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LadySnip3r
Amanda McGinnis
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Canada
I created the geeky fashion blog Console to Closet and am an avid cosplayer. I love gaming (which most of my cosplays are inspired by), doing arts and crafts, reading, and designing cosplays. I also love going to conventions and meeting new people at them - look out for me at the conventions listed below!

I'm a new cosplayer - I started April 2011 and have been obsessed since. I make all my costumes by myself, do my own makeup, and build my own props (sometimes with the help of my lovely fiancè, Tyler). As of now, I'm not doing any commissions, but if there is an aspect of my costumes that you'd like to replicate, or want help doing so, please reach out to me and we can talk. I'm constantly trying to improve my cosplay quality, difficulty, and skills - so please feel free to offer any advice or helpful tips over comments or notes.

I'm primarily using DeviantArt to showcase my cosplays - but I might throw in a few of my crafts as well. Feel free to get in touch, ask questions or leave some feedback. I try to do tutorials for each costume and will include links to them on the image descriptions.

I'm always looking for photographers for various cons, so please feel free to reach out if you are an interested photographer. Also, feel free to edit any of my images (you'll probably do a better job than me), but please let me know if you plan on publishing them somewhere on the interwebs. Thanks!

>>>LadySnip3r's Cosplay Facebook Page!<<<

FUTURE CONVENTIONS
Not sure yet!

Currently working on...
Maya (Borderlands 2)
Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Improvements: New Holster, Ice Pick, Bow, Gun
Aela the Huntress (Skyrim) Improvements: New skirt & top, shoulder pads, better boots
Brunette Rapunzel (Tangled) [Postponed for now]
Liara (Mass Effect) [Postponed for now]
Interests
I finally added tutorial links to my cosplays!!! Each of my images has the link to their respective tutorials, but here's a mega list of them all in case you're lazy!

Cog cosplay tutorial: www.facebook.com/notes/amanda-…

Aela the Huntress tutorial: www.facebook.com/notes/amanda-…

Lara Croft tutorial: www.facebook.com/notes/amanda-…

In other cosplay news, I've made some excellent progress on my Maya costume from Borderlands 2. I'll be wearing it to PAX East in March. So far I've finished my gun, shoes, and ordered everything I need. I'll be doing a makeup test in the next few weeks so stay tuned!

Have a great week :D

- LadySnip3r
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  • Playing: Pokemon: Black 2

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LastRyghtz Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Happy birthday. 
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VideoGameStupid Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Happy Birthday!
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JapanRules555 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Happy birthday
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DraikenTalkos Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
From the G&S forums and found this after some link jumping. The cosplays look great, and I'll definitely be following your channel and DA now. ^-^
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LenaZanArbor Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Student Writer
Can't tell you how much I LOVE your blog, deviantart page, facebook page, and. . . yeah, I think I follow you just about everywhere XD. For us girl gamers who are sucky at fashion, you are just what the doctor ordered! I've been sending your page to all of my other gamer friends, and we're already planning shopping trips to revamp our wardrobes. (I was that kid in high school who wouldn't wear anything a Jedi or bounty hunter wouldn't wear XD - so I spent a lot of time in my dance clothes (dance team, you know) and sweats :P)
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OrnCobreNegro Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Hello!

I would like to congratulate you on your gallery, great work! :)
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LadySnip3r Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you! :D
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OrnCobreNegro Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Oh, do not thank me :)

I saw in your gallery conzoco some characters, such as Lara and Aela, and one that I really liked is the version of Gears.

The Tomb game series has always fascinated me, where you not only have to kill, but also solve puzzles, etc.. Moreover, Lara is agile and skillful, a great enemy if you face it! hehe
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SamuelHavel Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
:airborne:Happy Birthday!:airborne:
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LadySnip3r Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you :)
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