A costume designer well-known in the cosplay community will be putting on a one-day costume- and prop-making class.
Cosplay, or costume play, is a performance art where participants wear costumes that represent characters or ideas. Worbla is a thermoplastic material used in a variety of ways, including for armor and props.
According to a news release, Cole is an award-winning designer who has been active at conventions for eight years. For the hands-on class, Cole will teach students the basics of patterning, construction, sealing and painting.