CoKoCon 2019 Panel Death or Fabric

September 23rd, 2019

CoKoCon 2019 Panel Death or Fabric

Recorded Saturday at CoKoCon 2019,

Costuming, Steampunk CoKoCon CoKoCon2019 #CoKoCon #CoKoCon2019 #Steampunk #Costuming

Join Madame Askew and Temrance for a thrilling discussion of lethal fabrics as we have all quipped about suffering for fashion, and many of us may have paid a painful price for a costuming mishap or poorly fitting shoes. But Leave it to those delightful denizens of the 19th century to take this commitment to fashion to another level! With the rise of industrialization, synthetic dyes and new techniques and demands in fashion, to bring about deadlier consequences for those killer fashions. Join Madame Askew for a thrilling discussion of lethal fabrics.

Madame Askew is a time traveling tea aficionado, obsessed with fantastical, historical fashion and the proper uses for headgear. When Madame is not preoccupied with tea, she operates a small atelier where she creates fanciful bespoke garments, underpinnings and hats for delightful humans from the Steampunk set. Perhaps best known for her whimsical tea adventures with her partner, the Grand Arbiter, Madame is also delighted to teach sewing workshops and to host regular live sewing teatorials with her dear friend Temperance.

 

See more of Madame Askew at https://www.facebook.com/MadameAskew/

 

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CoKoCon 2019 Panel Unwrapping the Victorian Lady

September 19th, 2019

CoKoCon 2019 Panel Unwrapping the Victorian Lady
 
Friday night at CoKoCon 2019, NSFW and 18+, Costuming, Steampunk

Join Madame Askew and Kellie Springer as Madame Askew as she demystifies and defrocks the Victorian lady! Take her guided tour through the many layers of frocks, frills and foibles as she unveils the undergarments that make big bustle dreams come true.
 
Madame Askew is a time traveling tea aficionado, obsessed with fantastical, historical fashion and the proper uses for headgear. When Madame is not preoccupied with tea, she operates a small atelier where she creates fanciful bespoke garments, underpinnings and hats for delightful humans from the Steampunk set. Perhaps best known for her whimsical tea adventures with her partner, the Grand Arbiter, Madame is also delighted to teach sewing workshops and to host regular live sewing teatorials with her dear friend Temperance.
 
See more of Madame Askew at https://www.facebook.com/MadameAskew/
 
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CoKoCon 2019 Panel Writing and Gaming How RPGs and Video Games Influence Your Writing

September 19th, 2019

CoKoCon 2019 Panel Writing and Gaming How RPGs and Video Games Influence Your Writing

 

Recorded live at CoKoCon 2019

Join our panelists Beth Cato, Diana Terrill Clark, Floyd Getchell, Stephanie Weippert as they discuss how gaming from Dungeons and Dragons to Final Fantasy has inspired their writing.

 

Beth Cato

She's the author of The Clockwork Dagger (a 2015 Locus Award finalist for First Novel) and The Clockwork Crown (an RT Reviewers' Choice Finalist) from Harper Voyager. Her novella Wings of Sorrow and Bone was a 2016 Nebula nominee. Her new alt-history steampunk series began with Breath of Earth and continues with Call of Fire and Roar of Sky.

Follow her at BethCato.com and on Twitter at @BethCato.

 

Diana Terrill Clark

Diana Terrill Clark was born in Oregon, grew up in California, and lived in many other places before settling in Arizona. She and her co-writer, D. S. Harders, have two books in the Chloe's Story series: Cause and Effect and Ice and Fire. The third in the series, Life and Death, is coming soon. She has two poetry blogs, and is published in several poetry volumes. She loves Dreadpunk and Steampunk and has a Dreadpunk page on Facebook, Dreadpunk = Gothic Horror. She lives in Old Town Scottsdale and enjoys, in no particular order, dark chocolate, coffee and Jamesons.,

 

Floyd Getchell

Floyd refers to himself as a novelist because that is all he writes: novels. Floyd is retired from the U. S. Army, being a veteran of both the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. Floyd has written several novels about alien invasion, a sequel to H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds and a nearly finished trilogy about cowboys in space, the Pilgrim's Trail saga.

