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1  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Alien vs. Predator on: November 03, 2015 11:22:25 AM
I started with 2 lacrosse helmets, then used cardboard for the structure of both. The alien was then supported with a pool noodle. Both used spray foam to fill in the gaps and round out the shape. I used paper mch to cover the basic construction elements. The predator used spackle to cover the outer layer & I used bondo on the alien before spray painting.
2  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Alien vs. Predator on: November 03, 2015 10:52:21 AM
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: PINHEAD on: November 14, 2014 02:04:25 PM
Here are the original costume materials

I painted a black t shirt

Then cut leather strips from the coat and hot glued them in place.  I wrapped some leather around strips of rope to make the tube looking pieces in the front.

this is after we put the bald cap on and attached it with spirit gum.

here he is after a  few layers of liquid latex (we bought it from a halloween store, liquid latex brand, i believe)

starting to add makeup

This is where my progress pictures end.  It was getting close to trick-or-treating time and we had to finish!  I pretty much followed this tutorial exactly to finish the makeup & add the nails.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9kiv-7fpoQ

video link of my son removing part of his mask.  Excuse the crying baby if you watch, he had a long night.https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10205187003453562&l=4748938399661114931

Thanks for all of the positive comments!
4  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: PINHEAD on: November 10, 2014 11:26:37 AM
I used liquid latex to put the nails on. I used this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9kiv-7fpoQ
5  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / PINHEAD on: November 10, 2014 07:56:39 AM
6  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Plague Doctor on: November 01, 2013 07:46:51 PM
I made my son Raiden's Plague Doctor costume this year.  The mask had a base of safety goggles, with a vinyl mask built on top of it that was fastened together with rivets and some sewing.  The eye holes were covered with black nylons and an old belt made up the mask straps.  The lantern was made from cardboard, with tracing paper window, an old broom handle, and a hanger.  His cape was made from leftover crafting fabric we had around the house.
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Flash Cards! on: November 01, 2013 07:46:38 PM
8  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: The Gashlycrumb Reaper on: November 01, 2013 07:43:36 PM
cool reaper
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Monsters and more monsters, stuffed and ready to go. on: November 01, 2013 07:38:40 PM
my daughter loves these.
10  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: 8 Bit Fire Mask(And many others!) on: November 01, 2013 07:27:57 PM
great work on all of your masks.  well done.
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