The Book of Cosplay Motivation by Svetlana Quindt (Kamui Cosplay)


Creating costumes and bringing characters to life requires a lot of work and a healthy dose of motivation! In this book Svetlana shares her secrets on how to finish huge projects, how to deal with tight schedules and how to turn stress and insecurities into self-confidence and joy. Cosplay, like any other art, is about having fun and expressing yourself. You just have to stay on track and get things done!

Over the years Kamui has written and made videos of many cosplay making tutorials, and now they are available in book form! This book covers the following topics:

– Everyone starts small
– Finding motivational goals
– Becoming part of a community
– Motivation using social media
– Searching for opportunities
– Dealing with negativity
– Avoiding burnout
– Accepting failures
– Work/life balance
– Finding true joy

Featured examples include:

– Master Nova (Heroes of the Storm)
– Banuk Trailblazer Armor (Horizon Zero Dawn)
– Demonic Brigitte (Overwatch)
– Bone Armor (Monster Hunter Rise)

The book is 48 pages long, in full colour, and written in English.