Becoming Beidou from Genshin Impact!

Becoming Beidou from Genshin Impact!

I’m playing Genshin Impact already since 2021 and funnily enough, I got Diluc and Beidou in one of my very first pulls! Both are super strong characters and a great combo in the game. I immediately fell in love especially with Beidou’s character and her...
How to create a Cosplay Workshop!

How to create a Cosplay Workshop!

It was time for a change! Last year Benni and I decided to leave Germany and start our adventure in a new home, in a new country and with a new language. I had gotten really bad depressions in Germany due the cold weather and lack of sunshine. In addition, the...
We opened an Etsy Store!

We opened an Etsy Store!

We love creating cosplay tutorial books and crafting patterns! Since we published our very first book in 2013, we’ve created already over 150 unique templates and tutorials guides for the cosplay community. They are super popular, but we also sometimes hear that...
A cute Fox Mask Pattern for everyone!

A cute Fox Mask Pattern for everyone!

Benni and I love making cosplay patterns and truly enjoy to see everyone using them! Our most recent projects is a super cute Fox Mask Pattern Collection! Anbu and Kitsune masks are already super popular and we added two more realistic designs on top. Use these masks...
Benni got a Gotham Knights Cosplay!

Benni got a Gotham Knights Cosplay!

Warner Brothers Games Montreal and Gotham Knights asked us to create the golden Mask for the Voice of the Court. But since creating a prop is only half the fun we though, why not make the full costume and get Benni a nice cosplay photoshoot as well? And that’s what we did!

We built the Great Axe from Dying Light 2! ūü™ď

We built the Great Axe from Dying Light 2! ūü™ď

An old rusty stop-sign as an Great Axe? Sure, why not?! Techland asked us to choose and create our favorite weapon from their upcoming game Dying Light 2: Stay Human, and obviously we chose this beauty! We 3D printed everything in plastic, but with the magic of...
We built the Valkyrie from Raid!

We built the Valkyrie from Raid!

As you maybe know I LOVE bikini armor costumes, EVA foam and mighty, red head characters! And what a coincidence: Raid Shadow Legends asked me to pick my favorite champion and bring her to life! I absolutely adore Raid’s character designs and was really excited...
Nergigante Armor – Monster Hunter

Nergigante Armor – Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter World  is one of my favorite games ever and I think Nergigante is super cute and it was just natural for me to bring the Nergigante Armor as a cosplay to life! The costume was one of my biggest projects ever, even though I chose the relatively...
Unboxing an INSANE Monster Hunter statue!

Unboxing an INSANE Monster Hunter statue!

I received another amazing statue from the talented Singapore statue makers of Kinetiquettes. Rathalos from Monster Hunter! It’s a HUGE statue and definitely the crown jewel of our workshop decoration!

Sharing Pages cash out with YOUR Work!

Sharing Pages cash out with YOUR Work!

We all love those funny and interesting crafting videos on Facebook. However, did you know that their publishers make a huge income without giving the original artist a single penny? Let me show you to the profitable world of In-Stream Ads!

The Truth about Commission Work

The Truth about Commission Work

Costume and prop commissions sound like an awesome way to make an income with something you love to do, right? However, not everything that sparkles is gold. The truth might be quite surprising!

Demonic Brigitte is finally done!

Demonic Brigitte is finally done!

Demonic Brigitte is finally done and is the largest costume I ever made! It’s completely out of foam, includes over 1000 LEDs and took me 1.5 years to finish!

Will Cosplay be Illegal soon?

Will Cosplay be Illegal soon?

A new law proposal from Japan might change the cosplay culture forever. Dressing up as a fictional character might become a copyright infringement in the near future. What does this mean for the cosplay community?

Getting into Cosplay

Getting into Cosplay

Cosplay is an amazingly creative hobby that connects passionate fans and artists from all over the world. Never tried it? You should!

Sewing Basics for Beginners

Sewing Basics for Beginners

You need to sew a skirt, a shirt or another piece of fabric for your costume but are completely lost? I know how you feel! Luckily it’s actually very easy!

Has Cosplay become more toxic?

Has Cosplay become more toxic?

I hear a lot about drama and toxicity in cosplay. Has the community changed? Is it now a swamp of negativity and frustration? I don’t think so. Hear me out.

Nova – A Cosplay that took me two Years

Nova – A Cosplay that took me two Years

I started building the Master Skin Nova from HotS back in 2015. I wanted to bring something really impressive to BlizzCon but in the end it didn’t work out. Now two years later, it’s finally done!

