Britt tries out fabric printing with the Sweeper Bot’s bodysuit! After sewing the printed fabric together into a new undersuit, velcro and snap attachments keep all the foam armor pieces in place.
Bill was visited in the shop today by Domestic Dan and the duo made a custom built corgi masquerade mask from EVA foam!
Reference photos of your head and body can be incredibly for prop and costume making! Bill shows you his techniques for making helpful images quickly and easily.
Bill teams up with Evil Ted to show him the basics of transferring costume patterns to the computer using the free vector drawing software, Inkscape.
Bill sits down to design a new sword prop for an upcoming EVA foam weapon build. The PropTarts help him decide which design to go with.
Bill shows a couple of simple techniques for creating a basic helmet template that can be adapted for nearly any costume headwear.
How to make a helmet template from a head form. The template is constructed of packing supplies, plastic wrap, and tape. Build up the form you want and…
Britt attempts to level her sewing skills by making World of Warcraft Tabards to wear at BlizzCon!
Check out this lesson from the Punished Props live stream. Bill shows you how to draw simple prop blueprints as he patterns out two weapons from World of Warcraft: Sulfuras, the Hand of Ragnaros and Finkle’s Lava Dredger.
Bill uses Inkscape and the “Make the Cut” software along with a KNK vinyl cutter to create stencils and stickers for logos on his tools.