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I thought I posted a journal on here sometime ago about stuff, but evidently I didn't--my apologizes for becoming silent for so long. > . <

So a couple of things have happened since I last updated here, and a certain exciting thing is going to happen, which I will mention later on. :D 
There have also been a couple of things that didn't happen, namely my attending the AZ Matsuri festival or Con-niciwa.

About what's been going on in recent times (or it was recent times, when I first wrote this, but apparently never posted): in March I went to a monthly art vendor event that has a different them each time, and for this one it was cosplay! I wore my 1, 2 Fanclub Rin outfit with LilacLilac as Gumi again, like at Taiyou. Someone actually recognized what song we were from, which seriously made my day~ We had several others of our friends with us, including hundred-nine, imalittlesquirrelly5, who was cosplaying Mami, and Airabee, who finally got to wear her Heartbreak Headlines Gumi cosplay (she had been wanting to wear it for many months xD). Before the others got there, she and I ran around, taking pictures at a particular location nearby--one that Airabella had hoped to do Heartbreak Headlines photos at anyway, and we also have plans for at least one other photo shoot there, once we actually make the costumes. I found that taking photos is pretty awesome--and Airabella is a lot of fun to hangout with anyway, so that made for a rather enjoyable time. I hope I get to play the photographer again sometime soon. xD Despite the fact that I didn't know what I was doing some of the time, I was really pleased with how most of them turned out~ (You can judge for yourself, as I have added the pictures she's posted at the end of this journal. ^-^)
The other eventful thing that has happened is that I was made head of costumes in my drama class for our performance of As You Like It, the Shakespeare comedy. I'm really excited to test out my design skills in a more serious way like this. Airabella is actually in the group too; we have big plans. Well, not really that big, but judging by comparison to some of the costume stuff we've found backstage from past classes, we're doing things quite a lot differently. xD (Update to present time: It was... okay. Could have been better. But it was a good experience.)

Moving on. Earlier this month was PCC. On Friday, I was in the J-fashion show--Photo here: www.flickr.com/photos/viciousw… --along with 4 friends of mine (one pictured in the photo after mine, and the other three, the ones before). Once again, we modeled for Xandra Designs, my grandmother's business. Earlier in the day, I cosplayed Satsuki from Studio Ghibli's "My Neighbor Totoro", and a friend cosplayed Mei. Squirrelly cosplayed Mako from Kill la Kill, but I don't think anyone got our joke with that... In the morning, we spent a couple of hours hanging out with JoiFuLStudios, and she took some very nice pictures for us, which I will get around to posting pretty soon I think~ After the fashion show, we sat and chated with penguinphoebe for a while. All in all, it was a pretty relaxed con day. ^-^
Saturday I wore a very pink lolita outfit. Also I learned that it is better to be inconvenienced for a greater portion of the day by having to carry around posters you purchased rather than not be able to buy them at all because they sold out. I should have known better than to wait; they were Doctor Who and Sherlock, so of course they would be popular. > . <

Lastly, that exciting news I mentioned way back at the beginning of this extra-long journal entry... I am going to Anime Expo this year! I am undecided on the order still, but, if everything goes according to plan, I ought to have Bad End Night Miku (Vocaloid) and Raziel (Mystic Archives of Dantalian) ready to wear by then. To fill in the other days, I'll probably bring Satsuki and/or Lolita stuff. Or maybe even some new other Japanese street fashion stuff I've become interested in; besides Lolita, I really like the Dolly Kei, Shironuri, and Mori girl styles~ I might not have anything good enough put together in time though, so we'll see.
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Heartbreak Headlines Photos!

