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Thursday, September 24
 

8:00pm

Fursuiting on a Budget
So you wanna build a fursuit but don’t have much money? Learn how to build a fursuit on a limited budget – as well as a few pointers on what you can’t manage without some real cash.

Speakers
avatar for DragonManMike

DragonManMike

Owner, Figeron Creations
Hey hey DragonManMike here! Fursuiter, fursuit maker and artist!


Thursday September 24, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)
 
Friday, September 25
 

11:00am

Fursuit Head Construction
Perhaps the trickiest part of a costume, there are many ways to build a fursuit head. Learn from Nicodemus the techniques to build one for yourself.

Speakers
avatar for Nicodemus Rat

Nicodemus Rat

Long-time fursuit builder and performer. Squeak!


Friday September 25, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

12:00pm

Fursuiting for Beginners
What newcomers can expect about fursuiting: how much they cost, dealing with glasses, heat, clothing, the importance of spotters, and the many other things fursuiters have to deal with.

Speakers
T

Temperance

Temperance is the fursuit maker behind Komickrazi Studios. Temperance began making costumes in 2001, and has built an expansive portfolio of costumes since then. Her costume creations consist of those from Video Games, Anime, Manga, Comic books, and a range of original designs including... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

12:00pm

Fursuit Charades
Do you love party games? Especially charades? How about fursuits? If you have a passion, come on down for some furry fun with fursuit charades. All are welcome, suiters and non-suiters alike!

Speakers
avatar for DragonManMike

DragonManMike

Owner, Figeron Creations
Hey hey DragonManMike here! Fursuiter, fursuit maker and artist!
avatar for Luna SnowWolf

Luna SnowWolf

Owner,, Snowwolfsart
Hello all! I'm a happy go lucky FEMALE furry who fursuits AND makes suits and artwork! I LOVE making new friends and also have a few suits (luna snowwolf-the snolf, xion the egyptian fruit bat*purple/green bat suit* and a few more to be made*im making them* if you see me come say... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Secondary Theater Seatac Hilton Secondary Theater

1:00pm

Fursuit Care, Repair, and Travel
An introduction in fursuit care, repair, and travel. Learn what to do to keep your fursuit looking like new!

Speakers
avatar for Kodi

Kodi

Fursuit maker, nerd, and former chairman of Midwest #FurFest
avatar for Nicodemus Rat

Nicodemus Rat

Long-time fursuit builder and performer. Squeak!


Friday September 25, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)
  • title pocket Fursuit Care, Repair, and Travel
  • title conbook Fursuit Care, Repair, and Travel

2:00pm

What Suits You?
Let’s start things off with a fun and informative discussion for new suiters, current suiters and non-suiters who just like the big fuzzy ones!

Moderators
avatar for RedHyena

RedHyena

Fursuit Design Lead, Operations Manager, RedHyena Fursuits
Lovable horseyena known as Kenoa or RedHyena. Full time mascot/fursuit builder and owner of the RedHyena Fursuit Company

Friday September 25, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

4:30pm

Fursuit GoH Meet and Greet
Sit down with our fursuit guest of honor, Red Hyena, for a Q&A get-to-know session.

Speakers
avatar for RedHyena

RedHyena

Fursuit Design Lead, Operations Manager, RedHyena Fursuits
Lovable horseyena known as Kenoa or RedHyena. Full time mascot/fursuit builder and owner of the RedHyena Fursuit Company


Friday September 25, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)
  • title pocket Fursuit GoH Meet and Greet
  • title conbook Fursuit GoH Meet and Greet

5:30pm

Tails Building Workshop
Build your own tail to wear around the con, and learn how to do it yourself in the process! Note: A $10 entry fee at the door will be required to cover the cost of the provided materials. A limited selection of fur colors will be available. Max 30 guests.

Speakers
avatar for DragonManMike

DragonManMike

Owner, Figeron Creations
Hey hey DragonManMike here! Fursuiter, fursuit maker and artist!


Friday September 25, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

8:00pm

Fursuiter Meet and Greet
Open to everyone, suiter and non-suiter alike. The fursuiter meet and greet is a safe place to relax, take off your head and meet the flesh under the fur. Or, if you don’t own a suit, it’s a great place to meet the people under the characters.

Speakers
avatar for DragonManMike

DragonManMike

Owner, Figeron Creations
Hey hey DragonManMike here! Fursuiter, fursuit maker and artist!


Friday September 25, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)
  • title pocket Fursuiter Meet and Greet
  • title conbook Fursuiter Meet and Greet
 
Saturday, September 26
 

10:00am

Beginner Fursuit Construction
Learn the basics of fursuit making. Sewing techniques, patterning, sculpting, and more! Razzy_Lee will show you how. Learn how to make a complete full fursuit using basic techniques and materials. Learn about material sources and recommendations.

Speakers
avatar for Razzy Lee

Razzy Lee

Owner, Razzy Lee Designs
Costume designer, graphic designer, illustrator, photographer.


Saturday September 26, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

11:00am

How to Plan for Success
Realize your dream suit by breaking down a big project into manageable steps. You don’t need to be a wonderful artist, the goal is getting your thoughts on paper so you don’t have do it all by memory.

