The Beginner’s Guide to Cosplay Armor & Props: Craft Epic Fantasy Costumes and Accessories with EVA Foam (Paperback)

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The Beginner’s Guide to Cosplay Armor & Props: Craft Epic Fantasy Costumes and Accessories with EVA Foam (Paperback)

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Become the character you were destined to be! Joyce van den Goor, founder of Pretzl Cosplay, is here to guide you on your epic cosplay journey. Learn all the best tools, materials and trade techniques—such as sanding, shaping, detailing, painting and so much more—to craft standout armor and lightweight props out of EVA foam. Both cheap and easy-to-handle, this material is perfect for total newbies!

With 22 different projects to test your skills, you’re sure to impress at your next comic-con, Renaissance faire or live action role-playing event. From a medieval warrior’s armor to a woodland elf’s iconic ears to an enchanting
sorcerer’s handy spellbook, these pieces will serve as the perfect addition to your work-in-progress costume, or you can combine them all to create three full cosplay looks. Joyce provides traceable patterns for each project as well as detailed step-by-step images and plenty of ideas for variation. You’ll find all of the large fold-out patterns conveniently included in the back envelope, while the rest are the perfect size for printing at home.

Remember: It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this comprehensive guide, and you’ll have everything you need to bring your nerdiest dreams to life.

Joyce van den Goor is a professional cosplayer and the founder of Pretzl Cosplay, where she sells crafting patterns, tutorials and handmade clothing. She lives in the Netherlands.
Product Details ISBN: 9781645678144
ISBN-10: 1645678148
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: December 5th, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English

“This is a wonderful introduction to the world of foam crafting!”
—Kamui Cosplay

“Joyce is a true magician in foam crafting and teaches you everything you need to know to bring your own creation to life.”
—Lightning Cosplay

“Joyce’s instructions and patterns are so easy to understand and follow! For anyone wanting to work with EVA foam, this book is invaluable!”
—Yaya Han

“Not only does Joyce cover the basic tools and techniques, but you also get free patterns and step-by-step instructions.”
—Evil Ted