Floyd has a BA in History and travels the world to visit historic sites. Floyd is currently working on his novels and researching ancient mariners' travels around the world. Floyd is also a resilience trainer and grief counselor, helping those dealing with loss. Floyd lives in Casa Grande with his young son when not traveling. He’s more likely to be found at Worldcons, so let him know if you plan to attend one.

 

Stephanie Weippert

My writing began with a slug. Let me explain. Several years ago, a local sci-fi convention sent out a call for short stories for an anthology, and since their mascot was a slug, every story had to have a slug, either as an important character, or an important plot element. The idea tickled my funny bone, so I wrote my first story to send out for approval. It wasn't accepted of course, but the writing bug bit and with the help of my tolerant, wonderful husband, I've been writing ever since.

Our moderator Tony Padegimas writer of Go Action Fun Time RPG

 

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Meet the Guests of CoKoCon 2019

September 19th, 2019

Meet the Guests of CoKoCon 2019

 

Join the gests of CoKoCon 2019: Alexander James Adams, Dee Astell, Mark Boniece, Emily Devenport, Gilead, Professor Sparks

Here's a chance to meet all of CoKoCons our GoHs in one place, at one time.

Alexander James Adams

A professional musician of over forty years, Alec has always used magic in his performances to transform and inspire his listeners into states of being and realms of desire that leave them changed for the better. Using stories and songs of Antiquity, he creates places where the audience can find their unspoken secrets and address them with new inspiration.

With twenty albums, a few spoken word stories and many collaborations with other musicians, Alexander applies transformational magic to his music in hopes of changing things that need to be changed.

Heir to the music and legend of Heather Alexander, Alec performs her music and his own with a style that goes beyond reality and into the imagined.

 

Dee Astell

Dee Astell co-founded and co-runs the Arizona Penny Dreadfuls. She’s the Fashion Manager for Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention, ran the steampunk track at Phoenix Comicon and has been Steampunk Coordinator for many others. She runs maker workshops across the southwest. She chaired Westercon 70, serves on the board at LepreCon, Inc. and is a member of CASFS and WesternSFA

 

Mark Boniece

Mark has chaired 16 conventions in the Phoenix area and has lost count of the times he has volunteered in all areas of con running. He was Dealer Liaison and Hotel Liaison for Westercon 70.

He's currently Chairman of CASFS and Vice President of WesternSFA. He has also served as a director and officer for several other fan groups in Arizona.

 

Emily Devenport

Nine of her novels were published in the U.S. by NAL/Penguin/Roc, under three pen names. She has also been published in the U.K., Italy, and Israel. Her novels are Shade, Larissa, Scorpianne, EggHeads, The Kronos Condition, GodHeads, Broken Time (which was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award), Belarus and Enemies. Her ebooks, The Night Shifters and Spirits of Glory are available from Amazon. Her most recent novels are from Tor: Medusa Uploaded and Medusa in the Graveyard.

Her short stories were published in Asimov's SF Magazine, the Full Spectrum anthology, The Mammoth Book of Kaiju, Uncanny, Cicada, Science Fiction World, Alfred Hitchcock, Clarkesworld, Longshot Island and Aboriginal SF, whose readers voted HER a Boomerang Award. She blogs at emsjoiedeweird.com.

 

Gilead 

Growing up in the magical fairyland of Prescott, AZ—located in the Bradshaw Mountain range just west of Cimmeria, east of Barsoom and near the mines of Moria—Gilead spent his youth sketching the dragons, goblins and fairies who always surrounded him but whom, sadly, most other people couldn't see.

He continues to travel between worlds to draw and paint on location in such places as Narnia, Hyborea and Central Arizona, usually after convincing the most beautiful women of those realms to take their clothes off for him. It's a tough gig.

"Fantasy and science fiction are so strongly associated with the illustration of books that it confuses people to meet a fantasy artist who isn't an illustrator, but I got my fill of commercial art in the sign business. My style is realism with a heavy dose of whimsy. It's all in good fun. I don't take myself too seriously; I just like to make cool pictures."

