Category: Worbla

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.

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The Book of Advanced Armor Making – Helmets & Pauldrons now available!

If you know Kamui, you know she’s one of the foremost experts on Worbla – and her books are a great help to anyone looking for how to get started with Worbla and Wonderflex. She’s just added a fifth book to her current lineup of Worbla and Wonderflex Guides: Advanced Armor Making – Helmets & Read More

Worbla’s TranspArt Overview!

Last week we got a chance to finally play with Worbla’s TranspArt, the new product that’s been called ‘clear Worbla’ when it was announced. After a full day of work and testing a bunch of theories, we found ourselves surprisingly enlightened. What we learned: Differences between TranspArt and Finest Art: First off, Worbla’s TranspArt is Read More

Patternmaking for Worbla Armour

Wondering how to make a custom pattern for your own body? 519 geeks is putting up a great tutorial on creating patterns for Worbla armour!  They show how they made a gorgeous steampunk corset/vest. Some highlights from the first part: Wrapping the model in plastic film: Covering the plastic film with painter’s tape: Marking out the Read More

Get Kamui’s book for free

NOTE: This promotion is now closed. Thanks for participating. Are you checking your list and looking for gifts for your friends? Well… then we have a gift for you! When you buy a Gift Certificate (min $100) or 2 Jumbo sheets of Wonderflex or Worbla, we’ll give you Kamui’s “The Book of Cosplay Armor Making” Read More

KobraCast Art is here!

We have a big announcement! Cosplaysupplies.com was the first to bring Worbla to North America, and after its incredible success we’re now very excited to offer KobraCast Art, another awesome thermoplastic from Germany.  A heat-formable plastic fabric mesh that doesn’t stick to skin, it started out as a new substitute for plaster bandages, but its Read More

Most Frequently Asked Questions

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Cutting, folding and fusing Worbla with a Hot Knife

In this time-lapsed video we show how easy it is to cut Worbla with the sharp edge of a hot knife, how to fold worbla using the dull edge, and how to fuse worbla joints with the side of the blade. (Recording was sped-up 8 times) Read More

Cosplay armor with Worbla by Electric Alivia

Cosplay armor with Worbla by *Electricalivia on deviantART Read More

Some great videos on using Worbla!

Today we have a couple of videos all about using  the popular thermoplastic, Worbla’s Finest Art!   First, an AnimeConsTV episode about Worbla, by Shiva and Sketch.   And second, we have a “Super Awesome Worbla Tutorial” by the amazing Bethany Maddock. Enjoy! Read More

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