So let's show you some of my Rosa progress yes?
These was a rough attempt at getting the bun in the wig. I need to actually move it down a bit since this sat basically on top of my head and did not look good.
I'm waiting to get some more hairspray and wax before I do this properly, so I can basically cement it in place. And by waiting I mean being lazy and not going to a shop to get some.
These are some of the gems I made out of polymorph. Love this stuff! First time working with it, so they're not perfect, but I shall improve. Have since had layers of mod podge, ready to be painted.
I love capes. So swishy <3
And yes, these are Rosa's capes.
Patterns are all hand drawn and tbh, I'm pretty damn proud with how they look together.
So on the left we have the belts and pieces, roughly tucked and pinned in place. More detail to go, but almost there!
I just wanted to see how it was all going to fit together. Pretty damn close to the reference methinks.
And on the right, we have the bits of how I made the jewelled part on the belty pieces (what do I call them??).
Cut up some bamboo pieces, spray them gold.
Coloured some clear gems I found with nail varnish, and then, well, there you go!
Okay, I know it's made out of cardboard, but shush.
I couldn't afford anything more fancy (or rather, couldn't justify it) and it only has to last 1 day. Not even that, one afternoon.
I've layered it with paper mache newspaper. Needs priming, sanding if I have time and then painting.
I still have a fair bit to do, and one more exam on Friday, but that gives me a week to find things before Expo. Let's hope I can do it!
Come say hi if you see me! =]