With the expertise of artists Jessica Arntz and Nick Ward, she will teach you first-hand some of the fundamentals of leatherworking and exactly what you need to get into this fascinating hobby. Hands-on demonstrations will be provided.
You can find Jessi Arntz and her staff all along the convention circuit where they run panels and judge costume contests. They have been featured in numerous publications including Doctor Fantastique's Show of Wonders. Their work has also been used in several film projects and webseries including Song of the Starslayer and Antideluvian. | | At JAFantasyArt, they describe their work as "Next Level Costuming." They are constantly trying new things... Read More →
Jessi Arntz's fascination and love for costuming started at her first convention when she was thirteen. In 2008, she created her first costume; a suit of Mandalorian armor. She developed from there and after going to many conventions, and meeting many fascinating people across the spectrum of cultures became very involved with the steampunk community and started learning leatherwork. | Years and hundreds of leather hides later, she still... Read More →