Now a retired sign painter and something of an environmentalist, Gilead likes to paint on recycled materials such as lumber, cabinet doors and old signs. "What I do take seriously is the environment and ways to make it better. My current focus is mostly on the social and environmental impact of making art with recycled materials."

See more at https://www.facebook.com/GileadArt

 

Professor Sparks

Professor Sparks presents unique and spectacular high voltage shows, demonstrating some of the rare and unique electrical artifacts and apparatus he has been collecting for decades.

By day a safety expert training OSHA compliance officers all across the U.S., Professor Sparks presents spectacular visual displays of high voltage arcs, sparks and bolts of electricity with a 500,000 volt Tesla coil and equipment from Ken Strickfaden's set for the 1931 Frankenstein, including the Cosmic Ray Diffuser, the Digital Disputer and the Nebularium, not to forget the 75,000 volt lightning screen.

Find out more about CoKoCon here at http://www.cokocon.org/2020/index.html

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Tuscon 45 The Costumers Toolbox Surviving Your Next BIG Project

April 30th, 2019

Tuscon 45 The Costumer's Toolbox Surviving Your Next BIG Project

Check out more about TusCon Sci Fi convention at: https://tusconscificon.com/

Join Madame Askew, Temperance, Evie, DiAngele and Gaius of the Indigo path on an informative panel at TusCon 45 on what’s in these Costumer's Toolboxes and on how they Survive their Projects.

 

The guests answer a few helpful questions like:

What is a tool in your tool box you can’t live without?

What is a tool new crafter’s should embrace?

Is there a tool that terrified you that you now use?

Silicone Finger Protectors:

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Wonder Clips:

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The most over rated tool?

 

Fabric Pattern Weights:

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Tailor's Ham:

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Find Madame Askew at: https://www.facebook.com/MadameAskew/

Evie at: https://www.facebook.com/evie.betz

and The Indigo path at: https://www.facebook.com/theindigopath/

 

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Tucson Comic Con 2018 3D Printing and Cosplay

April 8th, 2019

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Tucson Comic Con 2018 3D Printing and Cosplay

A basic covering of 3D printing, IP and the basics of 3D printing covered by a great group of Cosplay makers with warnings about printing.

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Do you know what 3D printing is? Or ask yourself, how or why you should consider it for your cosplays? If you are curious, come out and join novice to advanced 3D printing panelists, while we introduce you to the world of 3D printing for cosplay. From props to full blown suits of armor, we will have examples on display.

 

Brad Boscarion

David Miller

Robert Webb Moderator

Sarah Willwater

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Recorded live at Tucson Comic Con Sunday November 4, 2018 at noon, https://www.tucsoncomic-con.com/

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Tucson Comic Con 2018 Costuming in Tucson A Guide to Our Local Cosplay Scene

April 2nd, 2019

Tucson Comic Con 2018 panel Costuming in Tucson: A Guide to Our Local Cosplay Scene

A fun panel and rundown of the various costuming groups in Tucson and Arizona their various events, activities, and hootenannies

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The Panelists:

James Breen of Tucson Steampunk Society  and Wild Wild West Con 
Jeff Lewis of the Arizona Ghostbusters 
Lexi Holmes - https://azfurs.com/ https://painteddesertfc.com/  

Ezekiel Huerta Moderator and a member of Tucson cosplayers Network  and Arizona Avengers and 
Lethargic Action Hero Cosplay 
David Vick of the Arizona Avengers and Justice league Arizona.

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All the awesome fan groups mentioned: 

Tucson Steampunk Society https://www.facebook.com/TucsonSteampunkSociety/

Wild Wild West Con https://www.wildwestcon.com/

Arizona Ghostbusters http://www.arizonaghostbusters.com/

AZ Furs https://azfurs.com/

Star trek tucson https://www.facebook.com/StarTrekTucson/

Arizona Legacy Ranger https://www.facebook.com/AZLegacyRangers/

Tucson Cosplayers Network https://www.facebook.com/groups/TucsonCosplayers/

Arizona Avengers https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaAvengers/

