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Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
A costumer/prop maker/cosplayer to the core... and a jack-of-all-trades. I can sew, I can sculpt, I can draw, I can work all day long, I can even paint you entire house if you want. I make a living out of making costumes, so if you're interested in a commission don't hesitate to contact me.

I plan to make cosplay grow and get better in Romania and I want to get in touch and meet personally if possible as many crafters as possible! I love tutorials and WIPs - both to read/look at and make, so I hope you enjoy mine!
Current Residence: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Operating System: Windows 7
Personal Quote: Life is the sun of a beach...

I don't always do this, but when I do...

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 4, 2013, 5:37 AM

I was tagged by :iconkiosa:

The rules:
★. You must post these rules.
★. Each person must post 10 things about themselves on their journal.
★. Answer the questions the tagger set for you, and create 10 new questions for the people you tag to answer.
★. You have to choose 10 people to tag and post their icons on your journal.
★. Go to their pages and tell them you have tagged her/him.
★. No nonsense in the tagging section about "you are tagged if you're reading this."
★. You have to tag 10 people.

1. I am really tired right now, so... I tend to work/play/stay up late and wake up late.... it's really hard when I need to wake up early in the morning to work....
2. I got many of my friends into cosplay.
3. I am on my way to losing weight right now. I'm at 70 kg right now and I'm aiming for 55... by summer time!
4. I wish I was born in a more western european country, I think I could have started cosplaying a lot sooner.
5. I am a terrible procrastinator, but somehow I end up finishing what I planned.
6. I like challenging projects, but I guess you already know it! But whenever I take upon a new project. It seems simple at the beginning. And then I go deeper and deeper and I'm the one that makes it complicated and complex. I can't help myself...
7. I wasn't always into geeky stuff, I was really in a different world until I came to Uni, I didn't have access to all these wonderful things. Happy I did!
8. I'm new to gaming, I started playing more seriously since last year. Up until then, I think I only played Heroes of Might and Magic III. But I really LOVE gaming, although I don't have that much time for it.
9. I want to help others when it comes to cosplay, with a lot of advice and tutorials. I feel it's like a duty or something...
10. I find it really hard to work with somebody side by side. Usually I work faster and better (yes, modest, what can I say?) and I am rarely truly happy with the result (mine AND especially the other's). Consequently, I end up pushing the others' away and I want to make everything, to make sure it's done well and fast. It annoys the hell out of the rest and I am taking too much stuff on my head. And I hate myself when I do it...

Kiosa's questions:
1. So... Do you watch me because of my art, cosplays or just because I'm such an awesome person >:---D (okay the last one is actually "because you know me in real life")
Because of cosplay :)
2. Your favourite anime/manga/videogame character?
Really hard one. I don't think I have one. But among the animes I like are Monster, Mushi-shi, Mononoke, manga: Real, 20th century boys, Berserk, Vagabond. So... along these lines...
3.What do think about OCs being paired with canon characters?
Well, nothing against it, really. In a world where originality is really hard to find, interesting combinations fall in the same category....
4. Your OTP?
Meh, dunno, again I don't get that attached to like a character that much... so I'd answer me and by bf :P
5. Were you dissapointed when you turned ten and didn't get your own Pokemon :--D ?
When I turned ten there WERE NO POKEMONS! :D
6. If you could become anyone, even a fictional character, who would you want to be?
Haha, first thing that came into my mind: Rarity from My Little Pony! Every other fantasy world seemed too dangerous for my taste :P Real persons don't interest me, fantasy would be more fun :P
7. What is the first thing that comes in your mind from the word "salt" ?
My friend Viki that received a salt lamp for Christmas and who likes licking it :))
8. Do you like horror movies/games?
No, I totally hate them. I know, I'm a pussy...
9. Do you read fanfics?
Nope, I barely have the time for real book! Plus I'm having a hard time with reading books from the laptop...
10. Do you like coffee?
Nope, never did, never will. I just find it too bitter. I drink it if I really have to, if I have to stay awake, but otherwise, coffee "rots" in our home...

