Mink the Satyr’s Take on Tohru!

Photography by A Peace of Light What is a “Tohru” and why did you cosplay her? Tohru is from an anime called Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.  I first caught wind of it in 2017 when I noticed all the folks at conventions were wearing maid outfits with giant tails.  I didn’t think too much of…

Keeping Creative with Alison Jeffrey

Alison Jeffrey of AlisonGames fame has created a video detailing the ways she keeps inspired and creative in her work as a cosplayer. Having worked on over a dozen cosplays, her insight on the process helps neophyte cosplayers find their stride. Alison Jeffery is a New Jersey based cosplayer and internet personality. You can find…

Making with Mink: Resin Casting

Many of our Valkyries of Bunhalla have creative talents. Mink the Satyr, maker of great cosplays, has descended from the halls of Bunhalla to share with us all at Sticky Bunton a tutorial on resin casting horns for one of her gijinka costumes. Mink the Satyr is a Boston-based cosplayer, specializing in gijinka costumes. You…

Tea Time with Spoon Makes

Spoon of Spoon Makes is well known for her amazing Blizzard cosplays. From Overwatch‘s Mei and Torbjörn, to Heroes of the Storm‘s Roller Derby Nova, Spoon’s builds use a level of technological prowess that makes her cosplays appear as if from the future. They glow and glimmer, while some are even animated like legendary gear…

Tea Time with Stephen Robb

Stephen Robb of Robb Props and Cosplay is known for his impressively complex builds. Using a variety of materials and skill sets, he has pulled your sci-fi and fantasy favorites into reality. We sat down with Stephen to talk to him about his craft, background, and goals for the future. Sticky Bunton (SB): What got…

Tea Time with Burning Soul Cosplay

Known around in the con circuit as “That Garen Cosplayer”, Burning Soul Cosplay is more than the Demacian Warrior. He’s been a Gangplank, Detective Gumshoe, and is now working on Doctor Fate. We contacted him to ask a few questions about cosplay and on being a character. Sticky Bunton (SB): What got you into cosplay? Burning…

Tea Time with Niaang Cosplay

Niaang Cosplay came onto our radars after one of our scouting groups identified some awesome anime cosplay. By that, we mean a friend of the site actually showed us her Facebook page. Her work is a diverse mix of gaming and anime with a heavy talent for costume design. We contacted her to ask a…

Tea Time with Mink the Satyr

To her fanbase of magical beings, Mink the Satyr is a much beloved and charismatic cosplayer with a talent for tailoring. Her costumes, colorful and eye catching, have been admired by thousands. We were able to sit down with the master of mythical creatures at the virtual tea table to ask a few questions about…

Spawned and De-Spawned: The NPC At Tekko

Over the years, Tekko has become my “home” convention, even though I haven’t lived in Pittsburgh. It was the first convention I attended as The NPC, the first convention I staffed, and it’s the one event that I look forward to every year. Tekko took place from April 6-9, and it was the 15th anniversary…