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ATTN: YOUR PHOTOS ARE BEING REMOVEDHello everyone,
Just a reminder that if you submit to the wrong folder (and our contributors didn't catch it in the voting process) I will remove your photo from the group.
People have been taking advantage of the 'Cosplay Tutorials' 1 vote rule and have been submitting their non-tutorial photos to the folder.
I do no move photos from folders, I just remove them.
We spend a lot of time and energy trying to make this group great for you guys.
All we ask is that you submit to the correct folders please.
Thank you for understanding everyone
Introducing: Cosplay Tutorials Folder!Well, not a single person said no!
So, we opened a Cosplay Tutorials folder!
This works a bit differently then all the other folders.
In addition to the 1 deviation you can submit a week, you can also submit 1 Cosplay Tutorial deviation!
Tutorials are to help people out, so why count it as your once a week?
We didn't think it made sense either!
Hope you all utilize it Remember to read the rules before submitting, and PLEASE submit to the correct folders so you don't have to wait another week to submit a photo!
Live, Laugh, Cosplay!
Tutorials Section?I've been playing around with the idea of having a tutorials folder.
Would anyone utilize it if I did?
(we aren't a super group so I can't just post a poll, sorry! You guys can be super lazy and just say Y or N. I just want to see what the majority thinks )
Happy Cosplaying and Holidays!
FAQI have noticed lately quite a few people have been posting asking "why was my submission declined and this other one accepted?" or "why does this keep expiring?".
Please keep in mind we have dozens of contributors with varying opinions.
If you feel your photo should have been accepted when it wasn't, try submitting it again next week.
We also get hundreds of submissions a week, and as much as we'd love to get through all of them, sometimes other engagements keep us from it.
I just ask you please be patient with all of us, we're trying our best to keep a group everyone can enjoy!
THEY'RE AT IT AGAIN, Stupid ScammersOf course they're back!
And now they have a new trick.
I just want to stress everyone to BE CAREFUL.
If anyone, and I mean anyone is messaging you asking for nudes, do not send them.
It doesn't matter how they word it, it is still the same scam everyone.
Don't be fooled by nice words like "movie" and "model".
If you receive one of these messages, I urge you to report the account as soon as possible!
Your bodies are precious!
COSPLAY SCAMMERS ON THE LOOSE! BEWARE LADIES!It has come to my attention that there are some weirdos on the loose (and I don't mean the good kind).
I'll quote what I read from Not Bad Cosplay (http://notbadcosplay.tumblr.com/post/38288553380/not-desu-enough-the-fake-cosplay-com-interviews) on Tumblr:
"For those of you who don’t know, a group has been going around scamming female cosplayers by pretending to be cosplay.com, asking to do interviews over skype. In the interviews at the end cosplayers were given a quiz on their character where if the females answered questions wrong they had to remove 1 article of clothing."
Now, I could write paragraphs of how enraged and disgusted this makes me, but I think she words it best.
(PLEASE, ESPECIALLY if you are a girl, take the time to read the rest of the article from Tumblr http://notbadcosplay.tumblr.com/post/38288553380/not-desu-enough-the-fake-cosplay-com-interviews)
I was approached by one of these people about an interview yesterday, not knowing about this scam.
OVER 10K MEMBERS?!I haven't even been looking at the member count, but we're just a few hundred over 10,000 members now...WOW!
When we made this group I had no idea it would become so popular!
So, a HUUUUGE thank you to everyone who has joined and/or contributed to our lovely gallery of wonderful cosplayers and photographers alike
You're all amazing and deserve credit for making this group what it is now.
Hope you all have a safe and happy holiday (and make sure to be careful on the 21st! I'm betting on an alien invasion... >_>b )
Do any of you have a special holiday wish?
We'd love for you to share it!
Thank you again everyone for all that you do!
Happy Cosplayer Appreciation Day!It was brought to my attention earlier that today was declared Cosplayer Appreciation Day!
In celebration of every cosplayer out there, pat yourselves on the back!
What got you into cosplay?
Do you have a favourite story of a cosplayer you know?
Introducing the "Props" folder!So, after having this group for 2 years, we've finally made one.
Venegal proposed the idea to make an actual folder for them, and since I've noticed so many people wanting to submit props... here we are!
Keep in mind that progress photos will still NOT being accepted! We ask that the prop photos you submit are of FINISHED props! and PLEASE submit them to the 'Props' folder!!
Enjoy everyone, can't wait to see them props!!
(props, props, props, props, props... think I said it enough times? It's starting to sound funny)
A Tribute to Robin WilliamsWatch depthRADIUS
A Tribute to Robin Williams
Robin Williams Tributeby EmilyStepp
Why did we delay for more than a week the publishing of this remembrance? Because to properly reflect the impact of this loss on the millions of Robin Williams fans worldwide, we wanted to be sure to capture a true sense of the torrent of love for Robin pouring in from the community in the form of heartfelt portraits and other tribute art.
