Prop Creation Workshop

If anyone would be interested, I would like to host a workshop concentrating on prop creation. I run a side business for cosplay props (And won a couple of awards in the area), so I thought I might share what I can about what I've learned over the years. If anybody else has any tips or suggestions, I always like learning those too!

I'd try to cover an assortment of things, such as foam carving, resin coating, resin casting (both small and large pieces), Wonderflex, adding LEDs to a costume, carving, painting and aging techniques, construction options and techniques, some general tips, and answering any questions anybody might have.

I plan to bring examples of all I can and bring some materials to be able to give people a chance to try or at least see some of the materials in action.

I'm not an absolute professional, but I hope I can be helpful! If there are any areas you'd really like to know more about, please suggest them and I can see if I can include them.

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  • Carolyn

    Would love to see more props.

    September 9, 2013

  • Carolyn

    Had a great time. Drove 2 1/2 hours to attend. Got lots of notes and thanks for handout with websites for supplies. New to formal prop creation.

    September 8, 2013

  • Emiline

    I hope everybody enjoyed it! I had fun teaching best I could! Feel free to message me if you have any questions might could help with, or if there's anything I could improve. (But be nice, it was my first time teaching >.<)

    September 7, 2013

    • Patch

      You did a great job, thanks again

      September 8, 2013

  • Tom B

    Where can you get this "worbla" that I've seen cosplayers using? Is it at your local Michael's and other craft stores, or is it a specialty order item?

    September 7, 2013

  • Kate H.

    Not going to be abke to make it. :( Son isnt feeling well. Hopefully we can make the next one. Kinda bummed. I think he would have loved this one too!

    September 7, 2013

  • Daral Y.

    This is so awesome. I been wanting to make a Tron costume and wonder how they incorporate LED in it

    September 6, 2013

  • GoOkRiDaH

    Do we need to bring anything? i'm new to Cosplaying so I don't have a bunch of materials on hand.

    September 6, 2013

    • Emiline

      Nope! You can bring pen and paper to make a couple of notes, if you like, but nothing other than that. If you have a specific prop you'd like to tackle in the near future, you can bring a picture of that and I can try to offer some advice.

      September 6, 2013

  • Evette

    I have really been looking forward to this but won't be able to make it. Please consider hosting another class in the near future

    September 6, 2013

  • Travis L.

    Aw. I would love to attend but I have to work on Saturday. Is there any meeting on Sunday?

    September 4, 2013

    • Emiline

      Sorry, just planned it for Saturday >.<

      September 5, 2013

  • Gypsy

    sorry i have prior plans

    September 5, 2013

  • Kate H.

    I am actually RVSPing for my son who is into Cosplay. He is 22 yrs old and has Aspergers. I am trying to get him more interested in some more advanced Cosplay. He's very talented and creative, just trying to help him find his niche. He's a huge MomoCon and AWA attendee. So hoping he will be able to meet some new friends and network a little. :)

    August 31, 2013

  • Steve

    We can't wait... where are you all staying? my team and I at We love colors at staying at the Savannah Suites Atlanta~

    Come join us and meet us to get free products after you ""ilke ""us on FB and share your pics.. Our links are below https://www.facebook.com/WeLoveColorsCosplay
    www.facebook.com/DragoCon
    www.facebook.com/welovecolors

    Good luck and we look forward to meeting you all over the next 4 days! We Love Colors

    August 29, 2013

  • Jessica W.

    I will most likely bring someone with me because I know this is something he would be interested in. Can't wait!

    August 13, 2013

  • Emiline­ changed the date and time from Saturday, August 03, 2013 at 2:00 PM to Saturday, September 07, 2013 at 2:00 PM

    July 24, 2013

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