typette:

mickeyandcompany:

Frozen characters and their respective actors on the new season of Once Upon a Time (click on the pictures to know their names)

WAIT HANS WAS ANNOUNCED? ARE YOU SERIOUS? HOW DID I MISS THAT

god what flawless casting they all look perfect, goddamn! OUAT never disappoints, I can’t wait for my amazing disney fanfic soap opera to come back

SCOTT MICHAEL FOSTER.

SCOTT MICHAEL FOSTER.

*fans self*

I’m pretty “meh” about more Once but, uh, yes Scott Michael Foster for Kristoff, for always, for cutest person. I had totally forgotten he existed, and nooooow I’ll be in my bunk.

(Also John Rhys-Davies? Dang OUAT, you go!)

alexheberling:


Henshin Items Classic by alex-heberling

Oops my hand slipped and drew shiny things.
I REGRET NOTHING
(First in a series.)

alexheberling:

Henshin Items Classic by alex-heberling

Oops my hand slipped and drew shiny things.

I REGRET NOTHING

(First in a series.)

alexheberling:

hiveworks:

umbrarising:

We at Hiveworks are proud to announce our latest collaborative comic, premiering early 2015!

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What is Umbra Rising?

Umbra Rising is a comic about an isolated city in the middle of a dangerous world filled with monsters. During the day, the city is perfectly safe. At night, however, the populace locks themselves inside as the city streets fill with monsters. The only ones who can combat these creatures are very special girls with the power to transform into…

*MAGICAL GIRLS.*

While the girls go out and fight to protect the city, the town treats them as heroes and idols. Shops are filled with Magical Girl celebrity merchandise, and many girls lead wealthy lives as practical pop stars. But the danger they face is real, and not everyone appreciates the way the town views its saviors.

But obviously, magical girl comics are all about the characters! While the town is filled with various teams of girls, here’s the gals we’ll be following:

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Tessa is Alchemical Aether. She’s the leader of the Alchemical Elements team, and probably the most powerful. She draws directly from the ambient magical power of their world to pull off attacks made of pure energy. But does being the most powerful necessarily make her a good leader?

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Sally is Alchemical Fire. Appropriate to her element, she’s extremely fickle and passionate. She seems to always be angry about something or other, but everyone knows it’s because she’s the most sensitive of the group.

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Undine is Alchemical Water. She’s the most level headed of the group, and usually does her best to keep everyone working together smoothly. She hates rocking the boat, though, and often lacks the assertiveness to help as much as she wants.

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Sylvia is Alchemical Air. She’s the oldest of the group, and tries to seem the most mature. She takes full advantage of her Idol status, and has quit school to work as a fashion model.

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Gwen is Alchemical Earth. Gwen never says more than she has to, but she tends to leave an impression when she speaks. Though sometimes she seems to be in her own mental space entirely.

Of course, these are just a few of the comic’s characters! They’ll be joined by other magical girls, investigators, reporters, and all kinds of other people that both help them and put them at odds.

So who’s making this?

Lead Artist: Oskar, artist of Olympus Overdrive.

Head Writer: Mary Cagle, aka Cube Watermelon. Creator of Kiwi Blitz and Let’s Speak English

Editors: Jojo, head of Hiveworks, and Isabelle, co-creator of Namesake.

Produced and Published by Hiveworks.

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We’ve still got a while before the premiere, so we’ll be updating here with various concept sketches and art! Please follow us here and at Umbrarising.com, because it’s going to be quite a ride!

Excited that we can finally announce it. 

NEAT

I am ready to fanart SO HARD. Look at the cuties!

yamino:

lettucekitty:

xekstrin:

caracolbajoelsol:

ladyyatexel:

Yūga being extra smooth while performing Moonlight Legend at Japan Expo (x)

Tuxedo Mask becomes so much more compelling to me when played by a woman, sign me up, I am HERE for this.

That wink

breathes heavily

that wink

Lady Tuxedo Mask is the best Tuxedo Mask.

I don’t know how anyone DOESN’T have a crush on Tuxedo Yuga.

jessfink:

The draw your cats in dresses meme started by Frank and Becky!

This is honestly how I picture Juju and Bear in my head 80% of the time.

hophigh:

YOU GUYS TURN ON THE SUBTITLES

AHH I NEED A MINUTE

Shit shit shit shit shit

blackoutwidow:

Had to.

This was Dan’s immediate response when I made him watch, so I’m SO GLAD someone else thought of it too.

Aikatsu Teas!

Okay, these are probably all I can do for a little while, but they’re really fun and addicting and I have got PLANS for the rest.

graphixbooks:

mikemaihack:

Finished my second graphic novel last night!

Hooray! Can’t wait!

*grabby hands*

graphixbooks:

mikemaihack:

Finished my second graphic novel last night!

Hooray! Can’t wait!

*grabby hands*

Playing with some Aikatsu-themed teas (idol activi-teas?) over at Adagio. This show is an endless stream of characters, and yes I’ll be tackling as many as possible. Enjoy these two goofballs for starters!

bugglet:

I came up with a joke the other day that I thought was hilarious.  My roommate on the other hand… didn’t agree.  So I’m sharing with the internet for solidarity.

bugglet:

I came up with a joke the other day that I thought was hilarious.  My roommate on the other hand… didn’t agree.  So I’m sharing with the internet for solidarity.

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Hawke’s Finery Cosplay Tutorial!

Back in April of this year, I completed and wore my first cosplay to PAXEast. That totally makes me qualified to write a tutorial, right? Sure it does!

