Tonya L. De Marco
Tonya L. De Marco is a Costume Designer, published Cosplayer, Alternative Model, and Author. She lives in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
She’s been hooked on costumes and costuming since she was a preteen. Growing up reading about the wonderful characters and places created by authors such as Ursula K. Le Guin, J.R.R.Tolkein, and Frank Herbert, Tonya turned to costuming as a way to immerse herself more deeply into those fantastic worlds.
Her love of the written word also encouraged her to pursue a writing career and she has several short stories published.Tonya is a member of the Horror Writers Association.
Tonya has over twenty years of sewing experience which includes designing and sewing numerous costumes for school plays and local theater.
Tonya cosplays across multiple genres including anime, sci-fi, steampunk, Disney, comic book, and pin-up. She attends several conventions per year across the country and enjoys meeting and talking with people about cosplay and writing. Tonya has been involved in costume contests/masquerades as both a participant and a judge—at different times, of course!
Tonya enjoys modeling, especially in her cosplay creations or as a pin-up. She has been published in several magazines , GeekXGirls website and Facebook page and is also a model for Rob Sacchetto’s Zombie Art.
When she isn’t sewing or writing, Tonya enjoys spending time finding fast and dangerous adventures.
Find her on Facebook, Instagram, and Amazon.
Tonya L. De Marco – Cosplayer and Author
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