The CosBlog

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

Basic Techniques for Weathering Foam Cosplay Weapons

In this post, we're going to describe the techniques for weathering foam cosplay weapons that we used in our Astrid's axe build and explain why those details are so important for any prop project.
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April 17, 2019

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

In this post, we'll show you how to add detailing to foam cosplay weapons with plastic googly eyes like we did in our Astrid video tutorial series and explain how to ensure any embellishments you want to add to your prop actually stick.
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April 15, 2019

Using Thermoplastics to Protect Your Cosplay Weapons

In this post, we'll explain the basics of using thermoplastics to protect your cosplay weapons on the road and give you an idea of which products on the market can help you do it. You can see this process in action in our tutorial video on travel-proofing Astrid's axe for the road.
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April 10, 2019

Planning and Patterning Cosplay Weapons

In this post, we're sharing our top tips for planning and patterning cosplay weapons and providing some examples of those tricks in real life and showing the patterning process in action in our Astrid's Axe series.
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April 06, 2019