A Busy Month

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 8:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Whew!  This month has been busy!  Our team has been working hard to finish an especially challenging commission request, the Call of Cthulhu: Yithian Lightning Cannon Model II.  Yes.  It lights up.  Yes.  The barrel spins and the claws open.  No.  I’m not mass producing this thing. We are trying to finish it up by Halloween […]

Seasonal Photography: Fall

Friday, 21 October 2011, 12:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Autumn is the twilight of the seasons.  In this time of transition, plants bask in a full radiance of color only to be promptly consumed by death.  This season embraces opposites–warm, cold, bright, dark– and will provide you with a range of photo opportunities, depending on the overall mood and composition you desire. For a […]

Cosplaying with Animals

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 8:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

The cosplay community might witness a new trend in cosplay soon; this one, surprising enough, involves dressing animals in cosplay outfits.  Although few hotels and conventions allow pets to roam freely, you can probably find some outdoor spaces to might accommodate your furry friend.  Certainly, that is what one man did when he attended Otakon […]

Building Feathered Wings

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 8:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

I often attribute the success of my most popular costume to its hand-made feathered wings. *  *  *  *  * The “winged ones” are members of an exclusive social order, revered as if they were royalty.  The presence of their feathery wings evokes images of mythological creatures who are unnaturally powerful and graceful.  These connotations […]