Cosplay Panels and Workshops
COSPLAY COMPETITION BOOT CAMP
Learn to “walk the walk” and “talk the talk” to take your competition presentation skills to the next level. Whether it’s your first competition or your 100th, multi award winning cosplayers Luckygrim and Misa Cosplay are here to give you the lowdown on what to expect on stage, where to look, how to walk and everything else you need to up your cosplay competition skills.
WORKING WITH THE UNCONVENTIONAL
From Thermal plastics to 3D printing, to Eco-friendly materials there’s a whole lot that can go into a costume beside fabric and glue. Join our award-winning Cosplay Guests as they walk you through working with less common materials.
+10 TO DEFENSE; ARMOR CRAFTING FOR COSPLAY
Armor may look scary, but it doesn't have to be scary to build. Our crafting experts will guide you through what you need to level up your armor crafting skills.
THE FINISHING TOUCH - COSPLAY MAKE UP 101
From prosthetics, to body painting, to choosing the right makeup for the right moment; our makeup experts tell you what you need to know!
FABRIC FOUNDATIONS FOR COSPLAY
Fabrics are as diverse as the costumes they're used in! Our textile experts will break down what fabrics to use when, how to cut and dye, and share tips on working with the tricky ones!
FROM DULL TO DYNAMIC! GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY
Turn your cosplay photos from dull to dynamic! Our Cosplay Guests will break down how to get into character, how to pose, and where and how to find a reputable photographer!
BATTLE WORN: WEATHERING FOR COSPLAY
Proper weathering can take your cosplay from "costume" to "authentic." Weathering expert Sparrowhawk Cosplay is here to show you how and answer your questions!
UP AGAINST THE ODDS – COMBATING STEREOTYPES AND GATEKEEPING IN THE COSPLAY COMMUNITY
Cosplaying is for everyone and anyone can cosplay. Join our Cosplay Guests as they share their journeys and join in the discussion on how we can all make cosplay more inclusive and welcoming.
FROM COSPLAY TO CAREER
You've mastered the craft of costume making, now what? Join our Cosplay Guest Podgekinn as she walks you through ways you can apply your cosplay skills to a career!