A prop maker / competitive cosplayer.

Sean Shaw aka Shawshank is a prop artists/ cosplayer based out of Los Angeles California. With over 10 years of fabrication experience under his belt, he’s received contracts from multiple studios and companies such as YouTube, Machinima, Nerdist, Rooster Teeth, and Rocket Jump just to name a few. He has also mentored artists from Syfy’s Face Off. Shawshank’s works have even been featured in Cosplay Magazine.

He is a teacher of his trade. He participated in panels at San Diego Comic-Con, Anime Expo, and of course Anime California . He is known for his unique skill of taking a concrete character and making it his own, inspiring many other cosplayers to follow in his footsteps as well a being a positive figure in his community. Shawshank is celebrated as one of the top male cosplayers on the West Coast.


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