Marie Grey is a NYC-based math ninja by day and a caped crusader by night. When she's not at her 9-to-5, she spends most of her time replicating character costumes from video games, comics, movies, and anime.
Since she started in 2009, Marie has fabricated nearly 100 costumes. When she's not attending conventions and costuming events up and down the East Coast, she's planning cosplay panels and workshops, taking photos, or hosting video game and cosplay workshop streams!
Panels and workshops that Marie has hosted at past conventions. This is not a finite list, but just some examples of what programming can be brought to a convention near you!
Thinking about getting into cosplay? Here's a basic guide for how to start--whether you're buying a cosplay or making it on your own. Also learn how to use social networking sites to gain more knowledge of cosplay and make new friends!
Cosplay is not consent! Know your rights and learn how to handle any potential safety issues, both at the convention and online.
A guide for cosplayers and photographers on how to capture the perfect cosplay photo. Learn how to identify your strengths and let them shine in your photos. Get tips on posing, framing, and environment awareness for both sides of the camera.
Cosplay can be an extremely expensive venture if you're unsure of how to approach each task. Before you jump in head first, learn a few tricks of the trade to help keep your spending in check!
Costumes don't always need to be screen accurate! Explore the world of gijinkas, genderbends, Disney bounding, fan art, and original designs, and how to get started in designing your own!
Beginners sometimes shy away from these fabrics because they're unfamiliar territory. But with a little practice, these materials can really elevate your costume. Learn the basics to working with some of trickier fabrics.