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Friday, September 26
 

14:00

Pepakura
Introduction to pepakura - what it is, how to do it, and what materials to use

Guests
KB

Krys Blackwood

Krys has been a fan for her whole life, and has been costuming for about five years now. She loves faithfully recreating her favorite film and tv costumes, but enjoys designing her own even more. During the day Krys designs software to be fun and easy to use. During her spare time... Read More →


Friday September 26, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Pine
 
Saturday, September 27
 

12:00

Fierce, Fab & Fluffy: Women and Body Image in Comics, Cosplay and Pop Culture
The crew of Chunky Girl Comics discuss the empowerment of women, positive body image issues, their own personal struggles with bullying and being "the fat kids", being sexy and overweight and of course their mission with Chunky Girl Comics.


Saturday September 27, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
SandPebble B

14:00

Basics of costuming/cosplay panel.
Intro overview of making costumes/how to get started.

Moderators
Guests
avatar for Jean Batt

Jean Batt

DJ, Artist, Voice Over, Model, Cybermantic Collective and Smashwolf Productions and Studios
Jean Batt has been a DJ though out the bay area and around the world for 21 years and a third generation member of fandom. She is also a gender and intersex activist. She has worked in film as a costumer, actor and worked on a few soundtracks.
KB

Krys Blackwood

Krys has been a fan for her whole life, and has been costuming for about five years now. She loves faithfully recreating her favorite film and tv costumes, but enjoys designing her own even more. During the day Krys designs software to be fun and easy to use. During her spare time... Read More →
avatar for Debbie Bretschneider

Debbie Bretschneider

City of Saratoga
Debbie Bretschneider loves to costume at conventions. Hall costuming is always a blast. Latest award was Best Workmanship at the Westercon 66 masquerade.
DS

Douglas Shepard

Douglas is the Editor in Chief of Orcz.com and GameShampoo.com and helps manage several projects. Approaching mastery of Found Costuming and a skilled Dust Tape crafts-person. A life-long video gamer and writer, recently married as well.


Saturday September 27, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
SandPebble E

14:00

SFX Make Up demo by Goblyn's Glen
Prosthetic makeup demonstration on live model.

Guests

Saturday September 27, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Sumac

16:00

Acting - (Don't Just Put On A Nice Costume. Be The Character)
You know that guy, in the amazing costume, standing there looking uncomfortable and behaving nothing like the character he's portraying? Don't be that guy! Come learn how to be Spiderman instead of someone standing around looking awkward in UnderRoos.

Moderators
Guests
avatar for Christopher Erickson

Christopher Erickson

Christopher Erickson: By day, EHS professional; by night, fan. I can be found at events throughout the Bay Area in various guises (but mostly The Doctor) taking photos and carousing. When not doing this, I am writing for Science Fiction/San Francisco, browsing the internet for geeky... Read More →
SP

Sarah Pugliaresi

Sarah Pugliaresi spends her days working as a Quality Engineer for a San Jose based wellness startup. By night, she is a fearless costume designer with ten years professional experience working for local theatres and independent films. When not sewing or working, she loves to read... Read More →


Saturday September 27, 2014 16:00 - 18:00
Pool Pavilion
 
Sunday, September 28
 

12:00

Mold Making demo
Learn how to make simple 1 and 2 piece molds of purchased or sculpted objects and how to cast plastic copies.

Guests
MH

Mette Hedin

See Mette's Costumes/She Builds Them in her Kitchen/But she never really got the hang of how many words go into the last line of a haiku poem as she is not a trained writer and sometimes display a severe lack of self-discipline with the written word.
BL

Bryan Little

I am a Sci-fi fan with ADHD which means I like a lot of things a LOT! My favorite Sci-fi book is... Ooh there's a squirrel outside my window!!! Oh, what was I saying about Tikis? They're awesome! And so is Voltron! Hey, that contains Tron in it, lol, man that Peter Davison is a cheeky... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
Sector 8 - Room 8052

12:00

Prop Making
Moderators
Guests
KB

Krys Blackwood

Krys has been a fan for her whole life, and has been costuming for about five years now. She loves faithfully recreating her favorite film and tv costumes, but enjoys designing her own even more. During the day Krys designs software to be fun and easy to use. During her spare time... Read More →
SM

Stacy Meyn

In past metamorphoses, Stacy Meyn (aka Spacemonster) was a library clerk, A/V tech, music store manager, and DJ/producer. She webmavened during the dot.com boom (and bust), and has operated her freelance writing business, Space Ltd. , since 1994. After a lengthy stint in aviation... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
SandPebble C

14:00

Armor Making

Sunday September 28, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
SandPebble C