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The links to cosplay tutorials are below in the artists comments, but here I thought it would be nice to give idea's for the photography side of cosplaying. Feel free to shout out any idea's you want added here.

Idea's For Where To Photo-shoot:
-Brick Wall
-Japanese Garden
-Train Tracks
-Field Backdrop
-Science Center
-Sky Scraper Back Drop(Even better with Neon Signs)
-Indoor Garden
-In an LRT
-Coffee House
-Snowy Park Bench
-The Sky
-Somewhere with Reflective Glass
-Put A White or Black Sheet Over a Door/Something Else/ Use it As a BG
-The Cosplay Guide(Link from TinkerTrex): [link]

How To....
-Cosplay a Guy: [link]
-Open Shirt Binding: [link]
-Make Cosplay Wings: [link]
-Make a Swimable Tail:[link]
-Swim in the Swimable Tail: [link] from Colt-Kun
-Salvaging a Wig(Linked: jazfun57): [link]
-Put On a Wig: [link]
-Put On Make-Up: [link]
-Do Centered Zippers: [link]
-Make Shoulder Armor: [link]
-Demon Wings: [link]
-Elf Ears: [link]
-Wash A Wig: [link]
-Make A Boot Cover: [link]
-Spike A Wig: [link]
-Make Pigtails(Wigs): [link]
-Make Fake Metal(from TinkerTrex): [link]
-Straighten a Wig(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Sew a Bow(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Para Obi(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Spanish Fingerless Gloves(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Staw Sandals(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Male Expressions(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Top Hat(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Leg Warmers(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Circle Skirts(Linked by ShaniaWolf)[link]
-Cosplay Jewels(Linked by ShaniaWolf)[link]
-Cat Ears(Linked by ShaniaWolf)[link]
-Wounds(Linked by ShaniaWolf)[link]

By Anime/Game...
Naruto: How To...
-Make a Kunai: [link]
-Make A Ambu Mask: [link]
-Make A Ambu Vest: [link]
-Sukura's Dress: [link]
-Susuke's Rope: [link]
-Gaara's Gourd: [link]
-Forehead Protecter(Linked by Shaniawolf): [link]
-Tie Sasukes Rope(TinkerTrex): [link]
-Akatsuki Cloak(TinkerTrex): [link]
Zelda: How To...
-Make Link's Hat:[link]
Silent Hill: How To...
-Nurse Mask: [link]
Kingdom Hearts: How To...
-Kingdom Key:[link]
-Axel Wig(Liked By: jazfun57):[link]
-Demyx Hair: [link]
-Sora Shoes: [link]
-Sora Shirt(TinkerTrex): [link]
Final Fantasy: How To...
-Vivi Hat:[link]
-Reno's EMR:[link]
-Yuna's Skirt:[link]
-Tying Yuna's Obi(link from Chiru2008)- [link]
-Yuffies Shuriken(Link from TinkerTrex): [link]
Dragon Ball: How To...
-Cosplay Videl(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Goten's Shirt(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
D.N. Angel: How To...
-Wiz Head(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
-Daisuke Hair(TinkerTrex)[link]
FMA: How To...
-Automail(Linked by TinkerTrex)[link]
Salior Moon: How To...
-Sailor Glove/Sleeve(By TinkerTrex)[link]
Eternal Sonata: How To...
-Crescendo's Belt Bling(By TinkerTrex)[link]
Bleach: How To...
-Nel Tu Mask(By TinkerTrex)[link]
-Zabimaru(By TinkerTrex)[link]
Vampire Princess Miyu: How To...
-Kyuuketsuki Miyu Hair(By TinkerTrex)[link]
Tokyo Mew Mew: How To...
-Sage Choker(By TinkerTrex)[link]
Vocoloid: How To...
-Headset(Linked By Shaniawolf)[link]
-Vocaloid magnet wings/headphones(jazfun57) [link]
-Vocaloid Leg Warmers: [link]
Hetalia: How To...
-Denmark's hat(Linked Byjazfun57)[link]

Photo Editing:
-Basic Photo Editing: [link]
-Eye Editing: [link]
-Photo Retouching: [link]
-Chidori Sasuke(Naruto):[link]

-Portrait Photography(Download):[link]
-Portrait Photography:[link]
-Photoshoot Do's and Don'ts(TinkerTrex):[link]
-Edit Portrait Pictures(TinkerTrex):[link]


Know More Cosplay Tutorials here on DA or off DA? Feel free to link them for us, and after we will put a link to your acount up here. Please put it in the same format as above.

