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Making Skeleton Costumes

Posted by: Ryan 3 years, 1 month ago
Categories: Music Projects

Jess and I are going to Hulaween, a music festival in northern FL.  In fact, we are on the plane as I write this!

This is a Halloween-themed music festival, and Jess and I rarely shy away from wearing a costume when given the opportunity.  We wanted a good costume, but we didn’t want to be uncomfortable while dressed up; plus, we wanted a durable costume that wouldn’t break while traveling.  So, we decided to buy black jeans and black shirts, and paint ourselves skeleton costumes.

This was a great little project.  We were able to do the painting at night over a few days.  Our strategy was to mark the locations of bones on the clothes (with masking tape) while we were wearing them, and then we took some artistic approximations while painting.  We’re going to supplement our painted clothes with skeleton masks and gloves we bought online.

I’m optimistic about our costumes.  But, it’s hard to get a sense for how they’ll look until we really put them into action!

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