We now have the complete collection of Kamui books, a must for every cosplayer!
Book information: 48 pages, high quality full color print, soft cover, English versions
Set of 12 Kamui books
– Kamui book of armor making:
In the first part of the Tutorial Books Collection you’ll find everything you need to know about building cool looking armor with materials like Worbla, Foam and Wonderflex. It covers everything about material explanations, required tools, preparation, creating patterns, shaping armor parts, detail work, attaching your armor and transportation.
– Kamui book of cosplay painting:
In the second part of the Tutorial Books Collection you’ll find everything you need to know about painting your finished armor with brush and acrylics. It covers everything about choosing the right references, three-dimensional painting, priming, paints & tools, basic paint, painting metals & organics, gradients, shadows and lights, details, weathering, sealing and repairing cracks.
– Kamui book of prop making:
In the third part of the Tutorial Books Collection you’ll find everything you need to know about building cool props out of EVA foam and Worbla. It covers everything about material explanations, preparation & tools, scaling, creating weapon patterns, separating weapons for transportation, shaping foam, covering foam with Worbla and detail work.
– Kamui book of cosplay lights:
In the fourth part of the Tutorial Books Collection you’ll find everything you need to know about building LED circuits to light up your costumes and props. It covers everything from introducing LEDs, understanding electricity, calculating resistors, explaining and choosing circuit types, estimating battery lifespan, tools and materials, how to solder, casting LED gemstones and lighting up acrylic and plexiglass.
– Advanced cosplay armor making:
Do you want to dive deeper into the world of armor making and create all the crazy helmets and pauldrons.
-Advanced Cosplay prop making – guns & rifles
It’s time to create some crazy guns and rifles! In 48 pages and over 170 photos and Kamui will show you how to draw your own blueprints and turn them into crazy fantasy blasters and massive space guns. She teaches you how to work with EVA foam as well as Worbla!
–Advanced Painting – Airbrush & Weathering:
Time to level up your painting skills! In 48 pages and over 150 new photos I’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of airbrushes, spray paints and weathering! You’ll learn how to fake metal and create many other awesome 3D textures. Weather your armor and props with washes, chipped paint effects or even real rust! Also includes tips on how to age fabric and build your own paint booth!
– Kamui Book of Cosplay Sewing
You never sewed anything but finally want to start? This is the book just for you! In 52 pages and over 220 pictures you’ll get easy step-by-step guides and detailed explanations about: Sewing by hand or with a machine, choosing the right fabric, sewing stretch fabrics, creating new or working with pre-existing patterns, sewing a mock-up, adjusting patterns, adding a zipper, lining, sewing gloves, leggings, boot covers and a dress, attaching armor to fabric and of course a lot of detailed pictures, tips and work examples!
– Advanced Cosplay Lights – Animated LEDs
You already know how to solder static LEDs but want to take it one step further? Try animated LEDs! In this volume you’ll learn everything about working with animated RGB LED strips and how to create mesmerizing light effects for your props and cosplays. Choosing the right materials, soldering microcontroller circuits, ‘programming’ your very first LED strip and building it into your costume – every step from start to finish! And the best is: This book is still for beginners! No programming knowledge required!
– The Book of Foam Armor
This book covers everything from tools and materials, to choosing the right foam, creating tight and loose patterns, cutting, glueing, heat-shaping and sanding foam, becoming a dremel master, creating textures, priming, painting and finally attaching foam armor pieces to your body. Kamui also shows a lot of work examples like her Erazer Girl, her Monk and her Monster Hunter Zinogre.
-Kamui Book: Getting started with Cosplay – A Beginner’s Guide
By ordering “Getting started with Cosplay – A Beginner’s Guide” you’ll get an introduction to the wonderful world of cosplay, crafting and dressing up.
– Kamui Book: The book of Cosplay Photography
You want to be more confident in front of the camera or take photos yourself? On 48 pages and over 190 pictures you’ll learn everything you need to know about cosplay photography! I’ll cover handling a camera, location scouting, image composing and photo editing but also included tips for good posing, facial expressions and make-up! The perfect book to get into photography and create breathtaking images!
To see some great creations of Kamui Cosplay, check out her website: http://www.kamuicosplay.com/