Another year of awesome cosplay creativity is almost behind us, and we’re overdue for a new look! We’re hosting our first photo contest and there’s a slew of great prizes too, including a feature on our homepage, social media, and other promotional material. We are accepting photos of costumes that incorporate anything that was purchased
With the announcement of Worbla’s Mesh Art, there were a lot of questions about how it compared to Wonderflex. I spent the last week doing some tests to see for myself, and show anyone curious where the value in using Mesh Art over Wonderflex might be, depending on your project. (Personally, this was a fun
We’ve now added stock of our Heat Resistant Gloves! We currently carry sizes from Small to Extra Large. Because of the coating on these gloves, think of the fit more like a leather glove than a knit, and size up not down if you are between sizes. Measure around the palm of your dominant hand
Have you been frustrated working with small sheets of craft foam when making large items with Worbla? We are now offering rolls of foam, sized 36″ by 60″ for your big armour projects! Available in Black, White and Red: Find them Here!
Introducing another cool thermoplastic, Sintra! It’s a foamed styrene plastic sheet that comes in a variety of thicknesses. It’s traditionally used for commercial signs, but costumers have discovered that it’s also great for making props and armour! How to use Sintra Like other thermoplastics, we recommend making a mockup out of cardboard or craft foam.
We are happy to invite all to our Thermoplastics panel at Costume-Con 32. It will be held on Saturday April 26 at 12PM. We will talk about Wonderflex, Worbla, Fosshape, Kobracast and Friendly Plastic. Free product samples will be available. See you there!
With the recent release of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, there has been an increase in questions about the finer details of transforming oneself into a hobbit…. …so with that in mind, here are some notes about the wig and makeup aspects of dressing up as a hobbit, that can take your hobbit appearance from good