Cosplay Quarantine Queen

Cosplayer Name-Smriti Puri

Cosplayer Blogs presents a cosplay quarantine queen named Smriti. She enjoyed most of her time during quarantine doing more than 42 characters of cosplay.


Cosplayer blogs interviewed this cosplay quarantine queen by asking some of the following questions:

Q1. Why do you cosplay?
Ans – It’s fun and I get to show my crafting skills in Cosplay.

Q2. First cosplay experience.
Ans – In 2017, I did a casual face paint of wonder women and that was my first visit, introduction, and cosplay in comic con.

Q3. Cosplay for beginners. What advice would you have for cosplayers just starting out?
Ans – Find stuff that you already have and just start doing it without any thought. Keep doing and it will become better with every step.

Q4. 10 cosplay commandments.
Ans – I don’t have 10 but only one, that is always do justice with your cosplay, don’t miss any details.

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Q5. 7 deadly sins of cosplay.
Ans – I don’t have any sins.

Q6. What do you do when you’re not in cosplay?
Ans – I have my own business as well, so I make handmade greetings cards, sketches, gifts, and portraits. These are the stuffs that I do when I don’t cosplay.

Q7. Where do you make your cosplay?
Ans – I mostly make my cosplay at my home.

Q8. How do you stay inspired?
Ans – Everything can be fine in a better way and it can always be upgraded, so I tend to improve my cosplays and love to try new Cosplays, so that keeps me inspired.

Q9. Workload management. What types of tools and methods do you use to tackle a project?
Ans – Even right now, I don’t have any tool except a glue gun which I m using for my gifting business. I tale help from my friend, i.e. if I need to build something of foam since I don’t have a heat gun. However, in short I try to make things differently so that i don’t have to go to others for help frequently.

Q10. How do you balance cosplay with everyday life?
Ans – It’s not that difficult because as soon as I get free time, I just start doing something regarding cosplay.

Q11. How to budget for cosplay and conventions.
Ans – For budget, I save it over time, like I’m saving right now for comic con 2020, if it’s gonna happen.

Q12. How does cosplay positively impact you?
Ans – I get to meet new talented people and get new friends. It is the most positive thing that had impacted me.

Q13. Cosplay etiquette.
Ans – Try not to disappoint the fans, especially when you are Cosplaying their favorite character.

Q14. What is your biggest cosplay fear?
Ans – Missing out a detail in my cosplays or any last-minute changes in my cosplays.

Q15. What is the hardest thing about cosplay for you?
Ans – Explaining my design/process to build something for someone else.

Q16. Important lessons learned from cosplay.
Ans – Anything is possible, it’s the lesson that I have learnt.

Q17. How to create a cosplay emergency kit.
Ans -I never created any.

Q18. Myth vs. Fact.
Ans – I have heard people saying that cosplaying is difficult, but it’s not difficult it’s just time-consuming.

Q19. How long have you been cosplaying?
Ans – I did my first cosplay at DCC 2018, and it was my first time Cosplaying.

The list of cosplays that I have done in quarantine time are as follows:-

  1. Chika
  2. Misa
  3. Moana
  4. Ahsoka
  5. Jessica rabbit
  6. Jasmine
  7. Velma
  8. Pennywise
  9. Maleficent
  10. Snow white
  11. Mastani
  12. Tokyo
  13. Pocahontas
  14. Kohaku
  15. Belle
  16. Rose
  17. POISON ivy
  18. Harley Quinn
  19. Ariel
  20. Ling Xiaoyu
  21. Marilyn Monroe
  22. Naruto (sexy jutsu)
  23. Pikachu
  24. Joker
  25. Nezuko
  26. Momo
  27. Chichi
  28. Shizuka
  29. Spider Man
  30. Scorpion
  31. Kakashi
  32. Oruchimaru
  33. Misty
  34. Hinata
  35. Kaneki
  36. Violet Parr
  37. Nana Shimura
  38. Zenitsu
  39. Jolyne kujo
  40. Mulan
  41. Kanao Tsuyuri
  42. Toga himiko

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Video interview in collaboration with Youtuber Fenix D’ Joan