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Tutorial: 3D Printing Basics With Canvas Cosplay

Wondering about 3D printing for cosplay ? We've got you covered.

Cosplay influencer Canvas Cosplay (Philip Odango) sits down with Chase Carlyle from RPM 3D Printing to discuss how 3D printing can be useful when creating new cosplays. Chase details the different types of materials for 3D printing that one can use, and the pros and cons to each type. He also shows the different modeling programs that one can use if you’re looking into developing your own 3D models that you can later scale and print. Philip and Chase also give an up-close demonstration on how to add finishing touches on a printed piece.

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Kelsey Endter


Kelsey started her cosplay adventure at a small convention outside Sacramento in 2011. Since then, she has been featured on major websites such as IMDb and Variety Magazine, and worked with companies like Besame Cosmetics featuring Disney & Marvel makeup products. Her passion for cosplay and love of the community brought her to join Cosplay Central as Editor-in-Chief in 2020. In her spare time she’s usually seen playing with her dog and scouting the next best photoshoot location for her cosplays.