November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Reports




Event Descriptions - Sorted by Date/Time

(NOTE: All events are subject to last minute changes. Please check back often.)


Make and take spy gadget

Time: Friday - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. Ewing, JP Kroschel
Description: Learn the basics of using thermoplasts and wire to make your own ear piece that you can wear for the rest of the convention. LIMIT 12


This one time in the sewshop

Time: Friday - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. English
Description: Get together with other sewers and crafters and recount your best and strangest stories.


Cosplay planning

Time: Friday - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: M. Allen, T. Letts, H. Whatley
Description: We all want to make really cool things, but where do you start and how do you get there? We will talk about the steps to get from concept to reality.


Tour of a fabric store

Time: Friday - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. Ewing
Description: Ok, its not a REAL tour, but we will cover different types of fabric and what they are and aren't suited for and how to pick what you need to get the look you want.


Make and take chain maille

Time: Saturday - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: Ayla Ewing
Description: Learn the basics of chain maille and make a small piece to take with you.


Klingon Make Up and Costuming

Time: Saturday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: M. Malnekoff
Description: See how to transform yourself into an otherworldly warrior with makeup and prosthetics.


You made what?! Out of WHAT?!

Time: Saturday - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. English, A. Ewing, T. Letts
Description: Crafters and cosplayers are amazingly creative and resourceful. Come share your best stories of creating impressive results (or fails) from strange materials.


Movement drills

Time: Saturday - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: L. Ostergaard
Description: Cosplay is more than just dressing up, it is becoming a character. This class will introduce you to some basic movement theory and give you a chance to practice it so your costume can really come to life.


Who can I cosplay?

Time: Saturday - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: T. Letts
Description: here is a lot of debate about cosplaying characters across gender and race and orientation line. Are some characters 'off limits' to some cosplayers? Should they be? Bring your opinions and your manners and let's see if we can make some sense of this topic.


Make and take DNA locket

Time: Saturday - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: L. Ostergaard
Description: Make your very own DNA locket.


Masquerade prejudging

Time: Saturday - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. English, T. Letts, M. Malnekoff


Masquerade

Time: Saturday - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Junior Ballroom BC
Description: Welcome members to this year's WindyCon. Our First Member has granted us the opportunity to show off our creativity in a safe space for all to see. We welcome all participants from Junior to Novice to Master. If you would like to compete please come to the costuming room and pick up full rules and an entry form to be turned in no later than 5:30 pm on Saturday. We encourage you to be part of our masquerade on Saturday evening at 8PM on the main stage by attending even if you do not wish to compete.


Crepe hair

Time: Sunday - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. Ewing
Description: Learn to make a custom mustache or small beard and the techniques for larger applications like werewolf's and other furry critters.


Pictionary mashup

Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: T. Letts
Description: Mashup costumes are great. Lolita Batman, steampunk carebears, gender swap Aladdin.... Come join us for a hilarious game featuring some great combinations of all the geeky things we love.


I might be biased

Time: Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. Ewing
Description: Not that kind of biased. Learning to use the bias of a fabric both as a tape and as whole cloth can add a whole new level of professionalism to your creations.


Improv games/bingo turn in

Time: Sunday - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Costuming
Location: Cypress B
Panelists: A. Ewing, L. Ostergaard
Description: Let's close down the con with some improv games designed to help you bring your character to life.