Introduction: Ash and Pikachu Costumes (Pokemon)
These costumes we made because we for our one act skit we did the beginning of the popular live show "Pokemon gotta catch em Live".
Step 1: Ash's Hat
I took a plain cap and painted it red. The white part was a template cut from paper. I made the L of Pokemon League from green stick on felt. I ran some white paint on the front of the cap. I also gave the whole cap a gloss of mod podge. Then I stuck on the L on the cap and drew the black line on like the anime show. In the photo with two caps you can see compare the cap that I made with felt back in 2011 was a little off.
Step 2: Ash's Pokemon Gear
The coat was a blue shirt that my mother bought at Walmart. I cut off the sleeves and pockets and took the rest of the details from here. With a sewing machine and some fabric glue I was on my way. The gloves were painted green and the bands of them are foam. The pokeball is a balloon. The pokedex is crafted from cardboard. The pikachu was a plush I modded to look like the show.
Step 3: Ash's Hair
The wig i won from the boardwalk. I cut it up and made it look like the show.
Step 4: Pikachu
The head's made from paper mâché a big punchball balloon. I took reference from a screenshot from the making of Pokemon live. The tail is cardboard. The gloves I gone cheap cause we were running low on time and we had only one week before the show.
Step 5: Show Time
The audience loved us!! All the Kids loved it.