Have you been trying to consider a way to overcome your local comic convention through cosplay? Do you gaze with envious eyes upon the fan-made suits of armored awesomeness strolling around every year on Halloween? Do you have a spot on your wall, bookshelf, or desk that desperately must be filled with a screen-accurate replica of your favorite science-fiction or fantasy weapon? If this is the case, look no further. We’ve got just the book for you!
In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson uses his unique blend of humor and insight to turn years of painful experience into detailed explanations. He’ll show you most of the tools, methods, and processes that you’ll be able to use to create professional-looking science fiction and fantasy props and armor. The ultimate collision of creative imagination and practical maker skills, making props and costume armor involves sculpting, molding, casting, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, painting, and countless other techniques and technologies.
In this book, you’ll be able to learn:
Whether you’re just a beginner or a seasoned builder with countless projects at the back of you, this book is sure to be an invaluable addition to your workshop library.