The Ins and Outs of Prop Making with 2-Part Foam for and Haunting and Cosplay in 2 Parts


The Ins and Outs of Prop Making with 2-Part Foam for and Haunting and Cosplay in 2 Parts
Instructor: Mitch Rogers
Class Format: Seminar/Class in two 1-hour sessions

Learn the fundamentals of using 2-part foam for theatrical weapons, killer spikes, mask filling, plaques,

Topics include:

  • Choosing the right type of foam
  • Hard, soft, self skinning, fence post, Great Stuff
  • Sources of foam – BITY, Reynolds, Home Depot
  • Silicone mold making – special considerations
    • Tin versus platinum
    • Dealing with the foam expansion
  • Foam filled versus all foam construction
  • Resin and foam or latex and foam
  • Mixing and pouring 2-part foam
  • Coloring foam
  • Reinforcing a foam prop
  • Finishing foam props

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