Make a Cartoony Wig from Craft Foam


If you’re dressing as a character from Borderlands or any other cartoonish setting (like an anime), you might be going for an unnatural sort of look for your hair. Saraphernalia Cosplay has a method that works great for hair that needs to stick straight out or up or look less three dimensional. She had to come up with a wig for her Tiny Tina from Borderlands costume — you can see a side by side comparing her face with the character’s face above — and used craft foam. She said:

I started by creating a pattern of my head by wrapping my head in Saran Wrap, then covering that with masking tape. I took it off and cut it into pieces to make a pattern. I cut those pieces out of craft foam and sewed them together to make a base that perfectly fit my head. From there, I hot glued large chunks of “hair”, then used smaller slivers for details and texture. Last, with the help of my friend @whenwewake , I painted and shaded the whole thing!

You can see the progress in the below picture from Instagram.


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