352 easy steps to create your very own lifesize Space Marine armor. You'll need more than October to finish this one.
This is a lot of latex, but this should leave all onlookers shouting "Cowabunga!" or offering you pizza. Possibly both.
There comes a time in a man's life when he has to put aside his childhood dream of having an Alien costume and actually do something about it.
"This Instructable will detail the process of creating your very own Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk helmet. While this tutorial may seem specific to Thomas Bangalter's helmet in particular, there are many processes involved within that will be helpful to anyone looking to get into prototype making as well as some electronic work."
The coolest Batman villain deserves an appropriately epic costume. Most of the parts can be purchased online through Harbor Freight and Amazon.
And it would have worked, too, if it weren't those darn plumbers.
There have been many furry costumes and adorable plushies, as Cthulhu has been turned "cutesy." But it's time to get him back to his more monstrous form. For about $300.
This Instructable will guide you through the process of creating lightweight and durable armor for costuming using a material called Wonderflex. If you want epic armor, this Wonderflex tutorial should help a lot.
You'll learn a number of techniques from this tutorial. Pepakura forms, bodyshop work, and some intermediate electronics.
Create a whole Bowser scene with this castle costume.
"In this Instructable I have described most of the simple practical and mathematical techniques used to make the wings; I have assumed very little previous knowledge and ability."
Electroluminescent wire looks great at night.
Get your Tron on without EL wire with this LED-based Tron suit.
The packs and trap are pretty movie accurate- they were made from plans that were drawn up from one of the original movie "hero" packs on display at Planet Hollywood.
"A skeleton set of wings made from balsa wood and an old frame backpack, suitable for angels, bats, demons, birds (but not so much for butterflies or other insects). They open and close as you raise your arms, and flap forward and back when you do. Decorate them with leather, feathers, streamers, gold paint, whatever strikes your fancy."
Yeah, you read right: duct tape.
Arduino? Check. Lasers? Check. Ghosts? Nowhere to be found.
"The headpiece for the Wild Thing provided some interesting challenges. I wanted it to be at least recognizable as the character in the book, and be light enough for my four-year-old to wear comfortably. It turned out fairly well, and was very popular around the neighborhood."
A few ice skates, a rotary tool, and a bench grinder is all it takes for these metal claws. (Steel, unfortunately, as adamantium is expensive and also pretend.)
The pirate is not real. Nor is the mermaid's tail. Mind = blown.
This is made from cardboard. And love.
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