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About Lady Devilrose
Artist name: Lady Devilrose – Occupation: Dental technician and nursing student – Age: 21 years old – Location: Zaragoza, Spain
How did you first get into cosplay?
When I was 15 I went to a convention in my country and I loved to see the cosplayers because I love crafts and costumes. Then I see a friend wearing an amazing cosplay, on this moment I decide to made cosplay more seriously, made armors and props alone without help ^^
Do you cosplay just for fun or do you see it as a stepping stone to a future career?
For me, cosplay is a hobby but I love modeling and judge cosplay contest so when I have the opportunity I don’t waste it
Do you prefer to make your cosplays from scratch, buy or commission them or a hybrid?
I prefer to make my own cosplays but I help my boyfriend with his cosplays and my friends when they need help ^^
How much time do you spend making each of your cosplays?
It depends on the cosplay ^_^ on my demon hunter I spent 7 months, on Thor…3 months, it depends on the cosplays and my time ^^
What is your favorite cosplay you done so far?
Astrid, because I love the film how to train your dragon and it is very comfortable
What has been your most memorable experience (good or bad) as a cosplayer?
It is very difficult but I think that when I participate for first time in a cosplay contest with my boyfriend with hiccup and Astrid cosplays or when I participate on Yamato cosplay cup and I met wonderful cosplayers and persons on the backstage ^^
How do you feel about group cosplays?
I love it is funnier to go with your friends on a cosplay group and have the same likes
What cosplays are you currently working on or plan to finish this year?
Yennefer, Virgo (own design), nightmare moon (Own design too) witch doctor, etc
What issues do you see being the most divisive in the cosplay community and how do you feel about it?
The envy…there are a lot of people who don’t help you and only say bad things about hard work. The best for me is that I ignore them
What types of characters or genres inspire your cosplay the most?
Characters with a strong personality and I prefer if they wear armors XD
What is your favorite part (researching, shopping for supplies, sewing, photo shoots, attending cons, etc.) of your cosplay process?
Photoshoots and the creating process especially painting the cosplay
What are your best resources for cosplay materials?
I love worbla and EVA for armors and PVC and DM for props. I buy it on the net or specialized stores
What has been the biggest obstacle you have had to overcome as a cosplayer?
I think that my embarrassment when I went to a convention or to a photo shoot I was very ashamed because the people look at me but nowadays I don’t care about it
Have you learned any life lessons during your time as a cosplayer and what are they?
Of course, I have learned that your friends are your best allies and that with your mistakes you will learn more than with your achievement,
What is your golden cosplay rule that you would share with new cosplayers?
ENJOY, cosplay is a hobby, a lovely and very creative hobby, and if you enjoy during the creative progress and during the con it is a wonderful world
How do you feel the cosplay community has changed over time?
Yes, I see more amazing cosplays than the last years and that is great
If money and time were not a factor, what is your number one over ambitious cosplay you want to do?
The same that I have on my cosplay list, I try to save money and recycle all that I can ^^ so I made the same XD
Do you set a budget for each cosplay?
I try not because when I see a lot of money I get depressed xD so I try to buy all the things that I need little by little
What does cosplay mean to you?
Creativity, consistency, and passion
Is there anything that would make you stop cosplaying?
I love to cosplay but I love traveling more, my dream is travel around the world but I think that I can do both things ^^
You can follow and view more of Lady Devilrose here
- Thor: Gaudi Ramone
- Night elf: Gaudi Ramone
- Demon hunter: Miri kitty art
- Blood elf: Ismael Larraz
- Astrid: Gaudi Ramone Edition: Photo-cosplay
- Rikku: Gaudi Ramone
- Miss fortune: Javier de cos Lara fotografia
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