Cosplay - The Beginner's Masterclass: A Guide To Cosplay Culture & Costume Making: Finding Materials, Planning, Ideas, How To Make Clothing, Props & Enjoy Conventions
Two veteran cosplayers - Miyuu Takahara and Kenji Weston - have teamed up their experience and skills to give cosplay newcomers the guide they deserve. Expertly composed, this book contains hundreds of images, many of which illustrate the advice, instruction and ideas offered. Topics and techniques are explained in easy to understand, straightforward yet highly detailed manner. More
What does it take to make the best possible start in cosplay?
Two veteran cosplayers - Miyuu Takahara and Kenji Weston - have teamed up their experience and skills to give cosplay newcomers the guide they deserve. Expertly composed, this book contains hundreds of images, many of which illustrate the advice, instruction and ideas offered. Topics and techniques are explained in easy to understand and straightforward ways, while at the same time being detailed and comprehensive. All manner of costumes are given coverage: superheroes and supervillains, video game characters, and of course those from Japan's vast anime culture.
Both authors tasked themselves with providing readers abundant comprehension on every major aspect of cosplay. There is ample coverage on the culture and history; aspects of planning out and making a costume; makeup and props; advice on enjoying conventions and starting off in cosplay photography. Matters of acquiring needed materials or items in myriad ways to suit all budgets and lifestyles receives intense coverage, while the importance of budget and time management are also acknowledged and covered.
Hundreds of hours of research, text compiling and collaborating were lavished upon this book. To write it, the authors drew on the spirit of commitment and passion that is at the very core of good cosplay. It is guaranteed to give newbies and beginners - and even some experienced cosplayers - the guidance they need to do well in this, the most epic of hobbies.
With this book, cosplay enthusiasts need never settle for poorly edited or amateurish guides ever again!
"Cosplay - The Beginner's Masterclass is a supremely tidy intro to the art of cosplaying: committed fans and nerds don't have to look any further to get the start they need." - Deviantart previewer and cosplayer D. Cataya
"Should be called the Cosplay Bible...this book is for people of all Cosplay levels, from beginners to experts!" - Kelly Knight
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