Every year, the Power House Gaming school schedules a big E-sport event at the “Palais des Sports” of Mulhouse (a “traditional” sports venues in the city), the Power Gaming Series. It serves as an end-of-year […]
It’s first and foremost a place to have fun. You can meet and connect with the other cosplayers, the staff and the judges. Backstages and changing rooms are great places to bond with new people who share the same interests.[...]
2017 was a really busy year for us at Black Owl Studio. Many conventions, the Crown Championships of Cosplay finals, new costumes, and the development of our little business still… Good experiences, fails and new […]
Today we are testing for you : Worbla's Finest Art, Cosplayflex, Worbla Black, Pearly, Meshed and Transpa Art ! Thermoplastics, as their name suggests, are plastic materials that react to heat. Rigid when at room temperature, they become malleable when[...]
To build my Guardian of Kings costume, I HAD to have wings; and for good measure, they HAD to open. The biggest challenge was to give a “Woah” effect to the costume, like a peacock showing off his plumage. To[...]
I reaaaally love Alice: Madness Returns, the story and the atmosphere of this game makes it one of my favorites. Vorpal Blade is Alice Liddell’s main weapon, we find it on Jabberwock’s skeleton at the beginning of the game. I[...]
I fell in love with Wei Wang’s Warsong Commander artwork as soon as I got my beta key for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. And when we finally decided to go to Blizzcon 2015, I immediately thought about making a cosplay[...]
Following on the complete Warsong Commander costume making of, here is the process for the axe. To ease the making of this axe, I first re-drew it on Illustrator (vectorial drawing). From this, we obtained precise dimensions, and Joris could[...]
As for the axe, I first re-drew the shield in vector graphics on Illustrator while placing each part of the shield on separate layers. This shield is a bit huge, so we had to plan different assembly parts. We started[...]
In order to complete the mage/dragonpriest costume from Skyrim, we planned on creating a dragonpriest staff. An interesting challenge, as it is a huge piece (1.80m) with a lot of details and effects that requires the use of LEDs.
Find out how we created the Dragonpriest Mask of Vokun, from Skyrim. Included in this tutorial: Pepakura and Plastiline master modelling, creation of silicon molds, resin casting with aluminium powder (gel coat), painting and fixing systems.
For my first cosplay, I chose to work on Aela the Huntress’ outfit from Skyrim. This armor is an Ancient Nord Armor that we can find in the game. If you can’t find enough Aela references, you can still search[...]
Back with a new amulet from Skyrim: the Amulet of Kynareth. Discover how to create one using the Plastiline master, silicon mold and resin cast method. Small bonus: discovery of the stained-glass paint for a nice metallic look.
In this post, you will learn how to model a Gauldur Amulet with Plastiline, and create a silicon mold to print an acrylic resin cast. This tutorial also gives you painting advice for a more realistic outcome. Last but not[...]