First of all, big, huge thanks to everyone running the BioWare Basecamp. You were all so sweet and amazing, and you made my first PAX way more fun than I ever could have expected. I basically lived there for the two days we were at the convention, and it was absolutely the best.

But, on to the costume!

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I bought all the fabrics at a JoAnn’s. The red part of the top is a costume faux-suede, because a) I gravitate towards that for some reason and b) it’s perfect and affordable. The skirt is a bottomweight in a matching color, though the textures provide enough of a color difference to suite me. The purple is some home-dec fabric I found in the bargain bin, and the brown for the belt (not pictures) is some awful remnant that has to be from home-dec. Budgets, people!

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I choose to start with a pattern, since I’m not super confident in my ability to create sleeves from nothing. I used the Simplicity 1461 pattern for tunics, since the sleeves looked close and the neckline on the B variant is perfect.

The tunic pattern is too long though, so I traced it over onto plain tracing paper, and held it up to myself to judge where to adjust it so that it ended at my natural waist. (Leave a little extra for seams, yo!) It turned out to be somewhere between 8 and 10 inches of length I trimmed off the pattern. I also chose to merge the back pattern into one whole piece, for reasons that will be obvious later.

I plotted out the bottom part in Illustrator, because that’s the only way I know how to think anymore. It took a lot of thinking and fussing, and this step REALLY deserves it’s own post with diagrams and arrows and better files if you’re interested in downloading them. But I took that junk up there and skewed it a little on an arc, to give it a rounder feel in real life.

Here’s my sad attempt at utilizing space to print the pattern. (It got better but apparently I didn’t save it. Good job, me!)

The monstrosity, taped together. Turns out that, while I patterned the pieces to correctly fit the circumference of the tunic bottom perfectly, I forgot to take in my own circumference, and it was a bit big around the middle. Womp womp!

The purple bits got some gold piping that I glued on with Liquid Stitch. Actual stitching on the machine crushed the trim, and this stuff really holds nicely. It takes a steadier hand than mine to get through without making a mess, but luckily it tried pretty clear and no one looked closely enough.

Here’s me testing the fit. You can see I’m wearing it easily over jeans, with room to spare. Oops! I took in the sides as much as I could later, but the skirt part is very bulky. As for constructing the skirt - again, maybe that deserves a detailed post? But for here, I’ll try to explain it like this: you start at the lowermost layer and go up. The seams are all where red and purple meet, and the under layers get stitched into those seams. That gives the purple edges some freedom, so they really are layered, but not all the way up. It’s like those shirts where the longer sleeves are stitched in at the shoulder, so it only mostly looks like you’re wearing two shirts.

Yeah, okay, maybe this needs a post.

I ironed some of the skirt fabric to some Pellon Fusible Wonder-Under, then printed a big version of this gorgeous Kirkwall vector by Nerdfitti to use as a pattern. That fusible backing fuses on both sides, so I made my own iron-on!

Which I then trimmed with, well, trimming. And more Liquid Stitch, which was trickier with this tiny stuff, and I made more of a mess for sure.

Well, not too bad yet.

I re-watched a LOT of Merlin during this process. Most of it was this back part. Yeesh!

I used a regular iron-on transfer to add the same logo to a bit of purple fabric, then made an iron-on out of that the same way as the back design and stuck it on the front. Trim that sucker in gold, and there you go!

(But seriously, if this becomes A Thing, I think I’ll be trawling Craigslist for an embroidery machine instead.)

Th

e underskirt is kiiiiiind of garbage. I misjudged how much fabric I’d need, so there’s no shape to it. It’s a tube with an elastic top. I also didn’t think the design totally through, and it’s all just Liquid Stitched on. Luckily, most of its hidden, so it’s functional. If I cosplay this again, I think I’ll redo it.

The belt buckle is another first, and another please-don’t-look-too-close. It’s craft foam spray painted gold. (Coat your craft foam in something like Mod Podge, or the paint will soak into it FOREVER!) Something molded would look nicer, when I have half an idea how to do that.

And there you go! The boots are mine, just a brown leather pair I’ve had for a while and love a lot. The Mabari came in just in time for the convention, and his name is Mark. Because that’s ridiculous and perfect. Also, I decided against wig/makeup, because Hawke is totally customizable and I’m not ready to tackle fake hair yet.

To top it all off, I encountered these lovely, talented, PERFECT folks cosplaying together as Fenris, Varric and Anders. ALL THREE CUTIES AT ONCE?! Anyhow, they agreed to pose with me as a full party (I did not strike a cool pose because I’m an idiot baby) and that just made my day. If you’re out there, hello and thank you!

And thank you guys too! I hope this was helpful, at all. :D

kateordie:

fashiontipsfromcomicstrips:

Oh hey, those Batgirl Dr. Martens are on sale for $48 and have free standard shipping in the US! Use coupon code TAKE20SALE and start stomping around Gotham in style~

Who already bought these this morning? Was it me?
Oh I guess it was me

My first thought upon seeing the new Batgirl design was “I should get some kickin’ yellow boots” and HEY PROBLEM SOLVED?!

kateordie:

fashiontipsfromcomicstrips:

Oh hey, those Batgirl Dr. Martens are on sale for $48 and have free standard shipping in the US! Use coupon code TAKE20SALE and start stomping around Gotham in style~

Who already bought these this morning? Was it me?

Oh I guess it was me

My first thought upon seeing the new Batgirl design was “I should get some kickin’ yellow boots” and HEY PROBLEM SOLVED?!

badlemonade:

Like I’m 10 years old all over again…

SAME.