Wednesday, July 29, 2009

2009 > Week 1

Character: Magician's Valkyria

Series: Yu-Gi-Oh!

Cosplayer: KittyLee[]

Awards: Anime North Hall Costume Award

CyberloxAngel's Cosplay Guide > Part 1

CyberloxAngel's Cosplay Guide > Part 1 > Choosing a Character
With so many amazing anime shows out there, of course there'll lots of fun characters to cosplay as. So I'm making the first part of my Cosplay Guide about choosing your character.
If your new you might want to pick a character with a simple design first, like Namine from Kingdom Hearts II.
If your not an expert with sewing, you may want to get a sewing pattern for help. You can easily edit and change patterns to get it perfect for your cosplay. You can also buy/comission cosplay patterns.
Sites that sell Cosplay Patterns:

Thats all for now, I'll be adding more later

Tutorial > ANBU Mask

Tutorial by : Saitou_Nami

*This tutorial can be used to Haku's mask.

Materials You Will Need
  1. Plastic Mask of a full human face.
  2. At least 2 packages of White Crayola Model Magic. (Molding Clay-ish)
  3. Black Elastic Band 1/2 inch wide. (At least 15 inches long)
  4. Super Glue.
  5. A rolling pin. (Any kind will do but wood seems to work best)


  1. Lay out all of your materials in front of you.
  2. Take the white molding substance out of the TWO packages of Crayola Model Magic and form both rectangles into ONE big ball.
  3. Find a clean flat surface and lightly apply pressure to the ball. Press the ball down until it is flat enough to roll.Like So:
  4. Roll the clay until it is about one centimeter thick or until the clay "sheet" is large enough to fit completely over the mask.
  5. Place the clay "sheet" over the mask (make sure that the clay covers the entire front part of the mask) and lightly press/stretch the material to give a seamless appearance to the mask.It should looks something like this: Note: I stretched the edges of the clay to cover the inner edge of the mask.Note: This is a very forgiving type of molding clay but if you accidentally scratch or press your hand into the material before it dries it will leave an unflattering mark.This took me a few times to get it right so please don't get discouraged if you don't get it on the first try.
  6. GENTLY poke/push around the eye area to show the mask's eye holes.It should look something like this:
  7. IMPORTANT: Pull/Cut off the excess molding clay that is jutting out from the back of the mask.
  8. Take the excess clay that you pulled off from the back of the mask and make two small balls from it. Then mold those balls into an ear shape.It should look something like this:
  9. DO NOT ATTACH THE EARS TO THE MASK YET. Now you should have three parts formed. (Throw any excess clay away because it will dry out and be unusable.) Get up from wherever you are and leave the mask and ears alone. Go back to your workstation in a few hours.
  10. Super glue the now dry items together.It should look something like this:
  11. Cut a piece of black elastic so that it is about fifteen inches long without being stretched. Super glue the elastic band to the inside of the mask.It should look like this: (Inside of mask)
  12. Congratulations!!! You have made the base to your very own Naruto mask! It should look something like this:
  13. From here you can paint, sharpie, etc. to your mask to give it a true ANBU appeal.


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I will be posting more tutorials that I find on the internet that seem most helpful and I will also try to make some tutorials of my own!

Inprogress Cosplay > Fullmetal Alchemist >> Edward Elric

I decided to do Ed from FMA as my first cosplay to make :) So I'll be posting pictures of my progress. So check back later :D

#Wig::I ordered the wig so hopefully it'll come soon

August 2009 Conventions

AnimagiC : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : Beethovenhalle, Bonn, Germany

Anime Festival Orlando : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL

AnimeLand TuCon : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : The Hotel Arizona at the Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ

ConnectiCon : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT

Kakkoi con : -CANCELLED-

Otakuthon : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

Southwest Animation Convention and Expo : July 31 - August 2, 2009 : Albuquerque Grand Airport Hotel, Albuquerque, NM

Animethon : August 7-9, 2009 : MacEwan College,Edmonton, Alberta

Ikasucon : August 7-9, 2009 : Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, IN

Sogen Con : August 7-9, 2009 : Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Kin-Yoobi Con : August 8, 2009 : Chabot College, Hayward, CA

SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show : August 8, 2009 : Roundhouse at University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW Australia

Northern Michigan Anime Convention : August 8-9, 2009 : Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI

Osakacon Postponed : August 14-15, 2009 : Macomb Community College, Clinton Township, MI

AnimeIowa : August 14-16, 2009 : Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, IA

Aya Revolution : August 14-16, 2009 : Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK

San Japan : August 14-16, 2009 : San Antonio Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX

Manifest : August 21-23, 2009 : Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, VIC Australia

Kita-Kon : August 27-28, 2009 : Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay, Ontario

MatsuriCon : August 28-30, 2009 : Holiday Inn Columbus-Worthington, Worthington, OH

Mizu Con : August 28-30, 2009 : Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami, FL

Sac-Anime : August 28-30, 2009 : Radisson Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

Yaoifest : August 30, 2009 : Delta Bow Valley, Calgary, Alberta

Cosplay Gallery > Naruto >> Naruto Uzumaki

more images coming soon!

Completed Cosplays > Deidara

My first cosplay. Deidara from Naruto. I bought the cloak, ring, and headband off of eBay and styled my hair to become one of my favorite ninjas :D I have yet to wear it to any cons, but I dont think I plan to since now I need to get a wig for it. . .more info coming soon


First Post > I'm new

Hello all, My name is CyberloxAngel. This is my blog, it's about all things cosplay! I'm still new-ish to the world of Cosplay, but my blog feature more than my adventures in cosplay :) I will also be posting tutorials, Convention information, Links, Pictures of my cosplay and others, and much more! :D This is pretty much all I have to say for now so untill next time!