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Is’nana the Were-Spider

Greg Anderson Elysée is a Brooklyn, NY born Haitian-American writer, educator, filmmaker, and model. He has been teaching various forms of filmmaking, including narrative and documentary, from elementary level to the elderly since 2012. A former journalist for theOuthousers.com, he also ran his own column, (Heard It Thru) The Griotvine, where he showcased independent creators of color and LGBTQ creators. He now writes for the independent pop culture news website Bleeding Cool. He is known through the community for doing this on a broader scale, all while presenting his thoughts on diversity.

Is’nana: The Were-Spider was his first comic series, and is a multi-award winner, including 2018 Fan Award, Rising Star, and Best Male Character, and 2019 Best Writer and Story of the Year (Glyph Awards). Is’nana is based on Anansi the trickster god of the Akan people of Ghana, whose stories have spread for centuries throughout Africa as well as the Caribbean. The Gentleman: Darkness of the Void and Marassa, both published by Evoluzione Publishing, debuted in 2018. Elysée has also published work with Lion Forge via the nationally recognized project Puerto Rico Strong.

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2020-05-02T18:08:33-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Business is Dead, Resurrecting Entrepreneurship through

Business is DeadResurrecting Entrepreneurship.

While an amazon search displays over 40,000 books on the topic of entrepreneurship, Business is Dead is only book specifically on the topic of FANtrepreneurship.

Fantrepreneurship is the pursuit of an artistic, philanthropic or business venture that is based upon your fandom of a particular pop culture genre’.

In Business is Dead, I profile over a dozen people who, sparked by their fandom of the series The Walking Dead, created businesses so that they could be more than just a fan, they have become part of The Walking Dead universe.

While I used the unique niche topic’ of fantrepreneurs inspired by The Walking Dead, the book is a guide for all first-time entrepreneurs and artists who want to move their pop culture passion towards action.  Whether they are fans of Game of Thrones, or Star Wars or NASCAR, there is a tract of fantrepreneurism they can follow.

This book is for the fan who wants to launch their first creative, business or philanthropic venture.

For those that are looking to enjoy some zombie pandemic fun while hunkering down during the real world pandemic, please check out my zombie trilogy.

Exit Zero Zombie trilogy; book 1: Exit Zero, book 2: Nuke Jersey, book 3: Zombie Democracy (which covers the first Presidential election post zombie apocalypse).  http://www.exitzerozombie.com/

2020-05-02T18:07:33-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

IEEE-USA

IEEE-USA is part of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest technical professional society in the world.

We help U.S. IEEE members achieve lifelong career success, providing online and in-person resources for professional growth and advocating for public policies that benefit members, the profession and the American public.

We’re excited to show off our first digital comic book, The Slate Twins: Caught in the Currents, featuring engineering superheroes! Written by Michigan-born cartoonist Jeff Knurek, The Slate Twins features siblings Nick and Tess Slate, who have to use technology both real and fantastic to overcome a powerful villain and save their family – and perhaps the world. Download it today from the IEEE-USA Shop!

2020-05-01T18:03:22-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Sonicboombox – Keep the Party Going at Home!

Sonicboombox are the organizers of Awesome Con’s official afterparty. On our new Twitch channel, we’re organizing DJ sets with some of our favorite DJs for you to dance to at home, plus draw-alongs and play-alongs with some of our cosplayer/artist/gamer friends and more. Follow us on Instagram for our first guest announcements, and check out our shop on Newtown HQ for all our merch.

2020-05-01T09:26:50-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Fandom Metalworks

Fandom Metalworks is a family, home-based business that started two years ago. We design and produce a variety of fandom inspired metal art. Each of our pieces is hand finished and painted by us. We have enjoyed starting in this crazy and fun adventure that is vending at comic cons and look forward to meeting more people in the future.

Our pieces cover a wide gamut of fandoms, and we also do custom works.

https://www.facebook.com/Fandom-Metalworks-151466698986437/

2020-04-30T22:02:56-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Butternut_GouacheGvWm

Erin Lefler is a character designer, concept artist, illustrator, and visual developer. She has been working as a Lucasfilms LTD. merchandise artist since 2017, and as a licensed Marvel Merchandise artist since 2020.

