Canadian costumer / makeup artist / designer living in Calgary, Alberta.
I have been crafting costumes, accessories, and props since 2006. I work predominately in fabrics, leather, and thermoplastics. Functionality and durability are things I like to strive for in everything I create. I've always been fascinated with costume dynamics - how do things attach? How do under-layers affect the over-layers? How can I translate this on-screen design to something that will work in real life?
Details are my jam; the more, the better and the research phase of any project is usually my favourite one. New character requires a specific type of cowboy hat? Better look at 12,500 until I find the right one. Found one that's close but not quite? Modification time.
I have a long background in historical reenactment, which influences my passion for authenticity and detail. I'm also a competitive historical jouster (think knights on horseback with lances) and have ridden at tournaments in Canada, England, France, Australia, and the USA.
2011 - Best in Show, Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo (Assassin's Creed II Group)
2011 - People's Choice, Pure Speculation Con, Edmonton (Cardinal Richelieu, Three Musketeers 2011)
2013 - Best in Show, Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo (Elector Count Marius Leitdorf, Warhammer Fantasy)
2014 - First Prize Group Category, Emerald City Comicon (Game of Thrones)
2019 - Best in Show, Otafest Hall Cosplay Competition