GenCon is happening this weekend.
I will talk another time about what I like and dislike about GenCon, but for now it suffices to say that I am not going this year (and that’s fine).
Some of my work is going though!
My sweetie is working the D20 Burlesque show doing kittening/stage management/general awesomeness and decided on doing No-Face from Spirited Away for her costume.
As all costume events seem to go this meant we were scrambling at midnight to finish the mask and solve other problems. I made the mask for her out of “fun foam” which did not quite behave as I expected it to. The whole project was, in fact, a wonderful illustration in the difference between Knowing and Doing. It was frustrating and stressful but I learned a lot and am rather happy with he way it came out given the timing and the fact that most of the techniques were being learned/invented as I went.
One of these days I will start taking better step by step shots of projects… But here is the finished mask.