Bill frequently gets questions about the metal blocks that he uses in his prop and costume making videos. What are they? 123 Blocks of course! In this video Bill shows some useful tips for using these handy tools on your projects. Also: Bench cookies!
Bill and Britt talk about their Emerald City Comicon and Pax East adventures! Then, the Punished Props team answers prop and costume questions from the community about airbrushing paint sealers, attaching silicone, pearlescent finishes, molding and casting, latex painting ratios, video game references, 3D printing, and more!
Thanks to our friends at Logitech, we had the chance to go to PAX East and play around with our Mass Effect armor! We saw a lot of amazing props and costumes, but we also had the change to talk to some of our amazing maker friends about some of the projects they’ve been working on!
Bill, Britt, and cosplay friends adventure around ECCC in Seattle! Emerald City Comicon is our favorite local convention for cosplay, art, exhibitors, and meeting fellow PropTarts!
Bill and Britt each made their own Harry Potter style magical wand props. They each used completely different tools and techniques to create their own unique, personalized wizard implement. Bill dusted off the lathe to make his wand from hardwoods and Britt made hers from Worbla!
In March of 2017 Bill and Britt traveled to Boston for PAX East. While there, Jacob LaRocca gave them a tour of the incredible, 40,000 square foot makerspace in Summerville called the Artisan’s Asylum.