The act of gathering
raw and ready made
materials to create a 3D object from
are referenced from
not just Japanese
anime or manga but from
video games and even american comics.Cosplay
can be anything from
weapons to clothes to even automotives or animals.
The skills required to complete a finished "Cosplay
: sewing, woodcraft, knitting, sculpting, metal working, painting, fabric dying, hair
A large component of cosplay
is the understanding
of composition and proportion so that the costume will
look correct on yourself as it does the character you are trying to emulate.