When it comes to cosplay, the materials to choose in order to build your outfit are fairly straightforward, right? Your props, on the other hand, are much less certain. Today on the show, Anthony and Jason give a rundown on a few of the major materials that are typically used in most cosplay prop builds, as well as the pros and cons of each. The goal here is to help you first-timers break into the wonderful world of prop building without too much trouble. Moving forward, we plan on doing full shows on each of these methods, complete with photos and maybe even a video – who knows?!
As our example prop, we used Soldier 76’s gun from Overwatch as a great example of just how complex your prop build could potentially get.