Posts tagged with "cosplayer"

Cosplay Interview with Laura Kupse (Cauldron of Mischief)

Cosplay Interview with Laura Kupse (Cauldron of Mischief)
“I just kind of looked at the characters and thought ‘I want be that character’,” said Laura Kupse (aka Cauldron of Mischief) on how she started cosplaying. “My first costumes were Tohru from Fruits Basket and a Pokémon Trainer from Pokémon. I just kept thinking, ‘I really like that character.’ I didn’t know it was cosplay until I found out and did some research that it was cosplay.” From West Yorkshire, Laura started cosplaying... 

Cosplay interview with Charlotte Baker

Cosplay interview with Charlotte Baker
“I was seeing all these amazing costumes around me,” explains Charlotte Baker (Char Cosplay) on her first experience to a convention. “It made me want to improve and create bigger and better cosplays with each convention I went to.” After attending her first convention in 2010, Charlotte was motivated to make her own costume for the next one she attended the following year and has been cosplaying ever since. She has cosplayed characters such... 

EuroCosplay winners panel at MCM London Comic Con (October 2015)

EuroCosplay winners panel at MCM London Comic Con (October 2015)
The EuroCosplay 2015 final at MCM London Comic Con saw MrGnob (pictured left) from Russia crowned the EuroCosplay champion for Sakizo’s Rococo Princess. This was her second time taking part in the EuroCosplay championships, having previously been a finalist in 2013. In second place was Loveiny (pictured right) from Hungary for Queen Ravenna from Snow White and the Huntsman. In third place was Tamiyo Cosplay from Italy for Mary Poppins. The following... 

Cosplay interview with Kyahri

Cosplay interview with Kyahri
“I love Halloween,” says Kyahri (aka Sarah Rose Gunn) when asked about dressing up. “That’s like the best day of the year. Well, it used to be but not anymore, because everyday is like Halloween for me.” Hailing from Scotland, Kyahri’s interest in cosplay started in 2010 after a friend persuaded her to attend a cosplay meet. She later turned to making her own costumes and has since gained recognition for cosplaying as the wild and crazy... 

Cosplay interview with Ross E Cobbold

Cosplay interview with Ross E Cobbold
“I never, ever, want to have to make a corset,” says Ross E Cobbold as he explains how important it is to push yourself to reach your goals. Having created some incredibly detailed costumes, he also realises his own limits, one of them being that future cosplay projects must not involve a corset. “I do think it’s important to be able to say to yourself, ‘I can achieve this thing,’” says Ross. “It might not be easy, but you can achieve... 

YaYa Han vs Jessica Nigri: What a difference an edit makes!

YaYa Han vs Jessica Nigri: What a difference an edit makes!
Those of you who have been watching SyFy’s newest reality show Heroes of Cosplay may remember a short time ago in episode two that one of the show’s stars, cosplayer YaYa Han, was shown on camera making harsh comments about fellow cosplayer Jessica Nigri (who coincidentally had turned down an offer to appear in the show). The comments then in turn sparked a debate about who was a better cosplayer and caused fans of each of the cosplay... 

Interview with Nova Vandorwolf from Fighting Dreamers Pro

Interview with Nova Vandorwolf from Fighting Dreamers Pro
Cosplaying is a hobby that can be done on many levels. From those who buy their costumes online to beginners making their own, all the way up to professional level cosplayers who travel the world competing in competitions. While some people enjoy this hobby by themselves, others form groups with their friends to work on costumes, skits and masquerade performances together. One of the more well known cosplay groups online is Fighting Dreamers Productions,... 

Cosplayer Interview – Sketch McDraw

Cosplayer Interview – Sketch McDraw
Sketch McDraw Sketch McDraw, also known as Kyle Whittington has only been cosplaying for the past two and a half years. However he has shown such great skill in cosplay making that he has even started to make commissions. He has so far cosplayed as five different characters and is currently working on his sixth. He has also made two commissions. Kyle has made some amazing props such as the legendary Buster Sword from Final Fantasy VII as well... 

Interview with Lucas Wilson AKA twinfools

Interview with Lucas Wilson AKA twinfools
On YouTube, you can find people who upload many videos related to cosplaying. From tutorials on various aspects of making costumes, to wig styling, to skits like the ones entered as performances in the masquerade. One of the more well known cosplay groups online is Fighting Dreamers Productions, who have tried their hand at a whole host of different skills, and attended conventions the world over. I was recently able to interview Lucas Wilson,... 
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