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!)

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…

The ULTIMATE Smoothing Guide!

The Ultimate Guide to Smoothing Worbla’s Finest Art (as of April 2015) by Amanda/Elemental Worbla’s Finest Art has a rough texture and it can make painting your first project annoying to just plain difficult.  There is no ‘official’ method for smoothing Worbla, and different cosplayers prefer different products. I’ve collected all of them here to…

Smoothing Worbla – Video

The excellent Coregeek Cosplay and Creations (FB) gave us this quick tutorial on getting super smooth Worbla. He’s now added a video explaining the process and showing the various stages of smooth you can achieve with primer, shellac, gesso and of course lots of sanding. GayGaymerGeek on youtube (GAYmer on FB) did a breakdown comparing…