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!
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.
Naruvien Art&Design has been experimenting with creating decor with Worbla products, and this hanging, glowing snowflake is a beautiful piece for the holidays or your Snow Queen costume.
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.
Deco Art is a great way of adding dimension to your projects, whether you are building a dragon scale texture or sculpting a skull. Here are some videos showing how it can be done!
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!
Take a look at this lovely Silent Princess made by Sayuri. She included a video on her process if you want to make one of your own!
Punished Props create some of our favorite tutorials and projects and recently Bill and Britt each made their own Harry Potter style magical wand props. While Bill dusted off the lathe to make his wand from hardwoods, Britt made hers from Worbla! You can see her process here.
Kat Kosplay created a fantastic Soldier 76 costume, and shared how she made both the rifle and her mask with foam and Worbla in these informative videos!
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.
We’ve long thought that Worbla would be a great product to use to make lightweight mother molds, especially when weight or time are an issue – you can always recycle the Worbla when you’re done after all! And we’re so happy to see Lyz Brickley used Worbla for just that purpose in her recent casting video.
Craft Dad created another amazing Video series showing how he used Pepakura and Worbla to create a durable Darth Vader Helmet for his son’s Halloween costume, without needing to vacuform or cast any parts.
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!