Andy Rae is a costume designer from small town British Columbia, Canada. She has been cosplaying for six years and has become totally immersed in the amazing cosplay community. She specializes in armour and prop construction and has created several large scale armour builds using a thermoplastic material called Worbla. She is best known for her group collaborations including the Battle Armour Disney Princesses and Sailor Scouts and the Valkyrie Eevolutions. She has been the subject of a Vice Canada article, has won several awards for her craftsmanship, and has become an international cosplayer, doing guest spots at conventions all over North America. She recently started streaming and made partner on Twitch.tv where she teaches weekly step by step cosplay tutorials similar to convention panels so that anyone can get crafting advice and learn to start cosplaying!