Panelist and Cosplayer
Elle Suda is a cosplayer, artist and self taught MUA based in both Philadelphia, PA and New England. Upon discovering cosplay at a young age in 2011, she soon jumped into the world of crafting, sewing, and wig styling. From creating Mileena from Mortal Kombat's mouth to sickening cut creases, Suda is well known for her affinity and unique cosplay makeup style which borrows from broadway stage techniques, editorial runway glam, and drag. Suda is also a traditional artist, having taken classes at Temple University's Tyler School of Art for portraits, figure drawing, ceramics and more. Her passion, focus and tenacity for the world of cosplay has lead her to create unique and intricate costumes as well as planning to pursue a major in costuming and design. Most importantly, she works on spreading positivity within the cosplay community focusing on aspects of self love, acceptance, hard work, and fun. Suda is absolutely honored to be a panelist at Zenkaikon 2017 and is looking forward to a fun filled weekend full of cosplay, learning, and community.