PlexiCosplay is a Maryland-based pro cosplayer who specializes in EVA foam, SFX, and armor painting as well as unique elements like wings and lights. Her cosplay journey began in 2017 with winning 1st Place Amateur at Baltimore Comic Con, and followed with a string of first place awards that included 1st Place Armor at NYCC Eastern Regional Championships 2019, and 1st Place SFX at Twitchcon 2020. Meet pro cosplayer PlexiCosplay at a new comic and anime convention called “Holiday Cosplay Tampa Bay” on December 10-11 at the Tampa Bay Convention Center.
PlexiCosplay’s Enchanting Work
PlexiCosplay specializes in many categories but excels in making extraordinary wings and the use of breath-taking lights. With the combination of her master skills and incredible talent, PlexiCosplay is able to make her cosplays come alive! She is also an educator and supporter of the cosplay community. PlexiCosplay shares her knowledge through her online websites and in-person at conventions. A collection of her cosplays can be found on her website. And below are some examples of her amazing work from Warframe, Darksiders, World of Warcraft and Raid: Shadow Legends.
Where can you find PlexiCosplay online?
PlexiCosplay can be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. She can also be found on her website. PlexiCosplay posts helpful and instructional videos on her YouTube channel such as how-to’s and cosplay tutorials. Cosplay tutorials are a great way for new cosplayers to learn the ins-and-outs of costuming and prop-making. PlexiCosplay also posts cosplay tutorials online on her blog.
Meet PlexiCosplay in-person at Holiday Cosplay Tampa Bay
Holiday Cosplay Tampa Bay is a family-friendly winter holiday-themed comic convention that features anime, science fiction, fantasy, and gaming as well as world-class cosplay. The new event is December 10-11 at the Tampa Convention Center. Guests include six anime voice actors, five comic creators, and eight of the nation’s best pro cosplayers. Check out PlexiCosplay in panels such as “Competing in Cosplay” at 11 a.m. on Sunday, where national and international award-winning cosplayers talk about how to level up your competition cosplays, what the judges are looking for, and how to get the most out of your competition experience. Also check out “Foundation Garments” at 12 p.m. on Sunday, where guests can learn about undergarments for costumes from 1500-1900, with room to answer your foundation garment questions at the end of the panel. The full schedule can be found here.
Pro-Cosplayer Line-Up at Holiday Cosplay Tampa Bay 2022
Here are a few of the featured cosplayers at the new holiday convention. To see a full list of guests, check out the Holiday Cosplay Tampa Bay website.
Evil Ted is a legendary propmaker and costumer whose more than 30 year career includes work on major films and television shows. But to the cosplay and comic convention community, he is more well-known for being a master-class teacher who shares the tips and tricks he’s learned over the years with the everyday builder and cosplayer.
Tiara Bree is a Jacksonville-based pro cosplayer who is known for her makeup, body paint, and genre diversity. She has cosplayed characters from comics, anime, video games, and Disney movies. Alongside cosplaying, she is also an actor who always brings the performance to each costume she creates!
Casey Renee is an award-winning pro cosplayer who is a master crafter of Disney costuming like Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, and Alice from Alice in Wonderland. Similarly, she is widely known as an expert at historical, time-period-accurate sewing techniques like corsetry, smocking, and other intricately detailed costume construction. And she is author of the book ‘Cosplay Foundations,’ which is a guide to constructing body suits, corsets, hoop skirts, and petticoats.
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