Justice League Arizona http://www.justiceleaguearizona.com/

Star trek Tucson fan club https://www.facebook.com/StarTrekTucson/

El Tardis https://www.facebook.com/ElTARDISdeTucson/

Arizona Browncoats http://azbrowncoats.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaBrowncoats/

Consplay Superior https://consplay-superior.tumblr.com/

New Arizona Republic: Fallout https://www.facebook.com/groups/newarizonarepublic

Dune Sea Garrison https://duneseagarrison.com/

Team Rocket AZ https://www.facebook.com/TeamRocketAZ/

The Dread Fleet https://www.facebook.com/thedreadfleet/

The Tucson Ever After https://www.facebook.com/tucsoneverafter

Umbrella Corporation Arizona Hive https://m.facebook.com/Umbrella-Corporation-Arizona-Hive-133822393459200

Arizona Judges https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaJudges/

Desert Destroyers Predators https://www.predatorium.com/forums/media/desert-destroyers.45329/

Lethargic Action Hero Cosplay https://www.facebook.com/LethargicActionHero/

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Kids Need to Read http://www.kidsneedtoread.org/

Recorded live at Tucson Comic Con Sunday November 4, 2018 at noon, https://www.tucsoncomic-con.com/

https://www.tucsoncomic-con.com/2018-fan-groups/

 

 

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Wild West Con 8 Professor Elemental Sith Helmet or Pith Helmet

April 1st, 2019

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Professor Elemental hosted a Q & A Panel and allowed us to come probe the pith helmet contents for stories of

Professor Elemental’s Adventures in his Time Trousers through the Stargate.

I enjoyed the insight into Professor opinion on the joy of art and inspiration.

 

The audio is a little rough due to being recorded outside at old Tucson studios with the wind.

 

Find more Professor Elemental over at https://www.professorelemental.com/

Find out more of our favorite Steampunk convention over at https://www.wildwestcon.com/

And find all our Wild Wild West panel coverage through the years at http://creativeplayandpodcastnetwork.podbean.com/category/wild-wild-west-con/

See our video of the Wild Wild West Con 8 Steampunk Fashion Show at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/395365813

and our video of the Wild Wild West Con 8 Steampunk Costume Contest at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/397831857

Plus more to come for Wild Wild West Con8!
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Wild West Con 8 Professor Elemental Solves All Your Problems

April 1st, 2019

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At Wild Wild West Con 8 we got to listen in on a candid out of character panel with the wonderful Professor Elemental!

 

Professor Elemental addresses all your problems and solves them while he clarifies some Steampunk rumors!

Mind you this was recorded Friday March 8th outside at the Chapel at Old Tucson during Wild Wild West Con 8.

Also hear important answers like what its like to perform in other counties and the Professors favorite adult beverage.

 

Find more Professor Elemental over at https://www.professorelemental.com/

Find out more of our favorite Steampunk convention over at https://www.wildwestcon.com/

And find all our Wild Wild West panel coverage through the years at http://creativeplayandpodcastnetwork.podbean.com/category/wild-wild-west-con/

See our video of the Wild Wild West Con 8 Steampunk Fashion Show at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/395365813

and our video of the Wild Wild West Con 8 Steampunk Costume Contest at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/397831857

Plus more to come for Wild Wild West Con8!
If you enjoy our shows please check out Patron only episodes and rewards at https://www.patreon.com/cppn

Also keep an eye at the new things on our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/creativeplayandpodcast

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TusCon 45 Pinups, Mashups, and Gender Swaps: Refining the Iconic Details for a New Take on an Old Character

February 24th, 2019

TusCon 45 Pinups, Mashups, and Gender Swaps: Refining the Iconic Details for a New Take on an Old Character

Are you interested in cosplaying a character but want to tweak it a little to make it your own? This panel is for you! From alternate universe to alternate time this panel will discuss all the ways cosplay can reimagine your favorite characters!

please leave any questions you would have asked and at TusCon 46 I’ll make sure to ask!
Participants: Kellie Springer, Madame Nelly Zelle, Penny Black
Other great links:
TusCon 45 (2018) https://tusconscificon.com/index45

And check out the look into TusCon 46 (2019) https://tusconscificon.com/

Plus more to come for TusCon 45!
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