Well... okay... so maybe an old dog CAN learn new tricks
So you know... for years, I have made cosplay costumes for friends when I had the time, and occasionally for sale. For years, I've said that I'm too old, too short, too unfeminine, too scarred, too gimpy, too whatever, to cosplay myself.
At PAX last year, I almost cosplayed as Polly Perkins of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, but I had a panic attack in the elevator with @MissZahrah
and ended up giving up on the idea. Then I had this really wonderful, in depth conversation with a steampunk cosplaying young woman who let me do a nice set of photos of her, and you know, I came away with a different point of view.
So here it is... and I just made the first step towards buildin...