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Kanna Kamui’s Headband (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid) | Cosplay Work Vlog

My love for Kanna Kamui continues! ❤ In this week’s work vlog, we take a at how I made Kanna’s headband.

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Materials Used:

Template Paper
Craft Foam
Mod Podge
Apoxie Sculpt
White Paint
Headband Base
Black Bow
Hot Glue Gun

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Steven Universe Apparel/Heat Transfer Vinyl Tutorial – Cosplay Work Vlog

My obsession with Steven Universe is at an all time high! I can’t wait for the Homeworld hour special on May 31st! To help feed this obsession in the meantime, I’ve been working on some SU cosplays. 🙂

In this week’s cosplay work vlog, we experiment with heat transfer vinyl to make the stars on Steven and Amethyst’s garments. Heat transfer vinyl is great if you are working with a stretchy fabric and if want to add a design with crisp lines.

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Have you worked with Heat Transfer Vinyl before? If so, what for? I would love to hear your experiences with this awesome product.

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Weathering Carl Grimes’ Clothing | Walking Dead | Cosplay Work Vlog

In this week’s work vlog, we look at how I weathered the clothing for my Carl Grimes cosplay. The techniques used here can be applied for any fabric that needs to be weathered or blood stained.

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Materials:

  • Garments you’d like to weather
  • Tea Dying Method:
    • Hot Water
    • Large mug, bowl, or pot
    • Black Tea
    • Raspberry Tea
  • Fabric Paint Method:
    • Paint sponge
    • Black, Brown, Red Fabric Paint

What are your favorite fabric weathering techniques?

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Starfire’s Chestplate | Teen Titans | Cosplay Work Vlog

I’ve wanted to cosplay as Starfire for a long time, and I can’t wait to debut her at ECCC this year. In the meantime, here is a world vlog on how I created her chestplate.

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Materials:

  • Newspaper/Paper to creative template
  • Pen/Paper
  • Scissors
  • 2mm Craft Foam
  • EasyCast Resin
  • Contact Cement or Hot Glue
  • Half Sphere Mold
  • Mod Podge
  • Paint Brushes
  • Silver, White, Black Acrylic Paint

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Heimerdinger’s Wrenches/Craft Foam Props | League of Legends | Cosplay Work Vlog

ECCC is less than a month away! O_O Heimerdinger is going to be main costume for this convention and I’m very excited to debut him!

In this week’s cosplay work vlog, we look at the process of how I created Heimerdinger’s tools. This techniques can be used for created most craft foam props.

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C.C. Wig + Wig Styling Tips & Tricks | Cosplay Work Vlog | Code Geass

Code Geass is my favorite anime of all time (yes, of all time). I recently re-watched the entire series and fell in love all over again. Besides Lelouch, C.C. is one of my favorite characters and I’ve always dreamed of cosplaying as her. 🙂

Check out how I styled her wig below and pick up some wig styling tips along the way:

The base wig is a NYX Wig in Tea Green purchased from Epic Cosplay.

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Blood Moon Kennen’s Mask | League of Legends | Cosplay Work Vlog

PAX West was this past weekend, and I had an absolute blast. On Saturday, I wore my Blood Moon Kennen cosplay for the first time and it was surprisingly comfortable despite all its elements.

In this week’s work vlog, we look at the process of how I created Kennen’s mask.

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Toadette/Toad Mushroom Hat | Mario Cosplay | Cosplay Work Vlog

For PAX West 2016, I will be cosplaying as Toadette from the Super Mario Brothers! One of the most iconic pieces of her costume is her giant mushroom hat. In this week’s cosplay work vlog, we look at how I created just that.

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The techniques used in this video are from Vensy Props’ Giant Hat Tutorial. I’ve used this tutorial to create my Pool Party Lulu squid hat, as well as my Final Boss Veigar hat, so there are so many uses for this tutorial.

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Blood Moon Kennen’s Gauntlet | League of Legends | Cosplay Work Vlog

My journey to cosplay all the yordles continues as I start my Blood Moon Kennen cosplay.
Watch as I work with Black Worbla for the first time as I make his gauntlet.

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Ragdoll Poppy’s Hammer | League of Legends | Cosplay Work Vlog

I went to Anime Expo this past weekend and had an absolute blast. My favorite cosplay that I wore this weekend was Ragdoll Poppy from League of Legends. One of the biggest challenges of this cosplay (besides her yarn wig) was her giant hammer prop.  In this week’s Cosplay Work Vlog, watch as I construct Poppy’s massive hammer and as I experience the joys and messiness of working with expanding foam for the first time.

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Materials:

  • 1 Bucket (purchased form Daiso)
  • EVA Foam/Craft Foam
  • 18″ PVC Pipes at 1″ diameter (2)
  • PVC Pipe Connectors (2)
  • Expansion Foam (2 cans)
  • Large Knife or Safe
  • Newspaper cut into 1 inch strips (for paper mache)
  • Modge Podge (for paper mache and sealing)
  • Water (for paper mache)
  • Hot Glue/Hot Glue Gun
  • Dremel/Sandpaper
  •  Plastidip
  • Acrylic Paints (Brown, White, Black, Gold, Red)

Also please use your safety gear when working with the expansion foam and plastidip (or any toxic materials):

  • Protective goggles
  • Gloves
  • Respirator

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