452Re: costume question
- Apr 25, 2006That's a good one. Something that encourages the wacky is always fun :)
--- In email@example.com, "Chad \"Space Ghost\" Wilson"
> How about, instead of "Best Performance" we go with something more
> like Most Humorous.<http://groups.yahoo.com/gads?t=ms&k=Comic+book&w1=Comic+book&w2=Comic+book+
> on 4/25/06 4:49 PM, eve11_girl at eve11_xf@... wrote:
> Hey Bizarro, you were very funny onstage! :) The anime costumes too
> were really good. I had no idea what the nun, vampire and assasin
> were from, but I did like the "big hat" comment ;)
> I was really impressed with all of the costumes, actually. So many
> different techniques and looks -- the prosthetics for the Vampires,
> the understated but extremely accurate Firefly costumes, the fantastic
> Star Wars outfits: I mean, every one there was just fantastic. I kept
> saying, "Fantastic!" a lot. Top quality. I was Aku from Samauri
> Jack; my friend and I built the costume from scratch last week. I had
> stilts left over from a different costume for D*C 05 and wanted to use
> them again. It was pretty involved to do in a short time but once I
> got the idea it wouldn't let me go. We won 3rd place in the adult
> division; it was a certificate for $10. Two years ago I was Aeryn Sun
> from Farscape-- a more understated costume that took me literally
> MONTHS to sew by hand and build the props and armor elements, plus we
> had a remote controlled DRD too, and I didn't place. C'est la vie.
> (btw, We came late to the show Sunday and I didn't have time to get
> film for my camera -- if anyone has any pictures of Aku, could they
> contact me? (rlweaver at stat dot cmu dot edu) I'd love to see them. )
> I think it would be cool to have a "best in show", "best group", "best
> workmanship", "best performance" style for judging things. I've been
> in a few contests like that, but I think one thing they'd need to do
> is (as was suggested) have people register early and have the judges
> get a good close-up look at the pieces before the stage show, because
> if there's too many categories it might take longer to judge them.
> Another thing is, I've been in contests where on the registration
> sheet you can put notes in terms of how the costume was made.
> I know I'd have hated to be a judge at this contest, because like I
> said, everyone was really stellar.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "EEGAH316" <eegah316@> wrote:
> > Yeah, I think if turnout for the contest keeps on growing, they
> > ought to add a couple different prizes at least.
> > And I was Bizarro, BTW. As I started to sweat a bit, I thought
> > maybe I should've powdered my face more. But people seemed to like
> > my outfit fine anyway, which was very flattering.
> > Also, the outfits were all pretty sweet, but I was truly impressed
> > by Chewbacca.
> > --- In email@example.com, bsimon9427@ wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > In a message dated 4/23/2006 11:26:49 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> > > spacghst@ writes:
> > >
> > > OK I do not know how this contest was handled or how many
> > > awards were given out, but I have had some experience watching
> > > costume contests at large fan based conventions. Given that the
> > > Pittsburgh Comicon is a comic book convention, it seems that the
> > > interests of the attendees is not solely based on comic books.
> > > I would recommend several categories. Comic, Fantasy, Sci-
> > Fi/Horror,
> > > Workmanship and Best in Show. More categories may be possible, but
> > > each category would have first through third place. A trophy
> > would be
> > > given to first place and maybe ribbons to 2nd and 3rd.
> > >
> > > Opinions?
> > >
> > >
> > > works for me
> > >
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