Prop: Live – Pre-PAX Q&A – 8/27/2015

Prop: Live – Pre-PAX Q&A – 8/27/2015

Punished Props answers your prop and cosplay questions the day before PAX Prime! http://media.blubrry.com/proplivepodcast/p/archive.org/download/prop-live-pre-pax-qa_8-27-2015/prop-live-pre-pax-qa_8-27-2015.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Chris and Cassie – 8/20/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Chris and Cassie – 8/20/2015

Punished Props is joined by two special guests who work at Weta Workshop in New Zealand! Chris and Cassie talk about breaking into the prop and costume industry and their different jobs at Weta. Then, the group answers questions about sand casting, starting small,...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Blind Squirrel Props – 8/14/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Blind Squirrel Props – 8/14/2015

Punished Props answers cosplay and prop questions with his guest Mike, from Blind Squirrel Props! “Even a Blind Squirrel finds an acorn now and then.” Bill and Mike answer questions about baby powder in molds, battle damage, favorite mediums, surviving warm costumes,...
Punished Props All-Day Live Stream – 8/10/2015

Punished Props All-Day Live Stream – 8/10/2015

Punished Props live streamed for 16 hours as they worked on Destiny Lord Shaxx and Vex Goblin costumes for PAX Prime and DragonCon! Awesome guests stopped by and giveaways happened during the stream! Thanks for joining Bill and Britt on this crazy adventure! If...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Coregeek Cosplay & Creations – 8/6/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Coregeek Cosplay & Creations – 8/6/2015

Punished Props is joined by Coregeek Cosplay & Creations on this week’s Prop: Live Q&A! Bill and Eric talk about large swords, removing foam fuzz, masking, managing a booth, PAX Prime, painting wood effects, embedments, commission deadlines, SketchUp, scary...
Prop: Shop – District 9 Replica Prop Rifle Build

Prop: Shop – District 9 Replica Prop Rifle Build

Here’s my replica prop build videos for the District 9 Rifle! I also wrote build articles on Tested.com: Building a District 9 Alien Rifle Replica – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Check out Tested’s video below on my District 9 Rifle and Frank...
Prop: Live – Q&A with Bill and Britt Doran – 7/28/2015

Prop: Live – Q&A with Bill and Britt Doran – 7/28/2015

The Punished Props team (with the cats!) answers your prop and cosplay questions on this week’s Prop: Live. Bill and Britt field questions about transparent plastics, pricing commissions, rusty weathering, clear coats, upcoming conventions, magnets, and more!...
How to Become a Professional Prop & Costume Maker

How to Become a Professional Prop & Costume Maker

You want to make props and costumes for a living, do ya? Every single day I get a message from one of you wonderful fans, asking how to turn your prop or costume making hobby into a career. Enough of you desire to know the secret to turning your crafting hobby into a...
8 Past Costumes

8 Past Costumes

Recently a bunch of cosplayers were posting these neat spreads of their old costumes. I figured I could do one better and post the tutorial content for each costume along with the images! Check the list below for how-to content on each of these costumes! She-Ra Mass...