Owl Costume Halloween 2009

About: I'm an illustrator, designer, & craftsman of unique things. (some of which I sell on etsy: http://drono.etsy.com ) I have three kids that inspire me to keep life interesting.

Halloween 2009. The woman that I work for wanted to be an Owl for Halloween this year.  I started by crafting the mask in paper mache & then covering it in feathers.  The beak is made from Sculpey.  The dress was one that she had & I added Strips of feathers with Velvet ribbon around the sleeves & the lower part of the dress.  I also made 3 feather ruffles to be work around her neck.  Finally I embellished her boots with more feathers.  It took about 20 hours to do the whole thing.

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    joewinmor

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Doesn't really resemble an owl, maybe more felt in the face to give it more definition but it is a beautiful interpretation

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    joewinmorjoewinmor

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Also, owl's most striking feature is arguably their eyes, which this costume does not showcase.