Making Wasp: A Build Walkthrough

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Earlier this year I was asked by Marvel to recreate the Wasp costume from the movie Ant Man and the Wasp for their Marvel Becoming series! I silently vowed to create the best costume I possibly could for this series…. Continue Reading →

Interview with Adam Savage for

Right before I left for NYCC I was contacted by the Tested team to set up an interview with Adam! We talked about my Hippolyta costume and sword build! Check out my write up tutorial on how I made this… Continue Reading →

Marvel Becoming / Wasp

When Marvel calls and asks you to recreate an amazing costume, you say YES! Watch as I become the Wasp! This costume was several months in the making. Lots of tears and sweat went into this creation, and I am… Continue Reading →

Marvel Becoming: The Wasp

I was extremely privileged to have been asked by Marvel to talk to them LIVE at NYCC 2018 about the Wasp costume! Check out the video! 

Tutorial: Using Dragon Skin Silicone for Cosplay: Making Metallic Effects with Cast Magic Powders

In this video created for Epoch Echo Cosworx, Beverly shows how to use Dragon Skin Silicone and Cast Magic Metallic Powders for your cosplay costumes.   These are the materials and methods she used to create the details on her… Continue Reading →

Tutorial: How To Glue Silicone To Fabric With Sil-Poxy

Yes, you CAN glue silicone to fabric! Beverly created this video for Epoch Echo Cosworx to show how to use Silpoxy from Smooth-On to glue silicone to fabric. Silicone is a very versatile material, and is very easy to use… Continue Reading →

Tutorial: How to Make Resin Molds

Learn how to make molds using resin instead of silicone. This method is useful for your silicone casting projects! You might be asking yourself “why are you using resin instead of silicone to make a mold?” The answer to that… Continue Reading →

Tutorial: My Hela Helmet-A Walkthrough

Beverly from Downen Creative Studios and Epoch Echo shows you how she assembles her Hela helmet (inspired by Thor: Ragnarok), as well as what materials she used to build it. She also shares many tips for making the horns detachable… Continue Reading →

Making Hela: Goddess of Death

Making Hela: Goddess of Death This costume was a big challenge! Not only did I need to up my tailoring game, but I had to do extensive research and testing of new materials and methods at practically every step. Here… Continue Reading →

Hippolyta Costume Build: Part I / The Sword

This is part one of three installments of how I created this costume. All parts of this costume was patterned and created by Beverly. Patterns are available for download on our Esty store! Costume Stats: Time to complete: Approximately 4 months… Continue Reading →

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