Bill figured it was about time he got around to finishing the Elder Scroll prop he made 6 years ago, but simple paint just wouldn’t do! Take a look as Bill shows you how to use gold leaf to carefully take a prop from ordinary to extraordinary!
Arya’s GAME OF THRONES Dagger – How To + FREE Blueprints!
Bill takes you on a journey as he “forges” the Catspaw Dagger from Game of Thrones! Carved textures, metallic paint, and shiny gems combine to make a prop fit for a Stark.
Experimenting with Foam Clay! – Casting, Carving, & Painting!
Steve from SKS Props has an awesome new product – Foam Clay! He hangs out with Bill and they play around with different ways to use this versatile material!
FAR CRY NEW DAWN – Making a Judge Mask with EVA Foam + FREE Pattern!
Bill shows you how to make the Judge companion mask from one of his favorite games – Far Cry: New Dawn! Learn how to make a smooth mask pattern from scratch – or download the free blue print!
Leather Basics: Tools, Tooling, and Techniques!
Bill learns some leather working basics from his buddy Gregg of Bjorn’s Workshop, our local (not for long) leather expert! Together they cover some beginner tools and techniques and make Bill an awesome holster!
What do I BUY? Tools Every Prop & Costume Maker Needs to Own
Today we dive into a topic that’s near and dear to Bill’s heart… tools! When you’re getting started with prop and costume making it can be tricky to figure out which tools to buy first, so we put together a list of must have tools, plus some buying advice.
SHINY! Graphite vs. Metallic Finishes – Sword of Athena
Bill and his buddy Eric of Coregeek Creations get down to painting some of Eric’s gorgeous Sword of Athena casts using some different techniques.
Prop Live Podcast 11/14/18 – Materials 101
Bill sits down and talks about a plethora of useful materials – where to get them, what they’re useful for, and other useful tidbits!
Mask MADNESS Part 1 – Sculpting
Bill and his friend Nick Kettman of Modulus Props show you how to sculpt your own custom mask!
HOW TO 3D Print a Collapsible Gandalf Staff
Britt received a fun challenge from her friend and past college professor to create a Gandalf the White Staff that could collapse for easy travel.