Balticon 52


Mermaids and More: Creative and Fun Cosplay from Balticon 52

Mermaids and More: Creative and Fun Cosplay from Balticon 52

This past Memorial Day Weekend, Balticon 52 came and went For four fun-filled days, the Renaissance hotel in Downtown Baltimore was packed full of fans of sci-fi, literature, science, and of course cosplayers The panels ranged in diversity, and the guests were just as unique and interesting The cosplay scene in the halls this year[...]

Balticon 52 Cosplay Gallery: Captain Harlock and Emeraldas

Balticon 52 Cosplay Gallery: Captain Harlock and Emeraldas

This past weekend at Balticon 52 in Baltimore, MD, I got to shoot two of the most talented cosplayers I know: Jay Buechler and Leigh Targaryen The two created these beautiful Captain Harlock and Emeraldas costumes Based on the characters created by Leiji Matsumoto, the two pirates (granted, space pirates) fit in perfectly with the USS[...]

Balticon 2018 Cosplay Panel: Working with Thermoplastics

Balticon 2018 Cosplay Panel: Working with Thermoplastics

For many cosplayers or crafters, looking for a new challenge is always fun. One such medium people are starting to work with more is thermoplastics! According to Google, thermoplastic can be summarized fairly easily: …denoting substances (especially synthetic resins) that become plastic on heating and harden on cooling and are able to repeat these processes. […]

Balticon 2018 Cosplay Workshop: Making Fuzzy Cat Ears

Balticon 2018 Cosplay Workshop: Making Fuzzy Cat Ears

So, I used to cosplay. When I was younger I'd sew costumes together for Otakon and go about my little anime-loving way. I've gotten out of cosplay for the most part, but every now and again I still love to create things. At Balticon this past weekend, there were a number of workshops where participants […]