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Sincerely Sam’s New Kickstarter for Pin-teresting Creatures

Sam Sawyer, aka Sincerely Sam, is a digital artist focused on a unique fantasy style unmatched by anyone. She’s been selling her art and tarot cards on Etsy and at conventions for years. Now there is a new product she wants to give her fans: enamel pins! Her Kickstarter for the project will go live this Thursday, October 18th. She will begin with four choices of pins–lilac octopus, bel...

Book Review: Pompom Pokémon

Book Review: Pompom Pokémon Hey everyone, Heartless Aquarius here! I have the cutest book to tell you guys about. Pompom Pokémon is a craft book with in-depth instructions on how to make 32 different Pokémon as adorable little pompoms. The Pokémon vary from all the the games and have different levels of difficulty. When I say in-depth instructions, I really mean it. They throughly explain how to f...

Cosplay vs the World! A Series by Bros N Cons!

This may come as a shock to you, but we are huge fans of all things cosplay. We appreciate the sheer creativity that goes into each and every costume. The hard work that the costumers put into their craft is admirable, and a majority of our staff are cosplayers. That is why when we heard that the fine folks over at Bros N Cons making a series that is all about cosplay, we couldn’t help but w...

Lezhin Comics Relaunches Website with New Design

Lezhin Comics is best known for their fantastic comic series: Killing Stalking, The Lady and her Butler, Sign, and He Does a Body Good. For those unfamiliar with these incredible titles, Lezhin Comics provides readers with a one shop website for the largest paid online comic platform from South Korea. their focus is on Boy Love, Girl Love, and various other romance/adult series. It was founded in ...

Art, Anime, and VRV!

As huge fans of all things geeky, we found ourselves subbed to a wonderful service called VRV. It was recommended to us by our homies over at Crunchyroll. VRV is a website that allows viewers to consume various genres of entertainment, from watching a group of insanely talented voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons on Critical Role or enjoy the works of Rooster Teeth! At Anime Expo this year, we ...

Anime Expo 2018 Craftsmanship Spotlight

With Anime Expo being one of the conventions that attracts some of the best cosplayers every year, I wanted to showcase a specific aspect of cosplay: Craftsmanship. For this project, I chose costumers who had such fantastic cosplayers and creators that I had already been following on Instagram. Let’s get to the craftsmanship spotlight! Zhuque Mercy by Aristargirl Geek Lyfe: Where can we find...

Schrei205 Interviews Glenn Rane (Warning: Fangirling Within)

World of Warcraft holds a special place in my heart for a huge variety of reasons. One of those reasons includes the incredible art that accompanies the game, from the illustrations, to the concepts, to the in-game scenery. The quality of Blizzard art has always been truly impressive, and I was so excited to hear that a long-time Blizzard artist, Glenn Rane, would be a guest at Phoenix Comic Fest ...

How to Get Started with Cosplay: Planning

Now that you’ve done all your research to get started on your cosplay, what’s next? There are so many different ways to tackle the same task, so how do you choose what to do and where to start?I’m going to share my process for cosplay planning: how I decide the answer for each piece, and how I get going on that road to a completed costume! My next main step after extensive research is ...

How to Get Started with Cosplay: Research

You’ve done it. You’ve decided you want to become a character from one of your favorite games, movies, anime, comic, or whatever kind of fandom you enjoy most. Or maybe you just have friends that already cosplay, but really would like to do a big group and they’ve asked you to be part of it. You’ve never cosplayed before, or have only done a quick “closet cosplay” but nothing quite as serious as y...

Mort Productions Tackles Art Battle!

Hey everyone! Mort Productions here and I have a question for you all: What could you paint in 20 minutes? Most people would probably say “nothing” or maybe “stick… figures?” This is the task given to local artist at the Art Battles events. Ramping up the pressure even more, they are asked to complete their paintings in 20 minutes while competing against other painters in a room full of peop...

Mort Productions Tackles Arizona Tattoo Expo 2018

By Mort Productions The sound of buzzing and overlapping genres of music from Rock to Rap are blaring through the air. Rows of tables with heavily tattooed and pierced faces peer up at me from everywhere. I’m at the Body Art Expo at the Phoenix Fairgrounds. Those tattooed faces? They’re smiling and welcoming showing off elaborate art pieces some on paper and some on skin. The tattoo experience is ...

The Dopest Clothing Brand Around: Anime Trash Swag(Interview)

My dear friends, I must bestow upon you a fact of life. That fact is that Anime Trash Swag is one of the greatest clothing brands around. If you are unfamiliar with Anime Trash Swag, it is an independent clothing line that focuses their aesthetic on Japanese culture, and more specifically anime/manga. Sky is the artist, Jenni handles the business side of things, and together they make an unstoppab...

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