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The Resource Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories, Shawn Thorsson

Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories, Shawn Thorsson

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Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories
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Make
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props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories
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Shawn Thorsson
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Props and costume armor
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create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Have you been trying to think of a way to conquer your local comic convention through cosplay? Do you gaze with envious eyes upon the fan-made suits of armored awesomeness strolling around every year on Halloween? Do you have a spot on your wall, bookshelf, or desk that desperately needs to be filled with a screen-accurate replica of your favorite science-fiction or fantasy weapon? If so, look no further. We've got just the book for you! In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson uses his unique blend of humour and insight to turn years of painful experience into detailed explanations. He'll show you many of the tools, methods, and processes that you can use to create professional-looking science fiction and fantasy props and armor. The ultimate collision of creative imagination and practical maker skills, making props and costume armor involves sculpting, molding, casting, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, painting, and countless other techniques and technologies. In this book, you'll learn: Basic fabrication methods using inexpensive, commonly-available tools and materials Simple, low-cost methods to make foam armor out of easy-to-find foam mats How to use the popular Pepakura software to build 3D models with paper Multiple 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 Just enough safety advice to keep you from losing body parts along the way Whether you're just a beginner or a seasoned builder with countless projects behind you, this book is sure to be an invaluable addition to your workshop library
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Thorsson, Shawn
Dewey number
646.478
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TT507
LC item number
.T469 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Make
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  • Stage props
  • Costume design
  • Cosplay
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Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories, Shawn Thorsson
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1724592
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 282 pages
Isbn
9781680450064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
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  • (Sirsi) 1724592
  • (Sirsi) 1724592
  • (OCoLC)913335185
Label
Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories, Shawn Thorsson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1724592
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 282 pages
Isbn
9781680450064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1724592
  • (Sirsi) 1724592
  • (OCoLC)913335185

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