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Dark and haunting, this piece shows me that Lil' Pip here has seen quite a bit in her journey. The graininess I feel gives the viewer a...

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September 12th, 2013

Cosplay, Fallout, and YOU!

So, while at Bronycon 2013 I attended a panel about cosplaying and whatnot. One of the biggest and most important things mentioned is that cosplaying should be fun. This goes to manufacturing cosplay pieces as well. I know cosplay can be stressful, so I have a bit of advice for those wishing to cosplay, have cosplayed in the past, or even those who have been doing it for years. If you start to get stressed out over stuff, just take a step back and remember why you're doing it.

If it's from a show watch an episode, from a game play a bit of it, just to help remind you what and why you're taking the time, dedication, and hard work that copslay takes to make your costume. I know deadlines can be daunting, but taking that ten to thirty minute break can be the difference between loving your piece or dreading it. 

On another note I wanted to discuss Fallout cosplays. During my work on my Armored Vault Suit we ran into several issues, one of which was locating the right materials for some of my pieces. Then I realized something. Everything in Fallout(excluding the weapons the Gun Runners make) are scavenged from the old world. EVERYTHING. So, I though that maybe the wasteland prospectors have just as hard of a time finding what they need as we do, so they might just substitute things until they can find what they need. Instead of using lead for bullets, they might have to melt down some old tin cans, ect. So, if you can't find the EXACT material for your cosplay but you found something that could suffice until you do, don't feel bad about using it. 


Well, that's all I have for now, take care friends!


-Bahqlak

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I'm overly fond of two things as of late, My Little Pony, and cars.
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AtlasMaximus Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2015
Thanks for the watch :D
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Timmy22222001 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
Very grateful on the watch there Bahqlak, thank you so much! *tips hat*

Later,
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hotbento Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
Thanks for the watch! :iconsqueeeeplz:
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ever-so-excited Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Hey! :wave: I just wanted to stop by and say thank you for adding me to your watch list. :D I'm glad to see you liked my works enough to follow them and I appreciate the support. :heart: Thanks again!
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Bahqlak Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
Hey no problem, I enjoy supporting artists who's work I'm fond of. 
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GhostlyNudes Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the watch!
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hotbento Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Thanks for the fav! :iconsqueeeeplz:
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ThePegasusEffect Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave! =)
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kimpossiblelove Featured By Owner May 1, 2015   Writer
thanks for the faves
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