Lightest paint coat being applied to custom cosplay antler. Half way through the first coat, so white Paperclay is visible under the painted half.

Tutorial: Painting Antlers for Cosplay

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So you have your cosplay antlers sculpted. Now it’s time to bring them to life! Painting antlers to look realistic is not as complicated as you may think. In this tutorial, I’ll go step by step through the process I used to paint the antler for my Dark Souls 3 Pyromancer Crown. Tools…

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Pauldrons of Akkhan cosplay pieces

A Rift in the Pauldrons of Akkhan

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What went wrong with the Pauldrons of Akkhan? Problem 1: I had never tried to make a costume piece this massive before. To keep the pieces in proportion with the art in-game and with my own body, each pauldron had to measure about 14 inches tall, and 16 inches long….

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Armor of Akkhan cosplay progress shots of the gorget, cuirass, tabbard, and lit up poleyns.

Diablo 3 Armor of Akkhan Cosplay Update

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Just wanted to get a quick update out on my Diablo 3 Armor of Akkhan crusader cosplay. Here are a few recent shots of the breastplate, tabbard, gorget, boots, and the poleyns (knees) lit up with LED eyeballs! So far I have 95% of all the costume construction complete –…

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