Dear Papa Bear.
Where do I begin. Well. For a heads up, my species of choice is a koala. I've always wanted a fursuit, you see, and I am not sure how I could make one myself (since my current job isn't paid much and I'm young. 15 to be precise). And there's another problem - I wear glasses all the time, just not when I'm sleeping - and can't really go without them without walking into stuff.
But it's come to my head that I could make ears, paws and a tail. Would it be seen as strange if I went to a convention or something with just those 3 aspects and some facepaints? Or would it be okay?
Koala hugs and I send my regards.
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Here’s the short and sweet of it:
1) You can actually have a head designed that accommodates eyeglasses. I know because I have one (I can't wear contacts). If you're not making the fursuit yourself, talk to the person who is doing it and tell them you need to have glasses on while in suit. You will need to consider things such as possibly adding a fan in the head, and what style of eyes you want so you can see the best.
2) BUT, if you don't go that way, there is certainly nothing wrong with face paint, ears, whiskers and such. Totally fine. In fact, I went to FC and they had some furries as the cast of CATS and they looked great!
So, either option is cool. Remember! Have fun with it!
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