Anime and manga are your life, and so is cosplay, so why not watch this video tutorial? This is a step-by-step guide on how to make a Japanese gi top, suitable for characters like Bleach, Kenshin, Inu Yasha, Shinsengumi and many more! You can even use this for your judo and other martial arts. This costume will be the best of the best for cosplay, because it's not only fun, it's art.
Leather bracers and belts are staples of typical medieval garb, and if you want to make a medieval Halloween or cosplay costume it could probably be helped by a set. In this video you'll learn how to make great bracers and belts yourself for an Altair from Assassin's Creed or other period costume.
If you're a Zelda fan and are looking to do something different for your cosplay, or Halloween outfit, then there's a chance that you haven't tried being Midna in her human form after you complete the game Twilight Princess after reassembling the mirror. In this video you will get a full tutorial on how to create the costume from scratch including making the headpiece and trinkets yourself!
One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.
StudioMallory teaches you how to make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay. You will need a dremel with a grinding bit, a mechanical pencil, titanium covered scissors, two jewels, cardboard template and a piece of cheap metal. Trace the template on the metal using the pencil. Cut it using the scissors. Use goggles when using the dremel on the metal tiara. You have to grind it to make round corners. Now bend the metal in the shape you want. Use glue to apply the jewels. Once it's all dry, mak...
This video tutorial will show you how to create a hair look like Rikku from Final Fantasy part 3. This hairstyle is totally perfect for Cosplay, or if you are daring - everyday wear!
If you're looking for how to make the perfect cosplay prop, this tutorial is for you! You can construct your own replica keyblade! You'll need some heavy craft foam to sketch out the keyblade design, and then a sharp craft knife to cut it out. Then cover it and paint!
Altair from Assassin's Creed absolutely drips charisma and originality, and thus makes a great costume choice for Halloween or cosplay. In this video you'll learn how to make a template for his upper and under tunic before your cut and sew it.
Not just for Halloween, this tutorial is great if you want to cosplay Kitana, too. All you need to put this costume together is some black pants, and then a little blue and black fabric. This tutorial shows you how to make an amazing Kitana costume - all you need now are her fans!
If you're making tail that needs a costume, be that dinosaur, animal, or anime character, you've come to the right place. Get your K'nex box out, because this video is going to teach you how to make an awesome mechanical tail out of the iconic blocks that will make your Halloween or cosplay costume that much more awesome.
This tutorial comes just in time for Halloween, but you can use it for cosplay as well. This is a very easy costume to make - all you need is a basic black outfit, and then assemble the blue rectangles to make the mask, obi and tunic.
Ezio Auditore da Firenze, the star of Assassin's Creed, is one of the coolest protagonists in the history of games. His costume is a part of that, and if your want to reproduce it for Halloween or cosplay you've come to the right place. This video will teach you how to make a sweet Ezio costume using some storebought materials and basic sewing skills.
In this clip, learn how to fix up a wig for cosplay. You will get a step by step that offers a ton of tips and advice for costume wig care. Learn how to spike and straighten a wig for your summer conventions so you can really look the part. This particular wig is inspired by Zelgadis but works for basic punky wigs as well. So, save some money and reuse your wigs over and over by learning how to care for and re-style them
Ruffles are incredibly easy to make, though they are time consuming. Get a length of your chosen fabric, and then follow along with this tutorial to make an elegant and fun ruffled ribbon that you can use as an embellishment, a headband or an accessory.
Whether this is for Halloween, cosplay or some other event, this tutorial shows you how to do up your eye makeup to make yourself look like a Blood Elf hunter from the ever popular MMO, World of Warcraft. You don't need much, just some red and gold powder cosmetics.
Link, the hero of the Zelda video games, is a great costume choice for men or women. He's kind of androgynous. In this video you'll learn how to do perfect Link makeup as a girl as part of an overall amazing Link costume for Halloween or cosplay.
The robes of the Jedi and Sith are great bases for all sorts of Star Wars costumes. If you have some DIY flair and want to make your own Star Wars costume for Halloween or cosplay watch this video to learn how to make your own Jedi or Sith robes, depending on your character.
Watch this step by step costume making tutorial to learn how to make a cool Japanese sailor styled school uniform. This video is suitable for numerous characters like Sailormoon, Suzumiya Haruhi, Azumanga, and more. This how to video is great for costume designers, cosplayers, and anime enthusiats.
You must have went to many comic or movie conventions and seen people in armor costumes that are very expensive to buy. Now you can make one of your own .With this video tutorial you will learn how to create costume armors of your own.
Cosplay-friendly conventions are going through a sort of renaissance right now. AnimeExpo, ComiCon, A-Kon, PAX. All over the country people are dressing up as anime characters and furry animals and filling exhibition halls to mingle. If you want to have a really badass costume, you're going to need the right materials. In this video, a semi-professional costume-maker will walk you through the materials you need to make a great fursuit or other elaborate costume and where to get them.
Troy from MOSSBACK at the 2008 Hunting Show Salt Lake City shares inside secrets on how to call elk. Bugle for elk is a term for elk calling and can be done in competition or in the field of competition.
