How to Make Realistic Dinosaur Costume DIY

In this page, we will show you  how to make Realistic Dinosaur Costume DIY – 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:

Stanless Steel

Stainless Steel

Silicones

Silicone

Foams

Foam

Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

Gasoline

Gasoline

Oil Color

Oil Colors

Board Marker

Board Marker

Knife

Knife

Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron

Scraper

Scraper

Spray Gun

Spray Gun

Air Compressor

Air Compressor

Five Steps: How to Make Realistic Dinosaur Costume DIY (4 minutes video):

Step One: Making the Frame

Step Two: Molding & Sculpting

Step Three: Texture

Step One: Making the Frame

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

Welding Stainless Steel Realistic Dinosaur Costume DIY
Realistic Dinosaur Costume DIY Frame Work
Frame Electric components for real dinosaur suit
Dinosaur Suit Frame Electric components

Step Two: Molding & Sculpting

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

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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.

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Step Four: Skin Work

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

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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.

Painting Realistic Dinosaur Costume
Painting Realistic Dinosaur Costume
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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.

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FAQ for Materials:

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

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