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  • Sep 01 2015

    Halloween Rentals Start

    That's right! All you early bird Halloweeners! Today is the day you get to grab the best costume rentals before everyone else!

  • Sep 03 2015

    TG Tent Sale

    4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Starting at 4pm we are having a huge clearance tent sale! We want to help you start out the DIY Halloween season with lots of savings and treasures from the vault of our retired rentals. As well as lots of deals in the shop too!

  • Sep 03 2015

    Synthetic Wig Maitenance

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Do you have a pile of wigs at home that you think are beyond help? Need some tips, tricks and the right tools to take care of your wigs? Katie Patton (assistant head of wigs at the Citadel) will walk you through the proper care and maintenance of your synthetic wigs as well as show you how to prep your own hair to properly wear a wig. $80 - Kit includes a canvas wig head, table clamp wig stand, T-pins, comb, and a wig cap. Students please bring bobby pins for wig prep and bring a wig that you need help styling, maybe for your next cosplay or for Halloween. Katie loves a project! NEW SPECIAL PRICE! You can take the synthetic wig maintenance workshop and use one of our canvas heads for $45. You will not get your own canvas head to take home, but you will get all the knowledge and practice that Katie can give you.

  • Sep 05 2015

    Worbla Armour #1 - Bracer

    11:00am - 3:00pm

    Have you had a chance to take our Intro to Worbla Workshop? Are itching for more! This workshop will teach you how to pattern and build a bracer with a closure! $65 - all materials provided. Students please bring a heat gun.

  • Sep 10 2015

    TG Tent Sale

    4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sep 10 2015

    Intro to FX Makeup

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Do you want to get into FX makeup? Lost in all the options? This workshop will take you through the pros and cons of the three most commonly used types of FX makeup. Water based (Kryolan Aquacolour), Cream Based (Ben Nye Creams), and Alcohol Based (Skin Illustrator). You will learn how to properly apply the different types of makeup, set them and get the most out of each product. Complete with professional tips and tricks from Gaylynne Fell of the Makeup Art Space. $45 - all materials provided. Take home kit includes 1-ben nye cream and 1-kryolan aquacolour cake and a brush.

  • Sep 12 2015

    Intro to Worbla

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Have you heard about the wonderful world of WORBLA? Are you eager to make amazing things? Are you a little intimidated to try it on your own? Come take this great introduction workshop! Learn how it works, what you can do with it, and some tips and tricks from the talented Melissa Wartenberg. $45 - all materials provided. Students please bring a heat gun or hair dryer if you have one.

  • Sep 17 2015

    Intro to Worbla

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Have you heard about the wonderful world of WORBLA? Are you eager to make amazing things? Are you a little intimidated to try it on your own? Come take this great introduction workshop! Learn how it works, what you can do with it, and some tips and tricks from the talented Melissa Wartenberg. $45 - all materials provided. Students please bring a heat gun or hair dryer if you have one.

  • Sep 19 2015

    Basic Sewing Techniques

    10:30am - 3:30pm

    Come and hang out with our Head of Wardrobe - Christy Hutchinson, and learn how to properly attach buttons and zippers. Make buttonholes. Make your own bias tape and apply, and properly hem pants! All the basics you need to begin to customize your costumes and learn the fundamentals of cosplay. This is a 5 hour workshop 10:30-3:30, we will be providing tea and treats. $40

  • Sep 19 2015

    Head of Wardrobe in Fabric Room

    3:30pm - 6:00pm

    Got questions about building a costume? Christy will be in the sewing room today to answer your questions and get you on your way!

  • Sep 21 2015

    Cosplay Wig Styling

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Getting ready for Expo? Having a hard time getting your wig right? Katie Patton (assistant head of wigs at the Citadel) will walk you through the proper care and maintenance of your synthetic wigs, help you style it for your copslay as well as show you how to prep your own hair to properly wear a wig. $80 - Kit includes a canvas wig head, table clamp wig stand, T-pins, comb, and a wig cap. Students please bring bobby pins for wig prep and bring a wig that you need help styling, maybe for your next cosplay or for Halloween. Katie loves a project!

  • Sep 22 2015

    Cosplay Makeup - Expo Prep!

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Ever have trouble getting your full body paint aquacolour to not be streaky? Want to make sure it stays on all day? Want to make sure that your elf ears or troll horns stay put for the whole day? Come take this workshop and learn professional tips and tricks to perfect your cosplay. $60 - Kit includes a cake of aquacolour and a set of woochie ears or horns.

