GenCon 2015 Panel Notes

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This is me cosplaying as Marceline (more photos to come) at GenCon, a gaming convention in Indianapolis.

And today, my friend and I are presenting at a panel. Our topic: Cosplay, Styling and the Geek-Chic Aesthetic. It’s all about everyday cosplay, what it shares in common with fashion and how it fills social needs. It’s today at 3 p.m., for anyone reading who is at the con.

I’m feeling pretty confident about our presentation, so it’s sure to be a good time! For anyone who wants notes or the slides to check out at home, here’s our presentation. I tried to embed it in my post, but the code wasn’t working. If I can figure it out, I’ll go back and add it to this post.

On its own, the slideshow may not make a ton of sense, so here are my Panel Notes in PDF format.

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Impa’s Gloves

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I’ve finished yet another piece of my Impa cosplay! (If you’ve been following my progress at all, you’ve probably notice there are a lot of steps to this thing.) I worked on the gloves little by little, and after stitching some details during a road tip, they’re done! And let me tell you, sewing in a moving vehicle takes some coordination.

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