Erin is known for her work creating and championing an anti-cyberbullying campaign known as ‘Force Against Cyber Bullying.’ Erin has also appeared on Syfy’s series “Artist Alley” drawing Chris Pratt as Marvel’s Starlord from Guardians of The Galaxy. Erin’s artwork has been seen at the red carpet premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and upcoming in “The Squickerwonkers: The Demise of Lorna the Lazy” written by Evangeline Lily.

Shop Now!

2020-04-30T21:59:30-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Welcome Back Comics

Welcome Back Comics has been a part of Awesome Con since year one and we are bummed we have to wait until December to share our great deals in person. We are looking forward to December with a brand new collection of Disney and Kids books from the 50’s through the 90s.  Our normal great dollar section where you buy 20 and get 20 for free.

Check out our Facebook page for great deals and on all of our comic books.  We are offering a ton of our complete sets on sale this weekend.  Tons of surprises happen there.

Check out our eBay store: https://www.ebay.com/usr/kottercomics

Thanks and can’t wait until December.

2020-04-30T20:52:39-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

POWERFUL EXCITING DIVERSE STORIES! – RAE Comics

TJ Sterling a model and martial artist is the President and Lead artist of RAE Comics, a dynamic indie comic company that focuses on telling powerful stories about unique and diverse characters.  TJ started his career working for the infamous Marvel Bullpen as Production Artist for over a year. Post working at Marvel Entertainment, TJ would go on to create cover art for Dark Horse, Interior art for Aspen Comics, and most recently, art for DC Comics Batman Giant issue #5.  Tj is also the writer and artist of the ongoing comic series Okemupublished through RAE Comics. A sci-fi martial art action tale centered around a young man of color with a superhuman ability that could potentially save the human race. With a catalog of issues in stores and in the hands of fans across the globe Okemus has become a huge favorite in the comic industry.  TJ’s work can be found online at RAECOMICS.COM.

2020-04-30T18:33:06-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Ted Woods

ALL PRINTS ARE JUST 5$

SKETCHCOVERS FOR SALE

Ted Woods is a comic book writer and artist based in Camden, New Jersey.  He self-published his own comic ‘The Book of Love’ from 2010-2012.  He has worked for comic companies such as Dude What? Comics, Transfuzion, and Cosmic Times, as well as trading card companies like Upper Deck, Cryptozoic, and Unstoppable Cards.  He currently manages to balance freelance work, convention appearances, teaching, commissions, and a slight addiction to Mountain Dew.

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2020-04-30T11:52:08-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Vintage Comics And Toys

ABOUT VINTAGE COMICS AND TOYS

My vast collection started in 2008 when I moved to Los Angeles. It was then I became enamored with the rich culture of picking and hunting for rare vintage comic books and pop-culture related items and it became an obsession as I filled up my tiny 500 square foot apartment with tons of collectibles. I began to have too much in my apartment that I started opening up my collection to the public at local comic cons before moving on to bigger shows. I officially moved to the east coast in 2016 with the aspirations of continuing my business and bringing along my Socal vibe to shows on the east coast. My shop represents the type of collectibles you would find in comic book stores and toy shops, across the U.S. Shop Now.

2020-04-29T16:10:03-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Nonasuch Vintage & Craft

Hello! I’m a DC local, and I make assemblage jewelry using vintage & antique components, found objects, and gemstone beads. Each piece is one of a kind. In my day job, I own Suffragette City Vintage in Hyattsville, MD, and I love being able to give new life to old things. When an earring loses its mate, or a brooch its pin, or I turn up a box of odd, lovely things at a flea market, I can incorporate them into a new piece of jewelry and know they will still be worn and loved.

This will be my 5th year exhibiting at Awesome Con, and I hope to see you all in person in December!

SHOP NOW!

2020-04-29T13:36:18-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Fine Collectibles Displays & Protection

Your one stop shop to protect…display…preserve…transport your collectibles/photos/art/comics.

We offer Protective Sleeves, Art Portfolios, Poster Tubes, Art & Comic Supplies, Blank Sketch Comic Books, & Frames for art, photo ops, Prints & Posters.

Featuring our New & Exclusive Comic Portfolio (flip through your comics like an art book, artists can now display their original sketch covers & at the con you can have easy access for autographs.

SHOP NOW!

2020-04-29T13:04:57-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Science on Tap: The Perfect Newsletter for a Science Superhero!

