Northern New Jersey

Fused Creations chronicles the joint (and individual) work of Adam Shefki and Maria Bovor through a variety of creative endeavors including sculpture, painting, digital arts and media, 3d printing, and much more.



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3D Printing Cosplay

Gearing up for the Championships!

By on September 21, 2016

I got the confirmation – I made it past the preliminary round of judging for the Eastern Championships of Cosplay and, with a bit more luck, I might get a chance to embarrass myself in-costume on the stage! I’ve never done this before, so I’m totally excited. With that…

Graphic Design

Black Desert Online Twitch Overlay

By on September 20, 2016

Black Desert Online and I had a brief fling during the summer of 2016, right around the time of the game’s American release. It was an interesting game largely because a lot of the mechanics were left unexplained and the player base had to struggle, compete, or cooperate through…

Cosplay Electronics

Arduino-Controlled Breathing

By on September 10, 2016

One of the things I decided the mask needed was the ability to control the airflow the fans produced through the hoses and into the mask. The easiest way to tackle the problem was to introduce an arduino as a fan controller – specifically, I went with the 5…



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Anatomy of a Warlord

By on September 7, 2016

This costume still requires a significant amount of weathering and wear to be added, but I needed to take a large number of reference images of my own costume for submission into the NYCC 2016 Eastern Championships of Cosplay.

The gallery below shows a number of close-ups and detail…



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3D Printing Cosplay

Airbag Weathering & Chrome Spray

By on September 6, 2016

Immortan Joe’s airbag is pretty much done at this point. We did a bit of preliminary weathering and distressing with acrylics, and the whole unit is essentially self-contained. One change I might try to make in the next month is to quiet or otherwise soundproof the fans in the…