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Picture of Weeping Angel Costume
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I made this weeping angle costume out of a mop, some house insulation foam sheet and a drop cloth... wasn't to bad. The results were great, everyone stops her to ask for pictures with the weeping angel

Step 1: Making Weeping Angel Wings

I had some left over Dow (Common: 2-in x 4-ft x 8-ft; Actual: 1.875-in x 3.937-ft x 7.785-ft) R10 Faced Polystyrene Foam Board Insulation from a project... so that is what the wings are made out of.

  1. Draw the wing pattern
  2. Dremel with a metal mill bit. It goes really fast. I just hogged out the drawing then sculpted each feather. Each wing took only 45 minutes of carving
  3. I spray painted the wings gray
  4. touched up the color with an airbrush adding some dark shadows and light highlights.
  5. the back plate is held on with flat bungee straps... like a backpack. I glued some foam onto a sheet of board and attach the wings with long plastic dowels. It took an additional wire to secure the wings in place when in use.
graciepickle9 months ago
I wish my sister had seen this before Halloween! This would have been the perfect costume for her. The nails and wings are probably my favorite part.
AlanS149 months ago
Nice job! but
Step 4: Pointy Fingernails
.... She had a bunch of makeup on her fingernails from painting her hands gray.


'She' doesn't have a name? Who is your secret co-star?

David Yakos (author)  AlanS149 months ago
Hahaha... my wife Kari is the angel and you can see my daughter getting in on the action too with the fingernails and the mop. Costumes are a family event each year in our house
nice family job- Well done everyone!
jprussack9 months ago
Really cool!
Make sure you don’t run into Karen Gillan! Her worst nightmare.
#whovian
Iaitos9 months ago
Very well done :) Creepiest Dr Who enemy ever!
Kink Jarfold9 months ago
Who but a Whovian would do such a great job on this. --Kink--
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randofo9 months ago
That's a fun costume. I like the use of the mop. :)