Learn how to make barbecue competition style loin back pork ribs done "low and slow" on a simple backyard smoker. It's real easy to do as shown by one of the BBQ Pit Boys in this how to video.
Altair from Assassin's Creed is an incredibly stylish and well-realized character, which makes him a perfect costume choice for Halloween or a cosplay convention. Watch this video to learn how to sew the red sash for an Altair costume quickly and easily.
Altair is one of the sexiest video games characters your could be this Halloween or at your next cosplay convention. The Dutchman who made this video clearly is devoted to the character, and in this video you'll learn how to make a perfect Altair under tunic for your costume. Watch this video before you start to learn how to make the template.
Looking to hit up DragonCon, GenCon, ComicCon, or any other sort of con and want to dress up? Well, if you're going as your favorite Dungeons and Dragons character (there's others, but this one was first to mind) and that character happens to use an axe, there's a cheap way to make your own with a broom handle, some cardboard, spray paint and time! In this video you will learn how to construct a battle axe, a pole axe AND a war axe, pretty cool right?
Are you a big fan of anime and cosplay? Getting dressed up for anime conventions is super fun, but you can add to the excitement and save money by making your own costume.
If you've been looking for a sexy contemporary video game character to cosplay or dress as for Halloween, consider Altair from Assassin's Creed. He's sexy, distinctive, and armed with this video you'll be well on your way to having sewed the costume yourself. Specifically, this video will teach you how to sew Altair's hood quickly and easily.
The inspiration behind Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Girls fragrance, real Harajuku girls are gals from the Harajuku region of Japan who dress up all crazy like in the Lolita, Ganguro, or Cosplay styles.
Check out this tutorial for a step by step on how to side spike your 'do. This hair is great for cosplay, conventions, concerts, Halloween or even day to day if you are feeling adventurous!
This video is a demonstration of how to make Sailor Moon style hair clips. Start with two alligator clips, six half pearls, craft foam, glue, a pencil and scissors. Draw an outline of a feather shape on the craft foam and cut it out. Trace around the cut-out to make several more and cut them out. Spread some glue on the top of an alligator clip and stick the feathers shapes on in an overlapping design. Put some glue on the back of each half pearl and stick it to the clip at the base of each f...
So you want to make a film, and in that film you want to have a sword, but you can't buy one, not to mention real ones are pretty dangerous. Your insurance costs will go through the roof! Well, here's you solution. Check out this helpful two-part video tutorial on how to make your own prop swords, which means less dangerous swords. Actually, they're made out of metal, so you still might just somebody with them yet.
Many stage productions will require exaggerated eyelashes. The fake lashes make your eyes stand out, even from far away. You can use these lashes for anything from dance competitions to acting performances to Halloween to a night out!
The video is all about making a cat ear. The lady explained the steps we need to follow while making our own cat ears. For making the cat ears, we need fake fur fabric, which should form a square when we fold it half, a white down feather, a glue gun, scissors and a diadem.
Sailor Moon, Venus's Crystal Power hen shin wand top is a tutorial video on how to create a wand that looks the same from the famous girl power anime Sailor Moon. Featuring the one of the main character, Venus, the video starts on the showing the materials needed and a step by step procedure that anyone will surely understand. Making the Venus’s crystal power hen shin wand top will not take you 1 hour. The product will be a nice gift to little gir...
In this video tutorial from StudioMallory, learn how to take Mapei premixed adhesive and grout and turn it into a six-point star. Begin by cutting out the star shape in a piece of cardboard. You can use a stencil to make sure the shape is accurate. With your fingers, spread the grout onto the shape. After you are done shaping the grout, spray a little bit of water on the grout to help you smooth out any rough edges on your star. Set the star on a flat surface and allow it to dry overnight. Th...
Monday Night Combat might be the surprise hit XBLA game of the summer, but it can be very hard to get going in the game's two main multiplayer modes. The competition is fierce and the help sparse. Fortunately for you, this video is here. It will show you a pretty foolproof strategy for winning Crossfire games while controlling the Support character.
Quincy shows how to jump rope like a professional or for competitions. 1. Make sure that the rope is the proper length. The rope should meet your armpits. He teaches that you'll start with the basic jump. 2. To initiate the jump, move the rope in a circular motion, make sure that it passes your head. 3. To do continuous jumps keep moving the rope in circular motions. 4. To do a double ended jump, the rope goes under your body two times and you move the rope faster.He also teaches advanced jum...
If you love Minecraft, and you're trying to find out what to dress up as for Halloween, try building a Creeper head. If you wear a green shirt, you'll have the perfect Minecraft costume. You can even reuse the Creeper costume for cosplaying at your next convention.
Ryuk, the popular anime death god character from Death Note, has instilled fear into many. Just from the live action movie version, his horror penetrates through the screen. I mean, c'mon, just look at this horrifying beast... As horrifying as Ryuk may be, he is a lovable character and is especially admired in the cosplay world. Now you too can become Ryuk with the help of YouTuber cozplaii. She goes through all of the makeup and accessories you'll need to become Ryuk this Halloween (or whene...
There's nothing more exhilirating on a summer day than going out to Venice Beach and watching a skateboarding competition. Whether the skater kids are doing olies or 360s, skateboarding is impressive to watch but almost impossible to photograph.