The final two weeks before DragonCon are well underway. There's only one more weekend to go before the final week of pre-DragonCon craziness. Ideally, I would have had a completely clear weekend to finish all the work that has yet to be done on a particular dragon. That, sadly, will not be the case. A … Continue reading Feeling the Fear
I don't drink, so this doesn't mean what you might think. Sunday, Robert and I went over to Maggie's house to help with a slightly-more-involved costuming task that I've mentioned before, but haven't completely gone into here. Namely, face casting. Thinking about casting your face can seem a bit daunting at first, if you've never … Continue reading Getting Plastered
In-vested in costuming
Hah! Get it? In-vested? Because I'm working on my RC vest? Nevermind. Originally, I had intended to work on the second pouch for RC today. However, as I was looking at my workspace, with all my materials and reference photos after getting home from church this afternoon, I realized that I didn't have quite enough … Continue reading In-vested in costuming
Let’s Do This!
My goal for this weekend is to knock out as many costume pieces as possible. To that end, I made a quick stop at JoAnn's today after work. I picked up some yellow broadcloth for my SciFi Janitor costume, some extra spools of white thread (I always seem to run out of white before everything … Continue reading Let’s Do This!
A Good Head on My Shoulders
Kowl's head is coming along well. I have now finished the foam-sculpting part of the project, and have moved on to covering it and adding the features. I've kind of explained how I made the head, though I know I could've done a much better job. A friend of mine (hey Liz!) has asked about resources … Continue reading A Good Head on My Shoulders