  • Sep 24 2015

    Guts and Gore - Intro to Silicone Props

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Interested in life casting? Making gore or realistic body parts? This workshop will teach you the basics and safety of casting and pouring silicone props. By the end of the workshop you will have a realistic silicone prop of your own severed finger. $50 - all materials provided.

  • Sep 25 2015

    EDMONTON EXPO

  • Oct 01 2015

    Worbla Armour #1 - Bracer

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Have you had a chance to take our Intro to Worbla Workshop? Are itching for more! This workshop will teach you how to pattern and build a bracer with a closure! $65 - all materials provided. Students please bring a heat gun.

  • Oct 03 2015

    Guts and Gore - Intro to Silicone Props

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Interested in life casting? Making gore or realistic body parts? This workshop will teach you the basics and safety of casting and pouring silicone props. By the end of the workshop you will have a realistic silicone prop of your own severed finger. $50 - all materials provided.

  • Oct 04 2015

    Intro to Worbla

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Have you heard about the wonderful world of WORBLA? Are you eager to make amazing things? Are you a little intimidated to try it on your own? Come take this great introduction workshop! Learn how it works, what you can do with it, and some tips and tricks from the talented Melissa Wartenberg. $45 - all materials provided. Students please bring a heat gun or hair dryer if you have one.

  • Oct 08 2015

    Zombie Makeup Essentials

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1622854414638347/

  • Oct 10 2015

    Zombie Costume Breakdown

    12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Oct 10 2015

    Zombie Panel

    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Zombie Disscusions and Preparedness Panel Featured Guest(s): Tea and Treats will be served $20 - ($15 as a part of the Zombie University program)

  • Oct 11 2015

    Intro to FX Makeup

    11:00am - 2:00pm

    Do you want to get into FX makeup? Lost in all the options? This workshop will take you through the pros and cons of the three most commonly used types of FX makeup. Water based (Kryolan Aquacolour), Cream Based (Ben Nye Creams), and Alcohol Based (Skin Illustrator). You will learn how to properly apply the different types of makeup, set them and get the most out of each product. Complete with professional tips and tricks from Gaylynne Fell of the Makeup Art Space. $45 - all materials provided. Take home kit includes 1-ben nye cream and 1-kryolan aquacolour cake and a brush.

  • Oct 11 2015

    Worbla Masks

    3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Oct 15 2015

    Foam Prosthetic Application

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Do you have a costume idea that would be completed perfectly with the use of one of our woochie foam prosthetics? Are you intimidated by the application process? Take our workshop and learn how to properly apply and finish the prosthetic for an amazing costume effect. Taught by Gaylynne Fell of the Makeup Art Space. $110 - Kit includes your $60 foam prosthetic, prosaide and remover, and castor sealor. All the demo makeup will be available in the workshop to practice colouring your prosthetic.

  • Oct 16 2015

    Synthetic Wig Maintenance

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Do you have a pile of wigs at home that you think are beyond help? Need some tips, tricks and the right tools to take care of your wigs? Katie Patton (assistant head of wigs at the Citadel) will walk you through the proper care and maintenance of your synthetic wigs as well as show you how to prep your own hair to properly wear a wig. $80 - Kit includes a canvas wig head, table clamp wig stand, T-pins, comb, and a wig cap. Students please bring bobby pins for wig prep and bring a wig that you need help styling, maybe for your next cosplay or for Halloween. Katie loves a project!

  • Oct 17 2015

    Build a Cape!

    10:30am - 1:30pm

    Learn how to sew your own floor length cape with a hood! Perfect for cosplay, halloween, LARP, and medieval events. $150 for 6 hours of instruction over 2 days. Pictures of the cape can be found in the Workshop Gallery. All capes are pre-cut with your choice of fabric. All materials to complete the cape are provided. $150 - Student needs to bring: Sewing Machine, basic sewing kit Workshop is 10:30-1:30pm Saturday and Sunday

  • Oct 17 2015

    Worbla Armour #2 - Pauldron

    3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Oct 20 2015

    Zombie Makeup Essentials

    6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Oct 21 2015

    Guts and Gore - Intro to Silicone Props

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Interested in life casting? Making gore or realistic body parts? This workshop will teach you the basics and safety of casting and pouring silicone props. By the end of the workshop you will have a realistic silicone prop of your own severed finger. $50 - all materials provided.

  • Oct 23 2015

    Worbla Mask

    6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Oct 24 2015

    Zombie Costume Breakdown

    12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Oct 24 2015

    Zombie Panel

    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Zombie Disscusions and Preparedness Panel Featured Guest(s): Tea and Treats will be served $20 - ($15 as a part of the Zombie University program)

  • Oct 28 2015

    How to Pose for Photos

    6:00pm - 9:00pm