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kittenbonanza
« on: September 28, 2008 06:27:34 AM »

I've been wanting to go as Rorschach from <i>The Watchmen</i> for a long time, and I figure the best time to do it is before the movie comes out. I need some ideas for the mask, though. <p>

I was thinking of trying to find a ski-mask pattern and using that, but I really don't know what kind of fabric would be best. I'm going to put holes in it so that I can see and breathe, even though it'll make it less authentic (damn!), but I still need something light and comfortable. Any ideas?
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DolceVita
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2008 07:23:44 AM »

I think using the ski mask pattern is a great idea.  Maybe where you have the eye holes you can cover them with a black mesh or nylon fabric, something easy to see out of but hard to see in.

Great costume idea!
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008 11:57:20 AM »

what about using a white knee high stocking? This is the second pantie hose suggestion i have given today lol. it would be easy to paint your design on and you would be able to breath through it (I think).
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2008 08:21:23 AM »

I think if you went with the white stocking idea that fannydimples proposed, instead of paint you could use a fabric marker or Sharpie to do the black areas. That way the paint won't impede the breathing of the fabric in those areas and you'll still be able to see just fine. Plus, no sewing!!

Rorschach is an excellent costume!!
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kittenbonanza
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2008 05:24:52 AM »

I was wondering if a stocking might be too translucent, but hey, it's cheap and easy, if I don't like it I can always do something else. I think I'll give it a try.
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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2008 11:50:07 AM »

You should totally make a couple masks, with different ink blot patterns.
Then you could switch then through out the night, and make it seen like its one mask that changes, like the real rorschach!
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2008 06:24:31 PM »

try buying a heavier weight stocking,  you know the ones they make for winter that aren't sheer.
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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2008 11:02:04 AM »

Look for a spandex hood, like this one here:

http://www.spandexwear.com/product.php?productid=16150&pconf=16369&slot=69

Look on any website that sells spandex bodywear. Admittedly some of the things on these sites can be a little bit freaky, so be wary of that while searching, but they can make breathable white spandex hoods that you can then color over with black marker as you like.
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2008 09:13:00 PM »

this is awesome, I hope you post a pic of your finished costume!

I <3 Rorscach (I actually had a black and white gerbil named Rorscach)
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