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PAX 2011 – Leaving On A Jet Plane

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 29, 2011

PAX 2011 – Leaving On A Jet Plane

I’m writing this entry from the plane, about an hour before landing in Chicago.  As I write, the happiness of the last few days is punctuated by sadness that they are over.  The time I spent with Veri7as, Ar7emis, HP1703, Locke, Fuzzy, Dr Gumaer, Gameshark, Kaidfather, Gravehound, WRTSwoopes, Cowlauncher, Yuzo, OboeCrazy, Roscoe, and all of […]

Arrival at PAX

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 25, 2011

Arrival at PAX

I arrived in town a little early for PAX.  the flight in was…well, a flight.  As flights go, it wasn’t that bad; I was able to get a row of my own in the back of the plane.  I didn’t get much of a chance to enjoy it, though, as I found myself sleeping most […]

Monkey Poncho

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 22, 2011

Monkey Poncho

I’ve been playing around with Dynamic clothing controls for a while now, and I’m really starting to like it.  I used a dynamic gi for my MMA and Wrestling posts, and a dynamic robe for my Shaak Ti Jedi image.  It’s a great way to get clothing items to work on non-standard characters (like a […]

The Stupidity of No Contact Page

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 18, 2011

The Stupidity of No Contact Page

What you are seeing above is the face of an idiot. Actually, it’s my face demonstrating how I felt the moment I realized that I had no contact page on this site. I was getting inundated with spam e-mails last year, and decided to turn comments off for a while.  I’ve been managing multiple blogs […]

Selling The Soap

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 15, 2011

Selling The Soap

An interesting thing happened at Gen Con this year.  The young lady in the picture above walked by the booth, and I asked for a picture of her outfit.  After posing for the picture, she approached me with a business card.  This didn’t surprise me; costume designers frequently walk through the shows as walking billboards […]

Commitment to Cosplay

Posted by Douglas Bushong on August 11, 2011

Commitment to Cosplay

I’m always amazed by the commitment that people bring to their cosplay at the shows.  Yes, there’s the occasional people that just wear a tail or ears over their regular clothes, but most people really put some time into their outfits. I’m actually planning to attend Chicago Comic-Con this weekend.  I know I said last […]