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twerkingsherlocklovebunny:

ao-haru:

caskett-copop83:

This is like the cutest thing ever. It’s from the gif-set I reblogged.

Taking its first steps, and after successfully doing so, the chick goes “Yay!”

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It’s so freaking cute.

GIVE ME 1000.

Me after drinking the night before.

stewardish:

Elrond wearing Vilya. The Battle Of The Five Armies 2015 calendar detail from moustacheluke scan. (x)

stewardish:

Elrond wearing Vilya. The Battle Of The Five Armies 2015 calendar detail from moustacheluke scan. (x)

http://criterionbar.tumblr.com/post/100469357347/hellofeanor-criterionbar-i-need-to-work-on

hellofeanor:

criterionbar:

I need to work on my wig skills. Anyone have any tips for wearing lace front wigs?

Yep, here we go. These are a couple very quick tips off the top of my head; feel free to ask about any of them if you want more detail.

Number one most important thing to…

Yeah for sure, I’ll post a review of the wig tape as soon as I have a chance to use it.  I plan on dressing as Captain America all day at work on Halloween and also going out to a club later, so that should be a decent con simulation.  And please do feel free to ask any more questions you might have and I’ll do my best to help. ;)

criterionbar:

I need to work on my wig skills. Anyone have any tips for wearing lace front wigs?

Yep, here we go.  These are a couple very quick tips off the top of my head; feel free to ask about any of them if you want more detail.

Number one most important thing to remember: lace front wigs sold for cosplay purposes, while tending to look better than regular wigs, still have a pretty unnatural hairline most of the time.  There are actually two things that can go wrong: it’s a weird shape, and it’s way too dense.  Real hairlines are hugely diverse in their shapes, so chances are, your hairline won’t match the wig.  Real hairlines also don’t look like a sudden, clean-cut wall of hair just bursting out of your skin with no warning, so if the front of your wig is too dense, you’ll probably want to consider thinning it out.

To fix the first problem of the weird shaped hairline, you can add hair to the untrimmed lace (a process called ventilation, which I won’t get into here, but definitely look up tutorials and videos) to bring the hairline down or add a widow’s peak, and/or cut away into the lace to take the hairline farther back.  Exactly how you reshape the wig will depend on both the shape of your hairline and the shape of your character’s hairline.  But whatever you do, always add and (especially!) cut a little bit at a time and make gradual changes to your wig.  Keep trying it on since what you do on a wig head won’t necessarily look the same on a real person.

Ventilation also works for thinning out the front of the hairline to make it look more natural.  You can add strands farther apart to give a sparser appearance and avoid that wall-o-hair look (that tends to show up on a lot of Arda wigs in particular).  Or snip some hairs to thin things out if you don’t want to add/don’t have time to add/have already trimmed the lace and don’t have room to add.

Once the hairline is set, trim the lace as close to the hair as possible.  You don’t want any excess sticking out and looking weird.

Now as for fitting the wig…  Once you have your hairline sorted out it should fit better, and you’ll also have a better idea of exactly how it should sit on your head.  You may still need to make some adjustments to the cap to make it larger or smaller to fit your head and feel secure.  Seriously, I find nothing more aggravating than a lace front wig that doesn’t fit properly and feels like it’s slipping off my head.  I’m always touching the front to make sure it’s in place.  You might need to cut and restitch the cap to make it bigger/smaller.  Again, not going to go into detail, but there are tutorials and videos out there that go over exactly how to do this if need be.

Final steps: wearing the wig!  Chances are you’ll need some good wig tape or other adhesive to keep the lace stuck in place.  I’ve used the following: actual wig tape that came with my first lace front (didn’t work very well), ProsAide (worked okay but tends to gunk up the hair and takes time to remove), and two-sided fashion tape from the drug store meant to stick clothing to skin (also worked okay but was difficult to remove from the wig).  Recently I bought some “super strength” wig tape from a theatrical supply store, but I haven’t used it yet so we’ll see how that goes at Halloween.  Different methods will work best for different skin types and wig weights: the important thing is to try a couple, follow the instructions precisely, and determine what works best for you.  If you’re wearing the same wig all day at a con, it’s probably a good idea to keep some of your adhesive handy in case you need to make touch-ups and re-secure the wig.  Even the best adhesive will eventually fail after hours of heat, sweat, and the oil in your skin.

Hope that helps. :)

naxiu5 said: D’aaaww. Is that your cat?

That is my aunt’s cat. :)  Her name is Bitsy and she’s shy but incredibly loud, and has very soft fur like a bunny.

sashaforthewin:

I call this recipe: Eggs in the General Vicinity of a Hole.

Nailed it.

sashaforthewin:

I call this recipe: Eggs in the General Vicinity of a Hole.

Nailed it.

I recognise the council has made a decision. But given that it’s a stupid-ass decision, I’ve elected to ignore it.

Fëanor 

(via valarhalla)

fullten:

fullten:

I wanted to make I post I could link too whenever someone asks me this~

Seriously. Even if I was hella in shape, really healthy, no one would be asking for health or work out tips from me if I was fat. Stop assuming because someone looks like what society deems as ‘healthy’ or ‘fit’ that they are, it’s a lie, they are try to sell you things and make you hate and judge strangers. Stop buying into it. 

Something to add, 

even medical professionals cannot judge people by their looks, which is why mri machines, and x-ray machines, are a fucking thing, but lazy doctors and lazy people will resort to ‘You just need to lose some weight,’ as any advice to any aliment a fat person may have, which is bullshit since being fat isn’t always the deciding factor in health. 

and to be frank, more people are gonna get this message cause it was said by a thin person, if a fat person wrote this it would just be reblogged with fat jokes, claiming op is making excuses, and faux concerns about health and claims of ‘glorifying obesity,’ And all those people who disagree with the message, ask yourself why. You are basically a successful, obnoxiously complacent product of a massive brain washing, being perfectly groomed in hating others who don’t look like what you’ve been told is proper and human and you have been taught that pretend empathy and backhanded concern is better then a real genuine understanding. 

Which I suggest you fix.

Thinness does not equal health or beauty, and the belief that it does has cost a lot of fucking lives.