Adobe Illustrator For n00bs

Panels 4 :: Saturday -- 11:00

1 hour

Sponsored by inki-Jinx.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Love the look of vector artwork, but the interface of Adobe Illustrator frustrates you? In this panel you'll learn the ropes from the creator of inki-Jinx, Shelly Rodriguez! Tutorial followed by a full art demo/open Q&A.


Artist Alley 101

Panels 4 :: Sunday -- 17:00

1 hour

Photography OK, but no video recording.

Suitable for All Ages

Everyone loves artist alley!Wonder how things are prepared? How to set up a table? And how to run the table? Then this panel is for you and for anyone that want to have a table in the future.Showing you tricks and the trades on how to get things rolling and what tools you will need.


Better Cosplay Photos

Panels 2 :: Sunday -- 9:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Learn how to improve your cosplay photography without having to buy lots of expensive gear! This panel starts with the basics and then moves on to more advanced topics, with lots of cosplay photo examples. We??ll cover lighting, composition, choosing a location, posing, and post-processing.


Crowdfunding 101

Panels 4 :: Sunday -- 12:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Want to crowdfund your next creative project? Confused about the differences between Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Patreon? Come and learn from Karen Luk who has successfully created and funded two Kickstarter projects. Find out if crowdfunding can help you make your project a reality!


Fanfiction 101: Story Building

Panels 4 :: Friday -- 16:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Are you a fanfiction writer looking to improve your writing, or a reader looking for pointers before picking up the habit? Fanfiction Writing 101 covers the basics of story writing: developing a plot, creating a world, how to set scenes inside it, and how to publish it online.


Fanfiction 120: Open Lab

Panels 4 :: Monday -- 12:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Still have nagging questions about fanfiction and need some answers? We??ve got answers! Learn how to handle reviews, create eye-catching story summaries, fine-tune your formatting, juggle fan-generated lore, and more! So bring any and all fanfiction related questions for open discussion!


Fanfiction 201: Characters

Panels 4 :: Saturday -- 13:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Characters are essential to any story. Fanfiction 201 covers how to work with and further develop canon characters; how to create and develop original main, secondary, and antagonist characters; and ways to avoid common pitfalls associated with the dreaded Mary Sue.


Fanfiction 369: Writing Sex

Panels 2 :: Sunday -- 22:00

1 hour

Photography OK, but no video recording.

18+ (audience must be 18 or over, ID will be checked)

Do your sex scenes fall flat, leaving your readers unsatisfied? Let us will strip away the mysteries and give you the knowledge you need to finish the job! From anatomy to word choice, this is the perfect introduction to writing erotica for inexperienced authors. Featuring updated and new material!


Improv 101

Panels 4 :: Saturday -- 15:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Fully Unscripted presents everything you need to know to get started in improvisational acting. These skills will work for long-form, short-form, and even scripted acting. Think you're not funny? No problem! Ask some questions, play some games, and always have fun.


Intro to Cosplay Photography

Panels 2 :: Monday -- 10:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Just got that brand new DSLR and don't know how to use it? Want to learn how to take better photos with your pocket camera? Take this crash-course on cosplay photography and don't end up deleting hundreds of photos later on!


Introduction To Prop Making

Panels 1 :: Friday -- 16:00

1 hour

Sponsored by The Props Shop.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Ever had a interest in making your own props or want to try something new? Here we'll discuss different techniques and materials for both the budding beginner and the tried veteran, going over large and small scale pieces, cardboard, pink foam, clay, wood, mold making, plastic casting and more.


Make VNs with Ren'Py!

Panels 4 :: Saturday -- 23:00

2 hours

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

Ever wanted to make a visual novel or RPG in Ren'Py but didn't know how? Then this panel is for you! Join us to learn how to code and script a VN in Ren'Py, add branching paths, and even add gameplay with honest-to-god Python code!


Mario Paint Workshop

Panels 4 :: Sunday -- 15:00

1 hour

Sponsored by Mario Paint Collective.

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Mario Paint Workshop gives you the hands on experience of using an actual SNES mouse pad with Mario Paint. Jeff Benson and Tom Bob Blender will be explaining how to push the game's limits. Come use a workstation and explore your imagination!


RPG Maker VX Ace in an Hour

**This panel has been canceled**

Panels 3 :: Saturday -- 13:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

If you've ever been intimidated with an RPG Maker project - well, we've been there. And we're here to lead you out of it with a tutorial on making jRPG'S with VX Ace! We'll show you the nuts and bolts of a short game - and show you what that means in action, so you can use it for your game!


Sewing Lolita

Panels 4 :: Sunday -- 10:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Join us for a presentation on how to sew lolita garments hosted by Ivy of Ivy Frozen Productions and Halley of Miscy's Gothic Lolita and Vintage. We'll cover how to get started and some tips and tricks for those of you a little more advanced. Bring any lolita sewing questions you have.


Vanguard 101

Panels 4 :: Sunday -- 13:00

1 hour

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Vanguard. You've heard about it, but what is Vanguard? Or do you want to play, but don't know how? Come join us and learn all about the rules of the game and have a fun time playing some practice games with others in the audience - even the panelists ?? and win prizes!