Oil paints can be excellent for weathering your mechanical looking props and costumes. Bill shows how to use these wonderful materials to dirty up Rey’s blaster prop from Star Wars.
Emma and Carly, from Carma Cosplay, help Bill answer questions about plans for the new year, long distance cosplay collaborations, crafting in the winter, cosplay on the cheap, first costumes, and more!
When Dave Goldberg released this kit back in 2011, I was enamored with the design. After 6 years I finally managed to get my greedy hands on one and had a ton of fun putting it together.
Making super clean cuts with a knife in EVA foam can improve the quality of your prop and costume projects dramatically. Follow along as Bill discusses the tools and techniques he uses to get perfect cuts in EVA foam.
Cosplay Chris joins us on this week’s prop and costume Q&A! Bill and Chris answer questions about supply stores in Australia, favorite airbrushes, future projects, traveling with costumes, advice for beginner makers, and more!
2017 was a productive year for prop and costume making in the Punished Props shop. Follow along with Bill as he highlights the many amazing things we built this past year!
Soldering electronics can be tedious. Follow along with Bill as he tours his new soldering workstation designed to make soldering more streamlined and safer!