Posts Tagged ‘cosplay’

Cosplay Spotlight: Punished Props

by Jordan Wilhelmon February 21, 2016
Last year I came across the wonderful eBooks known as the Foamsmith series. I used these books to help create my cosplay last year. These books helped me make cleaner foam cuts, learn clever painting techniques and even how to add LEDs. Recently I got to interview the author of these books and a creator of […]

ReedPOP Kicks Off a Year of Cosplay Contests

by Laura Cerroneon January 28, 2016
ReedPOP is one of the largest convention producers on the planet, hosting events such as New York Comic Con, C2E2, Emerald City Comicon, as well as international cons like Delhi Comic Con and Beijing Comic Convention. Suffice to say, the folks at ReedPOP know how to throw a convention, and for 2016 they are bringing […]

Meet Catherine Elhoffer, Designer Behind the Star Wars Dresses

by Alanna Smithon January 15, 2016
You may have seen some of her recent work in a galaxy far far away – or rather, all over the Internet. Catherine Elhoffer‘s Star Wars-inspired dresses have been travelling through cyberspace at light speed, filling a fashion need for geeks everywhere. Casual and Muggle-friendly enough for everyday wear, her designs are stylish recreations of a variety of […]

‘Monsters Inc.’ Boo Cosplay Will Make Your Day

by Alanna Smithon December 16, 2015
I’ve seen some great kid cosplays, but this Monsters Inc. Boo cosplay just officially won “Most Adorable.” Meet Lois, she’s the daughter of Seattle-based cosplayer Amanda aka Avalyn Cosplay.  Amanda makes fantastic cosplays not only for herself, but for her two young daughters. Behold the cuteness. Costume Stress Testing, toddler style. #BooCosplay #Monstersinc #monstersincboo #cosplaywip #LittleLolo #littlelolocosplay #babycosplay […]

A Kingdom Far Far Away: Disney/Star Wars Cosplay Mashup

by Alanna Smithon December 16, 2015
A long time ago, in a kingdom far far away, a ragtag team of cosplayers banded together for one of the coolest mashups in the galaxy. Just in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, these cosplayers have created customized Mandalorian armour to turn some of your favourite Disney characters into bounty hunters. The photoset stars Amber Arden (Snow White), […]

Cosplay Spotlight: Pokemon Gijinka Group

by Alanna Smithon November 26, 2015
Pokemon gijinka cosplays have been pretty popular over the last couple of years. Back in my day the series boasted that there were “150 and more to see” (that’s right kids, less than 200), but now there are over 700 different Pokemon to choose from, offering a vast range of options for cosplaying fans looking to take some […]

Cosplay Photography Spotlight – Theorem Productions and the Alter Ego Project

by Alanna Smithon November 21, 2015
As a cosplayer, getting your photo taken by joyful convention attendees is fun, but being photographed by skilled cosplay photographers is where the real magic happens. I recently had the chance to interview cosplay photographer Marco – also known as Theorem Productions – about his experience with the craft and his interesting new Alter Ego project, which showcases cosplayers both […]

NYCC Cosplay Spotlight – PepperMonster

by Alanna Smithon October 27, 2015
A couple of weeks ago NYCC held its Cosplay Championships, showcasing some incredibly talented cosplayers armed with their most impressive costumes. We had the chance to interview some of these champions, starting with PepperMonster, who won First Place in the Comic Book division and Second Place Over-all with her Angela of Asgard cosplay. Tell us […]

[NYCC 2015] Vending v. Attending at Comic Con

by Laura Cerroneon October 16, 2015
As I enter my mid-twenties, I can proudly say I’ve attended my fair share of comic cons- both local and internationally acclaimed- as attendee and as a member of the press. This past New York Comic Con I was presented the unique opportunity to volunteer at a booth. It was NYCC’s 10th year, and after […]

Welcome to the Wild West: A Cosplay Photoset

by Steph Mernaghon October 16, 2015
In 2010, Rockstar Games released a game called Red Dead Redemption, something akin to Grand Theft Auto if it took place in 1911. The protagonist, John Marsden, a former outlaw with a dark past, works with the government to round up some of the most dangerous men in the Old West, but only because they […]