Moderators
avatar for RedHyena

RedHyena

Fursuit Design Lead, Operations Manager, RedHyena Fursuits
Lovable horseyena known as Kenoa or RedHyena. Full time mascot/fursuit builder and owner of the RedHyena Fursuit Company

Saturday September 26, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

12:00pm

Fursuit Building as a Business
Learn the business of making fursuits including ordering materials, customer service and demand, advertising, overhead, supply, and shipping.

Speakers
T

Temperance

Temperance is the fursuit maker behind Komickrazi Studios. Temperance began making costumes in 2001, and has built an expansive portfolio of costumes since then. Her costume creations consist of those from Video Games, Anime, Manga, Comic books, and a range of original designs including... Read More →


Saturday September 26, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

1:00pm

Fursuit Parade Lineup
If you’d like to be part of the fursuit parade, this is your chance! Please come join the line-up in Main Theater.

Moderators
avatar for Aphinity

Aphinity

Waffles' Wishes
Hi! I'm a Pacific White Sided Dolphin named Aphinity, or Phin for short. Some of you also know me as ioco, the Siberian Husky (my fursuit). A few others know me as Rob, but that's my boring name :) I'm a born and raised Canadian from Vancouver, BC Canada and I love to meet people... Read More →

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Theater Seatac Hilton Main Theater

1:30pm

Fursuit Parade
Come and join the parade! All those suits you’ve been seeing around the convention space will be on display. Check your pocket guide for a map of the parade route!

Moderators
avatar for Aphinity

Aphinity

Waffles' Wishes
Hi! I'm a Pacific White Sided Dolphin named Aphinity, or Phin for short. Some of you also know me as ioco, the Siberian Husky (my fursuit). A few others know me as Rob, but that's my boring name :) I'm a born and raised Canadian from Vancouver, BC Canada and I love to meet people... Read More →

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Main Theater Seatac Hilton Main Theater

2:00pm

Second Skin
Welcome to Second Skin! Are you new to character makeup? Not sure which end of the makeup sponge to use, or still trying to figure out how to attach that prosthetic cat nose to your face? Then come join the Baron and Company as they walk through the joys and fears of prosthetic use and character makeup!


Saturday September 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

4:30pm

Ears Building Workshop
Build your own ears to wear around the con, and learn how to do it yourself in the process! Note: A $10 entry fee at the door will be required to cover the cost of materials, which will be provided. A limited selection of fur colors will be available. Max 30 guests.

Speakers
avatar for DragonManMike

DragonManMike

Owner, Figeron Creations
Hey hey DragonManMike here! Fursuiter, fursuit maker and artist!


Saturday September 26, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)
 
Sunday, September 27
 

10:00am

Advanced Fursuit Construction
Moving forward from “Fursuit Construction for Beginners”, this is a course for those with previous experience in machine sewing, patterning, and sculpting. In this panel, we will discuss casting and mold making, developing new patterns, and experimenting with more difficult fabrics. Razzy_Lee will show you how! Learn about material sources and recommendations.

Speakers
avatar for Razzy Lee

Razzy Lee

Owner, Razzy Lee Designs
Costume designer, graphic designer, illustrator, photographer.


Sunday September 27, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

11:00am

Fursuiting Beyond the Con
Have you ever wanted to take your fursuit beyond the walls of a convention but don’t know where to begin? We will discuss the ways you can put your costume to good use for a public audience, how to get involved with local events and festivals, and the major differences between fursuiting inside and outside of a con environment, among other topics. Learn how to spread some furry cheer to your hometown.

Moderators
avatar for Aphinity

Aphinity

Waffles' Wishes
Hi! I'm a Pacific White Sided Dolphin named Aphinity, or Phin for short. Some of you also know me as ioco, the Siberian Husky (my fursuit). A few others know me as Rob, but that's my boring name :) I'm a born and raised Canadian from Vancouver, BC Canada and I love to meet people... Read More →
avatar for Kijani Lion

Kijani Lion

ANW 2019 Guest of Honor / Panelist, Emerald City Critters

Sunday September 27, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

12:00pm

Duct Tape Dummies Live!
Razzy will display the correct supplies and show the proper method of making a duct tape dummy in a live demonstration. Q&A during the demo.

Speakers
avatar for Razzy Lee

Razzy Lee

Owner, Razzy Lee Designs
Costume designer, graphic designer, illustrator, photographer.


Sunday September 27, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

1:00pm

The Emotional and Spiritual Side of Fursuiting
For many of us, choosing a character and bringing them to life is a major emotional investment, but ultimately a very rewarding one. This panel is an exploration of what bonds us to our characters, and the ways that being a character or even being around our characters can impact us emotionally and spiritually.

Speakers

Sunday September 27, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)

2:00pm

Fursuit Games
Come cheer on your favorite fursuiters as they run, jump, flail, and battle for the title of RainFurrest 2015 Fursuit Games Champion!

Speakers
avatar for Kodi

Kodi

Fursuit maker, nerd, and former chairman of Midwest #FurFest


Sunday September 27, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Theater Seatac Hilton Main Theater

4:00pm

Fursuits of Tomorrow
It’s amazing to look back at the history of fursuiting as we know it today – the selections of technology, humble fur and foam to fully animatronic marvels. Your only limit is how hard you are willing to push the limits.

Speakers
avatar for RedHyena

RedHyena

Fursuit Design Lead, Operations Manager, RedHyena Fursuits
Lovable horseyena known as Kenoa or RedHyena. Full time mascot/fursuit builder and owner of the RedHyena Fursuit Company


Sunday September 27, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbia A/B Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Fursuiting)