The Book of Foam Armor – Comfy & Affordable

Rated 4.97 out of 5 based on 29 customer ratings
(29 customer reviews)



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New to foam armor? This is the book for you! Foam costumes are comfy, affordable and fun to build! In 48 pages and over 170 pictures you’ll learn every important step from start to finish: creating patterns, cutting, glueing and heat shaping foam, adding details, priming, painting and even attachments. Building your dream cosplay has never been easier! The ultimate foam beginner’s guide!

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By ordering The Book of Foam Armor you’ll get easy step-by-step guides, tutorials and explanations for the following points:

  • Introduction to all tools and materials
  • Choosing between foam and Worbla
  • Finding the right foam for you
  • Creating tight and free-form patterns
  • Cutting, glueing and heat shaping foam
  • Mastering the dremel
  • Adding foam details and textures
  • Priming flexible foam (brush and spray)
  • Painting and sealing
  • Attaching your armor
  • Repairing foam armor

As well as the following work examples:

  • Medion – Erazer Girl
  • FFXIV – Monk
  • Monster Hunter – Zinogre

For printed orders: Please allow 1 week shipping time for orders to Germany and 2-4 weeks for all international orders.

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Weight0.25 kg
Dimensions0.3 × 21 × 29.7 cm

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29 reviews for The Book of Foam Armor – Comfy & Affordable

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anastasia (verified owner)

    This book is amazing. With this, I’m finally confident enough to give foam a try instead of crutching on my worbla!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Krissi (verified owner)

    This book is helping a lot while crafting my first armor!
    It has taken all doubts I had before starting ♥

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    hebertoro29 (verified owner)

    Este libro me ayudó mucho aunque casi no hablo inglés, gracias Svetlana.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Natasha (verified owner)

    Just amazing. Simply one of the best ones out there!

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    ryujicain (verified owner)

    Dreamed cosplay, here we go.
    This books are really usefull

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rim Abbadi (verified owner)

    I got this book from a friend as a gift and i love it. It made my research much easier. its very good to beginners as i am one and i find it very useful. i love it and will buy some of the others when i need them *-*

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    alessiacericola (verified owner)

    Great tutorials!

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    britt (verified owner)

    great book! very informative, but it says I’ve reached my download limit? I kept it the PDF on my phone so it was easier to work from and I accidentally closed it. do I need to purchase it again?

    • Benni

      Thank you! No worries about the download limit. I’ve already sent you a new download email. <3

  9. Rated 5 out of 5


    Impressive artistic skill and imagination blended together in a fantastic compilation for the beginner and advanced cosplay enthusiast! These books are an excellent addition to any artists library and an outstanding testament to ingenuity and craftsmanship!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joe D.

    All your books make fascinating reading. I’m thoroughly impressed at the expertise demonstrated and the technical simplicity with which you write your instructions. You’ve truly taken your art and the science of this craft to the next level! I look forward to future issues.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Richard (verified owner)

    Extremely informative and we’ll designed. Perfect size not to big or small to keep around your work space.
    Fast shipping too for international

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    natalia.komuniewska (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this book and got some great tips and tricks! It was perfect before making my first foam armour (Zarya from OW) – easy to follow, with lots of photos and different techniques. A must buy for foam beginners!

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Daniel Henwood (verified owner)

    Great book jam packed with information. It has helped me take the first steps with making things with EVA foam :)

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    lea.prst76 (verified owner)

    It’s very nice to get a few tips and tricks that we don’t see in the videos and more details about the most important steps of making a foam creation!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5


    Thanks a lot for the beautiful book!

  16. Rated 5 out of 5


    This is very helpful, thanks a lot! :)

  17. Rated 5 out of 5


    Pretty good explanations! It’s easy to follow and understand.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    José Miguel Arriagada

    Amazing knowledge at our disposal… From the moment I saw what you guys were doing with the cosplays I felt the need to get those books. This is just awesome!!

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    A.Brooks (verified owner)

    This is one of the better guides to foam armor out there, with LOTS of helpful info.
    I like the page listing the pros and cons of both straight foam and worbla builds, which should help people decide which crafting method is best for their particular project.
    I also like the safety info included- people not used to working with the tools and materials described in this book might not know all of that stuff, so I’m glad to see something educating people in how to stay safe while making cool things.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Natasha (verified owner)

    After seeing all the amazing things you make with foam on your Instagram I couldn’t wait to get this book. I love it! I really appreciate how much you are willing to share. My EVA foam skills have gotten a lot better with this latest addition. Thank You!

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    erabear (verified owner)

    I always learn so much from your books!

  22. Rated 5 out of 5


    Before reading the book I did a lot of mistakes that complicate my life. Now instead I found ways much simpler and more satisfying!

    I can not wait to get the other books!

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Candace Birger (verified owner)

    Was planning to attempt my first armor build, and I *knew* I had to have this book. I can’t believe the final product I created! From nothing to a full suit of armor…and only using this book. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5


    Perfect book ! One of my favourite. Lot of détails, useful and beautiful book

  25. Rated 5 out of 5

    louise.epaud (verified owner)

    So glad I bought this book, made a huge difference for my last project! Filled with great tips and explainations, also the book itself is of very good quality, do recommend.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Diego Arenas

    Thank you for this amazing book i’ve been looking for something like this

  27. Rated 5 out of 5


    Beautiful book! Great quality. Kamui makes it easy to understand. Looking forward to starting my armor!

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    megan.spain (verified owner)

    A staple for anyone looking to get into crafting foam armor! Wonderful.

  29. Rated 5 out of 5


    This is great Kamui ^_^

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