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Fursuit Education [clear filter]
Friday, July 5
 

13:00

Fursuit Handling 101
Zyxterr and Alex teach new comers or handlers about how to keep our fuzzy friends alive.


Friday July 5, 2019 13:00 - 13:50
DLCC 316

13:00

Fursuiting 101: Fursuit Performance
Are you a fursuiter looking to improve your in suit performance? Are you a furry hoping to have a fursuit someday? Are you just looking for a panel where you can laugh and smile a lot? Come to Fursuiting 101 and watch chaos unfold in this interactive learning panel!

Speakers
avatar for Gale Frostbane

Gale Frostbane

Hey guys! My name is Gale Frostbane and I\'ve been active in the fandom since January 2011. I used to staff and be a Director at Anthro New England (2015-2020) and staff Midwest Furfest (2017-2019). I love fursuiting at conventions, either in one of my multiple fursuits or swapping... Read More →


Friday July 5, 2019 13:00 - 14:20
WESTIN Pennsylvania

15:00

Fursuit Safety, Maintenance & Travel Tips
Come pick up some tips to help you stay safe while fursuiting, and how to take care of your fursuit to keep it looking it's best. Also learn some tips for storage and traveling with your fursuit.

Speakers
MW

Midnight Wolf

A/V Staff, IndyFurCon / Midwest Furfest


Friday July 5, 2019 15:00 - 15:50
WESTIN Somerset

15:00

Casting Fursuit Supplies
Ever wondered how those resin claws are made? Learn how to make molds and cast fursuit supplies in those molds! It’s easier than you think.


Friday July 5, 2019 15:00 - 16:50
WESTIN Fayette

17:00

Charity Fursuiting Gone International!
Have you ever wanted to spread joy to kids abroad in a unique way? Is fursuiting in a foreign country on your bucket list? Well, this panel is for you! In this panel, we will discuss how to take "fursuiting for charity" to the next level, in a different country!

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 17:00 - 17:50
DLCC 336

17:00

Fursuit Performance 101
New to fursuiting? Getting a fursuit? Want to hone your performance skills in suit? We will go over the basics of how to develop a foundation for your character to grow into, or make it even stronger!

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 17:00 - 17:50
WESTIN Pennsylvania

17:30

So You're a Small Suit Maker?
Come learn the basics of being a smaller fursuit maker. Topics range from Advertisement and Social Media, how to write a ToS, and my personal story of growing as an artist! Plus the chance for a Q &A at the end!

Speakers
avatar for Lotus Wolf

Lotus Wolf

SugarPaw Creations/ Cosmell Cosplay
Im an 18 year old costume designer who loves attending cons!


Friday July 5, 2019 17:30 - 18:50
WESTIN Fayette

20:00

Vocal Techniques For Fursuiters
Have you ever wanted to experiment with using your voice while in suit? Would you like to develop a character voice that's different to yours? Do you want to know how to speak and be heard clearly? _x000D_
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Come and find out tips and tricks to get you from zero to hero!

Speakers
avatar for Queenie Deerheart

Queenie Deerheart

Panelist, The Internets!
Professional musician by training, professional YouTuber by day. Greymuzzle by age (but not by behavior).Idiot behind both ChimichangaFox and Queenie Deerhart. Ex-pat Brit, moved to the U.S. thinking it would be ... sane... ;) Insufferable idealist who gets paid to make videos, drive... Read More →


Friday July 5, 2019 20:00 - 21:20
WESTIN Somerset
 
Saturday, July 6
 

10:00

Fursuit Character Development and Improvisation
The way you move and interact in your fursuit conveys the personality of the character you are trying to create. This panel teaches basic performance skills and includes improv exercises to practice these skills. Coming to the panel in fursuit is encouraged, but not required.

Speakers

Saturday July 6, 2019 10:00 - 10:50
WESTIN Pennsylvania

10:00

Intro to Fursuit Making
Learn to make fursuits with two professional fursuit makers. Making fursuits is fun for all ages and everyone is welcome.


Saturday July 6, 2019 10:00 - 10:50
DLCC 406 Classroom

11:00

Furs and Fabrics
This panel will cover the terminology used to describe various types of furs, as well as information regarding alternative materials which can be used to create costumes and fursuits.

Speakers

Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00 - 11:50
DLCC 315

11:00

Gender Performance 101
If you've got a character with a different gender to your own, or perhaps want to experiment with your own gender expression, this workshop is for you! It's part two of a duet of workshops focusing on vocal techniques and performance. Suiters and non-suiters welcome!

Speakers
avatar for Queenie Deerheart

Queenie Deerheart

Panelist, The Internets!
Professional musician by training, professional YouTuber by day. Greymuzzle by age (but not by behavior).Idiot behind both ChimichangaFox and Queenie Deerhart. Ex-pat Brit, moved to the U.S. thinking it would be ... sane... ;) Insufferable idealist who gets paid to make videos, drive... Read More →


Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00 - 12:20
WESTIN Somerset

20:00

Advanced Fursuiting Outside the Fandom
Fursuiting outside the fandom is a fun and rewarding experience where you can bring a little magic into people's everyday lives. This panel will focus on small group outings and strategies for positive engagement, as well as tips for logistics, props, and handling techniques.

Speakers
avatar for Equus Silvermane

Equus Silvermane

I've been suiting for a few years now and have taken my suits all over the country and world. Public fursuiting is a passion of mine and I'd love to tell you more about it!


Saturday July 6, 2019 20:00 - 21:20
WESTIN Pennsylvania