The Making Of: Dr. Faciliar

Once I saw Disney’s Princess and the Frog for like…the sixth or seventh time, (I’m a big fan of Disney’s movies) I knew I had to make a Dr. Faciliar cosplay.

I already adore almost all of the Disney villains–except Frollo, but that’s a story for an other day…Anyways, Dr. Faciliar was such a fun cosplay to do and here’s how it started…

A closet cosplay.

Seriously, no joke. This one of my very first cosplays I did when I made my decion to go pro. Probably the only things I made for this cosplay were two items:

  • The Top Hat- A lot of things were learned with that project. Especially one very important detail: Measure your head before making any sort of a head piece! It will save you a lot of time and frustrating moments of foam cutting.
  • Dr. Faciliar’s Staff- My first big prop project, and it’s safe to say I learned that no matter how hard you try, you can’t. And shouldn’t. Use Styrofoam for the head of the scepter! Wood and Styrofoam just can’t be glued together. Well, unless you have the proper glue and preparations. Which, I did not at the time.

The rest of the cosplay consisted of literally things I found from my closet. A pair of black slacks and a dressy black suit jacket.

This goes to show that even closet cosplays can turn out magnificent. So no matter what your skill level, if you want to cosplay and only have things in your closet to work with, go for it. Nothing should stop you from doing what you love.

Fun Fact:

With the Dr. Faciliar cosplay, I did my first professional shoot. It was so much fun and I met a very talented and nicest photographer I’ve worked with so Far. Amy Klundt. IF you are a Cosplayer in the Utah area, I highly recommend her. Her photography skills are amazing and she is so fun to work with. She definitely makes you feel at ease when you’re shooting.

Dr. Faciliar
Advertisements

3 replies »

  1. That looks great! (You know, I’m originally from Belle Chasse, just downriver from New Orleans.) Gotta tell you, though, I’m waiting to see how many Disney “princess” movies survive the #metoo movement. You know, Princeton’s a cappella group the Tigertones already stopped performing The Little Mermaid song “Kiss the Girl” because of concerns. . .

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Thanks! And that’s cool. Also, I can see their motives and although I back the #metoo movement, attacking Disney princess movies would be going way to far. They’re fiction, and disney. People need to learn to not let everything get to them and to stop twisting what the movement is truly about.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support Me With a Ko-fi

Like what I do and want to help me out? Support my work with a Ko-fi!

$3.00

Next Con

FanXApril 19th, 2019
58 days to go.

Instagram

Two patterns of two different projects I'm working on. First is hat of the cosplay I'm making fir FanX. Yup, that's right going to FanX guys! Woot! Then the next is the pattern for the keyblade I'm making. If yall wanna follow the detailed journey of these projects, check out my blog! The link is in my bio! . . #cosplay #cosplaygirl #cosplayer #prop #propmaker #propmaking #nightmarebeforechristmas #timburton #halloween #quotablecosplay #quotablecreations #pattern #cosplayprogress #newcosplay #fanx #kh3 #keyblade #frozen #wip
Silly Sunday everyone! As soon as I heard this sound bite and I had to do it. God I miss Robin Williams. Anyone else? . . #outofcosplay #cosplayer #quotablecosplay #quotablecreations #silly #sillysunday #goofingoff #tiktok
An outline pattern of the cosplay I'm starting for the con in going to in April. I'll have an official list of the conventions I'm definitely going to this year soon. And can any of yall guess what cosplay I'm starting on? Hint: "you're jokin' you're jokin' I can't believe my eyes!🎶" . . #cosplay #cosplaygirl #cosplayer #disney #timburton #wip #wipprogress #quotablecreations #quotablecreations #pattern #cosplayprogress #newcosplay #fanx
Dont have a cosplay post for Valentine's day...may do one later tonight..But! I did make this drawing for today. My favorite Disney couple Tiana and Naveen. This is also pretty much advertising my three new Valentine's day themed posts I have on my blog. Check out my link in my bio for it! Happy Valentine's day everyone may you feel loved with whomever you're with. Romantic or not Love is love! . . #art #draw #drawing #disney #tiana #princessandthefrog #princenaveen #valentinesday #disneyprincess #quotablecreations #articles #writing #love #loveislove
Decided to draw this cute picture of Tiki and Plagg for my review article I wrote on my blog of Miraculous Ladybug! Wanna check it out? Follow the link in my bio! . . #artist #art #cartoon #miraculousladybug #tiki #plagg #plaggxtikki #kwami #blog #review #blogger #drawing #quotablecreations #drawer
Didn't think I'd forget about silly Sunday eh? I'm so happy with how this came out! . . #cosplayer #cosplaygirl #anime #animeboy #quotablecosplay #quotablecreations #animecosplay #cosplaylife #kingdomhearts #kingdomheartscosplay #lexicon #organization13 #zexion #kh3 #illusionist #tiktok #sillysunday #goofingoff #doyouwannabuildasnowman

Translate

%d bloggers like this: