Sunday Programming for Star Wars at SDCC

The Sunday Program Schedule for SDCC was released over the weekend, and we have a list of the events/panels that pertain to Star Wars in some form or another including Star Wars Crafts with our good friend from Lucasfilm Bonnie Burton …

  • 12:00-1:00 Star Wars Crafts—Give in to the power of the crafty side! Find out how to turn felt and googly eyes into a Jedi Master with this fun, hands-on puppet tutorial. The Star Wars Craft Book (Del Rey/LucasBooks) author Bonnie Burton shows fans of all ages how to make a simple Yoda puppet from her new book. Bonnie is also the author of You Can Draw Star Wars (DK Publishing) and Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Klutz Books). Room 30CDE

  • 2:00-3:00 501st Costuming 101: Dressing to Serve the Empire!—This panel describes the essentials about what it takes to create a costume that meets the standards of quality for entry into the 501st Legion. It will provide an overview of what is involved in creating a costume, the various costume categories, and the amount of time involved in creating a costume that is screen accurate. A panel of experts will describe and display, and demonstrate tips and techniques used for their costume specialty. Plus learn about the mission of the 501st Legion. Room 24ABC

  • 4:00-5:00 Costuming for Conventions—Fan costuming veterans will help you with all you need to know for making a great costume for strolling around a convention. They cover everything from choosing a costume and knowing what fabrics work best to posing for photos and general tips for wearing a costume around the exhibit floor. Presented by Masquerade assistant Melissa Gene Meyer, professional sports and promotional mascot Chris Richard, award-winning masquerade costumer and cosplayer Catherine Fisher, and designer and cosplayer Lexx Lee. Room 24ABC

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