About Aranel (AKA Laura Jessica Cranston)
Aranel started cosplaying in 2008 and has been going ever since!
Making all her own costumes, unless otherwise stated! She loves red heads, purple and general badasses!
Born in Scotland but spent 18 years living in Dubai in the Middle East. Aranel moved back to Scotland for university and PHD, she’s currently working in Iceland as a scientist.
Her main love is fantasy! Swords, sorcery, horses and dragons!
She loves to play D&D as well as many other table top games such as Warmachine and Warhammer and her my money goes to Magic the Gathering ♥
An avid reader of the DC Universe but also adores Top Cow and random titles from all over.
Aranel is supported by a Team of amazing cosplayers and enthusiasts to help run the Cosplay Desk on the day. Stop by and say hi at any of the events, they’re all lovely.