Cosplay How‑To's

These videos and step-by-step photo tutorials will introduce you to techniques for making your own long lasting helmets, armor, props, masks, replicas and more. Smooth-On liquid rubbers, plastics, foams, coatings and other materials are perfect for cosplay costuming.
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Making a Wonder Woman Cosplay using UreCoat

Making a Wonder Woman Cosplay using UreCoat

How to make costume armor using craft foam and Smooth-On's UreCoat

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How To Mold a Prop Shield For Cosplay

How To Mold a Prop Shield For Cosplay

Jon N. shows us how he creates a mold for his Thundercats shield.

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Tested Presents ‑ How To Slush Cast a Prop Helmet

Tested Presents ‑ How To Slush Cast a Prop Helmet

Frank Ippolito shows you how to create a hollow resin cast of a helmet

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Making an Impact Resistant Cosplay Prop Viking Shield Using UreCoat™

Making an Impact Resistant Cosplay Prop Viking Shield Using UreCoat™

This video tutorial shows how to make a prop shield for theater or cosplay using pourable foam and UreCoat® urethane coating.

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Creating Lightweight Theatrical Costume Armor

Creating Lightweight Theatrical Costume Armor

Andreas Moravec demonstrates a technique for creating theatrical armor using Rebound™ 25 silicone and Smooth Cast® resins

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Making Joker Style Silicone Scar Appliances

Making Joker Style Silicone Scar Appliances

A detailed description of molding and casting these popular silicone appliances.

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Making a Star Trek Klingon Disruptor with Mold Max™ Silicone and Smooth-Cast™

Making a Star Trek Klingon Disruptor with Mold Max™ Silicone and Smooth-Cast™

This tutorial outlines making a mold of a replica Klingon Disruptor pistol from the Star Trek television series.

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How To Mold a Captain America Cosplay Helmet Using Rebound™ 25

How To Mold a Captain America Cosplay Helmet Using Rebound™ 25

Justin Jotso of Jester Productions and FX's replica Captain America helmet.

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Creating a Metallic Finish Using Cast Magic™ Pig Iron

Creating a Metallic Finish Using Cast Magic™ Pig Iron

How Pig Iron® Cast Magic powder can be applied to a silicone mold to make a metallic finish.

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How To Cast a Prop Shield for Cosplay

How To Cast a Prop Shield for Cosplay

Jon N. shows us how he casts a Thundercats prop shield

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Making a Silicone Glove Mold for a Resin Cosplay Helmet

Making a Silicone Glove Mold for a Resin Cosplay Helmet

Jon N. shows us how he made a glove mold for his cosplay helmet

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Casting a Resin Cosplay Helmet

Casting a Resin Cosplay Helmet

Jon N. shows us how he brushes Smooth-Cast 57D to make a helmet for cosplay.

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How To Make a Wonder Woman Amazon Armband

How To Make a Wonder Woman Amazon Armband

Jon shows us how he created an Amazon armband for a Wonder Woman cosplay.

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Cosplay Tutorial: Iron Man Helmet - Part 1: Silicone Glove Mold

Cosplay Tutorial: Iron Man Helmet - Part 1: Silicone Glove Mold

How you can use Rebound 25 silicone rubber to make a mold of an Iron Man helmet.

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Cosplay Tutorial: Iron Man Helmet - Part 2: Epoxy Support Shell and Hand Rotated Casting

Cosplay Tutorial: Iron Man Helmet - Part 2: Epoxy Support Shell and Hand Rotated Casting

How to make an epoxy fiberglass support shell using the EpoxAmite laminating epoxy system

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