Here's what's up at Organic Armor - Saturday, July 23, 2016:
New website in process! That means this (old) site has missing pictures and navigation issues. We are also having email delays. But it's going to be super beautiful SOON so if you can't find something, please check back in a day or two!

Cosplay

Dryad Magic Made of Latex and Patience

This magical Dryad costume was made by Liddy Ackerman, an Organic Armor Arts student based in Amsterdam. She signed up for the course in January and has already made the elaborate corset and accessories seen [...]

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Cosplay, courses, Faerie, inspiration, students, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Athena Goddess of Oogoo

Anita Holmes wanted to up her cosplaying game and thought moldmaking would be a good skill to develop. She bought our Oogoo for Artists book and what she learned there helped her create a jaw [...]

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Cosplay, students|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dragoncon 2016: the Best Yet

fam selfie late night Dragoncon We had the most stressful pre-con prep ever, but also the most fun of any Dragoncon yet. Such a roller coaster but we're glad we went, once again. [...]

2015 Year in Review

Organic Armor is entering it's 9th year in 2016. Nearly a decade! This year has been a time of changes. Launching the How-to course was the biggest adventure. We also raised our prices significantly on [...]

December 20th, 2015|Categories: Cosplay, Custom, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Faerie Fashion Show

Le Ann in Frigga (from Thor) breastplate, photo by Tommy Propest Last weekend we loaned some pieces to be a part of a Faerie themed benefit event in Asheville. It's always fun to [...]

November 21st, 2015|Categories: Asheville area, Cosplay|Tags: , , , |

DragonCon Connections

Wow, what a whirl! There is nothing like DragonCon. More people, more hotels, more genres, more costumes, more lines…than any other con I know of. We got to connect up with five of our customers [...]

September 18th, 2015|Categories: Cosplay, Events, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

August Adventures

Wow, the summer is flying by, as usual. We've been keeping even busier than last year with developing our online course - Introduction to the Organic Armor Arts. It's going to be ready for pre-sale [...]

August 17th, 2015|Categories: Cosplay, Custom, Uncategorized|

Nefertari Headdress is a Showpiece

We've completed three large ancient Egyptian style headdresses in the last year. The latest one is the Nefertari and features the spectacular golden elements of the vulture goddess, and a double plume on top. It [...]

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Cosplay, Custom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sith Lord Helmet

This project has been a long time coming. Our client had to put it on hold for about a year, so Mr. S's half-made, uncanny mug has been staring at us from the corner, patiently [...]

June 17th, 2015|Categories: Cosplay, Custom|Tags: , , , , , , |

Thorin’s Crown

Commissioned crown of Thorin, worn by Alan Malpass Thorin Oakenshield, a character in JRR Tolkien's "The Hobbit", was the grandson of the King of the dwarves, Thrór. He was known for being leader [...]