Category Archives: Tutorials

Cosplay Tutorials: Adding Depth to Black Paint

Black paint may look fine in real life, but can easily look flat, uninteresting, and featureless when in photos.  Thats why learning to add depth to your black paint is important when making armor or props for cosplay!  Here I will show you an easy and quick way to make your black armor really pop! Continue reading Cosplay Tutorials: Adding Depth to Black Paint

Cosplay Tutorials: Painting Fabric with Acid Dye

This is the method I used to paint my “fins” for my Goldeen Gijinka! By painting the chiffon with acid dyes from Jacquard, I was able to get the coloring to mimic Goldeen’s fins.  I used nylon chiffon, but you can use this method with any type of material that acid dyes work on, such as silk, wool, or even feathers! Continue reading Cosplay Tutorials: Painting Fabric with Acid Dye