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CLASS AT OTAKON // Foam Painting: Making a Korok Mask


Location: Otakon 2024 - Marriott Marquee M3 Level, Union Station Workshop Room

Date: Sunday, August 4th, 2024

Time: 1 pm - 3 pm EST

Class Length: 2 hours

In this workshop Plexi Cosplay will provide attendees with a foam kit consisting of all the laser-cut pieces needed to create a Korok mask. Students will assemble the mask under Plexi Cosplay's guidance, then prime and paint their mask. We will go over tricks for different painting techniques including simple highlights and lowlights, texturing, and more.

In this lecture you'll learn:

  • How to assemble foam props
  • How to properly prime foam
  • Techniques for painting foam including base coating, highlights, lowlights, and texture

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Beginner friendly - no experience required

About the Instructor:

PlexiCosplay is an award-winning cosplayer from Maryland who specializes in engineering and high-end costume design. She has judged large cosplay circuits like C2E2 but spends much of her time collaborating with gaming companies to bring characters to life. She is also the manager of one of Maryland's largest makerspaces and teaches classes on digital design and fabrication outside of cosplay.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • To participate in this class you must be at least 16 years of age
  • Space is limited and all tickets are first come first serve
  • Purchasing a ticket reserves one (1) seat at this class. For multiple tickets, please add more than one ticket to your cart
  • All tickets are final sale. In the event of a no-show, no refunds will be available
  • Tickets will be delivered digitally to the email address provided at checkout. This digital ticket will be needed to enter the event.
  • All classes start promptly at the time they're scheduled for. In the event of tardiness, you may miss certain aspects of the class and may not be able to complete the scheduled project in full

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