Cosplay: Costume Design and Creation

Cosplay is a popular performance art where participants design and create costumes to represent characters from anime, comic books, cartoons, and video games. This workshop teaches you how to make your own costumes and covers such topics as costume design, sewing, stage makeup application, wig styling, prop building, and other techniques necessary to build complete costumes.

You will learn:

  • History of costume design
  • Color schemes, textiles, and makeup basics
  • Hand sewing and sewing machine techniques
  • Character portrayal

Note: This is a non-digital workshop; students need no knowledge of computers to participate.


This course is open to students entering Grades 8 through 12.

Schedule and Tuition

Schedule for 2018


Teen Workshops


Session 1*

June 25–July 6

Session 2

July 9–20

Session 3

July 23–Aug 3

Session 4

Aug 6–17

Art and Animation Level 1


+Art and Animation Level 2





Character Design and Sculpting




Creating Comics and Manga




Digital Sculpting




Cosplay: Costume Design and Creation




 *Workshop hours during Session 1 are extended 30 minutes to accommodate for the 4th of July holiday

+Art and Animation Level 1 must be completed prior to starting Level 2


ProjectFUN also offers online workshops in this subject matter. Check them out here!

DigiPen's ProjectFUN offers workshops, camps and college prep courses for kids and teens. Technology courses are held in Redmond, WA (near Seattle and Bellevue), and online.