Cosplay Bootcamp

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What to Expect: 

Take your Cosplay skills to the next level in this intense one week camp!  The week will feature projects and important tips and tricks for making your own cosplay creations.

The week will be filled with a variety of hands on projects to increase your sewing, design, and patternmaking skills for Cosplay so you can better envision and complete your creations.  Other projects will involve working with new and nontraditional materials such as thermoplastics and patterning and completing foam pieces.  You will also sculpt, cast and mold items using the latest silicone products.


Freddy Clements is currently a Distinguished Professor of Drama in Costume Design at Jacksonville State University. He has designed costumes for various regional theatres and is a regular presenter of workshops and panels at Dragon Con and many other Conventions in the Southeast. He has extensive experience in early twentieth century corsetry, kilt construction, and costume technology. 

Randy Blades is an Associate Professor of Costume Technology and the head of the JSU Drama Department. He has designed and constructed costumes for theatres across the country and has also presented workshops and panels at Dragon Con and other conferences. His specialties include costume and crafts construction and puppetry.

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