Just a little comic I whipped up in 5 to 10 or so minutes about my (few) internet friends. You might not seem like much, but for me, you mean the world, and just a simple ‘hi’ can make my day. So thank you!
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Fellow cosplayers! I purchased over $100 worth of body paints on Facepaint.com which arrived today and I am doing a test to see how well they go on and endure throughout the day. I thought I would share my test with you since examples and reviews on these brands are quite scarce.
I TESTED: Wolfe (Grey, Pink, White), Tag (Lilac, Yellow, Teal, Light Blue), Mehron Paradise (Mango), Diamond FX (Lavender), Tulip (Pink)
Sealed with: Pro Face Neutral Setting Powder + Ben Nye Final Seal
WOLFE: The 45g pallets are $11 and the 30g are $8 so slightly more expensive than the others but if you can get what you need in their colour selection it is top shelf. Wolfe went on with the least water and gave a very full coverage, it is also super durable initially, you can rub it before sealing with no rub off, though I always suggest sealing. Mixing was simple and smooth, the resulting colours where perfect for the characters I’ll be using them for (Princess Bubblegum and Marceline) though I know a lot of Homestuck cosplayers would love the resulting grey as well! I also love how the medium size pots stack and twist into each other for better storage.
TAG: I purchased these based on 1 brief review and their impressive selection of colours and I must say I am super glad I went with my gut on this one. Great price, I got them on sale for $6.75, reg $8.25 which is pretty un-beatable for paint this quality. The colours went on with good opacity (a bit lower than Wolfe and Mehron but not too noticeably) and not very much water, also rubbed after drying with no rub off (again, always seal). Their quality is great and colour selection is wonderful. The colours I got where perfect as is for the characters I got them for (light blue for Maya from Borderlands,lilac for LSP, yellow for Lemongrab, teal for BMO.
MEHRON PARADISE: Got this on sale for $6.75, reg $8, good price wise. Smells DELICIOUS! I love coconuts so this was a really neat little addition, even after powdering and sealing with a very minty smelling seal it smells like coconut butter or sunscreen. High quality, the colour went on nearly as thick as the Wolfe, not a ton of water needed to activate. The mango colour is exactly what I needed for Flame Princess from Adventure Time!
DIAMOND FX: These are $7.25 each so regular price is a bit lower than the others, if you get it on sale it could be a great value.TheLavender I got goes on EXACTLY the same colour as the TAG in Violet. The only difference I see from this test is the Diamond FX looks to go on slightly less opaque. Between the 2 I will be using the TAG first but it isn’t at all a bad fall-back option.
TULIP: I got these at Michaels craft store and have had them for a long time now in teal (not in this test) and this pink, the teal really stained something hard. It doesn’t show very well in the photos but it doesn’t go on the smoothest, slightly texturey and reptile-ish but could definately work in a pinch. I wouldn’t really recommend this unless you can’t get the others and it’s this or snazaroo as it does go on with better skin coverage and isn’t as eager to rub off.
KRYOLAN: I have used Kryolan Aquacolor in the past (not in this test) and I honsetly prefer all of these (except the tulip) over the Kryolan which went on fairly thin and liked to rub off on things and just be generally blotchy with the slightest hint of sweat.
OVERALL: These have all held up very well over the past 6 hours of wear, no noticable change in any. I’ve even been scratching my arm and rubbing them on my desk as I type and draw. I am mostly in love with the Wolfe paints, they went on with the best opacity and I love the stackability, I just wish they had a larger colour selection. My second pick is the TAG, lots of colours and great quality over all. Mehron is a close 3rd and I would love to try more of their paints. Diamond FX is 4th choice, a bit cheaper regular price but not as highly pigmented as the others. Tulip is 5th, not the best but passes in a pinch.
Ok if you’ve looked at all for tutorials on this, you probably read the same one i did, the weeping angel doctor who one, which IS A REALLY GOOD TUTORIAL, but here are some easier instructions. i used this method to make a robo-armsock for my vriska cosplay and troll hands for myself.
last night I was up to 450 followers and now I’ve only got
446?!?! I’m supposed to gain followers, not lose them!!
Your Pokemon hurt itself in confusion!
So THAT’S what happens
♥ - My tracked tags.
☺ - My first URL.
♣ - My saved URLs.
♦ - My current tumblr crushes.
★ - Does _______ follow you?
♪ - How many messages do you have in your inbox?
♫ - Do you follow _______?
↕ - How many blogs do you follow?
⇨ - How many posts do you have?
✞ - How many likes do you have?
♔ - How many drafts and posts on queue do you have?
Well done society.
I swear if this gets any more notes then I fear for the next generation.
well, who doesn’t?! XD
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Sometimes when I say “I’m okay”, what I really want is for someone to hold my hand, look me in the eyes and say “I know that you’re not okay, here is $1000.00”.
FILL MY DASH WITH HOMESTUCK I ASK THIS ONE THING OF YOU
Hey everyone! Lol I know I haven’t posted in like, FOREVER, but I whipped this together real quick. Meet: Pudgy! Pudgy is a baby night fury. I like to think of him as maybe Toothless’ nephew, but I haven’t really worked out all of those details. This is total fan art and I’m not making any money off of this. I really want to make some more Pudgy The Dragon ‘episodes’ but I don’t think this will be be his final design. Suggestions are always appreciated! Kk, bye! :)