Makeup & Costumes

Meet Leto, a 45′ Shai-Hulud Sandworm Cosplay

Meet Leto, a 45′ Shai-Hulud Sandworm Cosplay

Among the litany of great science-fiction books, Frank Herbert’s Dune stands out as one of the most beloved and successful, leaving behind an almost 60-year legacy of sequel and prequel novels, radio dramas, film adaptations, and, more recently, a massive 45-foot sandworm constructed by Michele Cotten and her team of community makers in Huntsville, Alabama. […]

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Future Fashion: Building A Self-Lacing Corset

Future Fashion: Building A Self-Lacing Corset

I’ve always been intrigued by self-lacing shoes. I first saw them in Back to the Future Part II and I was blown away when Nike developed their own. But I wondered… could I put a self-lacing mechanism into a corset? In this video, I walk you through how I made a self-lacing corset. I started […]

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Make Your Own Realistic Halloween Tombstone

Make Your Own Realistic Halloween Tombstone

Tombstones are a must for any Halloween lover, but store-bought ones always seem a bit underwhelming. With this tutorial and some common materials from your local hardware and craft stores, you can make realistic tombstones that would fool the dead! In this video I’ll cover shaping, carving, texturing, and painting/weathering. Materials you’ll need: -Insulating foam […]

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Maker Spotlight: Merel Eisink of Willow Creative

Maker Spotlight: Merel Eisink of Willow Creative

First and last name Merel Eisink Where are you located?  Netherlands What is your day job?  I am a full-time maker of costumes and costume parts! It’s a pretty broad job description for me, I do everything from making full costumes to sponsored items on machines and materials used for making, earn money from making […]

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Be Amazed At Luca’s Giant Articulating Wings

Be Amazed At Luca’s Giant Articulating Wings

When a young teen expresses enough interest in building something that they research biological inspiration, mechanical designs, electronics systems, and document it all in a journal with complex design sketches, you have to support them. This is the way. Luca wanted wings. He did the work to figure out the best way he could make […]

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