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Davy Jones Costume

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A Davy Jones costume I made in about 2 weeks for under $100.

A latex mask (made with the same method seen here) added onto clothes torn and aged, with lots of seashells hot glued onto them. Scrap pieces of cloth and clay added more details. Claw arm and peg leg made out of foam boards, oatmeal containers, and plaster strips. Hat made of a cheap foamy hat expanded with a yellow trim. Pipe made out of clay, sword made out of a yardstick.
samartDW3 months ago
Saw your YouTube channel awesome costume
alexthemoviegeek it's an amazing job, but how did you do for making the davy jones leg? i mean, sizes or did you use a mold? Because i just triying to do but it's enought hard the same thing with the claw... please help me.
Gr8 work!
Congratulations!
SO COOL!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!
roseshearer2 years ago
hi there, i just found you here. I wonder if you can make one full set for me and don't mind paying. Please contact me at rose@costumesempire.com
keep up with your good work!
crates12 years ago
Wonderful! Loved the video and the no-sew adaptations! Attention to detail is amazing! Thank you for all the ideas! Two questions---1) how much latex did you need and 2) where do you buy it?
jgp932 years ago
Alex you have a great talent making your costumes. Good job! you really help me up to get my ideas for making my mask for this halloween.
van_bang3 years ago
I can´t hardly believe my eyes!!!! That's incredible!!!!!!
You are an artist... and you make it look so easy
aroskelly3 years ago
WOW! You are so talented and have a brilliant mind for design! It looks great, and very creative with the mask. Very well done!
it's soo beautiful its a pitty that it all yellow so i found this link on painting techniques for you. i am eager to see it when you paint t, great job


http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/evilash/detailingthemask.html
alexthemoviegeek (author)  bondagebonni3 years ago
Yeah, that site's great. Next time, baby. I would have used some cream makeup to add other colors, but I didn't have any darker colors.

This guy did a fantastic Davy Jones. He's crazy with oil paints and all that.

http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs48/f/2009/194/4/6/Davy_Jones_costume_by_arcitenens.jpg
silverspike3 years ago
Oh thats amazing, and on such a tight budget too. Well done. :D
Deus3 years ago
This is just so awesome, too bad in Holland we don't really celebrate Halloween :(
D00M99 Deus3 years ago
Aww, that's really to bad. It's like cosplaying, except the whole city/state/country/world does it. :P
D00M993 years ago
Hey, what is that wood burning tool? I've seen it referenced in some other Instructables and I still don't know what it is.
alexthemoviegeek (author)  D00M993 years ago
It's like a pen that plugs into a wall and heats up an attachment at the tip.
A soldering iron?
alexthemoviegeek (author)  Deus3 years ago
I imagine that would work as well.
Do you know where to get it and what it's called? Maybe some picture refrence?
alexthemoviegeek (author)  D00M993 years ago
They would be found at Walmart, craft stores, or online. It's simply called a woodburning tool. Something like this:

http://www.amazon.com/Wall-Lenk-L101KB-Woodworker-foots-Tool/dp/B000GAUVL2/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1287563293&sr=8-2
Thanks for the reference!
Jewcifer3 years ago
This is just plain awesome, Good stuff!
dfwmonkie3 years ago
awesome !!!
Legeir0073 years ago
Nice job!
wocket3 years ago
it's wonderful. thankyou so much for going into detail with it. you look fantastic.

you mentioned that you made the belt out of clay. what sort of clay? I'm guessing air drying clay? Was it the same thing used for the head base?

:)
alexthemoviegeek (author)  wocket3 years ago
Yep, the buckle was just more air-dry clay. Coated with some resin, which gave it a nice wet look.
indeepknit3 years ago
That was amazing... makes me want to hang out with you and make costumes all day... LOL. Where did you buy liquid latex in quantity? Did you buy your plaster bandages at a medical supply?
alexthemoviegeek (author)  indeepknit3 years ago
Check out my Predator mask and Alien Queen statue for more details on such things, but in short, I usually get plaster strips from Amazon.com and latex from some other online store.
wirecutter3 years ago
Absolutely brilliant! the effect of the Cheerios to mould the suckers wow
better than your 'Predator' this looks like it will make kids hide, the 'Predator' made them scream!
What the heck are you going to do for next year ?? ( It looks that I'll be copying this one!)
Honus3 years ago
Absolutely brilliant. The use of Cheerios was very clever. I think you may be the only person that uses as much hot glue as I do!
lidzy3 years ago
I f you weren't so young, I'd marry you! You are beyond talented..loveit!
squirrelMLM3 years ago
Do you fear death?
lavert313 years ago
Amazing
m0_0m3 years ago
Amazing! I learned some really helpful techniques for future costume making. The end result looked fantastic. Thanks for sharing ;)
FloritaZ83 years ago
awesome costume!!!!!
Excellent costume!
Jujitsu-Man3 years ago
Very cool, you even make it look easy :-)

Good luck on winning the contest!
plz vot 4 me in the office supplies contest 4 my DIY tattoo machine.
PLZ

Thanks, emihackr97.
nameskay3 years ago
bloody genius mate, well done
funnydan3 years ago
Awesome Costume!!!
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