My questions:
1. Do you have other hobbies except for cosplay? Do you have time for them? I always get this problem.
2. If you were to choose between anime and western TV shows, what would you choose and why?
3. Do you remember how you ended up watching me on DA or FB (whichever was first)? I am really curious!
4. What is the average sum of money that you spend on a cosplay (materials, wigs, shoes, lenses). $ or EURO, please.
5. What is the average number of costumes you make per year?
6. What is your favourite costume of yours? A link to the photo or thumb will help :)
7. What is your favourite costume of mine? To make things easier, I did Matsumoto Rangiku (Bleach), Yoko Nakajima (12 Kingdoms), Medicine Seller (Mononoke), Athena armor (Saint Seiya), Mandarin (Spawn). Yes, not much to choose from :) You can find the photos in my gallery.
8. I like to spend evenings in my bed, with my laptop on my lap and surfing the internet, posting stuff, working on tutorials or watching TV shows. What do you do evenings?
9. Do you  have any embarassing coplay moment to tell about?
10. How do you describe cosplay to people who don't know anything about it?

I am tagging certain people that I would like to see the answers to my questions, all cosplay related. Here goes, I quickly picked some people from my watchers list, it's either people I've met, I look up to or spoke more than 2 words on the internet. Or all of them together :) :
:iconviolet-gray: :iconshoko-cosplay: :iconxxxstarlaxxx:  :icondyanaangelpie: :iconartflower: :iconfoayasha: :iconmysteriousmaemi: :iconkate-kane: :iconshappi: :iconbloodlustdetox:

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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2018  Student General Artist
:iconpartypinkieplz::iconsaysplz:Haaaaaaappy happy birthday to our good friend today!
:iconpinkiestarryeyesplz::iconsaysplz:Here's a little birthday song with something I must say!
:iconpinkieishappyplz::iconsaysplz:On this day we celebrate having you with us!
:iconpinkiepartyplz::iconsaysplz:Throw a party here for you I'll make sure is a blast!
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:I wish you only happiness, that your life's full of smiles!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:That you and your friends will prevail in any troubling times!
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:Most of all, I wish for you that you'll have lots of fun!
:iconpinkiegalaplz::iconsaysplz:And share it with all close to you, spread happiness around!
:iconhotbloodedpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:OR ELSE!
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:So let's get down to business now, there'll be no more delays!
:iconpinkiepiecakeplz::iconsaysplz:On to the birthday party, celebrate this joyous daaaaay!
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2017  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Yay! We're here, everypony!
:iconhappytsplz::iconsaysplz:Phew, that wasn't long. I told you we could easily make it on hoof!
:iconstyle1plz::iconsaysplz:Speak for yourself, Twi, you didn't have to carry this cake! It's heavy, you know!
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:Thank you for helping out, Dashie! I couldn't have settled for anything less, after all!
:iconfluttershy-plz::iconsaysplz:Hi... We're here to... wish you a happy birthday.
:iconpinkiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:You said it! Happy birthday!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And what better way to say "happy birthday" than with a cake? :iconcakepinkplz:
:iconapple-jackplz::iconsaysplz:Why, with a real Apple family apple pie, of course! :iconapplepieplz:
:iconderpyhappyplz::iconsaysplz:With a muffin! Yay! :iconmlpmuffinplz:
:iconraritysmileplz::iconsaysplz:But these, while pleasant to give, mean little by themselves...
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:What makes them meaningful are our wishes for you!
:iconpinkiesmile2plz::iconsaysplz:Exactly! And we wish for you to have a perfect birthday and a great year ahead of you!
:iconrainbowdashhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't fear any challenges you might face! No matter how bad it may seem, have faith in yourself and keep on being awesome!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:And while at it, keep a level head and don't lose sight of what's important! Keep the magic of friendship alive in yourself!
:iconapplejackhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Remember your loved ones and friends, an' don't let little things an' worries get you down!
:iconspikethinkingplz::iconsaysplz:We hope that you'll find all you seek and be the best you can be!
:iconrarityjoyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget to respect yourself! You're the best at being you, so stay true to what you really are!
:iconflutterpweezeplz::iconsaysplz:And we hope that you'll be at peace with yourself, too... and that the year ahead will be peaceful for you.
:iconpinkiewinkplz::iconsaysplz:And throughout all that, have fun! It isn't fun if you don't have any, after all, and fun it should be!
:iconpinkiepartyplz::iconsaysplz:Just like today! Party on!
LeadingPlantLady Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wow what an awesome work.
wanna see more.
Namco-NintendoFan-88 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Livia, from Shinju's Workshop, dear cosplay sewer, workshopper, model, 'n cosplayer gal! :hug:
Singing Singing Singing Singing Dance! Dance! Boogie! Boogie! Party Airborne

