My new wig was one I got on ebay to find a wig I liked. I basically searched “Short brown wig” until I found one that was a color I liked and then once it came in I curled it to give it the texture I wanted. I’m much happier with my new wig than my old wig (which was just a wig I happened to have in my house). I was looking a couple Arda wigs that I thought I might get if I wasn’t happy with my new wig, but I think for now I’m happy with it :) Here’s a side-by-side of my two wigs. I think the new color is much closer to his hair on the show :)
More Dipper progress!!! I got a new wig today and I’m so much happier with the color! The other one worked, but it was a little dark. I’m much happier with this color. So I pulled out my sock puppet and Journal and took some pictures because I’m a dork.
Ah! Thank you so much! I enjoy being Dipper and I LOVE Gravity Falls!! That show is the SHIZ!! It’s always nice to know that my efforts are appreciated because I always strive to do the best I can with a cosplay and I’m hoping to do a little more work on the costume before I wear it next!
Two Weird Old Men! (And their puppets)
Me & Matt Chapman goofing around between takes for the credits tag in Sock Opera. For those of you that don’t know, Matt Chapman writes on Gravity Falls (Co-wrote “Into The Bunker” with me) and also makes a hell of a good McGucket puppeteer. (Oh, and he’s also Strong Bad, incidentally)
Puppets by Puppet Extraordinaire Nicole Mitchell (Her blog: http://dearquatty.blogspot.com)
This was legitimately my favorite part of the episode. This is what pushed it from “Oh my gosh that episode was SOO awesome” to “OH MY GOSH THIS IS MY NEW FAVORITE EPISODE!”
Ok, so I am a dork and made a Dipper sock puppet almost as soon as the episode came out from things I had laying around the house (clearly). My friend came over so I could get some pictures of it and, well, it turned into a Mabel and Dipper shoot. We basically closet pulled the Mabel costume from my costume closet (we actually are going to do Mabel and Dipper in October, I really just have to put an applique on the sweater) but this was a super fun afternoon. Dang, I love how that Journal looks, it was totally worth all of the work I put into it! And my sock puppet is pretty cute too…
Hiccup and Astrid dancing at their wedding (using Stoick and Valka’s dance as a reference) :)
I love this!!!
With Dragon*con over I can add a few more pages to my journal! I am actually almost completely up to date with the pages and I DO plan on adding the blacklight pages too eventually! I didn’t get any pictures of my cosplays on Sunday but I DID meet Niki Yang (the voice of BMO on Adventure Time) and she really liked my costume (she actually yelled “Ahhh! It’s Dipper!” from across a couple tables! It was wonderful!) And my ukulele is now adorned with Niki Yang drawings, so I’m happy :) More pages to come soon friends!
I just used cellophane. Which is purchasable at a local Joanns. Or Michaels. Any craft store really. They look super pretty in the light!