What in the world is happening with climate change? What about the latest with COVID-19? If you are a science superhero interested in staying up to date on the latest and greatest science news, look no further than Science on Tap. Science on Tap is a weekly newsletter that curates and summarizes the most interesting and accurate scientific research, discoveries, and news happening each week, but in a cheeky, distilled format. Basically, Science on Tap is like your Alfred Pennyworth! Except, instead of helping Batman with everything, it’s our job to make sure you have all the info you need so you can focus on saving the world!

Signing up is easy! Oh, and did we mention Science on Tap is free? Yep.

Science on Tap is brought to you by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals.

 

2020-04-30T17:11:44-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Kira R. Tregoning, Fantasy Author

Discover a new fantasy series with The Aligerai, a YA trilogy with magic, new worlds, demons, and a dash of romance. The third book, Fractured Bonds, was just released!

Kira is a Maryland author with a love for fantasy, language, and animals. Her next project is focused on mythology and is set for August 2020. She has been writing stories since she could hold a pencil, and is currently fascinated with Classical Greece.

Thanks for reading!

Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.com/Kira-R-Tregoning/e/B00ANY4K86

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
@booksbykira
www.booksbykira.com

2020-04-29T09:09:41-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Ancient Illumination

Rod Van Blake a science fiction author, former Marine now living in Baltimore. Ancient Illumination was his debut novel in 2016 about sentient beings of light coming to Earth during the days of cro-magnon. One being is exiled there after getting in trouble for experimenting on early man. Ancient Illumination II was published in 2018 and the third follow up Ancient Illumination III: Godhood came out February of this year along with the debut of the first graphic novel digitally. Links to the digital versions of the books below.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08548KZYX/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KMMH8TP/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KMM7NSG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i3

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B084LS395N/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i4

2020-04-29T08:56:11-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

SeneGence / LipSense

For over 20 years, SeneGence has revolutionized the makeup and skincare industry with long-lasting, anti-aging products all manufactured in the USA of the highest quality ingredients.  Pick up lip color that will not transfer and lasts all day.  Foundation that moisturizes and provides sun protection.  Eye shadows that can be used for eye shadow, brows, liner, blush, bronzer, concealer, costume makeup, and more.

Download the SeneLook app to demo products on a live image!  Check out product descriptions at http://www.senegence.com/lipsforgrace.  We can set up a virtual session to answer any questions.

I carry a full inventory and can get orders mailed right away.  Every order over $140 receives a free blackberry lipsense!

2020-04-29T08:53:06-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Treksalot

Hi! I’m Mike and I own and operate Treksalot. I create whimsical art prints, as well as stickers, buttons, magnets, and other home goods, inspired by my adventures around the world. I’m a big kid at heart and thus my designs tend to focus on magical landscapes and friendly beasts.  I’m also a sucker for enormous fluffy cats :).  Enjoy!

Take a Peek

 

2020-04-29T08:51:25-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

CGC is Taking Direct Mail-in Submissions from Anyone who Missed Awesome Con!

Many collectors are missing the opportunity to attend shows and submit their comic books to CGC without purchasing a membership. Therefore, to make it easier for anyone to submit to CGC, we are temporarily accepting direct submissions to CGC headquarters from FREE CGC members. (Normally, direct submission privileges are reserved for paid CGC members only.)

Direct submissions from free members must arrive at CGC by May 31.

We understand some first-time submitters may be wary of shipping their collectibles or are unfamiliar with the process. We have posted step-by-step instructions online and we are also offering CGC Shipping Kits, which are available at a reduced cost for a limited time with the use of the discount code SHIPKIT5.

Click here to learn more about how to sign-up for a free CGC membership or to order the discounted CGC Shipping Kits.

CGC is also excited to announce a In-House Private Signing with Clayton Crain, George Perez, Chris Claremont, Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman!

Click here to learn how to submit your books to this exclusive in-house private signing event!

2020-04-29T10:30:27-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Undiscovered Realm

Undiscovered Realm is your one-stop-shop for Pop with thousands in stock starting at just $8.95. We also specialize in Rare, High-End Grail, and Exclusives. In addition, we have a large inventory of Neca, Action Figures, Mystery Mini Blind Boxes, Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, Dragon Ball TCG, Warhammer, Dungeons & Dragons, Gaming accessories and lots more.

