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Make Props And Costume Armor

Author : Shawn Thorsson
ISBN : 1680450069
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Prop making represents the ultimate collision of creative imagination and practical maker skills. Sculpting, molding, casting, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, wood- and metalworking, and painting are among the many techniques the seasoned prop maker employs. In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson reveals the tools, techniques, and processes that you can use to create professional-looking science fiction and fantasy props and armor. In this book, you'll learn: how to use the popular Pepakura software to build 3D models with paper a variety of molding and casting techniques how to build a "vacuforming" machine to make armor from plastic sheet stock painting and weathering techniques that will bring your props to life

The Prop Building Guidebook

Author : Eric Hart
ISBN : 9781136085734
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 37. 39 MB
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Theatre and film frequently require replicas of three-dimensional objects built for actors to use. This book lays the groundwork for an artisan to determine what materials and techniques to use to build these props. Walking the reader through the various tools and techniques used in historical and contemporary prop-making, the author present a process for deciding the materials and methods to build any prop. With an explanation of how the craft and its products have developed over time, the budding artisan will understand not just how and when to use certain techniques or materials, but also why to use them and what advantages they give. It arms the prop maker with a structured procedure for approaching the construction of any prop. Illustrated with step-by-step examples of how to use each construction method, and explanations of different types of materials, this book gives the beginner prop artisan a strong foundation to approach the construction of props and answers the question, "How should I begin?" The author is hosting an online component to the book along with his successful blog. It will feature additional resources for the prop maker, including books, shops, contact information, and how-to videos.

1 000 Incredible Costume And Cosplay Ideas

Author : Yaya Han
ISBN : 9781610587631
Genre : Design
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1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find. Featuring costumes from popular convention-goers to professional craftsman, this stunning, photo-filled book by Joey Marsocci and Allison DeBlasio of Dr. Grymm Laboratories walks you through scads of your favorite characters as imagined and created by fans.

Cosplay Basics

Author : Yuki Takasou
ISBN : 1935548816
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Curious about cosplay? Learn all the basics of cosplay here straight from experts in the heart of Tokyo!Japanese cosplayers continuously take the art of cosplay to new levels and now you can learn their secrets!Cosplay Basics has collected all you need to know in an easy-to-follow how-to book on the making and engaging in the art of cosplay. * With original designs and patterns so you can learn how to make your own costumesLearn how to buy costumes; choose wigs and make-up; photography tips and more!* for manga, anime, and cosplay fans!* 300,000+ Comic Con fans who attended NY and San Diego Comic Cons in 2013* with a list of cosplay events

Cosplay World

Author : Brian Ashcraft
ISBN : 3791349252
Genre : Design
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Filled with striking images of costume play from around the world, this definitive look at the global phenomenon known as "cosplay" examines its evolution from the fringes of society to the spotlight of modern culture. Cosplay World features over 200 compelling photographs, showcasing everything from campy 1970s costumes to cutting-edge suits engineered in workshops and built using space-age materials. The result is both a celebration of and an informed look at a popular means of self-expression that continues to fascinate.

Cosplay

Author : Lauren Orsini
ISBN : 1780976305
Genre : Characters and characteristics in motion pictures
File Size : 25. 23 MB
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As the 21st century art of dressing up, 'Cosplay' enables you to adopt the persona of your favourite character or hero from manga or anime, or your most loved comic book, video game or sci-fi film. Mixing fantasy with creativity, it is all about the fun of role-playing your ultimate hero or heroine. This book celebrates this unique cultural expression and features page after page of glorious characters in their amazing costumes, from all around the world.

The Prop Builder S Molding Casting Handbook

Author : Thurston James
ISBN : 9781440322716
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 78. 35 MB
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The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook This is the first book to contain, in one comprehensive volume, every molding and casting procedure of use to the theater props builder (no matter what his or her level or proficiency). The author demonstrates the techniques involved in using more than thirty different materials ranging from papier-mache to breakaway glass. While the use of some materials–plaster and polyester resins, for example–is covered to some extent in other publications, information on the selection and use of rubber materials (latex, neoprene, silicone, and the urethanes) and the procedure for making breakaway windows and bottles is available only in The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook. Written in an easy, conversational style, the book will be useful to anyone involved with theater properties, puppetry, and costuming (as professionals or amateurs). It will also serve admirably the needs of students taking classes in those subjects. Completing the book is a special section on designing and building a vacuum forming machine suitable for use in constructing theater props. More than 450 photographs illustrate the step-by-step procedures explained throughout the entire text.

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