Bioshock Infinite ELizabeth cosplay tutorial

You’d like to make your own skirt, bolero or corset?
You want to cosplay Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite?
Well, I think I can help you with my tutorials and dokucmentary on a selfmade Booker DeWitt and ELizabeth cosplay!

For more cosplay and crafting related things check out and like  Kion Cosplay

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Kion Cosplay / Myself as Elizabeth Comstock (Bioshock Infinite)

Photo taken by Christoph Naue aka Derps Hobby Made

I have to do a cosplay in October which requires body paint on my face, neck, arms, back, and stomach. A friend will be helping me and I'm using PAX paint, but because it's so sticky I can't really paint it all in one go. The meet up is really early, and I still need to put clothes on above it. How would I go about this process?

theinfamousz: Makeup should always be set with powder, I don’t believe PAX sells setting powder, but you can always use the Ben Nye translucent powder, or Makeup Forever HD Finishing Powder

» Asked by theinfamousz

Makeup tutorial modeled after my Awoken Warlock character from Destiny.

http://youtu.be/KXuHlkY3x14

projectcosplay:

As a follow up to our Making Worbla Smooth Experiment, here is the detailed write-up regarding the methods used in that experiment.

Making Worbla Smooth

There are many methods for making Worbla smooth so I decided to do a test run myself based on the primary methods others have used. The three main ways of covering Worbla have been using Gesso, Plasti-Dip, or Wood Glue. This experiment only covers Gesso with Mod Podge acrylic sealer or Gesso with Plasti-dip. I didn’t have Wood Glue available during the time of conducting the test so there will be another part to this series that will include a comparison using Wood Glue.

Method

I used 8 layers of Golden Sandable Hard Gesso and 150 Grit Sandpaper. I prefer this Gesso over any clear Gesso as you can actually see the streaks so that when you sand it, you can see the Worbla getting smoother (pictures 3 & 4).  In addition, the sandable Gesso has additives that makes it thicker so that you don’t have to do as many layers or as much sanding to make it look good. Yay for that!

You’ll notice I didn’t do a good enough job of sanding so you can still see some streaks in the forth image. If I were to do this again, I would do 6 layers, sand with 150 grit, and then add another 4 layers, then sand again with 150 grit to get a smoother finish (instead of just 8 layers straight). I tried sanding only 4 layers in and unfortunately, I exposed the Worbla, so 6 layers of Gesso is the very minimum in guarding against Worbla exposure. Also, it’s very important that each layer of Gesso dries completely before you put on the next. Otherwise, if you start sanding, the Gesso will chip and take, along with it, all the layers underneath. In picture 4, you will notice this happened on the edges of the Gesso which is why the Worbla is exposed there.

Results

Picture one (left) shows the top piece which is Worbla painted without any additional work. The bottom piece is 8 layers of Gesso, sandpaper, one layer of Mod Podge acrylic sealant, and then one layer of Gold Metallic Paint.

Picture two (right) shows the top piece which is Worbla painted without any additional work. The bottom piece shows Worbla with 8 layers of Gesso, sandpaper, 2 layers of Plasti-Dip, and one layer of Gold Metallic Paint (Rustoleum brand).

Conclusion: I was surprised that the piece with the Mod Podge sealant looks smoother than the one with the Plasti-dip! I think the Plasti-dip made the items look more foam-like than I anticipated. It seems as though the Plasti-dip reacts oddly to Worbla.

Stay tuned when I try this experiment with Wood Glue.

gameofreferences:

Michele Carragher, the head embroider on Game of Thrones, made this awesome tutorial to show how she created the dragonscale fabric that appears on several of Daenarys’ costumes in S3 and S4.

Ms. Carragher says that the dragonscale fabric was created because “In season 3 the Costume Designer Michele Clapton wanted a Dragonscale like textured embroidery that starts to emerge on three of Daenery’s costumes, which becomes heavier and more pronounced, growing and evolving as the season progresses” (Carragher).

In stages 9-11 of the tutorial we see how the textile evolves from lightly to heavily embellished. This progression is meant to illustrate Daenarys’ personal growth and the growth of her dragons (source).

Here’s a link to Ms. Carragher’s website.

WORBLA IS BEING SOLD IN THE U.S.

blackbanshee:

no more $20 shipping!! there are STORES yes STORES where you can buy official worbla now!!

see for yourself!

Atlanta, GA

Metairie, LA

Omaha, NE

Austin, TX

Conroe, TX

Jacksonville, FL

Burbank, CA

Canada too!

Winnipeg, MB

Toronto, ON

Nanaimo, BC

Calgary, AB

thank you cosplaysupplies!

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Sally Jupiter (Watchmen) Cosplay Wig Styling Tutorial

Tutorial showing you how to style a wig for a Sally Jupiter AKA Silk Spectre cosplay.  This classic pinup hairstyle features Bettie Bangs and Victory Rolls.

How to Make Mitered Corners with Bias Tape

r-lowen:

AKA how to make bias tape go around corers without overlapping multiple pieces. I’ve seen other methods, but this is how I’ve always done it.

Tutorials for both inner and outer corners under the cut!

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