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Intro to Cosplay - Armormaking

Time

Sunday September 28, 1 to 5 pm

Location

2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1474 (Drive around the right side of the building all the way to the back)

Description

Our resident cosplay expert will be presenting on armor making techniques for cosplay and costuming including foam work and pepekura. Our presenter has significant experience with cosplay armor and recently took home a top award at Danville Comic Con for his Space Marine costume.

Pepakura, or papercraft, is the art of cutting, folding, and glueing paper to form 3D models. These models can be treated with glue, resin, or bondo to form useful objects including helmets, armor, props, or any other 3D model! Using the free software Pepakura Designer you can unfold any 3D model into a series of 2D cuts and folds to be printed and assembled. To read more about Pepakura and see a list of supplies, check out this guide from Make Magazine about making a wearable pepakura helmet

During this class you'll be able to make and take home either a foam armor bracer or a piece of shoulder armor. To cover materials and tools, this class has a cost of $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Free tours of the Hacksburg makerspace will also be provided!

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events/2018/cosplay_armor.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/29 03:43 by john