So Halloween is tomorrow, and if you’re scrambling for a last-minute costume idea, check out our friends over at PhoenixFX: Innovative Design! Their makeup and hair designs are fantastic. Now enjoy this video of how to look like a burn victim:
Now that DragonCon is over and the influx of pictures have slowed, we’ve started looking at what costumes we’re going to try and make for DragonCon 2013 (only 336 days left!). Here’s our plan: For Brian: The Question Doctor Doom Commander Shepard For Jen: Huntress Madame Masque Tali Plus Jen is helping a friend with…
We’ve added more photos from our favorite photographer Paul Cory, with the epic Heroes Shoot. Check it out!
We had a commission for a Captain America shirt. Jen shares her secrets!
We’ve added even more photos, from our favorite photographer Paul Cory, with amazing results. Check out our Villains Shoot. And stay tuned for the Heros Shoot. We’ve seen some of the pictures – it’s going to be epic.
It’s five days until DragonCon! We finished our super-secret project, and we’re coming down the home stretch! Here’s what we have left to do: – fix/remake Deathstroke’s mask – attach snaps to Deathstroke’s bandolier – locate circuitry for Shadowrun costume – practice drone flying – pack! As you might have noticed, we have a fancy…
Two weeks until DragonCon! We’ve updated the Huntress page, in the Cape, Hair and Makeup sections. We’ve also updated the Jaq 2012 page, for your daily dose of Shadowrun geekery. We’ve got some big things planned during and after DragonCon, so keep your eyes open! And don’t forget to check us out on social media…
Another update on Huntress. The gloves are finished, and some modifications have been made to the crossbow. This costume is almost complete! Stay tuned!
There’s been an explosion of debate on the internet recently about “geek girls”, especially with convention season being in full swing. Before we start, I’d like to offer a few definitions, courtesy of Merriam-Webster:
Geek – noun
1: a carnival performer often billed as a wild man whose act usually includes biting the head off a live chicken or snake
2: a person often of an intellectual bent who is disliked
3: an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity <computer geek>
Nerd – noun: an unstylish, unattractive, or socially inept person; especially : one slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits
Enthusiast – noun: a person filled with enthusiasm: as
a : one who is ardently attached to a cause, object, or
pursuit <a sports car enthusiast>
b : one who tends to become ardently absorbed in an
For the purposes of this post, let’s use the 3rd definition of geek – an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity. The enthusiasm attributed to being a geek can apply to any field – comic books, Star Wars, math, football, baseball, art, cars…the list can go on forever. So a geek is someone who is ardently attached to a cause, object or pursuit, and who is an expert in that cause, object or pursuit.