C2E2 2020: 2/28-3/1

    • 3-Day badge!!!
      • ACTIVATE IT & STASH IN LOCKBOX FOR SAFE KEEPING :)
    • Bring Tal'dorei campaign guide to have Matt & Ashley sign it!!
    • Remember that you have ~$300 in rewards on your credit card!!! Transfer to savings acct & use for con money!

General supplies:

  • wig head
  • wig stand
  • wig cap
  • wig grip band
  • wig pins
  • bobby pins
  • fine tooth comb
  • anti-static loop brush
  • styling clips
  • hot glue gun
    • glue sticks
  • gel super glue
  • contact cement
  • E6000 adhesive
  • sewing kit
  • needle-nose pliers
  • EVA foam
  • rare earth magnets x 8
  • small piece of felt
  • small metal washers x 4
  • small piece(s) of Worbla
  • foam clay & tools
  • upholstery needle (for threading ribbon through belt)
  • sandpaper
  • acrylic paint: light blue, silver, nickel, black/charcoal
  • spray paint: metallic silver, black
  • matte finish Mod Podge (to mix with paint for ears)
  • matte finish Mod Podge spray sealer (for ears/horns)
  • gloss finish Mod Podge spray sealer (for accessories)
  • clips for clamping nails
  • folder for Traveler pamphlets

Jester (lvl 1):

Body:

Makeup:

Clothes:

Accessories:

  • black velvet choker to hide bodysuit neck seam
    • silver cupcake charm to add to it
  • braided brown leather belt
    • red & purple ribbon to thread through belt
  • plain dark brown leather belt to glue belt brooch to
  • plain light brown leather belt?
  • black leather belt pouch
  • horn jewelry:
    • pastry tips for horn caps
    • chain linked to horn cap
    • jump ring to link chain to ear tip
    • earring dangling from chain
  • tail jewelry:
    • dangling charm connected to a jump ring
    • "metal" band made of cardstock painted silver, jump ring punched through
    • rose quartz charm
    • OR crystal heart charm
  • midnightreflection's raw accessory kit: pin & brooch set, painted
  • RENNAgade Cosplay's Symbol of the Traveler, gold finish
  • JillianofMidgard's printable Traveler brochure
  • Jester's pink Handy Haversack
  • ferret beanie baby as Sprinkle
    • ribbon collar w/ Sprinkle nametag
  • potion bottle (fill with dice?)
  • lollipop spiritual weapon? (enlist Matt's help w/ this)

TO DO:

  • find items I already own:
    • leather pouch
    • leather belt
    • petticoat
    • potion bottle
  • figure out how to wear ears!!!
  • try on leotard, tights & gloves to make sure everything fits!
  • bring leotard to Boutique Cleaners to have snap crotch added
  • paint ears with light blue acrylic paint
    • mix paint with a little matte Mod Podge for elasticity
    • seal with several coats of matte Mod Podge spray
  • DO A MAKE-UP TEST!!!
  • touch up/adjust color of ears with Mehron face makeup?
    • seal again with Ben Nye final seal
  • glue fake nails to fingertips of gloves
    • wear latex gloves underneath gloves, glue with e6000, & use clips to hold nails in place while it cures
  • paint horns to make them less shiny
    • seal with 3-5 coats of matte Mod Podge spray
  • paint horns again with black spray paint for more even coverage
    • seal again with 3-5 coats of gloss Mod Podge spray
  • horn set-up:
    • glue piece of felt to bottom of each horn
    • glue 2 magnets side-by-side on top of each piece of felt
      • glue thin piece of craft foam on top
    • test magnet set up by pairing magnets for headband with ones installed on horns
    • glue 2 magnets to each side of headband, matching horn layout
  • hem skirt & underskirt (thanks, Mom!!!)
  • cut off bottom half of chemise to make into just a top
    • use iron-on hem tape to finish edge?
  • paint accessories:
    • brooch (silver)
      • use silver spray paint to get more even coverage
      • seal with 3-5 coats of gloss Mod Podge spray
    • cloak pin (nickel)
      • seal with 3-5 coats of gloss Mod Podge spray
  • glue brooch to crossbody belt
  • glue pinback to back of cloak pin
    • pin to cloak near clasp
  • DO ANOTHER MAKE-UP TEST
  • practice applying ears with spirit gum
  • pre-fit the fangs!
  • ends of sleeves & underskirt:
  • attach Traveler symbol to gold chain
    • figure out how to connect to belt/pouch
  • tie on thin blue ribbon for upper arm part of sleeves
    • sew in place?
  • style wig & bun
    • use straightener on curls to make wig a little longer
    • attach wig bun w/ clips & lots of bobby pins
  • make horn jewelry:
    • use foam clay to make horn caps?
      • add band of clay with jump ring before it sets
      • spray paint silver
    • OR hot glue pastry tips to ends of horns
    • attach chain to jump ring for horn cap ring
    • link chain to post earring
    • glue jump ring to outside of left horn cap
    • attach dangling earring to chain
  • do a full outfit cos-test
  • make tail:
    • braid 3 lengths of 12-gauge wire together for base & bend to shape
    • wrap quilt batting around wire base
    • OR use clip-on demon tail as base
    • make sleeve from WLC tights
      • turn tights inside-out and pin around tail base
      • sew shut using narrow zig-zag stitch
    • make 2 halves of tail spade from 4mm adhesive EVA foam
    • paint spade with blue acrylic paint
    • attach spade to tail via adhesive sides of foam (& gel superglue)
    • add lobster claw clip to top of tail
    • add D-ring to thin elastic belt
    • use fishing wire to link end of tail (at tail jewelry) to safety pin on gloves?
  • thread red & purple ribbon through braided leather belt w/ knitting/crochet needle
  • make tail jewelry:
    • make "metal" band out of worbla/cardstock & loop around tail
      • add jump ring
      • spray paint silver
    • attach crystal heart charm to jump ring
    • OR tie ribbon around end of tail instead
      • attach crystal heart charm to ribbon
  • attach crystal heart charm to choker necklace?
  • superglue patch onto backpack?
  • make collar for Sprinkle out of pink ribbon
    • attach nametag charm
  • print copies of Traveler brochure
  • make lollipop:
    • paint foam disk
    • paint EVA foam rod in candy stripes
    • attach EVA foam rod in spiral pattern
    • attach to PVC pipe
    • tie on cupcake-patterned ribbon
dec 2 2019 ∞
mar 9 2020 +