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.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.