Category: Cosplay

Interview with Jessie Pridemore from Cosplay Melee

For AniMelee, episode 6 of Cosplay Melee, Jessie Pridemore made a Transforming Magical Girl based on Madoka – and we got to ask her some questions about the episode and her costumes! So, question one: What made you decide to take the leap and compete in Cosplay Melee? So many other cosplay ‘documentaries’ and that Read More

Interview with Dhareza (Dhareza Cosplayza) from Cosplay Melee

Episode 5 of Cosplay Melee featured some super Super Heroes and we interviewed with Dhareza about his work on the show – including that oh-so-interesting ‘pebble’ technique! To start, congrats on your episode and your awesome work! It was awesome to see your character come together and we were all cheering as you pounced down Read More

Interview with Paul (Tearatone) from Cosplay Melee

Episode 6 of Cosplay Melee was the last episode of the season, aptly titled ‘AniMelee’ and featuring some of my favorite work yet! We got a chance to speak with Paul who goes by Tearatone online about his work on the episode, as well as his impressive Dot Hack inspired “Bokkuko” Kabuto. First of all, Read More

Interview with Marty (Punko) from Cosplay Melee

Episode 3 of Cosplay Melee featured Angels, Demons, and Wings! We interviewed Marty about her work on the episode and her amazing gilded fallen angel, Numilliel. First of all, congrats on your episode! It was so awesome to see everything come together – when everyone at the office realized the first challenge was wings, and Read More

Interview with Emily (Go Big or Go Home Cosplay)

Cosplay Melee Episode 3 is due to air tonight, and we have an interview with the fantastic Emily of Go Big or Go Home Cosplay from Episode 2, who was awesome enough to share some of her experience of working on the series with us and answer burning questions like was your paint still wet Read More

Interview with Jinglebooboo (Jennifer) from Cosplay Melee

Have you been watching Cosplay Melee? We have! While we can’t say the new reality series by SyFy is practically perfect in every way, it is such a huge and positive jump forward for the Cosplay Community as a whole that we’ve been tuning into every episode and cheering all the contestants along! What is Read More

Just in Time for the Holidays: The Costume Making Guide

Looking for a great gift for the cosplayer in your life? Kamui’s written a whole new guide, a fantastic step-by-step book introducing the fun and fantastic world of cosplay. It covers multiple techniques and tutorials for armor and props. Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands. The Costume Maker’s Guide is Read More

Heat Resistant Gloves – The Search is Over!

Cosplay Supplies is excited to announce a new product coming soon – Heat-Resistant Gloves for working with thermoplastics! Plenty of people who teach or write about working with plastics like Worbla mention that you ‘get used’ to the higher temperature on your fingers (even me!) – and plenty of us use sculpting tools to help Read More

A New Book Approaches! Advanced Prop Making – Guns & Rifles by Kamui

Kamui Cosplay has revealed her newest book, and it looks excellent! If you’re looking for some advanced help in making your next gun or rifle – or even just tips and tricks to apply to your Worbla props in general – Advanced Prop Making – Guns & Rifles will help you out! The sixth in Read More

Worbla Black: Everything you need to know (and why it’s awesome!)

It’s been a while since we’ve done a blog post, and part of that has been because we’ve been working hard over the end of summer convention rush. One of the most exciting things to come out of that hard work has been the newest in Worbla’s line of thermoplastics: Worbla’s Black Art, now available for pre-order!

Image from Erza Cosplay

Image from Erza Cosplay

Worbla’s Black Art (WBA, Worbla Black or Black Worbla, depending on naming conventions) takes the aspects of Worbla’s Finest Art (the ‘original’ Worbla, so to speak) and adjusts it specifically with cosplayers and crafters in mind. There are some fantastic benefits – but also some setbacks – to the new material, and I want to give you as FULL a possible breakdown on this new thermoplastic as possible.

So let’s go! Read More

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