We chose the “best”
Monthly Theme VOTE and WIN POINTS:icontransparentplz:
All works here http://thefavouriteshowcase.deviantart.com/gallery/29360832
Hello dear members, watchers and visitors
This is the new way to find our winner of our monthly challenge: instead using a Poll with the ten most voted of the period, we'll be using a blog to showcase the 20 MOST VOTED on this theme!
This means, or so I hope, more exposure for your pieces and galleries.
The idea is simple: each work has a number and all deviants have the opportunity to vote like if it was a poll...with the difference that you will choose not one but 3 favourites!
All deviants may vote, INCLUSIVE who is participating; the participants may vote for themselves and ask friends and watchers to vote; this blog may have publicity by all means and be submitted in groups.
The work with most votes wins 130 points;
the second place wins 80, the 3rd place wins 50 and the 4
50 facts meme and artbook featureLet's start that DA's helpdesk is actually... not so helpful at all.
My ticket more or less came back with a generic response. The so called bug is apparently already known for a for a full month and with that message my helpdesk ticket was closed :')
As for now I've got some good stuff coming. Both articles (journals) and art. But it seems to make little sense to post them if half of the watchers doesn't even get notified (it basically feels like they fell off the face of earth), and the other half gets the notification with a 3 hour to 2 days delay. Not to mention that I stare at a blank page half of the time, because of the bugs. So I guess I have to postpone posting the really cool and awesome stuff until DA gets their shit back on track. Sorry guys T__T
For now, a few small updates
First of all, I want to
Gallery Descriptions: Traditional Art, part 1Galleries Month
Traditional Drawings and Paintings
These two subcategories of Traditional Art contain almost the same sub-galleries - the only exception is Technical Drawings in Drawings subcategory. There are many definitions to describe what paintings and drawings are and you can still add a huge "except..." at the end of each. General rule is: in drawing, you create the picture with lines, while paintings use filled shapes or surfaces. For painting, the medium is a combination of pigment and liquid (simply put), but some pictures done with dry media (such as dry pastel) can also be called paintings, following the previously mentioned definition.
Pictures focusing on the formal, non-representational aspect of imagery. They emphasize lines, colours and generalized or geometrical forms, deprived of reality and recognisable objects or beings. Very often confused with Surreal.
Fan Art Friday: PersonaHello and welcome to the 52nd edition of Fan Art Fridays I'll be featuring 10-15 pieces of fan art, by fandom each week. This week will feature art from the Persona series
Persona woodburned tarot set by cutiechibi Persona 3 - Thanatos by kiyo-e Persona 4 - Izanagi 01 by garion Master of Persona by genkimami Persona 3 - Forced Religion by YumiKoyuki
Gallery Descriptions: Traditional Art, part 2Galleries Month
This sub-gallery is for three-dimensional or two-dimensional artistic compositions, made by putting together found objects not generally thought of as art materials.
Two-dimensional works made of a combination of other forms, often including photographs, newspaper clippings, or any other type of object which can easily be glued down.
An artistic genre of three-dimensional works, that branching from sculpture, are more about the concept than the form. They are usually designed for a specific site, but can be mobile, to transform how the space is viewed.
The sand of time by Mr-Goblin
shadows of the street
kom2106 by WilfredSagen
assistance is offered by EintoeRn
witchcraft by PsycheAnamnesis
:: ghost town by noahsamuelmosko
Fuji5579 by wchild
Untitled by djailledie
the ladder ... by DeterFArt
from nowhere to elsewhere VIII by Tom-Ripley
Secret view by 9dZign
00707 by NunoFigueira
Balloons by pavboq
der Musengaul by tanja1983
David Brubeck - Blue shadows in the street https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzjjkeETWMc
CosPod~ The Cosplay PodcastCosPod~ The Cosplay Podcast
CosPod is the podcast about all things cosplay. We cover everything from fantasy to sci-fi, from steampunk to mascots, from anime to SCA, and everything in between. Our podcast discusses the materials, techniques, people and places of cosplay. We interview cosplayers, host a gallery of costumes and techniques, and roundtable discussions of the meaning behind becoming your favorite characters; just to name a few aspects of the show.
We run the podcast for 30 minutes, bi-weekly through:
Podcast Alley: http://www.cospod.org/feed.xml
and our website. http://cospod.org/
We also take suggestions for future episodes and techniques from our viewers, and accept videos of convention reports! Most recently we made a bias tape segment after a request from a fan. We’re always on the look-out for new ideas, concepts, and topics and love when our viewers get involved. Please vi
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