DIY Realistic Dinosaur Costume

In this page, we will show you how to DIY Realistic Dinosaur Costume in Five Steps. What’s more, all necessary raw materials & tools can be found here.

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

Dinosaur Costume Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Dinosaur Costume Silicone


Dinosaur Costume Foam


Dinosaur Costume Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Dinosaur Costume Gasoline


Dinosaur Costume Oil Colors

Oil Colors

Dinosaur Costume Board Marker

Board Marker

Dinosaur Costume Knife


Dinosaur Costume Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron

Dinosaur Costume Scraper


Dinosaur Costume Spray Gun

Spray Gun

Dinosaur Costume Air Compressor

Air Compressor

How to DIY Realistic Dinosaur Costume Video (4 minutes – 5 Steps):

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Step One: Making the Frame

Firstly, weld the dinosaur steel frame.
Secondly, install the electronic components.


Step Two: Molding & Sculpting

1. Cover the frame with foam.
2. Draw and Sculpt the dinosaur shape.


Step Three: Texture

You need to DIY drawing the dinosaur texture with soldering iron. For reference, dinosaur textures can be found here (shutterstock) or google it.


Step Four: Skin Work

1. Coat the silicone on the dinosaur skin and scrape it.
2. Glue silk stockings on the skin and then press on silk stockings until the texture is shown.


Step Five: Painting

1. Mix the oil colorssilicone 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 costume.

After above five steps (I know it’s tons of work), one DIY realistic dinosaur costume comes to life. Now take him out. And play with your neighbourhood. Trust me, anywhere he goes, he’s superstar.

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.

The monitor will show view captured by Camera.

Yes, customize as per your design.

How to operate the dinosaur costume?


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