Visit us at our retail store in NY, at a convention, or online 24/7 at www.UndiscoveredRealm.com

2020-04-28T17:15:57-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Sarah’s Stitches

Specializing in high quality, hand made snack/sandwich bags to eliminate single-use baggies in the kitchen.  She also makes wet bags (lined with water-proof material) for laundry, camping, backpacking, beach, travel, toiletries, shoes, electronics, diaper bags, lunch bags, and more.  Her knitting bags are portable project bags with a grommet hole and handle to take your knitting/crochet projects with you.  She is also selling face masks in various sizes.  Sarah’s Stitches products are made to last!  100% Hand made bags, made in her home in Hanover, Maryland.

Sarah has been sewing since college and has turned her passion for fabrics into a business.  She has three children, a wonderful husband, and is also a published author.  You can find her works on most book sites under her pen name, Sarah Jaune.

She has been in business since 2007. Shop now!
Sarah@ecofamilygoods.com

2020-04-28T15:49:14-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

BleedGeeks

What if everyday items like baggies, napkins or pads actually brightened your day, instead of being thrown away? You’d save money while protecting your future, all while adding more fun to your everyday life!

BleedGeeks is sewing a better future by switching boring, expensive, single-use products with fun reusables that feature your favorite characters. With our huge variety of prints, you’re sure to find one of your favorites! (If you don’t, drop us a message, as we add new prints all the time. We may be waiting for an excuse to add one that would be just right for you, or it could even be in transit!)

We’re a Baltimore-based collective of queer parents who believe that disposable products have lowered our expectations of how pleasant everyday items can be. We believe that the stories we love can help us all make the future we want.

*This weekend ONLY*, you can use the code “AWESOME” to get free shipping in our store (linked above), just as if you’d stopped by our table at the con! You can also use this specific link to make sure you don’t forget to use your code: https://bleedgeeks.com/discount/Awesome

We’ll miss the chance to meet and talk to you, but thank you for keeping yourself and others safe by staying home! Of course, you can chat with us anytime on Facebook or Instagram, and we’ll be sharing our favorite highlights of AwesomeCons past all weekend! Stop by and comment some of your favorite AwesomeCon memories ❤

2020-04-27T07:57:58-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Mack Daddy Magic Wands

Hi there – I’m Lee, and I’ve been making magic wands for several years now out of my studio in the Columbia, Maryland area. Originally, I got into this because my daughter wanted a certain young wizard-oriented party, and I tend to go overboard on some things…and every kid that came to the party wound up with a handmade wand that they selected – and tested, to make sure it was one that matched them, of course – out of a different type of wood, learning (and demonstrating) destruction spells, door lock/unlocking spells, even setting things on fire!

Lots of folks make wands, and we all have a different take. I tend to use just the natural pieces of wood – I don’t use magnets, or LEDs, or glitter, or RFID chips, there’s no stain or paint – I turn them on a lathe and put a protective coating on them. I’m one of these people that thinks the natural product looks and feels right all by itself – it’s rare when I add something to a wand.

Because they’re all handmade, each one is different and unique. I try to incorporate different parts of the tree – there may be color differences because the wood was taken from a specific part of the tree, or there may be places where a branch was about to form, there may be wood patterns – you name it, and it’s there in the wood already. I don’t have to add anything!

There is a group of wands that I electrify, using power to burn tree-like patterns into the wands – Warrior Wands.  You’ll see them when you visit my website, at www.mackdaddymagicwands.com; there’s a photo gallery of wands there, and see if you see something that might call to you! There’s a Facebook page where I announce events and have occasional giveaways at https://www.facebook.com/MackDaddyMagicWands – like my work and you’ll get the updates as well.

Thanks for reading and learning about me and my wands!

2020-04-27T15:02:05-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Matsumoto Art

Shop Matsumoto Art

I create illustrations of original characters, pop cultural characters, landscapes, and narrative scenes! My clients have included Walt Disney Animation Studios, Marvel Studios and Blizzard Entertainment.


Limited Edition Avatar Print

Our officially licensed artist proofs for ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ will be available online!

Aang is specially overlaid with glow-in-the-dark ink making the power of his Avatar state notably visible even when the lights go out! These 8×10″ prints will come hand-signed and numbered by the artist, Michael Matsumoto.

