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This is a design I made that just started out as a rough sketch and became something practical!

The headdress is a leather harness that is basically a headband with a strap over the top to affix the horns. The horns are held on by a plumbing end-cap, dowel rods inside the horns, and JBWeld putty. Then everything sits atop that, not permenantly affixed for flexible wearing options. 

The hair is synthetic Kankelon, and fleece pieces. The horns are Blesbok. The crown is made out of tooling leather and a glass stone. 

The outfit is a simple design for a loin cloth and halter top, with tubular boot covers. 


How I made the mask:
First I made a tape and paper basic shape, then added a layer of ducttape to make it more smooth. I would suggest you apply a releasing agent to the basic form before you begin. I had one hell of a time removing the base shape without damaging the mask. I added about 4 layers of paper mache strips. (Flour and water paste) and added a final thick layer of paste to smooth out the paper strip lines. Be careful on how thick you apply the smoothing layer of paste. Ther were tiny cracks all over the mask, but I liked the way it looks for the over all feel of the costume. 

The outer layer of paint is just white housepaint, then simple acrylic paint for the black details, with a touchup of sharpie. I sealed the mask with satin Varathane.  

I am willing to make any of these pieces for commission at my Etsy Store! Lately I've been working with armor, but I'm up for any challenge! 
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChaosCostumes
Paladin600410 months ago
Very cool
RandomGoth2 years ago
Your costume looks totally awesome, I'm just wondering if you have any tips on making a similar style loin cloth?
BlairOndrla (author)  RandomGoth2 years ago
Thank you!

I made a white A-shape 1/4-1/2 times larger than the finished idea, and I used black blanket binding on the edges. The bottom is melted with a lighter, so I didn't have to hem it (Be careful! I'm not responsible if you start a fire!) If I had a Serger I would have used it instead. The actual belt of the Loin Cloth is a continuous loop or more blanket binding without clasps. I pull it over my head, however it's a little tricky. To make the puckering of the fabric, I basted 1-2 lines of stitching and drew the fabric together to make a consistent pattern.

I hope this helps!
MadameCrowe2 years ago
I love the idea! It's so pretty! :D
Reminds me of Princess Mononoke... and the wolf mask she wears.... Very beautiful! (I love the idea...I wouldn't have thought of a wolf mask...hmm...)
Mind if I borrow the mask idea and basic form of the mask?
buirv2 years ago
Awesomely HOT!!! I Like it.
scoochmaroo2 years ago
very lovely! I hope you take lots of process shots of your next mask to share!