Sweets4aSweet Cosplay

Candy McFarlin was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan. After attending her first convention in 2011, Candy debuted her first cosplay – Ursula the Sea Witch from The Little Mermaid. Since then, she has added an extensive number of costumes to her resume, including many variations of Miss Piggy, Fiona and Fairy Godmother from Shrek, Queen of Hearts, Peggy Bundy from Married…with Children, Dolores Umbridge from Harry Potter, Captain Hook, Pam Poovey from Archer, Mrs. Beakley from DuckTales and Darla from Finding Nemo. She is most known for her attention to detail and film-accurate replications, however she is also proud of her original designs.  

Candy was the cover model for the June 2014 issue of Cosplay+ Magazine and has been featured in numerous articles and interviews on various media platforms, including CNN, MSN, Adult Swim, Nerdist, and Cosplay Culture. Candy is passionate about supporting confidence in cosplay and body acceptance. She writes articles for various blogs on confidence and anti-bullying, including several inspirational videos.  She travels to many conventions across the US, however her full time job is managing a veterinary clinic.

In her spare time, she continually strives to improve her skills in wig styling, prop building, is a makeup fx artist at a local haunted attraction and has taught cosplay classes at a local art school. Candy also enjoys reading, console gaming and various fandoms like DC Comics, 80’s movies and horror films.

You can find more information at www.facebook.com/Sweets4aSweetCosplay or follow her on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube & Vero @sweets4asweet

Panels

Friday at 1:45pm in Grand Gallery E-F

Meet The Cosplayers

Here is your chance to meet all of our  cosplay guests in one sitting and ask them questions about anything you wish. Just don’t get too personal!

Friday at 6:15 pm in Grand Gallery E-F

Cosplay 101

Have a question about how to start cosplaying? Questions about how to pick who to cosplay or where to find wigs? Please join our cosplay guests for a little Cosplay 101 and prepare to learn

bout how to pick who to cosplay or where to find wigs? Please join our cosplay guests for a little Cosplay 101 and prepare to be schooled!

Sunday at 12:30pm in Grand Gallery E-F

Cosplay Over 30

Cosplaying can present you with many challenges. But for people over 30, there can be a whole set of challenges that younger cosplayers don’t experience! Join Sweets4aSweet as she discusses tips and tricks to surviving Cosplaying Over 30!