Become a Foamsmith
Foam is an amazing material to craft props and costume armor. We mostly use EVA foam floor mats, which you can find locally in hardware stores! Foam can be easily cut, heated and formed, glued, beveled, and painted. Learn everything you need to fabricate, paint, and wear your stunning foam armor creations in our Foamsmith Books. Also, check out the amazing creations submitted to our Foamsmith Photo Gallery.
We have several builds for our foam props, costumes, and techniques listed below. Also, our collection of foam crafting tools and materials are gathered here.
More Foamsmithing Videos:
Bill is excited about WoW Classic coming out soon and one of our good friends Yaya Han recently released her EVA foam, so we thought we’d do a fun foam project combining both!
Bill is a BIG fan of Fallout and after making the Mini-nuke we got so many suggestions to make the Fat Man he just couldn’t resist! But he wanted to go a step further than making a simple replica…
Bill shows you how to make a helmet fit for a dragon tamer with EVA foam! He also shows you how to make amazing colors with awesome products from Plaid.
Bill shows you how to make Hawkeye’s epic bow from the Fortnite Avangers Endgame event! This bow is almost entirely EVA foam and can be drawn for photos!
Steven from SKS props shows Bill his unique method of painting foam props. Take a look to see how you can apply this technique to your own props and costumes!
Bill’s got a super easy tutorial to help makers of all skill levels create a super cool dragon egg – just like the ones seen in Game of Thrones!
Steve from SKS Props has an awesome new product – Foam Clay! He hangs out with Bill and they play around with different ways to use this versatile material!
Bill shows you how to make the Judge companion mask from one of his favorite games – Far Cry: New Dawn! Learn how to make a smooth mask pattern from scratch – or download the free blue print!
Nail the unique paint style from the Borderlands games with this easy tutorial! Bill shows you how to lay down base colors, add details, and create outlines on the Unkempt Harold prop! Links: Free Blueprints Patreon Weathering with Acrylic Paints Tools &...
LEDs don’t have to be scary! Here’s a super easy beginner tutorial showing you how to add epic lights to your props and costumes using Bill’s foam Borderlands gun.
Bill needs more foam fabricated blasters in his life! We’re huge fans of Borderlands 2 and this video covers the build for the Unkempt Harold.
Bill needed a cool prop to compliment his Cyberpunk 2077 inspired costume for TwitchCon. The Whammer was born in just one day! The build covers EVA foam crafting, breaking down a large prop for shipping, and fast painting.