10 Tips for Cosplay Motivation

Learn with our books: https://www.kamuicosplay.com/booksSupport us making videos: https://www.patreon.com/kamuicosplay You have cosplay burnout and can’t find the motivation or inspiration to start working again? I think everyone feels like that sometimes! Cosplay is supposed to be a fun hobby and should never feel like a …

I’m making a Big Barda cosplay (from the DC comics) and most of the arm/leg/midriff area is covered in blue scaled material, whether it’s got depth or is just a print differs based on the artist. I want to give it some kind of detailed texturing like making foam scale mail, or perhaps quilting a scale pattern? although I still feel like that might feel a bit flat for my tastes. However it covers high movement areas (elbows/knees/waist) do you have any ideas of flexible texturing to give it depth

I’m making a Big Barda cosplay (from the DC comics) and most of the arm/leg/midriff area is covered in blue scaled material, whether it’s got depth or is just a print differs based on the artist. I want to give it some kind of detailed …

Inigo Montoya Costume Guide

Learn how to dress like Inigo Montoya for cosplay and Halloween “Hello..My name is Inigo Montoya..you killed my father…prepare to die…”. These are the words that Inigo Montoya practiced ever since he was a little kid after witnessing the murder of his innocent father by …

Our Favorite Cosplay From The 2019 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Cosplay GalleryA showcase of some of the best photos and video from cosplay events around the world. Credits provided where possible, but if we’ve missed something [let us know and we can add](mailto:plunkett@kotaku.com)!   This year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo—otherwise known as C2E2—had over 80,000 …

That Is A Lot Of Shy Guy Cosplay

For the last few years, an ever-growing group of cosplayers have been using April Fool’s day as an excuse to team up all over the internet, pulling off massive showcases of characters like Nurse Joy and Misty. This year, the focus was on Shy Guy. …

Scarface Tony Montana Costume Guide

Learn how to dress like Tony Montana from Scarface “Say hello to my little friend” is something you never want to hear come out of Tony Montana’s mouth because that means a few seconds and a couple rounds of bullets later you’ll be dead… Known …

A WARNING for cosplayers [meta]

We have had several reports of people trying to prey on cosplayers, specifically female cosplayers but all should heed the warning. Witchhunting is not permitted so posting someone’s name, social media information including Reddit, will be removed and the poster banned. Below are some of …

So I’m cosplaying hawks from mha and he has two three foot long feather swords. I made a pattern for how I want it to look and I have it cut out on 1/4 inch eva foam, but they’re floppy and I need them to hold their shape more. I want to put something rigid down the feather shaft but I don’t know what. I need it to be thick so I can hold it comfortably and be smooth and shiny. I was thinking 3D printing but I have never done that before. Any ideas on how to get that effect?

So I’m cosplaying hawks from mha and he has two three foot long feather swords. I made a pattern for how I want it to look and I have it cut out on 1/4 inch eva foam, but they’re floppy and I need them to …

Poison Ivy Costume Guide

Learn how to dress like Poison Ivy for Cosplay & Halloween Dr. Pamela Isley AKA Poison Ivy is an eco-friendly super-villain who loves the environment maybe a little too much. So much so that she’s pretty much ready to use her knowledge of plant toxins …