cosplay

3D Printing News Briefs: April 23, 2020

We’re talking about 3D printing in education, partnerships, and RC planes in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First, Y Soft has announced premium lesson plans and an EDU bundle, while…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2020

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess Technologies has announced two new partnerships, and ProtoCAM just launched its Instant Quoting platform. Moving on to…

Melissa Ng Puts Her Own 3D Printed Spin on Hela’s Headdress from Thor: Ragnarok

3D printing is a wonderful tool when it comes to making elaborate costumes and props – for both professional movie studios and cosplayers alike. When Thor: Ragnarok came out last…

Melissa Ng on Designing and 3D Printing Her Cosplay Interpretation of Ironheart’s Armor for Marvel Commission

Self-taught 3D artist, designer, and dreamer Melissa Ng sells and showcases her amazing designs on her Lumecluster blog, often impressing us with her style. Though Ng has been drawing for years, she…

After Finishing a Full Iron Man Suit, Military Veteran Tim O’Sullivan 3D Prints the War Machine Mark III Suit

3D printing has found a home in the world of superheroes – the technology has been used to make superhero prosthetics, costumes, Legos, and models. One of the more popular choices…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com’s Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session…

Creativity and Pragmatism in 3D Printing Come Together at IC3D

“A lot of people get 3D printers now, but not the applications for them,” Michael Cao, CEO of IC3D, told me this week. “It’s like a computer now; what can…

Here’s What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to…

Warhammer 40K Fans! Check Out 3D Printed Weapons Celebrating Impending Release of Space Hulk – Deathwing 

3D printing has lent an altogether new element to gaming as figurines, replicas, and one prop after another can be fabricated and brought to life—and in the case of detailed…

Put Your Cosplay Design Skills to the Test in Pinshape’s Latest Contest — First Prize Wins an Ultimaker 3!

I’m a closet cosplayer; most of the cosplays I’ve put together have been from my own closet and/or thrift shops. This works for me, though, as most of my fandoms…

Dragon Con 2016: Cosplayers Including Bindi Smalls 3D Print Incredible Costumes & Props

[if referrer=”www.facebook.com”][ninja-popup ID=110259 autoopen=true][/if] It’s here: Dragon Con 2016. Running this weekend, September 2-5 in Atlanta, Georgia, this cosplayers’ paradise is offering enthusiasts of any number of fandoms a gathering…

Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better…

Lucasfilms Launches Highly Detailed Authentic Line of 3D Printed Star Wars Prop Replicas

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of nerdwallets suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly emptied. I fear something expensive has happened.” Yes, the…

Incredible 3D Printed Cosplay Took One Month, 11 Printers and 1700 Print Hours

My circle of friends is full of nerdy, artistic and theatrical types, which means I’ve seen a lot of brilliant costumes over the years: for productions, for Halloween, and just…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Captain America: Civil War

Spoilers from the Captain America: Civil War trailer, so stop reading if you’re a weirdo who doesn’t want to get spoiled about a trailer. Weirdo. I think the only people…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Game of Thrones Models

With the unexpected release of a bleak new teaser for season six of Game of Thrones came the nagging question: which character that we love are the producers and George…

Watch Artist Melissa Ng Create Stunning Fantasy-Inspired Dreamer Regalia 3D Printed Cosplay Armor for Felicia Day

As an artist myself I struggle with the inner turmoil of having a career as a creative while many of the people in my life have more conventional jobs. Many…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – The Coolest 3D Printed Swords

Having fallen down what I call the “Halo Hole” thanks to recently acquiring the Master Chief collection that was included with my recent acquisition of an Xbox One, I was wondering…

Check Out This Amazing 3D Printed Fallout 4 Furious Power Fist Working Replica

MyMiniFactory has a stable of 3D designers and 3D artists who are unquestionably some of the most talented 3D printed prop and toy makers around. When 3D printer reseller and…

Editor’s Choice: 15 of the Coolest 3D Printing Stories of 2015

2015 has been quite a year. Personally, I’ve loved it; I got married, bought a house, hit a milestone birthday, and became editor-in-chief of this great site. I’m almost sad…

Come Admire Bindi Smalls’ 3D Printed Nova Terra Cosplay Armor

What modern woman can’t use a coat of incredibly strong and resistant armor as she navigates her way though the daily battles of life, while still seeking to look stylish…

How 3D Printing Helped Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zoom into Theaters

3D printing has been one of Hollywood’s prop making secrets for a few years now, and the technology has been heavily deployed in everything from The Lord of the Rings:…

MyMiniFactory 3D Designer Kirby Downey on Video Games, Cosplay and 3D Printing

If you’ve seen a 3D printed video game weapon replica go viral in the last few years then chances are that it was created by MyMiniFactory Lead Designer Kirby Downey….

Cosplay for Everyone Thanks to the 3D Design and 3D Printing Services of Forg3d Props

If ever there was a couple who were made for each other it most certainly is cosplay and 3D printing. While cosplay has been a prominent hobby for decades, in the…