Good luck, and I hope you'll have a great birthday today!
You have beautiful 'n sexy feet during your Rarity (My Little Pony) cosplay! Heart
Also wishing you keep up the good work on all awesome cosplay sewing, workshops, modelings, 'n cosplays; I love 'em! ;) (Wink) Heart
Thumbs Up Pringles Have your cake and eat it too Yummy pie!

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Nelson C.,
10:40 P.M.
Los Angeles, CA ;) (Wink)

Since I wouldn't have been able to do some birthday muro drawings, I got you three extra drawing copies, so...
Believe it or not, three birthday muro drawing copies I made, of birthday feet, chibi Haruhi Suzumiya, and Mikuru Asahina wishing you one, so, wishes 'n' luck!
Click on them:………
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Weeee! Today's the day, everypony!
:icontwilightderpplz::iconsaysplz:Pinkie, do we have to teleport in like that every time?
:iconpinkiecuteplz::iconsaysplz:Of course, silly! Else it wouldn't be a proper birthday greeting!
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:Happy birthday!
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:And it wouldn't be a proper birthday if Ah didn't bring y'all an apple pie, baked by yours truly!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:Let us all give you our best wishes on this occasion and wish you a wonderful year!
:iconflutter-shyplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you will not run into any trouble this year and that everything will be as good as it can possibly be.
:icondashissuperhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget that you're awesome! And that we're all your friends! Keep on rockin'!
:icontwilightliciousplz::iconsaysplz:Always keep the magic of friendship within you. May it bring you as much joy as it brings us!
:iconadorablespikeplz::iconsaysplz:And don't ever feel like you're useless or unworthy! Only you have what it takes to live your life, so don't let anyone or anything else get you down!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And of course, don't forget to have fun while at it! And speaking of fun...
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:It's time to party!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
ShinjusWorkshop Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
haha, coming really late to dA! Thank you! :)
DJWill Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Happy Brithday! ;P
NUMA-WAFFLE Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday!
askalemuralia Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016   General Artist
Birthday cupcake

Happy birthday!
HisBestFantasyEverXD Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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defchef Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016  Professional Artist
Do you have any cosplaying tips for guys? I tried it in a recent con and I want to try it again.
HydraEvil Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! You are cool!
I wish you the best of everything!

Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1]
ShinjusWorkshop Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! It's a pleasure!
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiebounce2plz::iconsaysplz:Over here, everypony! My Pinkie sense is telling me they're here!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:Hi! Pinkie Pie invited us all to her friend's birthday party, and...
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:And that friend is you! Happy birthday!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:Ah've brought an apple pie along for you, sugarcube!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityplz::iconsaysplz:And I, speaking for all of us, wish you all the best in your life and all your endeavours!
:iconfluttershywinkplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you'll have a wonderful time and that trouble will pass you by.
:iconcutedashsmileplz::iconsaysplz:And no matter what happens, remember that we'll always be your friends. Stay awesome!
:iconponyangelplz::iconsaysplz:May the magic of friendship and all it contains be ever with you.
:iconmlpspikeplz::iconsaysplz:And if you ever feel down, don't forget that that you're the hero of your life's story, and no-one else can be better at it than you!
:iconparty0plz::iconsaysplz:Now come on, you all, it's time to start the party for real!
ShinjusWorkshop Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
oh, wow, Thank you! :)
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