New layout and new project

This site has a new layout! It’s been a few years since the last change, so I figured it was about time :) I wanted to feature my cosplay in the header this time, and I also updated the look and format of all costume pages. This site is a responsive now too, so it’ll look better in mobile!

I was hoping a new look would motivate me to work on cosplay again, and I think it has. I’m now looking into a new costume to wear for San Japan or AnimeFest this year. I’m working on Phi from Zero Escape!

So far, I only have small bits of progress:

  • started drafting the pattern for her jacket
  • bought black Kona cotton for her skirt
  • bought some rings for her necklace

I’m trying to decide on which blue color to use for her skirt. Many months ago, I ordered several blue swatches, and I still can’t decide which color I like the best:


They are also in Kona cotton. I know this fabric easily wrinkles, but I actually want that crinkly look this time around. I plan on following this bubble skirt tutorial to make Phi’s skirt.

I’m also having a hard time deciding on what type of fabric to use for jacket, so I’m still browsing around. Tomorrow I should be going to Old Navy to buy tank tops in white and black though!

New photos

Sorry for the lack in updates! I actually haven’t been working on anything new lately because I’ve been focusing on cosplay photography instead. I spent January post processing photos from Ikkicon, and I’m about to do another cosplay photoshoot too.

This means new photos of my own cosplays as well! I have a wireless release for my DSLR, so I’m able to trigger it remotely and basically take selfies XD;;

First, I did a Haku shoot for Christmas. It has 3 parts, so click here for the full image.


Then I did a black and white photo of my Knives Chau costume as part of my Project 52.


I do plan on starting a new cosplay project very soon. Hopefully I’ll have some progress photos up in March!

Yesssss I finally have one

Have what? A Portal gun!


I actually tried to get one of these 1:1 scale replicas back when I first made my Chell costume, but they were sold out. Only the miniature version was still around at the time. They were also a limited edition thing, so I wasn’t expecting them to have more stock.

But… it’s been re-released! And it’s customizable this time!

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