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CCCT | 27 APRIL - 1 MAY |CTICC 2 | CAPE TOWN

CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

Justin “Jaechild” Runyowa

Justin “Jaechild” Runyowa

Cosplayer / Props / Prosthetics

Jaechild is Cape Town's designated armour building techy. From his experience in architecture, to being a father to two beautiful kids, he is also an avid gamer. He is well known for making large armour cosplays made from foam, displaying a range of techniques, including electronics, 3D modelling and printing. He has won the award for most creative techniques at Comic Con Cape Town 2023 and also offers foam smithing advice at cosplay workshops.

All Sessions by Justin “Jaechild” Runyowa

DAY ONE POP CULTURE CONTENT 27 Apr 2024
13:20 - 13:45

COSPLAY: COSPLAY REPAIR HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

POP CULTURE STAGE

Calling all cosplayers! Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, this hands-on session is a must-attend for anyone looking to master the art of cosplay repair. Join the dynamic duo, Maggie Coetzee (thecolourofducttape) and Justin Runyowa (jaechild), as they share their invaluable expertise and insider tips.

Prepare to be amazed as Maggie and Justin unveil a treasure trove of practical, cost-effective, and innovative solutions to common cosplay mishaps. From emergency fixes for torn costumes to ingenious ways to salvage damaged props, this session will equip you with the knowledge and skills to keep your cosplay creations looking flawless.

Dive into the world of materials, tools, and techniques that can turn a potential cosplay disaster into a triumphant success story. Learn how to work with a variety of fabrics, utilize versatile adhesives, and implement clever construction methods to ensure your cosplay remains durable and performance-ready.

Whether you're gearing up for a convention, a photoshoot, or simply want to extend the life of your beloved cosplay, this session is a must-attend. Engage with the experts, ask questions, and witness live demonstrations that will forever change the way you approach cosplay repairs. Get ready to transform your cosplay game and become the master of costume crisis management!