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
Here’s a quick and easy way to add a gradient into any synthetic heat resistant wig! Continue reading Cosplay Tutorials: Gradient Wig Dyeing with Rit Dyemore
Fabric is a great alternative to painting foam armor, and its easier to do than it looks!
Eyelets and Grommets can be a bit tricky if you’re unfamiliar with using them. Certain fabrics won’t hold them well, but there are a few things you can do to make any fabric the right fabric!
A lot of fictional characters have some pretty groovy headgear, not all of which obeys the laws of gravity. Lucky, we don’t have to obey the laws of gravity either! Or at least, we can get around them pretty easily. Launch from Dragon Ball is one of these characters, and in this tutorial, I’ll show you how I made her hair bow able to stand up on its own!
Today I will show you how I made the icicle pauldron for my Glaceon gijinka using Worbla and resin casting techniques. It may not be the best, most refined way, but it worked for me so maybe it will work for you too! Continue reading Cosplay Tutorials – Icicle Pauldron
Princess Bubblegum’s iconic pink and purple dress is easily achieved by altering patterns you can find in store! In this costume breakdown I’ll go over everything I did to bring this sweet bubblegum blob to life! Continue reading Costume Breakdown: Princess Bubblegum
In Persona 5, Ann Takamaki’s Panther outfit consists of a shiny red bodysuit, dark red thigh high boots, pink gloves, a cat mask, a matching tail, and of course, Ann’s signature fluffy pigtails. It doesn’t sound like there’s much to it, but it can be a bit daunting to make if you don’t have a lot of sewing experience. I personally made mine from scratch, and I’ll walk you through the entire process in this costume breakdown! Continue reading Costume Breakdown: Ann Takamaki (Panther)
Using existing patterns can be a great way to start a cosplay project, but most of the time the patterns you find don’t quite fit your character. Luckily, its pretty easy to alter a pattern to fit your needs! Continue reading Basic Pattern Altering
I’ve never been quite satisfied with the regular fabric and wire bunny ears (for whatever reason I’ve never been able to make them well) so I wanted to come up with a different way to make my bunny ears for Bulma. Here’s how I did it!