90’s Games by Noriko Aoki (Tokyo Doll)
In this lecture Noriko Aoki tells you what it’s like to work at Nintendo. She worked at Nintendo as a pixel artist for 4 years. Aoki discusses the video game culture boom and the effect it had on the world.
3D Printing by CosplayClues
3D printing is becoming more popular for everyday usage. but how can you utilize 3D printing for your own costumes? CosplayClues will show you all the basics you need to know before you start 3D printing.There are many advantages to using 3D printing for cosplays. Learn all about searching the right 3D models, setting up your own printer, and how to finish and paint your 3D-printed object.
AMV by Dylan de Vos
Like AMVs, but never knew how to get started with making your own? Be sure to attend this workshop. Liquified, the winner of last year’s AMV competition, will be discussing all the tips and tricks you need to know to make a great AMV!
Budget Cosplay by Iris Snoys
Are you interested in making your own cosplay, but not sure how to do so on a tight budget? Join the Budget Cosplay lecture to find out how to accomplish this task! Cheap materials, tips and tricks are discussed and help you make your next costume for a smaller price.
Ball Jointed Dolls for Beginners by Britt Mertens
Always wanted to know what Ball Jointed Dolls exactly are? Where do they come from? Why are they so expensive? Why do people desperately want to buy them? This lecture covers most basic information about Ball Jointed Dolls, perfect every beginner of this wonderful hobby or for people who simply want to know more about it. Who knows how enchanted you’ll become by these resin creatures, that seem to be so much more than ‘just a doll’?
Cosplay 101 by ShiroYukiProductions
Are you new to cosplaying? In this lecture Akuro and Chanco will teach you the basics you need to know in order to become the greatest cosplayer there ever was. This lecture will discuss wig styling, buying or making a costume, basic prop making, makeup, conventions and much more.
Cosplay Posing 101 by Arulithia
Bringing your favorite character to life is essential during photo shoots, CMVs and on stage, whether it’s a cute idol or fierce warrior. During this lecture you will learn all do’s and dont’s on posing. From prep work before your next big event and fighting nerves, to finding the most benefiting pose to make you shine brightly in front of a camera. Be prepared cosplayers – this lecture may feature exercises and posing together!
Cosplay Video by ShiroYukiProductions
Have you always wanted to make some nice videos with your cosplay? Akuro, Naroe and Chanco, the ladies of ShiroYukiProductions, will teach you all about video making in this lecture. They will show you how to always make our videos, show you examples, provide you with tips & tricks, answer your questions and show you the basics of video editing.
Digital Art by Roos Busink
Roos a.k.a. Saviroosje will be sharing her digital art knowledge in this lecture. She will discuss the basics for beginning digital artists, such as graphic tablets, art program and colours. She will tackle common beginner mistakes and give you handy tips and tricks to improve your digital art skills. You are free to ask constructive criticism at the end of the lecture and hopefully you will have new motivation and inspiration to go on with your digital art journey!
Figure Collecting by Maakie
In this lecture for figure-collecting beginners and veterans, Maakie will discuss the art of figure collecting: what kind of figures are out there? Where to buy them? How do you spot fakes and use proxy-services? How do you deal with customs and importing? In addition she will discuss keeping up with your collection and what you can do with your figures aside from displaying them.
Garage Kit by Maakie and Kamira
Garage kits are figures you build and paint yourself. In this lecture Maakie and Kamira, two experienced builders, give a step-by-step explanation on how to building a kit. They will also provide you with a shopping list to get you started on your first project and much more information, tips and tricks.
Go by Go Club Seki
4000 years ago, an Eastern emperor taught his son about strategy by means of a game: Go. Thanks to the influence of manga and anime, Go has reached young people in the west. Today a thousand-headed, self-learning AI is helping the game develop even deeper. Go Club Seki will be showing you this fascinating game.
How to Wear a Yukata by The Sushi Times
Have you always wondered how to wear a yukata? You find it complicated or are in need of tips to polish your folding skills? Here is your chance! The Sushi Times’ writer Hennie will teach you how to wear this magnificent summer kimono in this lecture. You can also bring your own and fold along.
Kyaraben by Noriko Aoki (Tokyo Doll)
Kyaraben is a popular contemporary Bento style where food is arranged to look like Anime characters. As a result of its popularity, edible anime characters appear in convenience stores, café menus and other food establishments in Japan. The lecture will tell you all about this newest food culture craze!
Photographer vs. Model by Core Focus Photography
In this lecture Core Focus Photography will tell you how to create a successful photo shoot. What are the do’s and don’ts for the photographer? And for the model? Is there a secret ingredient? A trade secret? Come to their lecture to find out.
The Sword of the Samurai by Jeffrey Ching
In this lecture you will hear about the history, craftsmanship and myths of the Japanese sword. For visual reference you will see real and authentic Japanese swords, tools and materials. For more information please visit www.thesamuraiworkshop.com.
Using LED’s in Your Cosplay by Custom FX
Core Focus Photography will teach you how to incorporate LEDs in your Cosplay costume and props. What kind of LEDs can you use? How do you decide which power source to use? How can you control the LEDs in your costume or prop? Find out in this lecture!
Wigs by Fay Jun
Are you stuck in a hairy situation? No reason to panic. FayJun will show you a whole new world of wig styling. No wig will ever be the same! Learn to dye your wig in the colours of the Nebula and how add the wefts you secretly stole from the Weftians. Learn to make wigs defy gravity in a way that even the Daleks cannot exterminate.
Worbla Demonstration by Luca Cosplay
In this lecture Luca Cosplay will teach you more than just the basics of Worbla. She will also cover depth perception: how to use primer and paint to create it, and how you can create patterns and details. Learn valuable tips and tricks on working with Worbla and feel free to ask Luca questions during the lecture.