#Costuming & #cosplay doesn’t have to cost a lot. Example: you can make a #Transformers #OptimusPrime #costume for under $25 using cardboard as the base. #Costumers Benjamin Martin & Dustin McLean show how to make the costume in the following video that they posted on YouTube:
How to make #Deathstroke #costume armor from EVA Foam. A video tutorial by “Let’s Make Stuff” on YouTube:
- Box cutter (or other cutting tool for EVA Foam)
- Black marker.
- Contact adhesive.
- EVA Foam.
- Black & orange paint.
- Craft foam.
- Wood glue / Plastidip / PVA / Modge Podge
- Heat gun.
- Hot glue gun.
- Velcro straps.
- Template: https://www.facebook.com/LetsMakeCoolStuff/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1185561438182840
Wonder what goes into making an advanced, armored gauntlet for a #costume or #cosplay? Cosplay Prop Shop created this set of 3 videos showing the process of creating a highly detailed gauntlet using the following materials:
- Different thicknesses of EVA Foam.
- LED lighting.
- Translucent plastic cut from a Coca-Cola bottle.
- Cardboard. (Please note that this could also be done with EVA Foam.)
- Wood-working glue.
- Nylon webbing.
- Elmer’s glue.
- Faux fur.
Please note the following tools that are used to construct the gauntlet:
- Heavy-duty scissors (instead of blades) for cutting the EVA Foam.
- Hot glue & hot glue gun.
- Dremel with various attachments.
- Small paint brushes.
- Sewing machine.
Video #1 (Constructing the Basic Gauntlet & Details)
Video #2 (LED Lighting, Finger Armor, Sealing)
Video #3 (Detailed Painting, Adding Faux Fur)
Video tutorial on paining a #CaptainAmerica metal shield prop by RamenNoodleBudgets on YouTube: