product description page

Props and Costume Armor : Create Realistic Science Fiction and Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Accessories

Props and Costume Armor : Create Realistic Science Fiction and Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Accessories - image 1 of 1
$20.39
MSRPReg: $29.99 Save $9.60 (32% off)

about this item

Prop making represents the ultimate collision of creative imagination and practical maker skills. Sculpting, molding, casting, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, wood- and metalworking, and painting are among the many techniques the seasoned prop maker employs. In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson reveals the tools, techniques, and processes that you can use to create professional-looking science fiction and fantasy props and armor. In this book, you'll learn:

  • how to use the popular Pepakura software to build 3D models with paper
  • a variety of molding and casting techniques
  • how to build a "vacuforming" machine to make armor from plastic sheet stock
  • painting and weathering techniques that will bring your props to life
Number of Pages: 274.0
Genre: Art, Technology, Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Textiles + Costume, Inventions, Metal Work
Series Title: Make:
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
Author: Shawn Thorsson
Language: English
Street Date: October 14, 2016
TCIN: 50773208
UPC: 9781680450064
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-9056

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.