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The costume making guide : creating armor & props for cosplay  Cover Image Book Book

The costume making guide : creating armor & props for cosplay

Quindt, Svetlana, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781440345166
  • ISBN: 1440345163
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Impact, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Includes: expert instruction for rafting shiny armor and realistic looking props; how to choose a costume and find good reference art; a short shopping list of necessary materials and tools for beginning cosplayers; a beautiful photo gallery featuring inspiring images from other cosplayers; how to grow your workshop, take professional photos, participate in contests and join the cosplay community"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is cosplay? -- Why cosplay? -- Choosing a costume -- Finding good reference material -- Searching for inspiration -- What you need to get started -- Useful tools and materials -- Safety first! -- How to create a bracer : basic techniques from pattern making and shaping Worbla to priming, painting with acrylics, sealing and creating attachments -- How to create a breastplate : working with EVA foam, sealing with Plasti Dip and applying spray paint -- How to create a pauldron : shaping Worbla, applying and sanding spray filler and automotive spray paint -- How to create an axe : creating an EVA foam axe from a blueprint to the final prop -- How to create a sword : combining balsa wood and Wrobla for prop creation -- A complete costume from start to finish : the entire construction process of a cosplay from the first thought to the final photo -- What's next : what to do once you've made your epic costume -- Costume inspiration gallery : more inspiring costumes by talented artists.
Subject: Cosplay.
Costume design.
Costume design.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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