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Build Blog – Goddess Eye Pendant

Over the past couple of months, I have been working on a secret project for Melanie Card. (If you haven’t read her works you should do so.) The project was to help turn a religious symbol from her Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer series into a real, physical object to coincide …

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Hyrule Buttons – Cosplay Level Up

Back in 2001 I made what you could probably call my first cosplay. It was a Vash the Stampede costume made primarily out of red duct tape. I’d share a picture but that was before the age of ubiquitous digital photography and I have none. Fourteen years later, I have come …

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Furiosa’s Belt – I made a thing and you can have it.

TL/DR version: Skepchick Auction here for Furiosa belt crest to fund Convergence programming. Ends Sunday at 9:00pm ET For those of you that haven’t seen Mad Max: Fury Road yet, I am saddened by your impoverished existence. It is likely the finest 90 minutes of vehicle-base combat you will ever see. …

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Surly Amy Has a #SciArt Patreon Project. Please support!

I was so inspired by all of the art and science panels at ChiFi this weekend that I decided to finally try to reach for one of my big dreams. And that big dream is to start painting again and making ceramic fine art pieces that are heavily linked to …

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Design Diary – Sweet-Asgardian Breastplate

A delightful astrophysicist friend of mine is aiming to make a Jane Foster dress from Thor 2 for con season this year. I helped her out with the metal bits. Below is a video of the exciting and sludge producing process. Enjoy!

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Design Diaries – Cthulu Hat Rack

It’s been too long since I had a video to post, but this week, I finally filmed my hitting of things again. This is my first attempt at combining blacksmithing techniques into my work. This may seem confusing as most of my previous videos included hitting steel with a hammer, …

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Design Diaries – Cap Shield

This week, I made a WWII Captain America shield. Video of how I did it below. Sadly my primer was misbehaving so I need to repaint the whole thing. This is my grumpy face. 😐

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Design Diaries – Lady Sif Shield

This week, I share some experiments with backing materials for repoussé while building a replica of the epic shield carried by Lady Sif in Thor the Dark World.

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