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Considering leaving cosplay for good... Do people even watch me anymore... I'm so inactive, sorry. 

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Journal Entry: Tue Jun 24, 2014, 1:02 AM
Hello everyone! 

During my hiatus I did some thinking about what cosplay means to me & if I wanted to continue doing it. 
For the past few months I've felt resentment towards cosplay & I came to a point where I thought I was going to quit. 
After thinking about why I wanted to quit, 
I realized my issues weren't with cosplay but with the people I was involved with through cosplay. 

I've since done a HUGE purge, as result of said purge I've changed my screen name from Saiaphi to my real name, 
Mitchal Verley! 
Obviously I'm sad to see saiaphi go, that username was a huge part of my self discovery and gave me a shield to keep safe behind, however, I'm ready to just be myself now. 

As hinted above, I have decided to continue cosplaying, however, I will now be doing it on a whole different level than what I was before. 
As you might have noticed I've deleted all of my old photos...
I want to bring up my craftsmanship and over all presentation to TOP NOTCHE. 
I want to deliver to you guys artwork that can accurately tell a story, I want to cause emotions. 
(There'll be the odd shot here and there that won't be over the top artsy, as some characters I plan on cosplaying are just normal school kids, ect.) BUT I THINK YOU GET MY DRIFT!? ;) 


On that note I have a few exciting updates! 
-I'll be moving closer to the city in 5 days from now! 
-At the end of July I will be starting at Blanche Macdonald for their Global Makeup program! 
-I've gotten a ton of new photography gear to level up the photos I upload from here on out!
-After I'm settled in my new place I'll be uploading youtube videos weekly! (Tutorials, Vlogs, YOU NAME IT!) 

Thank you all for reading this and sticking with me! 
 

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I'll be at NWFF this weekend for Friday & Saturday. 
Friday I'll be cosplaying Haruka from FREE! & on Saturday I will be cosplaying Alibaba from Magi!

Hopefully I'll see some familiar faces there! 

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P.S. 
I decided to start my FB page over from scratch as changing the name on my previous one became far to much of a hassle. 
Please feel free to give it a like if your interested in my WIP photos & behind the scenes stuff! 



  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: I Couldn't Be Your Friend -Tegan & Sara
  • Watching: Magi S2

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:icongreeneyedbrunette:
GreenEyedBrunette Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
So glad you're still on DA my friend. ^_^
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MitchalVerley Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Professional Artist
Always and forever!!! Haha! :) <3 

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SydsAnchorlessStudio Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stay Fanquatic!! (fantastic) ;)
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:iconmitchalverley:
MitchalVerley Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Professional Artist
I'll try ahha! :P 
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AochiYoruneko Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
H-Hello...~
I've watched your act in a skit made by fightingfreamerspro team~ I really like your funny acts in the skits~
I enjoy it a lot ^^
Keep on cosplaying ^^
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