Painting Props and Costumes
A good application of paint can make your props and costumes look incredibly awesome! We have a collection of tutorials and projects where we show painting techniques listed below.
Also, here’s some great tips:
- If your prop space gun isn’t supposed to look like it just came off the factory line, try out weathering.
- For an amazing amount of helpful information, check out Volpin Props’ Painting and Weathering for Props and Replicas eBook.
- Use stencils cut from masking tape to add decals and patterns to your armor.
- If you want to up your painting game, invest in an airbrush.
Bill shows you how to repaint a Han Solo Blaster toy to look like a super legit prop for your next Star Wars costume!
Casting or buying resin kits is only half the battle. Learn how to prepare those plastic pieces for an epic paint job!
Bill & Britt team up to paint some adorable little spaceship model kits from their friend Zander over at ZProps!
Bill shows you how to get a nice, shiny finish on this iconic new Star Wars prop gun.
Bill weathers his foam Jade Rabbit Destiny gun live on the show!
Bill answers questions about painting and weathering techniques as he paints his District 9 gun.
Bill shows you how to re-paint a Nerf Stormtrooper toy gun to looks like the real movie prop!
Bill shows you how to re-finish and paint your collector’s edition Fallout 4 Pipboy prop!
Here’s my replica prop build videos for the District 9 Rifle!
Bill takes you through all his steps to build this replica prop bow from Rise of the Tomb Raider!
Bill teaches you how to create real rust on your metal painted props and costumes!
I decided to make sets of coasters for holiday presents. These coasters are specially shaped to be little Skyrim shields, with the house symbols!