Wigs can be foreign and downright scary! Come join Wig Commissioner DizzyLizzy and friends as they discuss and demonstrate several techniques for novice and even advanced cosplayers. Questions are welcome. Let’s get wiggin’!!
Wigs can be foreign and downright scary! Come join Wig Commissioner DizzyLizzy and friends as they discuss and demonstrate several techniques for the advanced cosplayer. Novices are welcome to join in on the fun. Questions are fantastic. Let’s get wiggin’!!
In this panel, attendees will be asked to participate by think- ing of video game scenarios or concepts and as a group we will create the music for these ideas. We will see and experience the process of composing music for games! Come and share your creativity! Musicians: please feel free to participate in some of the recording/composition.
From perfect geisha-white to full-body blue: how to attain a natural-looking unnatural skin color. Come out and play with us as we demonstrate products and techniques on audience volunteers!
Moe: a term used in otaku culture that (very) roughly translates to “cute.” Yet, such a simple translation gives no credit to how complicated this word really is. Come join us in a discussion of both the meaning of moe and its impli- cations on otaku culture in general.
Biggirl,youAREbeautiful! DizzyLizzyandfriendswilldis- cuss the dynamics of plus-size costuming from the nitty gritty of construction to the coping with negativity. Bring your questions, comments, and stories to share!
Learn the secrets and techniques of professionals. This isn’t your basic tutorial; this fast-paced workshop will grant you with the knowledge you need to excel at color- ing with Copics.
Participate in a fun and productive exercise spotting the deliberate flaws in a variety of samples written by author J-F Bibeau for the exclusive purpose of this panel. Ways to avoid and correct these writing flaws (or turn them into bold statements!) will be discussed.
To paraphrase Carl Sagan: if you want tell a story from scratch, you must first invent a universe. What points of detail are the most crucial to consider when developing a believable fictional/fantasy universe? We’ll share with you what we’ve learned from years of practice and give you some distinct points and questions to consider before you begin.
Learn to create characters for any type of story!
Do you want to go to Japan, but need advice? This is the panel for you! I’ll teach you everything you need to know for a vacation in Japan. You’ll get a crash course in Japanese language and etiquette. Learn what to bring, how to get around, where to stay, what to do, what to eat, and more. All anecdotes come from my year studying in Tokyo and my multiple trips to and travels around the Land of the Rising Sun (and anime). I’ll show you how to save your money and how then to proceed to blow it all on souvenirs.
Come watch a demonstration of the artistry that goes into every single panel. From basic coloring techniques to ad- vanced lighting theory, Garth Graham will show you how simple it all really is.
Anybody can learn to draw and anybody who already draws can benefit from a new viewpoint on their art. Jan Frazier has been a professional artist for over 18 years and covers a wide variety of artistic techniques and aids.
This panel takes you through a step-by-step look at creat- ing a comic book story from initial idea to outline, thumb- nails, pencils, and inking.
Love Princess Jellyfish? Come join me to make your own Clara stuffy to love. Materials are all provided, but the panel is limited to 30. See your convention schedule for the room.
Often if one is asked, “What do you do for a living?” and one replies, “I have a webcomic”, the inevitable second question is, “No, really. What do you DO for a living?” Webcomics, if you will pardon the vernacular, are indeed serious business. Join Danielle and Randy as they walk you through some of the behind-the-scenes machinations of having one’s comic be one’s method of earning a living.
Come learn about one of Japan’s best TCGs based on popular anime and games, Weiss Schwarz! In this game you use your charicters to battle your opponent to try and get their program off the air before yours. An introduction to the rules will be given then anyone interested can try out a game using provided trial decks translated into English. The brand new Madoka set will also be available for use for the first time at this event.
Neon Genesis Evangelion has been wildly successful and popular worldwide. But despite its popularity, its principal creator, Hideaki Anno, remains shrouded in mystery for many people. This panel will take a look at his life and works and provide biographical information about the man who created Evangelion.
A look at the different types of clothing worn by your favorite characters. Emphasis on traditional Japanese with a look at Victorian clothes and related fashion lines like Gothic Lolita and Steampunk.
Linda Le presents a lesson plan on natural cosplay make-up and how to make your eyes look and appear “anime-ish.” She’ll also tell you what to do with those crazy eyelashes. If that weren’t enough, she can show you how cutting the strands with a razor can make your wig look like a million bucks (all for less than $10).
Join voice actor Kyle Hebert as he demonstrates how video game voice acting is done, utilizing volunteers from the audience. Get ready to dive into dialog and fight sounds!
Prop making 101
This entry level class will teach you how to break down props and figure out the best way to go about creating them. We will go over material, tools, and painting processes.
Prop making 102
This advance level class will go over differnt techquines and different material combonations and the pros and con of each during the building process
Ever had someone troll your costume? Too tall to be Krillin, too skinny to be Wario, or not exactly the same heritage as Mulan? We are a group of five women of color dedicated to promoting the freedom of cosplay by showcasing and empowering the gamer/nerd/geek/cosplayer within us all chocolate style!
We welcome all fans – girls and guys – of all different backgrounds to come meet the lovely ladies of Chocolate- Covered Cosplay for an open and honest dialogue on con culture and see what we ladies of C3 are all about.