Friday, 1 January 2016

2015 Review Part 1

I started going through my blog entries from 2015 and was amazed how much energy I had in the beginning of the year. So many projects and so many lovely pictures! So much has happened that I decided to divide the year review into pieces to avoid posting a million pictures at once.

2015 was plain awesome. The game I had been working on for the last two years was published and became a hit. I finished my Master's studies at the university. I had a huge b-day when I turned thirty. My other half proposed. I participated in my first cosplay contest ever and won it. Got to visit New York. I'm pretty sure I'm forgetting something from this list, but oh well ;D

One of the finished pictures from a photo workshop held in Dec 2014. Getting this
picture took lots of coaching and many tries, but I love how different it is!
I honed my smoky eye skills in January.
Took pictures with my Queen of Darkness lace top and a second hand corset.
Worked on a Snow Queen outfit and a trial make-up for the shoot.
Bought a cheap Chinese eBay gown for taking pictures with.
Got my striped Artifice Clothing jacket.
Tried on white contacts and found out that black wigs suit me surprisingly well.
In February I finished my scale mail corset project. I used a second hand black
velvet corset as a base and made a 800+ scale piece to cover the front.
This was my cool Valentine's look done for the Queen of Darkness blog. I still like the design!
Tried an all white look inspired by Leena of Luurankoja Kaapissa.
Dressed up as a Victorian version of Death of the Endless for a friend's
comic themed b-day party.
For club Schatten I got to wear the scale mail corset!
Did a little photoshoot with my brother.
Got a lovely corset made by Tiahaar.
The moth jewellery I designed for Rogue was finished.
I had apparently forgotten how horrible making scale mail was and made a necklace
to match the corset.
Did a photoshoot with Sanni Saarenmaa, wearing both the corset and the necklace.
In March I participated in Tampere Kuplii cosplay contest with a Demon Hunter costume
I had whipped up in a few months. Won first place with 60% of all votes!
A behind-the-scenes shot of the Snow Queen photoshoot with Helena Pahaoja. I'm planning to take some more pics with the outfit soon, it hasn't seen much use.
Here I'm enjoying a pink drink at the Finnish Game Awards Gala in April.
I participated in a photoshoot that was published in Twisted Magazine in May. Here's Team Tampere! Bella von Wolfkill, me, Didi Ou and Rogue.
For a graduation present my parents took me to New York in May. Thanks mom and dad, it was awesome!
The photo is a bit older (by Kario Vuorio), but I won the Model of the Month contest on the
Finnish Alternative Models community for May with it.
Just wait until I get to the other half of the year and to my favourite make-up looks ;D But this is a good start!

5 comments:

  1. What an awesome year you've had! And congrats on finishing your Masters! May 2016 be just as successful, if not more successful, as last year. Hugs from NYC.

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  2. You are so creative! So many amazing looks! You always inspire me! Have a great 2016!

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  3. That's incredible! 2015 was no good year to me, like many, many others. I'm happy 2016 is going to get better!
    Oh my, the dark smokey eyes on you - they're blowing my mind over and over again, every time I see them. You wear them so well! And how I love the victorian look!
    So cheers to a wonderful and creative 2016, and all the best to your man and his leg!

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