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41  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / straight jacket made from old shirt on: January 27, 2008 02:16:11 PM
Hello, fellow crafters!

I recently signed up for a short movie contest. In the short I want to make, I needed a straight jacket... real ones are sold at over 150$, so I decided I'd rather make one myself  Tongue

I used an old shirt that belonged to my dad (he's in the navy and has tons of these white shirts anyways) and transformed it in a quite realistic, and working (but fragile) straight jacket.

it was easy, I just cut down the length of the shirt, used that fabric to lenghten the sleeves, removed the collar and the pockets, bathed the shirt in coffee to give it a yellowish tinge, and hot glued dog collars at a few places as straps.

here's the shirt:



the straight jacket, untied:



the straight jacket, tied, from behind:



it's hard to tell with the pics, but it really looks like the real thing. i'm pretty proud of it, considering it only cost 3$(for the collars)! btw, taking pictures while in a straight jacket is terribly hard. good thing I have a long tongue!(not joking. I used my tongue to take the last picture.)
42  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / stretched earlobe jewelry on: January 12, 2008 10:29:06 AM
this was my first time using polymer clay, so it's pretty basic. It's hard to see, but the snake is golden. it was made for a circus/cabaret styled show in which I played the ring master. the tape around the snake is to prevent the paint from touching my earlobe (it can't be good!).

the crescent was made for casual wear and is surprisingly comfortable!





my character. it's hard to see but the shiny thing in my ear is the snake!
43  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Clown costume / tailcoat on: January 12, 2008 09:58:02 AM
Hi!

I presently work by contract as a clown in my area, and use & wear has brought the need for me to get a new costume. I can't afford a custom made clown costume, and I haven't found any for sale that met my requirements, so I decided to make it myself. I progressed pretty well, but now, to fit my vision of my costume, I need a tailcoat. I was wondering if any of you had a pattern or instructions to make a one? I know i'm probably asking a lot, but any help would be greatly appreciated!
44  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Zombie Head (warning: gruesome!) on: January 11, 2008 11:38:18 PM
Hello, there!

for my first topic, I thought i'd share pictures of a zombie head I did for halloween a few months ago. I made a duplicate of a plastic skull as a base for the head, added old dentures (yeah, gross, I know Wink ) and covered it with a mix of cotton and liquid latex. I then glued down hair from a cheap wig and painted the whole thing with acrylic washes.



at the beginning


added some flesh


finished with the cotton and latex flesh


all done!

it was a pretty simple craft to do, the hardest was waiting for the latex to dry :p if you'd like more information just pm me!


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