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How to cosplay a Zabrak from Star Wars

Are you ready to bring your original Zabrak character from Star Wars to life? One of the most important parts of your costume will be the horns. In this tutorial, I will show you how to apply cosplay horns to your head securely and comfortably. I will also provide some tips on using makeup or bodypaint to blend the horns into your skin and complete the look so they look as real as can be. So whether you are a beginner or a seasoned cosplayer, this tutorial is for you!

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Superhero Cosplay Mask Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to make a simple but effective mask that will help you look the part of a superhero. Or a supervillain, we don’t judge.

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Amber Brite cosplaying an original pink Twi'lek named Alyra

Bodypaint 301: Upgrading Your Airbrush Equipment

Eventually, you outgrow that starter gear, and then it’s time to look at upgrading your bodypainting arsenal. And in this tutorial, we’re gonna talk a bit about what gear I’ve fallen in love with, that both save me precious time as well as make sure my paints come out looking fantastic.

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Amber Brite cosplaying an original yellow twi'lek named D'shalla

Bodypaint 102: Best Airbrush Bodypaint Brands

There are dozens of bodypaint brands out there, and some are applied with a brush, some a sponge, and others only with an airbrush. Today we’re going to focus on the airbrush brands, as airbrushing will generally give you the best finish and longest lasting wear time. Both extremely important things for a cosplayer spending all day at a convention!

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Amber Brite cosplaying an original blue Twi'lek named Rio

Bodypaint 101: Starter Airbrush Equipment

One of the most common questions I get is how to get started with Bodypainting. There are so many choices for air brushes, and then air compressors are never well explained as to their benefits! So here’s a quick guide to some of the equipment I’ve used over the years, why I still love them, and why I would absolutely recommend them to a beginner.

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Amber Brite cosplaying as Mileena from Mortal Kombat

How to Wear Mileena’s Teeth

Mileena is a popular character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. She is known for her sharp teeth, which are a result of her Tarkatan heritage. If you are cosplaying as Mileena, you will need to apply a teeth prosthetic to your mouth. In this tutorial, I will show you how to apply Mileena’s…

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Amber Brite cosplaying Elise from League of Legends

5 Thermoplastic Alternatives to Worbla

Worbla is a popular thermoplastic that is often used by cosplayers to create armor, props, and other accessories. However, Worbla can be expensive and difficult to find. There are a number of alternatives to Worbla that are more affordable and easier to work with.

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