Planning to dress as Raven from Teen Titans? Then you’ll have to craft her belt, brooch, and hand gems. Samantha Kitt of Thermo Cosplay recently did this for her cosplay partner and documented the supplies she used and the process for Instructables and YouTube (video above). Making the accessories involves using molds (they’re candy molds from Amazon) and clear cast resin, a metal belt with rings, and a handful of other supplies. Crafting all the gems is a large portion of the building, and Samantha goes over that in detail in the video.
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