Prop: Live – Q&A with Bill and Britt Doran

Prop: Live – Q&A with Bill and Britt Doran

The full Punished Props team is on this week’s Prop: Live Q&A! Join Bill and Britt Doran as they answer questions about running your own website, sealing EVA foam, cosplaying as a couple, working together on a business, heating insulation foam (don’t do it!),...
Pepakura for Cosplay

Pepakura for Cosplay

Pepakura Designer is a computer program that takes a 3D model and “unwraps” the surface onto a flat sheet. The 2D sheet creates little tabs, or flaps, and adds numbers to the flaps. You print out the sheet on paper, cut out the pieces, then match the...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Ammnra Creations – 4/16/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Ammnra Creations – 4/16/2015

Join Bill Doran, from Punished Props, and Chris Myles, from Ammnra Creations, on Prop: Live Q&A! Bill and Chris answer questions about shipping services, lasercutting, beginner prop tools, casting body parts adventures, weapons checks at conventions, designing...
Prop: Shop – Destiny Hunter Knife Foam Prop Build

Prop: Shop – Destiny Hunter Knife Foam Prop Build

Bill shows you how to build a Destiny Hunter knife from EVA foam. Hand Cannon Video Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/punishedprops Twitter: https://twitter.com/chinbeard For more foam fabrication, check out the Foamsmith eBooks! Music by Andrew Allen Free Hunter...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Evil Ted Smith – 4/9/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Evil Ted Smith – 4/9/2015

The movie prop wizard Evil Ted Smith is the guest on this week’s Prop: Live Q&A! Bill Doran and Ted answer questions about shipping prop guns, getting Likes on social media pages, paint issues, LARP weapons, transferring patterns, creative cosplay, foam density,...
She-Ra Costume Build

She-Ra Costume Build

Build and write-up by Brittany Doran. Hey guys, its Britt! Here’s how I made my EVA foam armor She-Ra cosplay! I grew up watching She-Ra cartoons and I always loved the character. Lately, I’ve seen some amazing Wonder Woman costumes where the cosplayers...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Zprops – 4/2/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Zprops – 4/2/2015

Bill Doran’s guest this week is prop maker Zander Brandt, from Zprops! They answer questions about trademarks, metal casting vs. resin casting, mold making, fast-dry paints, building costs, one-off vs. kits, Destiny Hand Cannons, the awesomeness of scroll saws, and...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Steven K Smith Props – 3/26/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Steven K Smith Props – 3/26/2015

On this Prop: Live Q&A, join Bill Doran and Steven K Smith (SKS Props) as they answer prop and costume questions about LED suppliers, weathering, fraudulent refunds, costume visibility, vacuum forming, keeping cool in your cosplay, sealing foam, media kits,...
Beat Down Boogie at ECCC!

Beat Down Boogie at ECCC!

Thanks to your support, Beat Down Boogie is coming to Emerald City Comicon! If you’re going to ECCC, keep an eye out for Micah, Brian, and Matt to be a part of the magic these guys are going to be creating! We had a bunch of generous folks chip in to help cover...