Once sold out, no more will be reprinted in the future. Be sure to grab yours before they’re all gone!

2020-04-27T15:03:54-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Colorworld

We make more than 300 different Officially Licensed Metal Bookmarks from My Hero Academia, Fairy Tail, Seven Deadly Sins, Attack on Titan, Food Wars, Akame ga Kill, and more! Our bookmarks keep getting bigger and bigger; so we offer metal prints up to 12″ x 18″ now as well (with sizes in-between for every budget).
http://colorworld4.mybigcommerce.com/MHA/

Since stay-at-home-orders keep us away from each other, we decided to give the fans back the voice actors they love with #ColorworldLIVE. Come on by sometime and hang out!
https://www.tixr.com/promoters/colorworld

Need something custom like a family or vacation photo on metal, something you drew, a picture of your favorite meal…we do that too!

2020-04-26T05:37:30-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Fat Guy Inc Studios

Brendan Shaw and Peat Vazquez from  Long Island, New York make up Fat Guy Inc Studios. They are artists  illustrators and Indie Comic Book guys. You’ve seen them at shows like NYCC, C2E2, , Baltimore Comic-Con AnimeNYC, Steel City, Katsucon .Awesome Con of course and tons of local shows around Long Island, NYC and NJ.  From Fan Art to Indie Comic Books and everything in between FGI does it all( PG13 of course)! We take commissions, paint, blank sketch covers, we’re basically ALWAYS drawing and painting.

You can find us on
Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/
Facebook https://facebook.com/fatguyinc

You can find Peat at
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/peat11717/
Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/FourFiveStudios/
Twitter https://twitter.com/Peat11717
Patreon https://www.patreon.com/Peat11717

You can firn Brenda at
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bacons223

2020-04-25T12:54:28-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Supernatural and Hermione’s World

We specialize in custom hand-crafted embroidered and printed apparel, jewelry and collectible potion and hunting kits! Everything we make is inspired by Supernatural and Harry Potter! Whether you’re looking for a custom made hilarious Hogwarts Hunting School T-Shirt, a robe and hat combo for your cosplay, or a Sam and Dean style flannel button down with moose and squirrel embroidery, we’ve got you covered for all of your hunting and wizarding needs! We even have hunting items that are true to the lore like rock salt and goofer dust, and potions for the Harry Potter lovers!

2020-04-25T12:53:37-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Joshua Budich Art

Joshua Budich is an independent illustrator working for numerous galleries, including Gallery 1988 and Spoke Art, movie studios, and media outlets around the globe. Inspired by a love for the pop culture of his youth, his primary focus is on screenprints that celebrate popular movies, animated shows, and more.
Budich graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Imaging and Digital Arts) in 2000. He enjoys cooking with his wife, drawing with his son, and reading to his daughter.
He lives in the Baltimore/District of Columbia area with his wife and their two children.
2020-04-27T15:04:55-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Meg’s Minions

Meg’s Minions, an Arlington, VA based small crochet business specializes in unique plushies inspired from the natural world and fantasy. From bunnies, to foxes, narwhals, tardigrades, gnomes, unicorns, dragons, and so much more. We even have catnip toys for your feline!
Each stuffy is handmade from our very own patterns, guaranteeing a sidekick as unique as you.  All plush are machine washable and customizable. Contact our shop and we can switch up colors on any of our existing patterns.
To find your perfect huggable sidekick, visit our shop:
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2020-04-27T09:53:06-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Cuddles and Rage

Liz and Jimmy Reed are the husband-and-wife team behind Cuddles and Rage, a world full of disturbingly cute stories with heart. What began as a webcomic featuring doodles and dioramas of anthropomorphic food has grown to include books, animation, and product design.

Their work has been featured by Nerdist, The Washington Post, NPR, HelloGiggles, and SparkLife. Their first animated short debuted at the NYC Food Film Festival in 2016. In 2017, their second short took home the Best Super-Short award. Their first picture book, Sweet Competition, was released by HarperCollins in 2016 and followed-up by Sweet Success in 2018. Their latest graphic novel, Bites of Terror, is out now with Quirk Books. It includes 144 pages of twisted tales told through hand-sculpted dioramas.

They live and work in the DC area and can be coaxed to visit other cities with cake and ice cream. Reach out to cuddlesandrage@gmail.com to get in touch.

SHOP NOW!

