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Kaijugal
01-10-2006, 11:02 PM
Here is the shortlist of some of the costuming panels and workshops being planned for this year's Ad Astra.

*~*~*~*~ Panels: ~*~*~*~*

CORSETRY

UNUSUAL MATERIALS: WONDERFLEX, FOSSHAPE & MORE (Demo)

WEAPONS PANEL (Manditory for all costumers carrying weapon props)

DANCE LIKE NOBODY'S WATCHING (workshop)

PATTERN BLOCKS (Basic Body Blocks?)(demo)

PATTERN BLOCKS/PATTERN DRAFTING (demo)

VACCUFORMING (Demo)

BASIC MAKEUP & PROSTHETICS FOR FILM AND STAGE (demo)

Simple appliance make-up covering
- materials (gelatin, latex & cotton, store bought appliances, etc)
- construction (both with and without molds, pre-made pieces and 'out of the kit' techniques)
- application (best adhesives and gluing methods, best make-up to use over latex etc)

MAKE A "DEATH OF RATS" PIN-DOLL (WORKSHOP)

**Alixandra Jordan is a leading member of the CDAA (Canadian Doll Artist Association)
http://www.dollartists.ca/ (http://www.dollartists.ca/)
and will be leading a class on making her Death Of Rats pindoll based on the Terry Prachett's 1996 book Hogfather. This doll pattern has been given the blessing of Mr Prachett himself and the finished doll retails for $70 online.
Ms. Jordan is accepting a class of no larger than 12 participants and no less than 6. You must PRE-REGISTER for this workshop. The material fee is $24

HISTORICAL COSTUMING IN CANADA 1800-1870 (panel and fashion show)

COSTUMING AS AN INDIVIDUAL vs. IN A GROUP. (discussion/presentation)

DOLLS !
**Why the sudden resergence of doll culture, espeically among adults? Volks, Dolfie, Paja, Living Dead Dolls they're everywhere. Come discover what is making them so popular.

FANCY EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES

WIG MODIFICATION

MAKING BOOTCOVERS 1-2-3

BASIC LEATHERWORKING (demo)

THE MASQUERADE RULES & WHY THEY EXSIST

BASIC SEWING TECHNIQUES (demo)

**-finishing seams without a serger
-sleeves
-zipper - basic- invisible
-understitching, topstitching
-sewing with chiffon and no serger
-stretchy things with no serger
-and maybe vinyl

FIBRE FANTASY ARTISTS (ICG) GET TOGETHER (KoffeeKlatch)

THE NINJA PANEL ! (discussion/presentation)

dani
01-20-2006, 02:07 AM
Geez... we'll be busy that weekend. I'd love to attend all the panels I'm not presenting at :)

Squall1882
01-23-2006, 10:16 PM
Yeah!! So many panels that could help with costume construction for Anime North & CN!!

MaiSheri
01-24-2006, 07:49 PM
Wooooow.... I want to go to just about all of them!!! I'm so excited now!!!!! ^_^

Eleryth
01-24-2006, 11:21 PM
I wanna go! Sounds incredible. So much to learn!