What If?

So a friend of mine messaged me while I was at work yesterday and asked, “What do you think about me doing a pirate Hera, cosplay?”

My mind immediately started thinking of pirate Kanan because of course it did. As soon as I got home, I quickly made up Kanan eye patch version 1.0, did a quick make-up test, and voila!

Now we’re talking about doing a Star Wars: Rebels pirate group at Emerald City Comicon next year. Want to join us?

My son also wanted an eye patch so I had to make one for him too.

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Keith from Emerald City Comicon

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Just wanted to drop some amazing photos from Downen Creative Studios on here. He did such a great job of capturing Keith! Also some great photos of my bayards and Keith’s sword (both available in my Etsy shop!) Enjoy!

The bayard was made using Smooth Cast from Smooth-On and the sword blade was all 3D printed using Matterhackers PRO PLA! I have a full write-up of the sword build coming soon! (Even sooner for Patreon supporters).

ECCC Cosplay Lineup

It’s down to the wire to get Kanan finished, but here is my current plan for my cosplay this weekend at Emerald City Comicon. Please say hi (and take a pic) if you see me! And don’t forget to come to my panels!

Keith’s Galra Dagger Giveaway

To celebrate Emerald City Comicon and my son’s birthday (both which occur in March and on the same weekend), I’m doing my first big giveaway-Keith’s Galra Dagger!

Use the entry form for a chance to win! The contest will last for the entire month of March which will give me time to actually finish the dagger 🙂

Billythebrick Cosplay Keith’s Galra Dagger

Making Faux Leather Belts and Straps

My Patreon supporters recently voted on my next tutorial and here is the result-how to make faux leather belts and straps!

Continue reading “Making Faux Leather Belts and Straps”

Emerald City Comicon Panels

Emerald City Comicon is next week!! In addition to wandering around the convention and going to some meetups (more details on that coming soon), there are several panels I’ll be on that I’d love to see you all at!

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Unmasking Keith’s Sword

The sword blade is all painted! Now the only thing left is to put in the electronics and finish up the mountable bayard for the handle. I can’t wait to take this to Emerald City Comicon next week!

Enjoy this fun little video I made of the unmasking 🙂

Apologies for the Radio Silence

Hey everyone, I just wanted to post up a quick note apologizing for my silence this past week. I suddenly had a really great opportunity to work on a really awesome project. Unfortunately do to NDA, I can’t actually share anything about it BUT when I can, I hope you’re going to love it as much as I am.

Today is my first day off after four 12 hour days so, needless to say, I haven’t had much time for anything else! I’m playing catch up for the next couple of days and then hopefully I’ll be working on the project some more! Thanks for sticking with me.

February Polls Week: What’s Coming Soon

Last week was polls week for February over on my Patreon. Depending on the level of support, patrons got to vote on a bunch of different topics. Here are the results and things you can expect to see in the next few weeks. I’ll be doing a similar Polls Week every month, so if you’d like to participate in the future, go check out my Patreon!

  • Next tutorial – Making faux leather straps and belts
  • Next set of Blueprints – Keith’s jacket (yes, technically a pattern is not a blueprint, but close enough!)
  • Video Poll – Most folks prefer Twitch for streaming
  • Next 3D model – Keith’s Galra Sword
  • Next Resin Kit – Keith’s Galra Dagger