The Costumer's Manifesto: Costume College 2009 Photos Photos from Costume College 2009Steampunk Workshop
Leather boot with gear design dyed with sharpie markers and mettalic paint pens
Nylon corset dyed brown and painted with metallic airbrush paints in laundry squirters
Light up can can skirt with t-shirt light sets (small sets of pre-wired led xmas lights, also sometimes called floral lights)
Quick 1912 lampshade dress made from a purple babydoll mini dress, a child's hula hoop, an '80's beaded dress sewn to a nylon pull on 1/2 slip. and the sleeves from the 1980s beaded dress sewn to the straps and armholes of the baybydoll dress.
Turban to coordinate for a trip to the Edison bar. Consists of fabric wrapped and stitched over the cap of a de-billed baseball hat, a surrealist pin, a glass xmas ornament of an insect, with a led tea light stuck underneath to illuminate the insect, plus a hole in the top for inserting a portable fiber optic lamp as an aigrette.
Geared backpack consisting of vents of drier hose, and toilet paper rolls, a $1 portable strobe light from Target, a animated plastic infants toy from Playskool, all antiqued and decorated with black paint, gold, silver and copper Rub'n'buff.
Explaining about E-L wire
Students select pre-painted water guns to antique with Rub'n'buff:
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