Amazing Pop Art Inspired Owner and Pet Costumes

owner and pet costumes

Inspiration for my Owner and Pet Costumes I got the inspiration for this costume last year online. I always do dog costume contests. And I love to dress up alongside of my pup. So, I knew what I was going to do for myself – but I had to think of how to create it … Read more

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Our neighborhood has some homes in 1 city and some homes in another city.  There’s been some tension between which city is better so we decided to make some fun about it. One city is considered more upscale and the other city is considered more farm redneck, but that wasn’t enough… we wanted to make … Read more

Last Minute Costume Idea: Comic Book Pop Art

Last Minute Costume Idea: Comic Book Pop Art

This was a last minute costume I did that cost under $10. I used face paint, eyeliner and a Q-Tip. I first dipped the Q-Tip in the white face paint and put dots all over my face starting from my forehead working downward. I used black face paint and colored in my eyebrows, exaggerating the shape … Read more

Cutest Ever Baby Costume: Comic Book Baby

Cutest Ever Baby Costume: Comic Book Baby

My baby fell asleep in my arms so I started doodling on her with my makeup and ended up with a comic book baby. We also put on some similar makeup. This was completely last minute and so easy and fun to create.

Wow! Roy Lichtenstein Comic Pop Art Costume

Wow! Roy Lichtenstein Comic Pop Art Costume

This costume was all about the hair and makeup for the “wow-factor” I wanted to give everyone that saw me. I had a polka dot crop top from Forever 21 and a skirt from goodwill that luckily worked together well for the actual outfit. For the hair, I used rollers and lightly sprayed in with … Read more

Original Costume Idea: Lost Andy Warhol Painting

Original Costume Idea: Lost Andy Warhol Painting

My friends and I love group costumes and decided to do works of art. I knew right away I wanted to do an Andy Warhol painting, specifically a play on his famous colored Marilyn Diptych of Marilyn Monroe. I bought a bright pink 1950s styled wig and snapped a photo of myself wearing it. Then I … Read more

Crying Girl Face Painting Based on Roy Lichtenstein’s Lithograph

Crying Girl Face Painting Based on Roy Lichtenstein's Lithograph

This crying girl face painted based on Roy Lictenstein’s lithograph was a last-minute costume that required very little effort. I wanted something quick but high-impact. I used tempera and acrylic paint I had around the house (not usually recommended but worked fine for me), and followed the painting as best as I could. I am an artists, … Read more

Homemade Lichtenstein Pop Art Lady Halloween Costume

Homemade Lichtenstein Pop Art Lady Halloween Costume

Earlier this year, the Art Institute of Chicago (my amazing hometown!) exhibited the works of Roy Lichtenstein and I thought how amazing his use of DOTS was in all of his works.  I had been familiar with his works but never spent so much time around them (and on a huge scale, mind you!), so … Read more

Cool Homemade Lichtenstein Girl Pop Art Costume

I have always loved pop art and the works of Roy Lichtenstein. I came across and ad in a magazine that featured one of his girls and thought it would

I have always loved pop art and the works of Roy Lichtenstein. I came across and ad in a magazine that featured one of his girls and thought it would be an AMAZING costume. I love those that involve a lot of makeup. I bought a yellow wig like the color the girls have and … Read more

Original WWII Comic Book Pop Art Couple Costume

Collecting the clothes was the hardest part of this endeavor...at least for me.  The uniform I am wearing is a 1930s, pre-WWII Army Air Corp off

Collecting the clothes fir this original WWII Comic Book Pop Art couple costume was the hardest part of this endeavor…at least for me.  The uniform I am wearing is a 1930s, pre-WWII Army Air Corp officers uniform, which isn’t easy to find because there aren’t a lot of the components left around. The dots on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lichtenstein Comic Book Pop Art Costume

Homemade Lichtenstein Comic Book Pop Art Costume

After too many years of the same tired ‘ole remakes and trashy costumes everywhere, I decided to liven things up a bit! This Roy Lichtenstein comic book Pop Art really pops to life (get it?) with this homemade ensemble. I spent hours polka-dotting myself silly and adding bold comic lines around my features. I sewed … Read more

Coolest Comic Girl Costume

Coolest Comic Girl Costume

This was by far my favorite Halloween costume. Ever. I think everyone I encountered loved it as much, some even more than me! I was inspired to make the Comic Girl Dress from the MAC makeup POW! Halloween look, which I used as my makeup for the night. To make the dress, I started off … Read more

Coolest Homemade Roy Lichtenstein Comic Girl Costume

Homemade Roy Lichtenstein Comic Girl Costume

This is a picture of the woman in the Roy Lichtenstein painting as an actual comic book character. For this homemade Roy Lichtenstein comic girl costume I purchased a yellow wig and painted black lines in it. I also purchased white stockings and painted polka dots on it. The earrings I made out of cellophane … Read more

Coolest Comic Book Pop Art Costume

Homemade Comic Book Pop Art Costume

This Homemade Comic Book Pop Art Costume was inspired by Roy Lichtenstein pop art. Every year my goal is to wear a costume that’s original. I hate spending too much money on costumes sold at the store for two reasons, (1) the material is cheap, (2) 87 other people will probably be wearing it as … Read more

Coolest Pop Art Costume

Homemade Pop Art Costume

I’ve always liked Pop Art a lot and a week before Halloween I made a Pop Art Print of a photo of me and my friends, also I was looking for a Halloween Costume. Right after that I realized that I had a great idea right in front of me and that’s when the work … Read more

Coolest Roy Lichenstein’s Pop Art Couple Costume

Homemade Roy Lichenstein's Pop Art Couple Costume

Hi! Attached are pictures of one of my favorite costumes to date. After days of brainstorming, my boyfriend finally came up with the idea of a Homemade Roy Lichenstein’s Pop Art Couple Costume and little did we know it was right in front of us! a costume rendition of Roy Lichenstein’s pop art “The Kiss” … Read more