2020-04-27T15:14:35-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

The Art of Megan Withey

Megan Withey is a watercolor artist and has one of the most popular Art Shops on Etsy, the #1 Disney Princess Painting on Pinterest (search for Belle and you’ll see her painting listed at the top, Belle with a book).  She illustrated the book, Myths of Legend, about Mythological Creatures sold at Barnes and Noble & Amazon.  You can check out her work at Instagram.com/MeganWithey_FineArt

2020-04-25T12:49:05-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

BenaeQuee Creations

Fashion meets Geek with Benaequee Creations!

Based in Baltimore, Kristin has been producing geeky costumes and accessories for herself for over two decades. She worked in the NYC garment district for several years before branching out on her own. When not crafting unique handbags and costumes, she can be found volunteering with the Rebel Legion at local events. She is also a multi-award winning costumer.

Whether it’s the perfect purse to complement a closet cosplay, or a chic wristlet that is “secretly nerdy”, BenaeQuee Creations has what you’re looking for! Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel, DC, Harry Potter, and more, each item is hand-made with care, featuring high-quality materials and craftsmanship meant to last. If you don’t see something already that you absolutely love, custom requests are also welcome.

You can follow her on: 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/benaequee
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenaeQueeCostumer/
Etsy: http://benaequee.etsy.com

2020-04-25T12:48:04-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Circuit Breaker Labs

Hey DC friends! I’m Amanda Preske of Circuit Breaker Labs. I create wearable and decorative are from broken electronics.

I work out of my home studio on the DC/MD border. I started working with circuit boards over a decade ago, and have since incorporated more and more e-waste into my art, including wires, keyboards, resistors, diodes, and anything else that falls under the umbrella of electronic trash.

My background is in chemistry (semiconductor synthesis! anyone?) so a lot of what I make includes science and tech themes.

I absolutely love meeting people at events and nerding out. The next best way to connect (and see how I make everything!) is over social media:

Facebook: http://facebook.com/circuitbreakerlabs

Instagram: http://instagram.com/circuitbreakerlabs

My Website: http://CircuitBreakerLabs.com

2020-04-27T10:21:38-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Sarah Miller Creations

Hi everyone!
My name is Sarah–game artist, dark fantasy illustrator, and Virginia local! I love to paint surreal, psychological, and existential themes, as well as my favorite game and comic/anime characters (favorites including Blade, Castlevania, BNHA, Persona, Dark Souls, & Inuyasha to name a few~). I’ve made art for Chaosium’s Runequest series, a handful of book covers, and am currently working on an art series for my first illustrated novel, Crow & Arrow!

I’m a passionate advocate for mental health awareness and explore a lot of its concepts in my original work. If you want to know more about my story or follow along with creative behind the scenes and special content, follow me on my PATREON!

You can find more of my work on my WEBSITE, subscribe to my newsletter for project and con updates, and/or follow me at any of my social media sites for more art~ Thanks for stopping by!
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
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ArtStation
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2020-04-27T09:41:50-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Yugen Tribe

Accessories for stargazers with style that’s out of this world! We are a woman-owned-and-operated handcrafted jewelry studio from the DC Metro area, located in Maryland. Our goal is to celebrate the Universe, and our place in it, with unique jewelry and accessories for everyone.

Whether you want to wear the whole Solar System around your neck, have a pendant with the Moon phase from your birthday in it, a ring with authentic Meteorite, a bracelet with the phases of the Moon, a functional pocket watch customized with your favorite Nebula, or a collection of illustrated enamel pins featuring your favorite planets, we’ve got you covered! (And more!)

We are offering 30% off everything on our website as a thank you for your patience while shipping and production are slightly delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Just use coupon code “ISALEATION” at checkout. Though we are still getting into the studio each week to work on open orders and ship products as fast as we can. We also offer free shipping within the USA for all orders over $35!

2020-04-28T13:52:21-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Corgasaur

Hi, I’m Katie – Founder and Artist of Corgasaur. This is my third year vending and putting my art out there to sell and I’m from the Baltimore, MD area. I love fandoms and corgis and figured I would mash them together in my business. I have a lot of artwork of various fandoms, corgis, and corgi fandom mashups! I have items ranging from fine art to more stylized illustration. I love Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Twin Peaks, Jurassic Park, TMNT, corgis, and more!

