently an issue and it had to be re-made! If you want updates on their project you will need to follow again!

Update

Wow you are all fantastic! I reblogged a post yesterday where an awesome tumblogger wanted to start a show similar to Heroes of Cosplay, following regular cosplayers on their costume progress and con adventures to show a real look into the hobby. They were looking for 100 notes to encourage them to go through with it and you all went crazy, the post has over 500 notes! 

This looks to be an interesting project and I hope you continue to support it. They chose a name and made a tumblr account which you can follow here:
http://reallifecosplayers.tumblr.com/

Note: IF you were following the new blog, there was apparently an issue and it had to be re-made! If you want updates on their project you will need to follow again!

Starting this week: Q&A Wednesday


Every Wednesday I’ll be opening up the ask box to answer your questions about cosplay construction, this blog, the cosplaytutorial.com website, my experiences with the hobby, or anything related to cosplay or congoing. Whatever you want to ask! I’ll do my best to answer. (hopefully you’ll send me some fun ones)

This week I’ll be going through the asks that were backlogged. If I manage to get through them all I’ll open the askbox for new ones. There will be a post when the askbox is opened officially. 

Update

I’m queuing some posts right now and I’m pretty sure you cosbagels are going to love it! Lots more cosplay awesomeness for you to enjoy!

I’ll be queueing tutorials later this week so if there is anything that you want to see more of, let me know! ?






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