Welcome to our cosplay portfolio! We are an award-winning cosplay couple who specializes in an wide range of techniques to create costumes that are both intricately detailed and impossibly over the top. Our ever-growing skillset includes advanced needlework, extreme wigwork, detailed armor, makeup effects, moldmaking, lighting, and animatronics. With over fifteen years experience, our focus is on learning and creativity, as well as encouraging other cosplayers through tutorials, advice, and convention presentations.
We strongly believe in giving back to the community. In additional to free-access tutorials and guides, in 2017 we launched Cosplayers For Cats, which aims to raise money for our favorite charities through our favorite hobby. The name "Cowbutt" and "Crunchies" comes from our first two adopted cats, and 100% of profits from our Patreon or cosplay-related sales are donated to cat-related rescues and organizations. To date we have raised over $10,000 - please visit Cosplayers for Cats for more information!
We pride ourselves on an unusually expansive mastery of many different construction techniques, including needlework, armor, and special effects. This wide range is particularly useful in evaluating the difficulty level and finishing of different cosplays within a competition. We have recently judged at national-level contests in both America and Germany, but very much enjoy encouraging beginners at smaller contests as well.
We love presenting at conventions and shows! Our panels offer a highly educational slant over a large array of topics that spans beginners through experts. Examples of panels and workshops we have presented in the past are:
The Bare Bones of Corsetry
Introduction to Patterning
Shifting and Drafting Patterns
Fabric Smocking: Hands-on Workshop
Defying Gravity: Extreme Wig Styling
Common Wig Problems and How to Solve Them
Advanced Wigstyling Demonstration
Cosplaying with Thermoplastics
The Devil's in the Details: Detailing Worbla and Thibra
Introduction to Casting, Moldmaking, and Prosthetics
Light up your life: Lights and Motion in Cosplay
Designing for Cosplay: Original and AU Creations
Building Your Cosplay Toolbox
In general we prefer to travel as a duo, as we each offer different skillsets and function as each others' handlers with larger costumes. However we are open to solo travel if need be.
Interested in arranging appearances, panels, or judging at your convention? Please send us an email at email@example.com
To find more of our work, progress, and tutorials, please visit our social media sites below.
Features free tutorials, detailed walkthroughs, and videos. All funds are donated to cat rescues through our charity site Cosplayers for Cats
The best place to view our progress and announcements - we regularly update with new projects and completed photography.
Larger photos and longer progress writeups can be found here.
Our favorite site for completed photosets.
Our newest social site, Twitter includes a blend of all of the above.
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