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Steampunk 101

This program, presented by Mad Raven Productions is an overview and introduction to Steampunk. It will be a great information source for new fans of the Steampunk genre. Material included covers a basic history of Steampunk and its growth as a fan genre, how to start a basic costume, and how to get in touch with groups in your area. You will also have an opportunity to have your Steampunk-related questions answered by the experts!

"Steampunk 101" is part off the library's...

Cosplay Make-Up and Stretch Mask Making

Local up and coming cosplayer and founder of Creative Entertainment Studios, Hima Mettu's program, "Cosplay Make-Up and Stretch Mask Making" will provide tips and tricks about creating new cosplay characters with improving make-up application skills and stretch mask making.

"Cosplay Make-Up and Stretch Mask Making" will take place during ArlingCon at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center in the Sabine room from 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Sketch Dojo

With just a pen and paper, learn and sketch from artist Terry Parr. One of our most popular programs from last year's ArlingCon event, Sketch Dojo is back and better than ever!

"Sketch Dojo" is part of ArlingCon .

The Rantcor Pit Roadshow

Join the Rantcor Pit Team ( https://www.facebook.com/therantcorpit/ ) - Jedi Cole Houston and Eddie Medina as they do an episode of their Star Wars podcast at ArlingCon! All things Star Wars are welcome so bring your theories, predictions and questions for the chance to be on the air with two Star Wars experts!

"The Rantcor Pit Roadshow" is part of ArlingCon .

Medieval Facts vs. Fantasy

In this program noted author Troy Depue will be discussing pop culture representations of Medieval life- like the movie Braveheart and types of costuming and cosplay, and how the life depicted those differs from actual history. However, this program will defy the idea that Medieval cosplay and fiction contradicts history, they actually go hand in hand. Mr. Depue will also talk about his historical fiction book The Diary of Mordred , which can be found in the Arlington Public Library System's catalog.

"Medieval Facts vs. Fantasy; blending the two" is part of...

Cosplay Wig Workshop

Up and coming cosplayer and independent contractor specializing in wig styling, Kaitlyn Bessler of KT Cosplay will host this panel about all things wigs! Choosing a wig, styling and how to wear your wig, as well as wig care and taming the synthetic hair beast will all be covered in this exciting program!

"Cosplay Wig Workshop" is part of ArlingCon .

Community Yard Sale

Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library at their first Community Yard Sale. Library supporters can find a new treasure, or donate items to be included in the sale. The Yard Sale supports the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.

The Community Yard Sale will take place on the front lawn and parking lot of the Literacy House on July 7 and 8, from 7:30 a.m. to noon on both days. Arrive early for the best selection!

The Friends and Foundation will accept donations at all library locations....

Video Game Design and Development

Ben Ambroso is the owner and lead developer of the Dallas-based Heartstring Studios ( https://www.facebook.com/HeartstringsStudios/ ). Ms. Ambroso is one of our cosplay contest hosts and does some voice acting work for Funimation. We are excited for this panel regarding the design and development of video games!

"Videogame Design and Development" is part of ArlingCon .

Successful Storytellers

A good story is hard to create but you know one when you encounter it! What makes a good story and how to storytellers become successful? These questions will be tackled by this panel of successful storytellers from the Dallas Fort Worth Writers' Workshop, including noted author RoseMary Hannold and graphic novelist/ web comic Ken Lyons ( https://cartoondaily1.wordpress.com/ ) and ( https://kencomics.tumblr.com/ ).

"Successful Storytellers" is part of...

Indie Comic Books

Are you interested in all types of comic books, but especially those off the beaten path? This panel- with local comic book enthusiasts and creators, David Doub publisher of Dusk Comics, Charles Fox of Chub Wagon Monsters ( http://chubwagonmonsters.com/ ) & Novels and Elia the creator of webcomic Elia in a Box ( http://www.eliainabox.com/ ). Learn how to get your indie comic off the ground and begin to network with local creators!

"Indie Comic Books" is part of...

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