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WORKSHOP AT OTAKON // Learn to Cel Shade


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

Date: Friday, August 2nd, 2024

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Class Length: 1.5 hours

In this workshop Sayakat Cosplay will demonstrate how to recreate the cel shading technique popular in games like Hades and the Borderlands franchise. Demonstration of proper painting techniques on both fabric and EVA foam will be covered, and students will be able to practice cel shading on their own take-home projects.

In this workshop you'll learn:

  • What cel shading is and how to achieve the effect with paint
  • How to paint on EVA foam
  • How to paint on fabric

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Familiarity with the basics of how to paint
  • Comfort with light and color theory is a plus

About the Instructor:

Sayakat Cosplay is an award winning cosplayer and has been cosplaying since 2014. She has honed her skills through the years and enjoys utilizing her expertise and experience to help others learn and make their own cosplays. She is a cosplay generalist, doing pretty much everything; sewing, making armor and props, styling wigs, and generally nerding out over all aspects of cosplay! You can find her on Facebook, Tiktok, and Youtube.

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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