The CosBlog

Tips, guides, tutorials and more to help you create better cosplay and enhance your creative experiences

ABS Plastic and 3D Printing for Cosplay: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss the basics of ABS plastic and 3D printing for cosplay along with the benefits and challenges to expect when using this material and technique.
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September 02, 2019

Making Metal Cosplay Pieces: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss making metal cosplay pieces of all sizes as well as the benefits and challenges of working with this advanced material.
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August 28, 2019

Making Cosplay with Acrylic/Plexiglass Sheets

In this post, we'll discuss the best times for making cosplay with acrylic/plexiglass and the benefits and challenges of choosing this material.
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August 19, 2019

Making Cosplay from Cardboard: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss making cosplay from cardboard and the pros and cons you should know about working with this budget material.
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August 14, 2019

Cosplaying With Clay: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss the basics of cosplaying with clay including the different types and best uses for each.
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July 31, 2019

Making Cosplay with Leather: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss making cosplay with leather, from when to use it to the pros and cons of working with it.
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July 22, 2019

Cosplaying with L200 Foam: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss cosplaying with L200 foam, when to use it, and the benefits and challenges you need to know before building with it.
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July 08, 2019

Using Woven Nylon for Cosplay Straps: Material Guide

In this post, we'll explain why using woven nylon for cosplay straps is one of the best ways to secure your pieces as well as discuss the benefits and challenges of working with the material.
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July 03, 2019

Building Cosplay from Wood: Material Guide

In this post, we'll give you an introduction to building cosplay from wood as well as discuss the pros and cons of working in the medium.
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June 24, 2019

Thermoplastics in Cosplay: Material Guide

In this post, we'll discuss the best uses for thermoplastics in cosplay as well as the benefits and challenges you're likely to run into when building with it.
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June 10, 2019