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Finally an update!!!

Sun Jul 27, 2014, 11:05 AM
Lookie lookie!!! I finally have a day to update this!!! ^_^

     Alright so the last time I wrote I was working on my Condesce cosplay for A-kon 25. Well I made it to A-kon 25 with a group of friends and my cosplay was a success. The Homestuck fans that saw me were super excited and gave me lots of compliments. I also took my Summoner Yuna cosplay as a back up and I wore that for a day and got plenty of compliments on that as well. Now the only thing I have to say I was disappointed about with my Condesce cosplay was that apparently I am too nice. The Condesce is meant to be the Queen Beach who does whatever she pleases. (And yes I spelled that right). Well I ran into some Homestuck fans, who I must note are mainly young teens at A- kon, who came at me expecting me to have Gushers. (Spoilers: The Condesce's alias is Betty Crocker and that company makes Gushers. ) When I told them I didn't they called me worthless and walked off...Some other fans were then expecting me to go Queen B on them but... One I have never had a negative situation at A-kon that was caused by the other con goers so I was slightly surprised at the rudeness. Second as  I said before I found I was too nice to "put them in their place". I had never had this happen at a convention before so I subconsciously went to how I as myself would have reacted, a scoff, a shrug, and let it go and move on, which is definitely not how the Condesce would have handled it. So while I love the Condesce's character, I won't be wearing her cosplay again until I fix some things that made wearing it super uncomfortable, and my friend's make their E%ecutioner and Grand Highblood cosplays to back me up. 

     I have uploaded some work log progress pictures I took and the few pictures I got of the Condesce while at A-kon 25. They aren't much but I hope they still somewhat entertaining. I also made a few work log videos while I made the Condesce horns. However, going full time to college, working part time and trying to make a completely from scratch cosplay with videos that need editing and rendering was just too much  to handle for me. So I apologize for there not being any more videos after a certain point. If anyone has any questions on the cosplay though please feel free to ask. ^_^ And I also apologize for the lateness of this update. School was hectic, A-kon was insane, and this summer has been non-stop, but things should be getting back to normal soon. School will be starting in a month and I am looking forward to it surprisingly. I have also been trying to figure out what to work on this year in terms of cosplay. I have some ideas for a new cosplay but I have also thought it might be time to update and improve the cosplays I have at present. I would also love to hear if anyone has any suggestions on a cosplay I should try or a cosplay they would like seen done. I'm always open to new ideas. ^_^

    Overall this year was a great learning experience for me in the cosplay world and I have experienced much. I now know myself better, my limits at how much I can handle on my own, and I learned a lot from trial and error while making that cosplay. So despite all the trouble it was and the slight disappointment at the convention I am glad I chose to make the Condesce Cosplay and am looking forward to my next adventure. 

              "Hobey ho!!! Let's go!!!" ~ Ithera out!!! ^_^

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Olivia
Artist | Student | Digital Art
United States
Hi everyone! /waves
My name is Olivia, but you can call me Ithera.

I love to cosplay, draw, watch all kinds of movies and TV shows, and play video games.

My favorite color is any shade of blue, I love music without lyrics, and books that transport me into a totally different world. (/leans in and whispers...I have a vivid imagination if you couldn't tell. Hehe. ;) )

Drop me a note anytime if you have questions, concerns, or comments.
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CosplayLucy Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hii! nice to met you ^^ i love meet others cosplaers and i've added you to wath :squee: you're cosplay ff is awesome :love: i hope we can be driends :huggle:
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CythIthera Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hello!!! It is so nice to meet you too. Thank you so much for the watch and the compliment on my Final Fantasy cosplay. I truly appreciate it. And I love making new friends. ^_^ 
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CosplayLucy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Professional Photographer
aaw you are very friendly and good cosplayer :love:
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CythIthera Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!!! As are you. ^_^ I'm glad you like what I've done so far. 
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AurumCosplay Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for watching us. =)
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CythIthera Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You are welcome. Ya'll are very inspirational and your cosplays are amazing. My friend and I started cosplaying the same year yall have and we are no where near your talents. We actually were at A - kon 24 this year and I can't believe we missed ya'll. Hehe. We were dressed as Yuna from FFX and Riku from FFX2 on Saturday. I can't wait to see what yall come up with next. Good luck!
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Cosmic-Empress Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
Thank you so much for the watch!
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CythIthera Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome. Your cosplays are quite brilliant.
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Shihagami Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for the watch hon :squee:~:hug:
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CythIthera Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Np! Love your drawing and your writing so therefore...I watch...
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