Cosplay Groups:
-Old Style Groups:

New Style Groups:
:iconcosplaycircle: :iconcosplayclubofcanada: :iconcosplay-love: :iconcosplayonline: :iconcos-club: :iconthecosplaygroup: :iconcosplayersrus: :iconcosplayanimes: :iconcosplaycommunity: :iconcosplaytutorial:


:icontinkertrex: :iconshaniawolf: :iconchiru2008: :iconjazfun57: :iconcolt-kun: :iconjazfun57:
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Mini-Wolfsbane Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
0_0 This is beautiful. Thanks for posting.
papercraftdragon Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is great!
BirdMan-Hwah Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013
How to tie Sasuke's Belt:…

Because I found the other one confusing and I couldn't figure it out.
Theanimefan123 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd like to see a tutorial on how to cut a wig... and how to make Spirit Albarn's tie from Soul Eater... I'm doing a cosplay, well, I want to do a cosplay of him, and I'm cutting an old wig from a retired cosplay. Shame... I only wore it to one con...
Terutanbox Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks !
DayDreamingOtaku Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow this is amazing~ Thank you so much for compiling this for cosplayers of all levels. I'm kind of a newbie myself & this definitely makes looking for the right tutorials easier.
Anaraine-Arisato Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is extremely helpful, but the only thing i would say about graveyards is to either be really sneaky or check to see if photography is allowed (A lot of it has to do with whether the cemetery is owned public or privately). I did a couple shoots at a local one. I got away with the first one, but towards the end of the 2nd shoot, we were told to put the cameras away.
FrostIron98-HeH Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
fangurl47 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanx..nice thing to post
Pudingmaster Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
DumbleDoraTheExplora Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
ADORKABLEPUNK Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Student
the one for denmarks hat doesnt work :(
cheche2000 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I actually really like to know how to make an Organization XIII coat, a Saix and Marluxia wig and their weapons, as well as Vincent Valentine's Coseplay from hair to clothes xD and his metalic arm/hand ^~^ *sorry, but can you post those if your able to?*
Skye-Imano Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Another kunai tutorial :)
Kiana-AJ Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
THANK YOU!!!!!!! <333333333333333
julie797 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you just saved my cosplay group's life...thank you
O-Belarus-O Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Student Artist
What if your complying someone that is older than you, how can you make yourself look older?
Annabethcat Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Student General Artist
i have one! want me to link it? it's a cowlick tutorial
cacoxima Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You could add *kolibri-chan's tutorial on how to make a princess daisy crown [link] c:
Tammi4Life Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
you should do one for bayonetta i already have the gun
Xaras-1694 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
best thing to every spawn "this deviation"

Skye-Imano Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Student General Artist
Kunai making from home scrap: :)
Ironboy356 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks so much for posting this, so helpful :)
There is also how to make cosplay swords by :iconchioky: who has lots of FABULIOUS tutorials [link] found in this link (this is just the first of many in his gallery)
APHLUDWIG Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012
thank you so much for putting this up it is such a big help ^^
leannetran Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If I do begin cosplaying this year, this will be the most helpful thing ever. Thank you so much for this!
mad4icecream Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Can you make one for death note?
AvariP Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist
THANK YOU SO MUCH...this is so useful <33
DemonFoxRaider Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011
Ty so much for making this
PhobiaAddict Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011
love this! its fantastic and really helpful!

i dont know if you know, but some links are not working...

the links are:
Swim in the Swimable Tail
Sew a Bow
Nurse Mask
Sage Choker
Vocaloid magnet wings/headphones

they are the only ones i found, though if you do a double check it would be great!! thanks so much! again i love it~ <3
Huskylover96 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011
Is there anything on how to store long wigs best
AkatsukiKurohana Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011
Very helpful; Thank you! :nod:
Tacat Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
sabishiita Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for posting this. My friend and I recently made a cosplay group and ths will help.
konekonekonaito Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You are an absolute hero for this!!! :iconsuperhugplz:
ayashige Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011
Notes on Posing and Make-up for Photo-shoots - [link]
kbear1995 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011
Thanks, we needed this
eriihime Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Student General Artist
.....................................................OH EM G YOU ARE AWESOME.
OutxOfxCuriosity Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
*stares at long list of cosplay help* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I love you.

And I mean that in a totally unweird way. LOL

Thanks a bunch!!!
Minamori-Takihashi Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Student General Artist

Sorry, the last comment didn't come up as a link... Here you go! (also the show is soul eater)
Minamori-Takihashi Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Student General Artist
Here's a tutorial I created you can add:
How To Do Death the Kid's sanzu lines / hair stripes Http://
SeymaIncikli Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you guys know anything about how to make Ichigo's red sword sash thing for his shikai? ^^" Thanks
ineedmoarideas Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
i could tell al ready that im going to have trouble finding my cosplay
hanarain Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
What about using an abanded movie theater for a background?
moonymonster Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
Um...for anyone who needs to make a bird tail, I have a tut on how to do that. Otherwise, this is cool but the link to the magnet headphones doesn't work.
HeartlessInu Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so awesome and helpful! Thanks for putting all these together.

While I'm here, I thought I'd drop some links to help contribute.

Link's Shirt: [link]
Link's Chainmalle: [link]

Botan from Yu Yu Hakusho wig: [link]

Plaid Fabric: [link]

Hope these help!
KatyKatastrophic Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011
u should update a few cuas some of them are gone
TheLastPancake Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011
The link to the Magnet headphones isn't working < :C
RukaitheDesertRose Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Student General Artist
do you happen to heve one or know where i can find one to make a Kaitou kid/ tuxsedo mask top hat?
mizuki-chinatsu Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! This was really helpful!
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