Term: Winter Workshop
Start Date: Jan 4
Class Meets: Monday - Friday at 10:00 am - 11:55 am
Duration: 1 Week
Grade Range: 8th - 12th
Warrior princess. Superhero. Villain. Alien. In the world of Cosplay, costumes and personas would not be complete without customized accessories. Many cosplayers make their own costumes, and in this workshop, teens will learn crafting techniques to create versatile costume accessories.
Students will work with EVA foam, a flexible, moldable, paintable closed cell foam to create a breast plate, a shield, and a sword. They will learn to create patterns, cut the EVA form, and mold it with a heat gun. Then they will glue, paint, embellish, and learn to attached elements on their creations. The sword and shield will be crafted in accordance with official Cosplay rules for weapons that are permitted in conventions/gatherings.
A supply fee of $45.00 is due payable to the instructor on the first day for EVA foam, paint, and accessory materials.