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.
More Videos About Painting:
Bill made a super handy custom paint booth to help him paint more safely in the shop AND ventilate the laser cutter at the same time! Follow along to see how Bill makes this one-of-a-kind piece.
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!
Bill got this amazing Fallout Laser Pistol kit from Jake of Reciprocation Props during the Prop Tarts Secret Santa event. All it needed was some paint, so Bill decided to try out some different techniques to create a really cool, weathered finish!
There’s a ghost causing trouble in our shop! Bill knows just what to do: build a Ghost Trap! Fortunately, Spirit Halloween has a great one for us to modify and repaint for all our ghost catching needs.
Learn how to design a 3D model and finish the 3D print to look like it’s straight out of a movie!
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 &...
Bill and his buddy Eric of Coregeek Creations get down to painting some of Eric’s gorgeous Sword of Athena casts using some different techniques.
Bill shows you how to mod a fantastic PKE Meter toy from the Halloween store to give it a worn, realistic finish.
Bill & Paige work on a radical Spyro inspired hat to celebrate the re-release of her favorite game. Follow along to make your own with the help of some FREE templates!
Bill and his good friend Nick Kettman of Modulus Props show you how to make brush-on molds and slush casts of their custom sculpted masks!
Foam pirate hats from Sea of Thieves are quick, fun, and easy to make. Check out this video to see how you too can scour the seas in the best of pirate fashion!
Our buddies Evan & Katelyn came to visit the shop and they brought their awesome homemade water blaster! We decided it could do with a visual upgrade, so we rusted, weathered, and lit it up for an epic final look.