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Friday, May 25
 

3:00pm

Costuming/Cosplay 101
A crash course in getting started in the world of costuming and cosplay. We will discuss from start to finish how to assemble your cosplay and provide helpful tips and advice.

Moderators
avatar for Lindsay Bartleson

Lindsay Bartleson

Geek Diva Cosplay
Lindsay Bartleson started cosplaying just three years ago, at her first convention, which was the first ReGeneration Who. She has gone on to win several craftsmanship, performance, and Best In Show awards. She is now a master level costumer. She also has been a performance judge... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →
avatar for Penny Weir

Penny Weir

Moon Family Studios

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm
 Annapolis 4

4:00pm

Hand Sewing 101
Come join an experienced Masquerade champ as we dive into the basics of hand sewing. Some things you just have to do by hand!

Moderators
Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm
 Annapolis 4
 
Saturday, May 26
 

12:00pm

Ghostbusters Tech in the Real World
An introspection on the engineering behind the technology that is shown in the Ghostbusters franchise, with accurate prop and costume examination and breakdown as well as subject matter experts from the Tri State and Charm City Ghostbusters.

Moderators
avatar for Bobby Petersen

Bobby Petersen

Founder and Event coordinator, Ghostbusters Tri-State Division
Hey everybody!! I'm Bobby Petersen from the Ghostbusters Tri-State Division. I founded our group over a year ago, to help our local charities. We organize events and sell team merchadise to fund our toy drive, as well as other charitable donations throughout the year. I am also an... Read More →

Speakers
Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm
 Baltimore 3

1:00pm

Costuming Cosmetics
You have makeup question? We have makeup answers. From lingo to lipsticks, Doomtastic and Kurenai Kiba will be answering questions that focus on makeup. Expert Costumers will show of some of their finest secrets!

Moderators
avatar for Yosei

Yosei

Yosei has an educational background in literature and speculative fiction. They are a member of Doomtastic, a small group of friends who run panels on all things geeky and nerdy.

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm
 Baltimore 3

2:00pm

Movement Analysis for Character Development
This lecture will break down and explain the basics of how to analyze a character's movement style/signature and how that can inform your portrayal and masquerade choreography choices. There will be an opportunity to practice movements and character kinetics.

Moderators
avatar for Calixta Starr

Calixta Starr

Theatrical Fusion Performance Artist
Calixta Starr, when not performing a myriad of characters as a theatrical fusion belly dance artist, is a registered Dance/Movement therapist with her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel University. She has been trained in both the Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) and the Kestenberg... Read More →

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Exhibit Hall - B18 (Stage)

3:00pm

Costuming/Cosplay 201
Ready to take your costume/cosplay to the next level? Come join seasoned cosplayers and crafters as we talk about how to take your costume or cosplay to a higher level. We will also discuss competitive level crafting and experiences.


Moderators
avatar for Lindsay Bartleson

Lindsay Bartleson

Geek Diva Cosplay
Lindsay Bartleson started cosplaying just three years ago, at her first convention, which was the first ReGeneration Who. She has gone on to win several craftsmanship, performance, and Best In Show awards. She is now a master level costumer. She also has been a performance judge... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →
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Cat Smith

Cat Smith is the reigning Miss Nerdstiles, having inherited the crown from absolutely no one, because she made it up. She is an actor, a musician, a cosplayer, and a general nuisance (General Nuisance *salute*). She and her ukulele have charmed the collective socks off of LI Who and... Read More →
avatar for Calixta Starr

Calixta Starr

Theatrical Fusion Performance Artist
Calixta Starr, when not performing a myriad of characters as a theatrical fusion belly dance artist, is a registered Dance/Movement therapist with her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel University. She has been trained in both the Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) and the Kestenberg... Read More →
avatar for Penny Weir

Penny Weir

Moon Family Studios

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm
 Baltimore 3
 
Sunday, May 27
 

10:00am

Cosplay for Everyone
Everyone should have the opportunity to express themselves, and the time-honored tradition of Costuming and Pageantry is paramount to that expression. Come for a lively discussion of acceptance and empowerment, as we want everyone to know that Cosplay and Costuming can be enjoyed by all. Experienced costumers and cosplayers come together to celebrate Cosplay in all walks of life.

Moderators
avatar for Barbara Mabie-McClain

Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →
avatar for Lynn Marie

Lynn Marie

Brownelegz Cosplay
avatar for Penny Weir

Penny Weir

Moon Family Studios

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Sunday May 27, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am
 Woodrow Wilson B

12:00pm

Color Theory for Costuming and Cosplay
The right color combination can make your costume POP. From the basics of color combinations to advanced shading, this panel will help you take it to the next level. We will be covering color theory in both make up and costumes.

Moderators
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm
 Woodrow Wilson B

3:00pm

How Did They Make That?!
If you have ever wondered where they get those wonderful toys, or how those armor peices fit so well, this is the discussion for you. With prime examples and top-tier props and costumes on display, our panel of experts will give a crash course in how they came to create some select peices and props.

Moderators
avatar for Lindsay Bartleson

Lindsay Bartleson

Geek Diva Cosplay
Lindsay Bartleson started cosplaying just three years ago, at her first convention, which was the first ReGeneration Who. She has gone on to win several craftsmanship, performance, and Best In Show awards. She is now a master level costumer. She also has been a performance judge... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →
avatar for Penny Weir

Penny Weir

Moon Family Studios

Staff
avatar for Jason McClain

Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Sunday May 27, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm
 Woodrow Wilson B