Check out my website for all my social links and more: http://www.corgasaur.com/

Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/corgasaur.designs/

Shop on my Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Corgasaur

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Adrienne Wilder

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I am a writer of contemporary and speculative gay fiction and artist. I live to create new worlds and the people in them. Several of my books have been best sellers both nationally and internationally.

I do my best to write original stories with powerful characters and emotions as well as a fast-paced plot. My goal isn’t just to deliver a good story but to take the reader into the story and let them experience the characters as if they are right there with them.

While almost all my books have a romantic element, I will be the first to admit, they are not traditional romance. In fact, I’d like to think there is nothing traditional about them. And the stories I paint are done so way outside the lines of traditional genres.

One of my favorite things to do as a writer is push the boundaries of what makes a story and to deliver the unexpected and maybe even change the perspective of the reader.

My characters are more often than not, beautifully flawed, not always the good guy, and make mistakes. Their stories will take dark turns which, in the end, make the light at the end of the tunnel all the brighter.

If you’re looking for something different, exciting, and unique, my books are for you.

2020-04-25T12:30:21-05:00Categories: Virtual Artist Alley & Maker's Market|

Dice Dungeons

Hi! We are Dice Dunegons – an RPG accessory company based out of Baltimore, MD. We founded Dice Dungeons in 2017 as a way to expand our love for gaming into a business.

We specialize in unique metal dice and rpg accessories – like dice boxes, rolling trays, and battlemaps. Recently you may have seen our kickstarter for our popular Character Coins; distinctive engraved tokens that can be used as coins and minatures all-in-one.

Our mission is to encourage gaming; helping both new players and seasoned players find awesome accessories for their table.

2020-04-25T12:29:32-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Transfiguring Adoption

Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit which helps foster and adoptive children by creating resources to help their families. Not only do we show parents how to use books like the Harry Potter series, movies like Star Wars, or games like Pokemon, to connect with foster and adoptive kids BUT this year we are working hard to raise the funds to create a children’s book, which show parents how to use PLAY to help children process trauma-caused behaviors.

Whether you buy one of our Elf Squad membership kits or one of our adorable plushie owls, you’re helping us to empower foster or adoptive parents on how to better help the children in their home.

Check out the items on our store:
Elf Squad kit: https://transfiguringadoption.com/elf-squad-store/
Plushie Owls: https://transfiguringadoption.com/owls/

Can’t get anything today?! No worries. Follow us on social media and tell your friends to follow us as well. When we are hundreds of voices strong, we can bring about BIG changes.

2020-04-25T12:28:48-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|

Little Petal

Little Petal creates geek chic convertible dresses custom made to your measurements with pockets. All dresses can be styled 40+ ways, with tutorials on the website taught by customers with varying body shapes- and more constantly appearing on the @littlepetal IGTV. All dresses are priced based on design- never on size, and are pajama soft. They can be worn to conventions, weddings, work, at home while social distancing, or anywhere in between depending on how you style them. Dresses can have a reversible detachable hood added, the floor-length skirts convert to knee-length or high-low, you can layer a long/ short sleeve shirt under them for more coverage, and you will always be the most comfortable person in any room, with your sneaky geeky non-committal cosplay.

During #AwesomeConOnline – all dresses come with free shipping (support USPS yay!) and you can order any character from any fandom even if it is not already on my website. This is something normally reserved only for my Ko-Fi subscribers. Split payments of either 3 or 6 months are also available (because honestly, the economy sucks even not during a pandemic). If you sign up as a monthly subscriber to the Ko-Fi this weekend, you will receive an exclusive Little Petal pattern headband as a thank you.

This one woman shop is run by the social justice Hufflepuff, Danielle Reichman. I thrive to create a community of body positivity and LGBTQIA+ inclusiveness with The Little Petal Alliance, increase mental health awareness with my podcast, Fandom and Wellness, and raise funds for non-profits through dress sales/ giveaways. Buying a Little Petal dress is not just owning a pretty garment- it’s becoming part of an entire community of the most caring people….. who also love pockets.

 

Website: http://www.littlepetal.net

Ko-Fi https://ko-fi.com/littlepetal

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepetal

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepetalalliance

Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/thepetalalliance

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepetal_

2020-04-25T12:28:06-05:00Categories: Virtual Exhibitor Hall|
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