TheTribalButterfly just won't go away. In this video tutorial, you'll see the power of an altered cosplay pattern! Whether it's anime, manga, film, or whatever, you need to know that altering the cosplay outfit could be a great way to look awesome. This is an art remember, not ...more
Attention goths! Searching the Internet for new makeup ideas? Adora batBrat is here to help you. In this video, learn how to apply cosplay inspired goth makeup for an outrageous look!
Like anime and manga? Cosplay? Naruto? Then go no further then this here video tutorial. Here, you will see how to make a cool cosplay Storekeeper costume from Naruto. No need for expensive fabrics here. Just watch, will ya?
TheTribalButterfly guides you through the ins and outs of finding the perfect pattern for your cosplay anime and manga costumes! This video tutorial will tell you what to look for, and what it can do for you! This is very important for your cosplay outfit design.
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 th ...more
The holiday season is creeping up fast, and if you're shopping for a Steampunk, it could be almost impossible to find anything for them unless you know exactly where to look. Luckily for you, some of us have done all of the work you'll need. Whether you're Steampunk shopping f ...more
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 ...more
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, thi ...more
If you're a fan of the new "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" series, take a look at this cosplay tutorial on how to create Pegasus wings and ears. This is a great guide for those looking to make a 'My Little Pony' Halloween costume. You'll look like Fluttershy in no time.
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 ...more
Defined by Urban Dictionary, Nerdtastic: Something generally not cool, but to a nerd it's freakin' fantastic. Below, a collection of WonderHowTo's top 10 favorite, utterly nerdtastic Halloween costume tutorials. The clock's ticking, so if you don't have your costume yet, perus ...more
Are you excited about the "Dark Knight Rises"? If you're looking forward to seeing Bane in the movie, try to bring him to life this Halloween by dressing up as him yourself. This Bane cosplay tutorial will show you how to build your own costume. It's so convincing, it'll look ...more
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 char ...more
There are two kinds of people who will find this video tutorial useful: Jewelers/jewelry making aficionados and cosplay fans. That's because this crystal clear, shiny resin gemstone can be used just as equally for a beautiful pendant or a paperweight as it can be for cosplay c ...more
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 ...more
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.
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.
If you're a huge fan of the Halo franchise, then you're defnitely going to love this next tutorial. First introduced in Halo: Combat Evolved, the energy sword was a mighty weapon that the covenant carried to help kill enemies. It wasn't until Halo 2, were you able to use the s ...more
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. ...more
25-year-old Anthony Le, of Colorado is THE ultimate Iron Man fan. A cosplay fan, Anthony decided to try his hand at building a super realistic Iron Man suit, just in time for the release of Iron Man 2. The incredibly talented fitness consultant did above and beyond what you mi ...more
If you're looking to make some unique footwear from paper mache, this video will teach you how. The term for these shoes is hooves, and they will definitely turn heads as you wear them down the street. Like many others who make costumes/cosplay, this video creator was working ...more
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 ...more
Somewhere in the faraway land of Russia, the female form is used for more than one of the most popular deadly sins. The women pictured below made a pin up calendar to... ahem, arouse... awareness of Russia's social and economic issues by posing in politically-themed cosplay. ...more
You don't have to be Asian-American to enjoy Anime cosplay. In this tutorial, learn how to style African American hair into funky spikes just like your Eastern counterparts. This video will show you all the steps you need to take and all the products you will need to get your ...more
Whether you're into cosplay or not, this life sized army "figurine" is awesome. The photo realistic plastic toy soldier was a contestant in a cosplay competition at Italy's Lucca Comics & Games 2008.
Portal, the popular game from Valve, has been critically acclaimed since its release in 2007. Its unique gameplay and humorous storyline is the reason for its popularity amongst nerds everywhere. This has also spawned a large community in cosplay and prop design. The most popu ...more
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 f ...more
If you don't want to dress up as a vampire, witch, werewolf, or zombie again this Halloween, step things up a notch and go viral. There have been a ton of funny memes and absurd news since last October, so the only hard part is settling on the right one for inspiration for you ...more
Japan rules cosplay culture, and these superfans are no exception to the rule. Tokyo Fashion hits the streets, Fruits style, capturing these top-notch, über stylish fashion homages to the infamous Lady Gaga. Scroll all the way down for a selection of HowTo videos on creating ...more
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. From the Creator: Fo ...more
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.
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. In this tutorial, you'll be shown how to upcycle a plain large t-shirt into a romper. This particular vi ...more
As some of you may know, contemporary king of kitsch Jeff Koons exhibited at the French palace of Versailles last year. While the exhibition was embraced by many as an exciting context for contemporary art, predictably old fogies and critics of the art market balked. Jeff Koon ...more
These goggles are great for a stage prop, cosplay, Halloween, or any videos you may make! They're made to look like Sam Fisher's tridents from the game series Splinter Cell. Materials Goggles (any will do... ski goggles, swim goggles, safety goggles, etc.) Glue PVC (1¼-inch) ...more
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! All you will need to complete this look is gel, hair spray and a teasing comb. This st ...more
OK, so Halloween is over. However, I couldn't resist posting Michelle Phan's Sailor Moon/Manga makeup tutorial. Michelle makes incredible beauty tutorials (don't miss her Lady Gaga look!). Also... the costume season may be long over, but cosplay is still strong and going (see ...more
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! So, follow along with this clip and do your hair in this super easy, super cool Japanese inspi ...more
A look at Aquaria Last week I made a post about the Humble Indie Bundle (http://www.wolfire.com/humble). It's a small online charaty drive where you could buy five indie games for any price you wanted. The charity drive itself was an incredible success. It raised over one mill ...more
Party Monster autobiographer and makeup artist du jour James St James has a knack for crafting curiosae. Take a benign Cheerio. Cover it with liquid latex and you've got the perfect face crater. If you are not into the Pirates of the Caribbean look, add some bloody ooze and t ...more
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!
If you want to put the finishing touches on your new BioShock cosplay outfit, of if you just think it would be awesome to charge at your friends with the favorite weapon of Big Daddys across Rapture, this is a guide for you. With a few easily purchased items such as an old el ...more
Karen Gillan must have had an absolute blast chewing the scenery as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, seeing as how Nebula is a ball of pure, seething fury pretty much 24/7. Combine that larger-than-life personality with her iconic blue and silver cyborg look, and you ...more
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. Famous for their insane Victorian-style dresses in colors of all shades of the ...more
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 Hallow ...more
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.
Wonder Woman has always been a Halloween and cosplay staple. It's a costume that's both dependable and stylish — just like the Amazon who wears it. This year's reprise with Gal Gadot offers a fresh take on the old standby, with more muted colors, a tougher demeanor, and a deci ...more
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 ...more
This is the cutest kid in cosplay ever. Via 8Asians.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a man by the name of George Lucas wrote an amazing trilogy about a new world and the power of the Force… and then subsequently ruined the franchise 22 years after the original release date. Fast forward to 2015, where nerds and geeks ...more
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.
exist†trace is a popular Japanese all-female metal band, and their singer Miko is something of a heavy metal beauty queen for modern times. This video will teach you how to replicate her makeup look from the band's video for "Vanguard". From the Creator: Things you want to f ...more
Who is Lara Croft? Video game character. Comic strip hero. Action figure. Actress Angelina Jolie. All wonderful, yet all fictional. If you're looking for a flesh-and-blood archetype, try XtremeJenn, a Lara Croft cosplayer who's linked her real life "hobbies" to the world's bel ...more