Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay)

Cosplaying since 2012, Stellae (“stell-ay”) loves crafting, playing D&D, attending conventions, and doing nonprofit work. Stellae loves 3-D printing, building, creating kids-programming content, and learning new costuming techniques. Besides costuming Stellae loves building community, making sure everyone is included, and trying to make the world a better place through nonprofit work!

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Noon | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 2 Boardroom

Build a Dress Form

Use t-shirts, duct tape, and stuffing to build a dress form just for you! BYO old t-shirt you're comfortable transforming into this item. (2 hours. Limit 14 participants. $20 fee.)

Moderator: Lollalotus

Panelists: Lollalotus, Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay)

Tracks: Maker, Costuming & Fashion, Cosplay, Workshop

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

What's Your Superhero Costume?

Kids make-and-take. Assemble and embellish your own superhero cosplay. (Supplies provided.)

Moderator: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay)

Panelists: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay), Alice-of-Hearts, La Blanke, Fae Mullens

Tracks: Kids, Cosplay

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma G

Psy-Cosplay

What are the social and mental-health benefits of cosplay? We discuss the psychology behind character development and various sociological elements of cosplay, emphasizing why we choose to be someone or something else.

Moderator: Knightmage

Panelists: Knightmage, Aoi Kitsu, Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay), Rynaga, TattedSith Cosplay, the Lo-Fi Ky

Tracks: Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion