Using Fiberglass Resin to Smooth Worbla – Video

The awesome 9Flame Cosplay shared this video showing the process of using fiberglass resin to prime or smooth your Worbla before painting for a smooth finish. (Please remember working with resin can be VERY toxic – ALWAYS follow the instructions on your product, especially regarding respirators and gloves!)

Tinting and Dying Worbla’s TranspArt and DecoArt/Friendly Plastic

Amanda of Elemental Photography and Design created this tutorial for tinting or dying TranspArt with iDyePoly dyes. Worbla’s TranspArt is awesome for clear applications, but sometimes you want it to have a colour while still being able to see through it. Automotive spray tints are an option, but depending on where you live, they’re hard…

Airbrush and Drybrush Painting Technique

AllieCat Art and Cosplay shared this great tutorial on how to acheive the look of her painted armor for her Lieutenant Allison Jakes from Privateer Press: Warmachine which you can see the build gallery of here. What I used: Iwata Studio Series Smart Jet air compressor Iwata Eclipse Gun Hot knife Drybrushes Rust-Oleum Black Primer…

Creating a Smooth, Shiny Finish with Transpart and Worbla’s Finest Art

Worbla’s Transpart makes an excellent top layer to create a perfectly smooth and highly glossy finish for your armor and props. Aurora Hail Frost Cosplay did this great breakdown of using worbla with foam and spraypaint for different finishes. First technique: I painted on top of the foam using 3 types of different colors and…