How To Make Realistic Dinosaur Costume

How to Make Realistic Dinosaur Costume

First of all, you need to prepare raw materials and tools as below:

Stainless Steel

Stanless Steel

Silicone

Silicones

Foam

Foams

Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Gasoline

Gasoline

Oil Colors

Oil Color

Board Marker

Marker

Knife

Knife

Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron

Scraper

Scraper

Spray Gun

Spray Gun

Air Compressor

Air Compressor

Five Steps to Complete Realistic Dinosaur Costume (4 minutes video):

Step One: Making the Frame

1. Weld the steel frame and install electronic components, making roaring and viewing.

2. Connect the electronic components with wires.

Dinosaur Costume Stanless Steel

Realistic Dinosaur Costume Metal Frame

Monitor

Monitor in the adult dinosaur costume

Speaker

Speaker in the adult dinosaur costume

Air Fan

Dinosaur Costume Accessories-Air Fan

Battery

Battery in the adult dinosaur costume

Camera

Camera in the adult dinosaur costume

Sound Box

Sound Box

Dinosaur Suit Frame Electric components

Step Two: Molding & Sculpting

1. Cover the frame with foam.

2. Draw and Sculpt the dinosaur shape.

Draw Dinosaur Shape on Foam

Draw Dinosaur Shape on Foam

Realistic Dinosaur Costume Foam Outline

Sculpt Outline of Dinosaur Costume on Foam

Realistic Dinosaur Costume Foam Outline

Realistic Dinosaur Costume Foam Outline

Step Three: Texture

DIY drawing the dinosaur texture with soldering iron. More dinosaur textures can be found here (istockphoto, shutterstock) or google it.

Realistic Dinosaur Suit Texture Work

Make Texture of Dinosaur Costume

Realistic Dinosaur Costume Texture Work

Make Texture of Dinosaur Costume

Step Four: Skin Work

1. Coat the silicone on the foam and scrape it.

2. Glue silk stockings on the foam and press on silk stockings until the texture is shown.

Realistic Dinosaur Suit Skin Work

Scrape Silicone on Foam

Realistic Dinosaur Suit Skin Work

Glue Silk Stockings on Foam

Press on silk stockings of dinosaur suit

Press on the silk stockings

Step Five: Painting

1. Mix the oil colors, silicone and gasoline.

2. Put the mixture into spray gun and connect air compressor with PU pipe.

3. Finally spray your favorite color on the dinosaur.

Painting Realistic Dinosaur Costume

Paint Realistic Dinosaur Costume

Painting Realistic Dinosaur Costume

Paint Realistic Dinosaur Costume

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One DIY realistic dinosaur costume comes to life after above five steps (I know it’s tons of work). The Puppeteer in the realistic dinosaur suit can interact with the crowd. The head shaking and tail-swaying are so much lifelike and his roar will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Anywhere he goes, he causes a blockbuster.

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FAQ for Materials:

What kind of silicone is used for the skin? Where to buy?

A common kind of silicone usually used to glue the glass and easily bought at hardware store.

What kind of foam is used on the frame?

A common kind of soft foam for couch.

Which type of glue did you use to mix to part of the foam?

All purpose adhesive.

How can you see the outside view?

The monitor will show view captured by Camera.

Can you customize the dinosaur costume?

Yes, customize as per your design

How do you go inside dinosaur costume?

Please click How to Put on Dinosaur Costume

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