As cosplay evolves, so must the cosplayer. With the increasing complexity of character designs and digital effects, the seasoned cosplayer must use ever more sophisticated techniques in order to produce a finished design that truly ~ pops ~. Where once was a flashlight and a piece of cellophane, today you find advanced circuitry, fiber optics, and more. Come join us as we cover the range of the possible, with tips on both basic wiring to light your first LED, to designing a collapsible circuit to create that MacBook Sleep Effect. All are welcome, from beginner to expert. And remember: Head towards the light.