Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! The Best Cosplay Tutorial Guide Ever! Get ready to impress ordinary mortals with your superhuman costume-making skills. You can do it no matter what your experience level with this, the first full step-by-step technique book on cosplay--with no sewing! Internationally known cosplayer Kamui Cosplay (a.k.a. Svetlana Quindt) shows you how to easily create elaborate costumes and successful props out of items available at your local arts and craft or hardware stores: turn foam into a realistic axe, create a breastplate from scratch and use a glue gun to modify just about anything. You will even learn the best and most accessible techniques for working with specialty cosplay materials such as Worbla! Packed with more than 30 step-by-step demonstrations that teach the skills you need to bring all your favorite characters to life no matter the genre, Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more. Best of all, you can adapt every lesson to use in all future fandom projects spanning video games, books, anime, movies and even your own original characters! Includes:How to ...
Be a fashion designer and create the wardrobe of your dreamsFashion sketchbook: This fashion design sketch book tool was especially created for aspiring fashion design specialists who love to sketch clothes but don't have the skills (or the patience!) to draw proportional figures. This fashion design book is filled with 420 figure templates or croquis in 20 different fashion-forward poses.Croquis - It rhymes with "hokey": A croquis is every fashion design specialist's secret weapon, and it can be yours with The Fashion Sketchpad. Designers, both aspiring and established, sketch over croquis figures to ensure their creations are proportional on the first try. Working with a croquis provides a rapid-fire way to present your ideas to fashion design colleagues, admissions committees, or potential employers in a polished, professional format.The ultimate fashion design sketch book: Printed in a specially formulated Pantone color, the figures disappear from view when photocopied or scanned, eliminating the need to fuss with light boxes or tracing paper. An illustrated garment glossary showing the distinguishing details between a caftan, a sheath, a maxi, and so on - plus additional resources - help fashion design rookies create the wardrobes of their dreams.If you're a fan of The Curat...
Can best friends become lovers while the cameras are rolling?Movie star Gideon Kelly has always harbored a secret crush for his long-time friend and assistant, Sarah. One sizzling kiss is enough to convince him she’s the only woman for him, and he’ll do anything to prove to her they have all the makings of an epic Hollywood romance.Sarah Holtz rose to stardom as a child only to crash and burn in her late teen years. Gideon was there to help put the pieces of her life back together, and she now relishes her life far away from the paparazzi flashes. Her need for privacy is the one thing holding her back from exploring something more with him. When a video of their kiss goes viral, she’s left wondering if he’s worth the risk of stepping back into the spotlight to become his leading lady.Recommended for those who enjoy:•Friends to lovers stories•Hollywood romances•Las Vegas weddings•Waking up married stories•Stories of second chances•Sidekicks who love a good practical joke
500 costume ideas for kids, teens, adults, and pets. (This book is safe for work and does not include any inappropriate costume ideas, but hey it’s a free country if you want to dress up as sexy Bigfoot you can do that.)
Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. Inès de la Fressange—France’s icon of chic—shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned from decades in the fashion industry. She offers specific pointers on how to dress like a Parisian, including how to mix affordable basics with high-fashion touches, and how to accessorize. Her step-by-step do’s and don’ts are accompanied by fashion photography, and the book is personalized with her charming drawings. Inès also shares how to bring Parisian chic into your home, and how to insert your signature style into any space—even the office. The ultrachic volume is wrapped with a three-quarter-height removable jacket and features offset aquarelle paper and a ribbon page marker. Complete with her favorite addresses for finding the ultimate fashion and decorating items, this is a must-have for any woman who wants to add a touch of Paris to her own style.
Are you or your kids tired of showing up at Halloween events in the exact same costume as someone else? Is it disappointing to spend $30 on a costume from a bag that is tissue-paper thin? Do you enjoy being creative? If you allow yourself a few days to plan, refashion, and shop, then you can design and create a custom costume that has all eyes on you! This book will unleash your creativity as you learn how to design and create your own unique, custom Halloween costume. Using the step-by step process explained in this family friendly book, you can create an award-winning costume that is one of a kind, looks like you took time for the details, and can even be useful to you in the future. A great costume is composed of six magic ingredients which are explained in great detail. Refashioning is a huge new trend in the world of clothing and this book shows you how to apply refashioning tricks to your costume with detailed explanations and links to helpful tutorials. Pictures, plenty of examples, and a list of resources are included. This process is not just for Halloween costumes--this book is a helpful guide as you create costumes for Book Week, cosplay, historical reenactments, and other occasions.
Put a new face on fun!No matter what your experience level, you can turn everyday faces into sweet, funny or frightening works of art that move, laugh, grow and always make people smile! The first half of this book features fun, friendly transitions, such as birds and butterflies, puppies and princesses, knights and night skies. Part Two crosses over to the dark side with strikingly horrible, downright unnerving personas, including vampires, zombies, gargoyles and other foul, freakish creeps.Easy-to-follow instruction from two award-winning artists50 step-by-step projects ranging from simple to more advancedDesigns include popular kid and adult themes for parties, performances, Halloween and other occasionsExpert techniques for painting remarkably realistic textures, making human features virtually disappear, creating the look of age and other surprising, fool-the-eye effectsFull of friendly instruction for beginners and fresh inspiration for seasoned painters, this book will help you make art as original as the face that is painted!
Get ready for Halloween with this collection of Halloween crafts to crochet. Celebrate the season with homemade home decor items and crocheted Halloween costumes. Inside, you'll find one-of-a-kind DIY home decor patterns, homemade Halloween costume ideas, and more. Most of these crochet patterns are quick and easy to work up, which is great for last-minute holiday preparations.