The CosBlog

May 20. 2019

Whether you're a cosplay beginner or a more experienced creator, you've probably seen plenty of props and costumes made from EVA foam  a favorite material for many cosplayers regardless of the characters they create.

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May 13. 2019

Using Fabric in Cosplay: Material Guide

Every cosplayer has their favorite and least favorite materials to work with when they're making costumes. One of the most polarizing materials ...

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Fabric Cosplay Materials
Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Armor Foam
May 01. 2019

Introduction to Contact Cement: Adhesive Series

Cosplay is an intense art; that's not up for debate. While the most experienced cosplayers might sculpt their cosplays and props from expert ...

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Cosplay Adhesives Contact Cement
Apr 29. 2019

How to Carve EVA Foam with a Soldering Iron for Cosplay

There are plenty of reasons why EVA foam makes a great cosplay material: it's light, easy to form and work with, and usually, not very difficult ...

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Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Armor Foam
Apr 24. 2019

Foam Cosplay Armor Assembly and Adhesion Tips

You've picked your character. You've done all the prep work and research. You've patterned, planned, and cut out the pieces for your armor. But ...

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Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Armor Foam
Apr 22. 2019

How To Make A Custom Foam Armor Pattern for Cosplay

Armor is a huge mainstay in cosplay designs — obviously, a lot of characters from games, shows, and movies wear armor. Just like there are ...

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Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Armor Foam
Apr 17. 2019

In order to create the most authentic and believable cosplay weapons you can, putting on the finishing touches with weathering can really make an impact.

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Apr 15. 2019

How to Add Screw Detailing to Foam Cosplay Weapons with Googly Eyes

When you make cosplay, you're always taking on unique challenges. Sometimes, you're tasked with trying to make things that don't actually exist ...

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Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Props Foam Weapons
Apr 10. 2019

Using Thermoplastics to Protect Your Cosplay Weapons

Cosplay makers have a bit of a reputation for experimenting with products from outside of the costume and craft store aisles. In order to ...

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Cosplay Tutorials Cosplay Basics Props Foam Thermoplastics