Cosplay is art – That statement has never been more true than looking at the designs and creations of SunsetDragon. A concept artist and designer for a small animation studio in Balitmore, MD by day, Kit spends her off hours, like most cosplayers, slaving away at the sewing machine. She is also a full time [...]
Costumes are not consent. It’s a phrase you may be hearing a lot lately, and one we need to keep talking about. In the past few weeks, the internet has exploded with women speaking up about the treatment we receive at conventions and online. This isn’t a new problem that has suddenly presented itself. The [...]
BGZ Studios is back with an amazing photo shoot featuring Street Fighter’s Crimson Viper. Photographer: BGZ Studios Cosplayer: Fantasy Ninja Videographer: John Torres
With the huge proliferation of sexy girl outfits–and some that just sort of make you scratch your head with how far they stretch the imagination–I thought it might be time to list some sexy dude outfits for this Halloween season. I mean, sure. I believe that geeks are sexy. I do write for that eponymous [...]
Today, we’ve got another set of pics from Dragon Con 2012 to share with you guys. Thanks to IndieNate for capturing these costumed fans at the con for us! Please note that you can find our pictures from Day 1 right here, Day 2 here, day 3 here, and day 4 here.
This epic photo was taken by photographer Darrell Ardita of BGZ Studios. Could totally pass as promo art for Assassin’s Creed Revelation. Also, you’d never guess it, but the mastermind behind this costume (and modeling it) is Atlanta-based prop and costume maker Fev! And yes folks, that’s a she!
Every super hero has his secret identity, and it is no different in the cosplay world. This week we feature the men and women behind the crazy costumes we see at conventions. Thanks to these loyal Geeks Are Sexy readers for submitting! We even have a special appearance from Mark Meer, professional voice actor and [...]
By Meredith Placko Contributing Writer, [GAS] -My Day As a Cosplay Model Part 1 -My Day As a Cosplay Model Part 2 The first thing I do after returning home from my photo shoot with Thomas Dodd is strip off the eight layers of makeup. Becoming the Queen of Albion is not an easy task. [...]
BGZ Studios is back with another amazing comic book character brought to life. This time he tackled Marvel Comics’ Dark Phoenix, and set costumer Miracole Burns on fire. Darrell and his team talk about the photo shoot in the video below and you can read more about the process, plus see a few more photos [...]
> We all love looking at great photos of cosplayers, but what we see is just the end result of a long and rigorous process. Resident cosplayer Meredith / Ana Aesthetic takes us behind the scenes of a typical day in front of the camera, and offers up some tips to those looking to delve [...]
I know as much about anime as I do quantum physics. But one thing I do know is that all those cosplayers at cons spend a lot of time, effort, and money to get their costumes just right. Unfortunately, all that hard work is usually captured by low-resolution digital cameras, poor lighting, and boring, static [...]