Creating costumes with EVA foam

Creating costumes with EVA foam

Cosplay is an awesome hobby but sometimes newcomers are intimidated because they think all the materials are really expensive. Let me convince you of the opposite!

Becoming Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn!

Becoming Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn!

The¬†moment I saw the trailer of Horizon Zero Dawn during the Sony Conference at E3 2015 I fell in love with Aloy. Now we’ve made her most elaborate armor and boy what a journey it was.

What’s the value of cosplay artists?

What’s the value of cosplay artists?

A few years ago cosplay was just a fun hobby for a small group of people. Today, it has become a huge community of passionate and creative artists, spread all over the world. I guess you might even call it an industry. While we spray painted our hair and built our...
Is cosplay still about having fun?

Is cosplay still about having fun?

  ‘How can I become a successful cosplayer?’ ‘Should¬†I only cosplay someone if I have the right face and body for this character?’ ‘How many likes do I need to get invited as a cosplay guest?’ ‘What character¬†should I...
Successful Social Media for Cosplayers

Successful Social Media for Cosplayers

Before we’ll start with Social media, there is one thing I want to say in advance: Cosplay is about having fun. We dress up and build awesome props and costumes because it is what we love to do. Cosplay should never be a race to get more likes or followers. As...
A little Cosplay Shopping Guide

A little Cosplay Shopping Guide

Welcome to my my little Cosplay Shopping Guide! People always ask me: Hey you! Yes you with the cute corgi! Where can I get all those fancy cosplay materials? Well, I am so glad you asked! Here is a list can help you out! It will be primarily useful for people from...
Making the Pokemon Go Trainer outfit

Making the Pokemon Go Trainer outfit

Let me say this: I love Pokemon! Really, I do! I play every single Pokemon game on the day it comes out (sometimes even a day before) and every time it totally destroys my daily routine. Pokemon was a big part of my childhood. I still love watching the TV show on...
The value of cosplay guests

The value of cosplay guests

¬† Where should I begin? If you have read my¬†previous¬†blog-post¬†‘My Story’¬†you already know that I am actively cosplaying since 2003 (I know,¬†I know – so¬†old). In the beginning I had a¬†lot of financial¬†problems,¬†spending all the money I could scratch...
Worbla, Thibra, Cosplayflex. What’s the difference?

Worbla, Thibra, Cosplayflex. What’s the difference?

To me¬†‘cosplay’ has¬†always meant to be able¬†to ‘make everything out of anything’. Creative people have been able to make amazing costumes out of everyday household materials for long before we had all those fancy cosplay materials we have...
Costume contests explained!

Costume contests explained!

A few days ago¬†I got a quite interesting request: ‘Can you make a blog entry¬†with some tips for anybody participating in a costume contest?’ So yeah, I guess why not! Many of you surely watched or maybe even participated in¬†a masquerade – and even...
My Story – How everything began

My Story – How everything began

One of the most frequent questions I get is how I turned my hobby into a business and if I planned everything from the beginning. Here is my full story.

Symmetra – Commisioned by Blizzard, yeah!

Symmetra – Commisioned by Blizzard, yeah!

With this year’s Gamescom one of my biggest dreams came true: A collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment! For over 10 years I’ve already brought countless characters from the Blizzard universe too life, from Druids, to Warriors and Paladins from World of...
Shadowmourne – No time for farming!

Shadowmourne – No time for farming!

While making costumes is super fun, I especially enjoy building cool looking things in general. One of these “things” was actually the legendary axe “Shadowmourne” from World of Warcraft which always made¬†me wonder how it would look in real...
The Purple Wizard – My 4th Diablo 3 Wizard!

The Purple Wizard – My 4th Diablo 3 Wizard!

The “Purple Wizard” was a reference I already had on my phone for several years. I’ve totally fallen¬†love with it it the very first time I saw¬†this stunning artwork when it was not even complete yet: When the artist himself, my hero Wei Wang, worked...
Malthael from Diablo 3 – Bring on the Reaper!

Malthael from Diablo 3 – Bring on the Reaper!

There are many different reasons to create a costume. No matter if you like the character, have fallen in love with the design, while others like the challenge and sometimes the only reason is to look cool and have fun with all your friends in costume. Bringing the...
Dark Valkyrie Diana – What a crazy week!

Dark Valkyrie Diana – What a crazy week!

One of my crazy summer projects in 2014 was Dark Valkyrie Diana¬†from League of Legends. I’ll admit, I barely played the game before and would not ever dare¬†to call myself a true fan. But I much fell in love with¬†the design of the character. Her vibrant color...
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