Featured Cosplayer Tiphaine

Featured Cosplayer is… Tif  When did you first hear about Lara? “I first heard talk of Lara back in 1996 and I discovered her just by chance in a magazine, I had just bought a computer and I was looking for a game to test it, and because I love Egypt so much I decided on tomb raider and I fell in love with Lara�s personality.” How long have you been a Lara fan? “I’ve been a fan since 1996” Favourite TR outfit? Classic (tr1) Sola wetsuit (tr2) and Underworld…

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Tomb Raider Underworld Thor’s Gloves tutorial

How to make the Tomb Raider Underworld: Thor’s Gauntlets… By Eirwen Reference Pictures: As we know, Lara, to be able to gain the Thor’s hammer, first of all needed to get his belt and gauntlets. In this simple tutorial we will make Thor’s gauntlets known as well as Járngreipr. Things we need: Sheet of paper Cardboard Glue Stapler Small piece of sysntetic leather, pleather or some tougher black material Velcro fastener First draw a shape similar to the Jarngreipr on screenshots or pictures and paint it (colors are something between…

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Tomb Raider Movie Glow Sticks

How to make the Tomb Raider Movie Glow Sticks. What you will need: 3 candles (per 1 glow stick) black duct tape Thanks to our cosplayer Monica , she has come up with a great way to replicate the glowsticks! just put 3 candles together and wrap them around at the ends with duct tape! Now ofcourse these will not light up but with the magic of photoshop you can make it look like they do!

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Tomb Raider Movie Style Holsters by Monika

Tomb Raider Movie Style Holsters. For anyone trying to make these holsters, here’s a collection of pictures from Monica , we thought they’d help as reference photos Monica: “i did with black card, hard cardboard in between to get harder and hold the (heavy) guns,  and then, black duck tape, to be close to leather in a distance look.” Fig 1. Fig 2. Fig 3. Fig 4. Fig 5. Fig 6.

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Tomb Raider Legend Holsters tutorial by Jolien

Jolien aka Tenyon also made these really accurate holsters, have a read 🙂 [click pic for bigger version] (I first made a pattern for the holsters out of paper to make sure it would fit right) 1. I made a base out of craft foam (sew the edges with a little stitch) . Leave the front open. 2. Take some thick cardboard and cover the inside back and sides of your holster with it (this may take a while to fit right, just don’t rush it). 3. I took a…

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Tomb Raider Legend boots tutorial

How to make the Tomb Raider Legend boots by Tenyon aka Jolien… Reference Picture: I used some army lace up boots for the base shoe. You can of course use some stretch leather boots with a zipper on the side too. I hand sewed craft foam covered in leather on the boots *which is really heavy and a murder for your fingers, so cover your fingers well*. This will be the first of two layers. I Left one side open so I can still lace them up to get a…

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Tomb Raider Legend Excalibur Tutorial by Jolien

Making Excalibur by Jolien Let’s start with a picture of the supplies: 1: fiberglass cloth 2: Resin 3: Resin harder (you get that together with the resin) 4: Primer 5: Paint: black silver and green acrylic paint, 1 spray can of silver. 6: Air drying clay 7: jewels 8: Lead-free solder 9: card board 10: sate sticks and light-weight clay! Start with the cardboard and draw a line-out of the sword on it, you can do this free hand but you can also print out this picture and use it…

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