Black Light Body Painting Take 2

If you haven’t read the first blog, I would highly suggest taking a few moments to read through what NOT to do, before reading what to actually do. You can find that blog here! Now that I have a failed attempt underneath my belt, I knew a little bit more about what not to do….

Black Light Body Painting Take 1

I have always wanted to try black light body painting. Over the summer, I had the privilege to intern under another artist who created magnificent works of art that I was really impressed with. It stayed with me, and the next thing I knew I was planning my own body painting shoot. I wanted to…

How to Make a Witchblade Costume Part 1

Image Copyright Top Cow Productions Let’s start off by saying that this is by no means the only way to make a Witchblade costume, and if I had more money I would have made the entire thing out of silicone. If you’re endeavoring to start this project because you want to make this for a…

How to Make Craft Foam Armor for Women

Making Craft Foam Armor For Women There are lots of options when you go the armor route. If you don’t want to hammer out real metal into armor, there are still a lot of other materials you can use. Some people use leather, Prince Armory arguably has the best leather working skills out there. Other…

How to Mold an Arm on a Budget

How to Mold an Arm on a Budget My newest project is creating the Witchblade, which is from a very famous comic book series. For this, I needed to have a mold of my model’s arm, so that I could sculpt directly on top of that. By doing this, the Witchblade will fit her perfectly….

How to Run Foam Latex tutorial

Running Foam Latex Tutorial Foam latex is arguably one of the most difficult materials to work with. Not only is it temperamental to temperatures and humidity, it also has a lot of steps that need to be done correctly. If you are considering foam latex, first thing to know is that you need an oven….

How to Make a Latex Mermaid Tail

Making a Latex and Neoprene Mermaid Tail Tutorial Something a little different for today. Here is a mermaid tail I made over the summer. It’s made out of neoprene and latex, and is probably one of the coolest things I’ve ever made. But it has it’s flaws. In this blog, I’ll go over how I…

Molding a Sculpture Tutorial

Mold making is sometimes very difficult, and getting the correct materials is really important. The stronger kind of mold you have, the longer you will be able to use it. Plaster of Paris can be used for molds, but you’ll get only a couple pulls from it. Likewise, Ultracal will give you 10 to 15,…

Lifecasting Tutorial

Casting a model is sometimes extremely difficult. It’s a lot of weight on your model, and they can’t see anything, can’t hear very well, nor can they move at all. This experience can be very scary for the person you are casting, so be sure to talk to them through the whole ordeal, as well…