Couldn't Save Any Love at All by Airabee Somewhere a Love is Being Lost by Airabee Your Choice to Love Someone by Airabee
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~:star:Future Cosplays:star:~
:music::music:Vocaloid:music::music:
:bulletblack::bulletblue::bulletblack: ALYS :bulletblack::bulletblue::bulletblack:
:bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletblue:Hatsune Miku:bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletblue:
:pointr:Trick and Treat (maybe):pointl:
:pointr:Cendrillon (maybe):pointl:
:pointr:Bad End Night:pointl:
:bulletyellow::bulletblack::bulletyellow:Kagamine Rin:bulletyellow::bulletblack::bulletyellow:
:pointr:Secret Police:pointl:
:bulletblue::bulletpurple::bulletblue:Aoki Lapis:bulletblue::bulletpurple::bulletblue:
:bulletpink::bulletblack::bulletpink:Megurine Luka:bulletpink::bulletblack::bulletpink:
:pointr:Elluka Clockworker from The Evillious Chronicles:pointl:
:pointr:Tower:pointl:
:bulletred::bulletblack::bulletred:Kyary Pamyu Pamyu- Fashion Monster:bulletred::bulletblack::bulletred:
:bulletblack::bulletgreen::bulletblack:Gosick- Victorique de Blois:bulletblack::bulletgreen::bulletblack:
:bulletblack::bulletyellow::bulletblack:Tales of the Abyss- Tear Grants:bulletblack::bulletyellow::bulletblack:
:bulletred::bulletorange::bulletred:Galilei Donna- Hozuki Ferrari:bulletred::bulletorange::bulletred:
:bulletblack::bulletpurple::bulletblack:Puella Magi Madoka Magica- Homura Akemi:bulletblack::bulletpurple::bulletblack:
:bulletblue::bulletblack::bulletblue:Sunday Without God- Ulla Euleus Hecmatika:bulletblue::bulletblack::bulletblue:
:bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletgreen:Sword Art Online- Leafa:bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletgreen:
  • Listening to: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu: Invader Invader
  • Reading: Sense and Sensibility
  • Watching: Chaika -- The Coffin Princess-
  • Playing: tug of war with my dog
  • Eating: Apricots
  • Drinking: Tea

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TopazRubyQueen
You can call me Topaz~
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United States
Hello! I am TopazRubyQueen. I sew and cosplay, and sometimes take pictures. I also like singing... all the time.
Other interests of mine include: Lolita fashion, Vocaloid, writing, Harry Potter, making my own RPGs, French, Doctor Who, anime, Victorian things, good grammar, Lord of the Rings, piano, and more Vocaloid~

I am part of the cosplay group StorybookSyndicate. We attend Arizona anime conventions and make cosplay videos. Or we will have. Soon. Eventually.

I have a tumblr: topazrubyqueen.tumblr.com
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UAG Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Professional Artist
Hy my lady friend!!.. all good??.. 
Just wanted to thank you for the recent faving!!.. Glad you liked! :love: 
Have a nice weekend my friend!! :hug: 
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TopazRubyQueen Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! And thank you for faving some of my stuff as well! :)
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UAG Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Artist
You're most welcome... Nice! :clap: 
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SueMArt Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much Topaz for all the Faves and Watch, really appreciated Heart Hug 
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TEAofeyes Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, thank you so much for all the faves and watch!  It means a lot to me (:  Heart +fav Meow :3 
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TopazRubyQueen Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are very welcome! Your 'Mermaid in the City' piece caught my attention on the recently submitted page after I logged in, and then, seeing it was watercolor, I had to check out your other works too~ I love the kind of style that watercolors give. Your personal style and composition are really very nice too, so of course I had to add you to my watch list! ^-^ :heart:
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TEAofeyes Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you once again. I think this is one of the nicest things I've ever heard about my art, especially from a person I don't know at all. After hearing the words like this I have a lot of motivation to draw more and spend more time on painting. THANK YOU!  (: Pixel Rose Pixel Rose Pixel Rose 
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TopazRubyQueen Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:aww: Oh, wow, I didn't expect my words to be that impactful! It's also really nice for me to hear that, so thank you, and you're welcome again~ :nod:
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CherushiiBun Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav :blowkiss:
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TopazRubyQueen Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome~
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