A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 297,139
Currently Running With Scissors:
626 Guests and 28 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  CLOTHING / Costumes: Discussion and Questions / World of Warcraft Troll Costume (Tutorial) on: February 25, 2013 05:55:38 AM
Hi there! This is my first post here so I hope I'm doing this right. Roll Eyes
So I'm a larper and my boyfriend organizes a Warcraft LARP. I'm from Hungary, which isn't an excuse for me being poor as hell but it's kind of an explanation. I don't have the money to buy expensive utensils for crafting so I always try to use the cheapest kind of materials with the highest rate of effectiveness - and it usually works.
In summer I will play a troll witchdoctress at the larp and I decided to start with the costume as soon as possible and to make something like a tutorial to show how I get stuff done.

So, here it comes.
THE TROLL VOODOO MASK


The mask base.
What I used:
  • cardboard paper, the thin kind
  • a ruler
  • pencil and eraser
  • x-acto knife and scissors
  • ducktape

1.
The measurements.I think it's pretty obvious from the picture which sizes I checked on my face and used later on.
(Everything is measured in cm.)


2.
The bad prototype. I used this to see what my mask base will have to look like. The eyeholes went totally askew and the nose was terrible, too. But I learned from my mistake.


3.
the annoying furball.He is an important part of the process. Always.


4.
The outlines. This is where to cut out.


5.
Now here's two noses. The nose
I messed it up the first time. Now, the upper nose shape is the good one. As it will 'come out' of the mask, the sides have to be a bit wider. The dotted lines are the edges of the area which is exactly the same size as the drawn nose on the outlines. As you can see, I added some space.


6.
The nose done right. As you can see, I fixed it. I used thin cut ducktape to attach the 'wing' parts to the inner side of the mask. For the shape of the nose I made a thin cut on the middle line with my x-acto knife. I din't cut it through, just enough so it will bend nicely. I did the same thing with the middle of the head/forehead piece, as you will see in the last picture. This has to be done so the mask will fit my face.


7.
Now the paper base is ready!
This is the finished version of the paper base.



I will continue to upload photos and decsriptions as I work on the mask. The next part will be how to stabilize the base from the inner side, and then I will start with the coating.

I hope you have enjoyed it so far!
2  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Introduce Yourself / Picture of cat included in introduction on: February 25, 2013 05:33:27 AM
Hey there everyone,

I'm Starla and I'm from Hungary.
I study painting at the University of Fine Arts in our capital, Budapest, and in my free time I LARP. Alot.
And I don't like to buy my costumes, I like to do them myself Cheesy So that's why I craft alot.
I'm terribly bad at sewing and our sewing machine is my mortal enemy, but I'm always intrigued by all the great stuff people put together and up on the internets so I still haven't given up on sewing and I really hope I will be inspired by all the great costumes that are uploaded here to do some more myself.
I'm also a really picky individual when it comes to style and I don't like most of the stuff shops have to offer me..I want to do everything myself, and I think I've found just the right place for inspiration and tutorials! (:

I like cats, coffee and cigarettes, good music, and art.  Roll Eyes
(Oh and food. I love food.)
Here's a picture of my cat, because I love showing off the stupid little furball. His name is 'Pamacs', which freely translates into something like 'Fluff'.


I really hope I can find some europeans to swap with - or that I will someday have enough money to manage swapping stuff with you guys from anywhere around the world.

I love to chat, so feel free to write me!




And here's one last question: I think I'm retared because I haven't figured it out by myself by now...where can I upload a profile picture? Huh
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
3D-Printed Makeup Is Ready To Transform Your Beauty Routine
The Latest Eye Makeup and Eyewear Trends
Spray Tanning Stars
How to Get Full Brows
Custom Velvet Eyelashes at the Douglas Hannant FW 2014 Show
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fleece Puppy Bed
Matchbox Mania!
Spotlight on: Woodburning

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.