I’m also a part of a panel on the Sunday of Anime North, called “The Lazy Fan’s Guide to Getting Started” where we talk about getting fan projects started, keeping motivated and going further with them.
What is a Commission?
A commission is where you get someone to make you a custom cosplay, or prop. Unlike buying a pre-made costume they will make it for you using your exact sizes, and if you have anything specific you would like (a certain fabric, a different color, an extra piece) they will most likely include it. The downfall to commissions are that they take more time since they make it themselves, and that it usually is a bit more costly because you are paying for t…