Purchasing Cosplay Shoes

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 8:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

When building a costume, it is easy to forget about your shoes until weeks before the convention.  Even with sufficient planning, shoes provide unique challenges given their shape, texture, coloring, and purpose.  If you decide to purchase shoes from a thrift store, you’ll be lucky to find a decent pair after hours of shopping and […]

Papercraft

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Papercraft is the art of making models out of paper.  While this typically includes tiny anime figurines, it has expanded to include cosplay props, armor, and masks.  Think of it as cosplay origami with pre-printed fold lines and instructions. If you can create a computer graphic model of the item you would like to papercraft, […]

Realistic Elf Ears

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

There is a certain mysticism that accompanies long pointed ears.  Although this physical trait is most strongly associated with the elven race (Legend of Zelda; Banner of the Stars), it has also been embraced by the anime community to bestow grace and beauty to other non-elven races (Sesshoumaru from Inuyasha; the Herons from Fire Emblem). […]