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Saturday, May 5 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Mold Making and Materials for Cosplay

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In Costume and Prop construction, we often find that we need a specific small bauble or decoration that we can't quite find in stores. We can construct the item ourselves, however, we need about 12 of the baubles to complete the display. During this demonstration, Jay and Barb from the Museum of Science Fiction will discuss the various ways to use several different mold types, and the various materials you can cast in your mold! They will also be demonstrating how to use silicone and resin using their favorite professional brand of materials.

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Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →
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Jason McClain

Director, Costuming and Wardrobe, Escape Velocity
I have been working with conventions for quite a while, mostly in that I have been running Dance off for over 12 years now, and I have also been seen on stage and behind the adjudicators table for various events such as Celebration 5, Balticon, and NYCC. I can most be seen planning... Read More →

Saturday May 5, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
Live 5 [Floor 3, Heritage A]