PROS AND CONS COSPLAY is comprised of two multi-award winning cosplayers from Missouri who dabble in all areas of cosplay from craftsmanship, performance, judging, and contest directing. Pro enjoys projects that require a lot of embellishment and intricate detail such as embroidery, bead-work and painting. Con prefers projects that require challenging the laws of physics and using unconventional building techniques such as wig styling, larger than life builds, and historic fabric manipulation. They love talking shop about cosplay builds, and creating inclusive environments in the cosplay community. You can find them on Instagram at instagram.com/prosandconscosplay, Facebook at facebook.com/prosandconscosplay and on Kofi: https://ko-fi.com/prosandcons
Photo credit: John Clayton
CARMILLA JO is a Bay Area-based cosplayer and model. Growing up with a love for fantasy and animation, she has evolved as not just a model and cosplayer, but also as a costume designer and creative producer. By taking creative control in her works, she has yielded numerous publications and magazine cover features.
As an award-winning cosplayer, her costuming takes inspiration from anime, manga, video games, history, corsetry, and nostalgic cartoons. She plans to continue improving in the craft of cosplay and costuming in the years to come, in addition to collaborating with fellow ambitious creatives for more elaborate and other-worldly photoshoots and projects.
Official website: CarmillaJo.com
Facebook: Carmilla Jo
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