The folks at Manhattan Wardrobe Supplies teamed up with Becca Noel to show how you can use Jacquard’s PearlEx powders with Crystal Art to create your own stones for cosplay and props that don’t rely on toxic and time consuming resin!
The talented Downen Creative Studios has discovered that Worbla products can be cut using a Cricut – the trick is multiple cuts!
They put together this fantastic video explaining the process and settings, and showing how they used Kobracast Art and Pearly Art to create a stunning headpiece and accessories.
Stella Chuu recently used TranspArt and cellophane to create her tails, and shared the process with us.
Downen Creative Studios has discovered that Worbla products can be cut using a Cricut – the trick is multiple cuts!
They put together this fantastic video explaining the process and settings, and also a handy infographic for you to reference!
Gladzy Kei needed a lot of matching designs for her armored Esmerelda design – so she’s shared her process of creating designs from pearly art, then using a simple 2-part mold putty to create molds to make duplicates.
The incredibly talented NsomniaksDream used Worbla to create fantastical accessories to complete her her Dragon Makeup look and shared tutorials on how she created the ears and horns with us.
Kobracast Art makes fantastic lightweight ears that are easily formed and worn for a variety of shapes. Check out our tutorials on the process here.
Naruvien Art&Design used Worbla’s Kobracast Art to create this lightweight wolf’s head as a comfortable costume headpiece.
Shappi Workshop used Worbla in her Winged Mercy build from Overwatch, and filmed the process.
Serakirah Cosplay used a simple icing tip usually used in cake decorating to create this sharp scale effect in very little time!
Pretzl Cosplay used Worbla’s Finest Art to create a birdskull for her Xayah from League of Legends costume. Check out her video showing how!
Pretzl Cosplay shared this video explaining how she uses extra scraps of Worbla and a sanding tool to hide her seams created during joining pieces, especially when they are built using the sandwich method.
Erza Cosplay shows how she molds with air dry clay and Worbla’s Pearly Art to create detailed armor pieces.
Hogal Cosplay used Worbla’s Pearly Art to create this dagger from Skyrim, and shared a video of the process with us.
Naruvien Art & Design used Pearly Art to create this bracelet and shared a video of the process with us!
Panterona Cosplay shared a tutorial on how she used Worblas Pearly Art for this beautiful filigree bracer. You could apply this technique to any armor piece.
Kat Kosplay shares how she used PVC pipe and some simple tricks with Worbla to create Rey’s iconic staff in this video shared with us!
Kat Kosplay shares a video explaining how she prevents air bubbles when working with EVA foam and Worbla, and also offers more detailed advice on popping bubbles that do form. Take a look!
Gladzy Kei built her Cybespace Sombra from Overwatch costume with Worbla’s Mesh Art and TrsnapArt, and shared the process of making her pauldron with us.
Pretzl Cosplay used Crystal Art to create demonic runes for her newest costume and shared a video of the process.
Hi I’m Rao shared this video of Crystal Art being shaped and tinted to create a gemstone for a dragon pendant.
Hogal Cosplay shared how they made their crystal structures with Crystal Art.
Naruvien Art & Design shared her process of making dragonscale bracers out of Crystal Art shaped into flat sheets, then laced up.
Naruvien Art & Design shows how to heat and shape Crystal Art, using it with TranspArt to make a magic crystal staff or wand for her LARP.
Shappi Workshop did a video review of Deco Art and showed some of the different ways it can be used and colored.
xx2shy created a video explaining why she’s using the folding method (and how) on her Sylvanas armor, made with Worbla’s Mesh Art in this video!
Details on Worbla are often done with scraps rolled into tubes, but Itakoo shows how they make their details with a bead mold, which creates a sharp triangular bevel for their armor.
a href=”https://www.facebook.com/jakcosplay/” target=”_blank”>Jak Cosplay has created this great tutorial on making the armor bra cups that Digimon’s Angewoman sports. This tutorial would also be great for many other designs, including Ariel from the Little Mermaid. Take a look!
The always talented Mango Sirene recently shared the build log for her Warrior Rapidash costume, which was part of a Fire Pokemon Gajinka group at Katsucon. Take a look at her fantastic costume and video below!
One of the best introduction videos I have seen, this one deserved its own page! Eric Heart is a prop builder and the Props Master at Triad Stage in North Carolina, and has a book on Prop Making that includes a section on thermoplastics (that you can see here).
This video includes information on working with Worbla’s Finest Art, moulding over a form, basic shapes, heating and shaping options, as well as attaching multiple pieces. It shows the process of creating a bull’s head over a positive mould.
Debbamour Cosplay created this video tutorial for making a simple face mask that fits your face perfectly.
Cersei Lannister’s iconic belt was recently made by the fantastic Jak Cosplay, and you can see her process in this video.
Actoutgames used our Belt Buckle Tutorial to create their own, in this fun video showing the process below.
9Flame Cosplay showed this handy trick for smoothing seams or gaps in your Worbla using scraps and a butter knife.
Lyz Brickley shared with us the process of making her Mercy breastplate, which is a large, one piece shape.
Getting the very smoothest finish on your Worbla to achieve the best possible metallic paint effect is a multi-step process. The wonderful Anathiell broke down how she achieved her fantastic gold accessories for her Vincent Valentine costume in this video.
We’ve seen some amazing finishes coming from customers using the Goldwax by Pebeo, and this video from Pretzl Cosplay shows the process she used to paint her bow with acrylics and Goldwax on her bow made from Black Worbla.
Axceleration shared this video with us on how they built their Honey Lemon armor with Worbla and foam.
Gladzy Kei Art and Cosplay created an amazing Wonder Woman build, based on the new movie, and shared a video on the build process of the breastplate.
CaptainMorganTeague created this tutorial for round three of our TranspArt Competition, showing how she made the Forest Spiritual Stone from Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time.
The amazingly talented Keevanski used Worbla to make these fantastic prosthetic horns out of Worbla, and created a video showing how to make and apply them.
Keevanski wanted to create some Batarangs for an upcoming costume, and ended up using quite a few methods to create different effects and finishes sand shared the results with us!
Naruvien Art&Design helps cover a subject we get asked about often: Worbla and LARP!
Erza Cosplay shows how she uses thin sections of Worbla’s Black Art to create the iconic Greek ‘wave’ detail on her upcoming costume.
Erza Cosplay shows a great way to make lightweight, sturdy horns for your cosplay using Worbla Black Art and Aluminum Foil.
LastMinuteKitchen created this video showing how you can bake TranspArt scarps in silicone moulds for a replacement for resin, great when you don’t have time to wait for things to cure or are working indoors.
If you need to make a copy of something fast, or need a very smooth mold of a prop, you can get a quick and easy pull from TranspArt, a sheet of cardboard, and a vacuum cleaner – all without having to worry abut making a special table or dealing with more toxic plastics.
If you’re looking to make a pair of convincing Digitgrade legs, take a look at this fantastic tutorial by Tim who created a great silhouette for his Minotaur and Satyr costumes without requiring stilts.