Teaching the cosplay community how to sew and craft authentic and elaborate costumes out of traditional and unexpected materials. The Ultimate Guide to Cosplay, Costumes and Conventions!
Presented in a kitschy, comic-book style, Epic Cosplay Costumes combines fantabulous illustrations with all the how-to information you need for creating your own cosplay designs. Award-winning artist Kristie Good (aka Karmada) shares techniques for making must-have pieces to mix and match into original costumes - from hand-sewn garments to armor made with Worbla and EVA foam. In addition to her step-by-step instructions for pulling together attention-grabbing designs, she shares expert advice for making the most of conventions, striking a pose, and strutting your stuff at costume competitions.
Whether you're a hero, heroine, villain, or sidekick, Kristie gives you the power to create the most talked-about designs with Epic Cosplay Costumes!
About the Author
Kristie Good is a manga-styled artist who has been drawing for more than 15 years. A combination of self-taught knowledge and professional training, gives her artwork a unique style all its own. Through her manga art she discovered cosplay and has been making costumes and participating in Cosplay since 2002. She served as the keynote speaker at the American Sewing Expo in 2014 and together with her costuming partner were U.S. prelimary winners in 2012 and 2013 for the World Cosplay Summit and Best in Show at Anime World Chicago 2012 among other cosplay achievements.
"A good starting point for embellishment and customization of your character. Most of all, have fun with it--that's what cosplay is all about!" --Stacy Sews