The content below is for our 2018 FCBD.
We’ll be adding 2019 FCBD info soon!
Wanna learn some cool cosplay tips and tricks from the experts? Maybe check out how 3D printing can bring your cosplay to the next level?
How about participate in a cosplay photography workshop and learn tricks on dramatic posing?
Well, your wish is our command!
Join us Saturday, May 5th, during our Free Comic Book Day Event at the Governor’s Inn and participate in any of these free super cool classes:
(Exact room locations will be posted at the Rolland Estate Building located at the Governor’s Inn the day of event and on our facebook event pages)
11:30 – 12:30, in room “C”: “Rage Against the Sewing Machine”
by Faerun Cosplay
In this panel, we will go over simple tricks to take your reference images and turn them into a striking and rich costume.This panel will give you solutions to common costuming problems, how to deal with tricky material, quick ways to give your costumes
the structure they need and more! Join Faerun Cosplay in the quest to make sewing fun for all (or at least, less painful)!
12:00 – 1:00, in room “B”: “Cosplay is for EVERYONE! Body Positivity Panel”
by ShiroiOji Cosplay and HIT Cosplay
“We say cosplay is for everyone, but what does that actually mean? How does body shaming hurt the cosplay community?
How to rock your cosplay no matter your race, sex, age and/or body type!
These are just some things that ShiroiOji and HIT will discuss in this open cosplay panel.”
12:30 – 1:30, in room “C”: “Dr. StrangeWig”
by Grace of SBG Cosplay
This panel will answer the question, why wigs? And how wigs? And how much wig could a cosplayer chuck if a cosplayer could chuck wigs?
We will go over the basics and need to knows of styling wigs, lace fronts vs non-lacefronts, are there times to not wear wigs, tips, tricks,
and many other aspects of wigs in cosplay! So join Grace for an hour of wigging out over some really hairy subjects!!
1:00 – 2:00, in room “B”: “3D Printing Demo”
by Givewave Studios
In this 45 min demo, Givewave Studios lead artist Cas, will show you how to go from an idea to an actual finished concept and then into atangible 3D printed object, printed live during the session, on a PRUSA Mk3. Cas will quickly brush over the different types of CADsoftware focusing more on “Tinkercad” and there will be a 5-10 min Q&A session at the end with a surprise freebie for all attendees.
1:30 – 3:30, in room “C”: “Cosplay Photography Dynamic Posing & Composition
by Stolen Soul Photography
Cosplayers and Photographers Welcome!
Cosplayers – Learn how to pose dramatically, take advantage of your props and get the wow factor your looking for.
Photographers – Learn how to direct and pose your models no matter the character, make full use of your space and compose the perfect photo.