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Plumeria7484 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Ms. Yaya, when I grow up, I want to be an amazing cosplayer just like you. :)
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BigGuido Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
Yaya, you never fail to amaze me with your incredible costumes and talented modeling of them. I would love to see you bring Karai from Nickelodeon's animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show to life. It's a pretty straight forward costume, but quite elegant in its simplicity. You'd look killer in it!
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S-O-G-A Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
love your cosplay artwork.
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InkyTheCartoonist Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful, i love the detail and work you put into each cosplay
I met you not too long ago at Fanime and you were super sweet.
Hopefully someday you can cosplay my characters :)
Keep it up Yaya Han !
You are a huge inspiration !
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justicefighter2424 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm African American and a lot of people say that black girls can only cosplay their race, but its really hard to find good examples that are modest anyone wanna help a girl out?!Marluxia Faint Huh?! Huh?! Smile 
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KamenRiderHellhound Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014
I've kinda got an idea for a cosplay idea... but I have NO EARTHLY idea on how the fuck to do it, mainly because I don't want my legs to show off as I pull the costume out.

The cosplay idea is this: www2.hirezstudios.com/images/d…

Any ideas on how I could hide my legs and make it appear the spider-legs are the 'actual' legs of my costume
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LordDarkstarr Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
Here's a trick from theater and stage magic that you might find useful--cover your real legs in matte black cloth, like an ankle-length skirt, to break up their outline and make them "blend into the background", while making the spider legs brightly colored to make them stand out. If you're looking at duplicating the reference pic you offered, consider using gloss or semigloss reds, browns (like a Brown Recluse or Wolf spider), and gloss blacks (like Black Widows or Tarantulas) for maximum contrast--the idea being that the gloss/semigloss paints you use will pick up light around you, while the matte black on your legs will absorb light and hide them. I've seen this trick used to excellent effect in different costume contests at sci-fi cons like Norwescon and Rustycon, where the contest stage has a black background and good front lighting.
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KamenRiderHellhound Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
That actually is a good idea, thanks.
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Zuzumotai Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
I'm no Yaya Han or cosplay expert but just in case you don't get a response in time, I'd like to offer my suggestion. Instead of hiding your legs behind the costume, why not incorporate them into it?

Have you ever seen how legs are jointed in good quality fursuits? It's called digitigrade. I recently learned about this. It works something like this (image courtesy of google) fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201…

Using this method you can alter the appearance of the legs. If you put the two front legs of the spider costume on the front of your hips, and then create pieces to fit over your own legs that use padding to alter the appearance, with a good camera angle (you should be able to determine the angle most people take pictures of you from), your own legs will just work straight into the spider legs. 
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LordDarkstarr Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
Thanks for sharing that digitigrade costuming trick--I've been thinking about doing a Protoss Zealot from StarCraft (digitigrade aliens) and trying to figure out how to do the legs for some time until I saw that drawing. This is why sites like this are so wonderful--people from all kinds of different backgrounds can share interesting tricks that we've picked up, and help each other out like this! :D (Big Grin) 
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