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weirdsisterofprimerib
« on: November 02, 2010 02:29:57 PM »

This year my boyfriend and I decided to dress up as Blinky and Clyde, the red and orange ghosts from Pac-Man.  I'm only submitting Clyde for consideration because Blinky has a less than stellar paint job Embarrassed.  Our costumes were partly inspired by the awesome video game crafts featured on spritestitch.com.

The ghosts are made out of cardboard and I used leftover binding for the straps.

The Front


The Back (Clyde after Pac-Man eats a power pellet)




On Saturday we attended a Halloween street festival and we received a lot of positive feedback for our costumes.  As a naturally shy person, all the attention seemed a little overwhelming.  But I still appreciated all the compliments.  Several people even asked to take our picture.

If you're interested in constructing your own costumes you can check out a two part tutorial I wrote for my blog:
Part 1: http://wonkyfacecrafts.blogspot.com/2010/10/tutorial-how-to-make-8-bit-video-game.html
Part 2: http://wonkyfacecrafts.blogspot.com/2010/10/tutorial-how-to-make-8-bit-video-game_30.html
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2010 05:59:17 PM »

awesome! I have to show my husband, he is a bit of a pacman addict!
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Lets all go to Jack Taylor's to celebrate!
swinginmartinis
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2010 01:17:41 PM »

I love pac-man!  How fun!
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My candle burns at both ends, it will not last the night.  But oh, my friends, and oh, my foes, it gives a lovely light.

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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2010 08:07:43 PM »

great costumes! the paint job looks great on both of them.
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weirdsisterofprimerib
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2010 09:30:54 PM »

Thanks for the compliments, guys.  Lady Orizas, I wish I could take credit for the paint job but my boyfriend did that part.  Tongue
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