"This is just... This is just soft foam and duct tape. It can't harm anyone."Role Models (2008) Choosing the right foam for your costume/prop is probably the first big choice you'll make in the process. It's important to know what you want your piece to look like and how you want it to behave when worn/used. If your foam is too thick, you lose that super important flexibility that most armor pieces need. If it's too thin, it just looks like lame painted foam. Luckily, there is a plethora of different kinds of foam available to cosplayers. Most of them come in various sizes, colors,…
"Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." Turn an inexpensive Rubies toy into a realistic Stormtrooper armor-piercing blaster with simple painting techniques even a Padawan could master.
Looks like Rachel De Barros is almost ready to join the Rebellion but she won't get past the Death Star guards unless she finishes this blaster first!
Join our geek mechanic, Rachel De Barros, for a behind-the-scenes prep of Han Solo's iconic DL-44 Blaster for an upcoming episode of Nerdungeon!