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Picture of Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe
I've done some pop art costumes the past few years. This year, I went with an Andy Warhol (both literally and figuratively) for Halloween.

Step 1: For this, I knew I would need:

Picture of For this, I knew I would need:
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1 white dress
1 blonde wig (highlighted with yellow and black paint for effect)
Pink face paint (I prefer water-based)
Black face paint
Teal face paint
Bright pink tights
1 tall gangly man to play my Warhol (optional)
 
bluefox181 made it!10 months ago

It looked better in person ;)

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beccaschmehcca (author)  bluefox1819 months ago

This looks wonderful! And I love the complimenting costumes as well!

bluefox18110 months ago

You did a fabulous job transforming the wig. Mine looks like your "before"- and I hope mine will look like your "after"! What kind of paint did you use( I assume acrylic?) and how did you get it to take hold in the new shape?

beccaschmehcca (author)  bluefox18110 months ago

I used a combination of acrylic paint and that cheap hair color spray that you can buy just about anywhere for halloween. It was much more neon, but made the hair super pliable. As far as the shaping goes, I tried to do that before painting. I just used bobby pins to put the curls where I wanted, then painted over the pins. Good luck, and post a link to your costume here so I can see how it turns out!

kerikins1 year ago
Flippin' awesome!!! Please tell me you won something BIG!!! Just when I think I have seen it all, Something like this comes along...
Wow !! Just had to say how beautiful you were in that costume. Great idea, very creative
NAiMA792 years ago
this is one of the most terrific ideas EVER for a costume!!! how did you ever get to think of it i will never know but you look awesome!
noahh2 years ago
This is so awesome!
tinpie2 years ago
YOU LOOK GREAT... congratulations on a great costume
beccaschmehcca (author)  tinpie2 years ago
Thanks!
poofrabbit2 years ago
Wonderful idea!
Wow! That is impressive. Very fancy. :D
beccaschmehcca (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thanks!
Kiteman2 years ago
Ha, I'd certainly do a double-take if I met you in the street!