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My friend VintagePealrs (Jill) vintagepearls.deviantart.com/ is currently running an IndieGoGo campaign to help her build up her costuming business and expand her cosplay and I strongly encourage you to read through her project yourself here: www.indiegogo.com/projects/hel…

She's very talented and does a lot of traditional artwork and has been getting more and more into cosplay these last few years and is really pushing her costume work! Looking to expand and get the word out about her business, she's turned to crowdfunding to experience the power of the crowd herself! You can support her and her future works by sharing her project online and of course becoming a backer yourself!

Here's a bit from her project page talking more about what she's doing: (Though you should really just jump to the page to see more yourself)

"The Impact:
The cosplay culture is rapidly growing and is heading to a lucritive place where I believe it will be good to have a strong foothold (the best example of this growth is cosplayer Anna Moleva being hired by Irrational Games to be on the cover/promo art for their 2013 smash hit video game Bioshock Infnite). By going to these conventions, the amount of exposure alone is invaluable. Last year at NYCC I debuted my Lutece Twins cosplay, and we were literally surrounded by people taking pictures the whole day (so much so we didn't even get to see any of the con!). Not only was the general public posting us online but web sites including BusinessInsider.com, TheEscapist.com, Complex.com, and Dorkly.com were adding us to their "best of" lists the following Monday. Going to the cons listed above will hopefully triple that exposure.

At these cons I not only plan to hand out business cards and stop for every photo asked but network with people already in the industry. Well-known, esteemed cosplayers are invited every year to cons to have a meet-and-greet booth, and big names in the video game, television, and movie industries also attend. Established costumers with businesses go and have booths as well. Getting to speak to these people to let them know me and my business exists (as well as getting any advice I can) is paramount. Depending on how much is raised I might try passing out/posting flyers."


Again,

Help Past is Present Designs Grow! 

Project link here: www.indiegogo.com/projects/hel…
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  • Reading: Between The Lines (real book)
  • Watching: Sword Art Online
  • Playing: StarCraft 2
  • Eating: BLTs
  • Drinking: Sweet, natural water

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Eric J Stover (EJS)
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Hi, thanks for stopping by! Feel free to check out my artwork on here and leave a comment to let me know you were here!

I like to make people laugh, sharing comics and skits and all sorts of things online. I'm always working on a half dozen projects and probably keep myself a little too busy sometimes!

I love to connect with people and don't get out nearly enough, so feel free to connect with me on here or another one of my accounts!

You can check out my new tumblr page here: toad-king-studios.tumblr.com/
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CHOBI-PHO Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
hey thanks again for the fav!~ i really REALLY appreciate it!!~
awesome gallery btw!~ keep it up!!! :happybounce:
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toadking07 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you kindly! You as well!
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SilverInkblot Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the fave on Waiting :)
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toadking07 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
It's wonderful stuff!
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Eminina Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the favourite!
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toadking07 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
No problem, it's great stuff!
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding Pure to your collections. I'm happy that you like it :la:
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toadking07 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
I wish for all the world, things could be different.
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Sarnicallo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Everything happens for a reason sweetheart. Don't you dare deprive the world of your goofy grin.
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toadking07 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional General Artist
I could say the same to you lovely. Don't take away your smile, the world can't suffer that loss.
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