WORKSHOPS

Cosplay Consultation with Face Off's RJ! 

 

Fee: None

Class Size: Unlimited

Duration: 1 Hour 

Instructor: RJ Haddy

Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm

Bring your ideas to this round table discussion with one of Face Off's iconic finalists and fan favorites...RJ! RJ has been a cosplayer since before it was a word, and he can definitely help set you on the right path to designing and putting together your dream cosplay! Don't worry if you think it's too over the top - that's RJ's middle name!...well, actually, Joseph is RJ's middle name...anyway, you get the point! Something you have always wanted to do but don't know where to begin? Come talk to RJ in this 1 hour discussion where he will take the time to get to as many ideas you all have as time allows! If you still can't get enough and want to work on your design further with RJ, well, by all means...stick around for the paid class: Designing that ULTIMATE Cosplay! 

Designing that Ultimate Cosplay: Hands On

 

Fee: $20

Class Size: 20

Duration: 1 Hour 

Instructor: RJ Haddy

Day/Time: Friday, 2:30pm

So you went to the Cosplay Consultation, but you're still hungry for a more concrete design, where to shop, how-to-build basics, as well as how to design and sketch out your rendering...well, that's where this class comes in! In this one hour continuation of the free consultation, RJ will go over basic illustration and design methods to create a rendering that you can be proud of. You'll sketch your design and color it right there with RJ! He will show you template shortcuts, how to design a good make up vs. a bad make up, what's up with the make up design sheets and why/how we use them....product discussions, construction methods, and even dabble in a little bit of pattern modification! You can't beat that for $20 bucks...can you?!? All attendees get one free selfie and one personal item autographed. 

Foam Fabby Demo

 

Fee: Free

Class Size: Unlimited

Duration: 1 Hour 

Instructors: Roy Wooley and RJ Haddy

Day/Time: Saturday, 1:00pm 

The skill of Foam Fabrication is one every cosplayer worth their salt should learn! BUT where to begin? It can be confusing! Well, look no further because in this one=hour demo, you get BOTH Roy AND RJ...two of Face Off's most INFAMOUS faces and fan favorites! These are two of the industries biggest and best foam masters! Come and see the basics of foam construction and the fabrication process as Roy and RJ cut up the foam and the laughs - together while they demo for the crowd and show you all their best tips and tricks from the world of foam fabrication! If you want to try your hand at fabricating yourself under the tutelage of these two, they you had better sign up for their other foam fabrication classes! RJ's Foam Fabrication for Costuming and Roy's Prop Weapon Fabrication! 

Foam Fabrication for Costuming

 

Fee: $55 with materials 

Class Size: 20

Duration: 1 1/2 Hours

Instructor: RJ Haddy

Day/Time: Saturday, 2:30pm 

Continuing on from the spring board that was RJ and Roy's joint demo, you will now work along with RJ to create an easy foam GAUNTLET of your design choice (perhaps it's something that you designed with RJ from the Design your Ultimate Cosplay Class?) Every day EVA floor matting (that you get to take home with you) along with your new found Foam Fabrication skills! We will start with cutting and patterning, construction, shaping, sealing, and painting will all be done within the hour and a half workshop. Anyone can learn this fun skill, so come along and join in the fun with RJ and Foam Costuming! A GREAT deal for all the take aways you get! All paid attendees get to grab a free selfie with RJ and have one personal item signed! 

Horns and Headdresses - Demo

 

Fee: $20

Class Size: 75

Duration: 1  Hour

Instructor: Roy Wooley

Day/Time: Friday, 4:00pm

The devil is in the details. Creating a head dress from scratch - horns and other elaborate headdresses are the topic of this workshop. Patterns, Fabrication, Finishes, and fitting are all covered in this workshop. We will also be covering the latest in fabrication like the use of 3D printing. 
Pre-Show Discount! Pre-Register and receive a $5.00 discount off of the workshop and demo. Email: workshops@roywooleyfx.com to Pre-Register! 

Beginner to Intermediate Foam Fabrication:

Prop Weapon Fabrication

 

Fee: $55

Class Size: 24

Duration: 1 1/2 Hours

Instructor: Roy Wooley

Day/Time: Saturday, 5:00pm

Swords, daggers, battle axes, and firearms. Building upon the Roy and RJ Foam Demo! Learn the basics of foam prop fabrication in this hands-on class. Patterning, detailing, and finishes are covered in this hands-on workshop. Make your own weapon and take it home! All materials are included! 

Birmingham, Alabama

June 8 - 10, 2018

The Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel

Convention Hours:

 

Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 8:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dealer's Room Hours:

Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

TableTop Game Room Hours:

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00am

Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Video Game Lounge Hours:

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00am

Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

$35.00

Adult Weekend Passes

*Military Discount Available*

$15.00

Child Weekend Passes

(Ages 6 - 11)

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