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

Coolest Homemade Artistic Zentangle Obsessed Costume

Coolest Homemade Artistic Zentangle Obsessed Costume

I have always loved art but had not considered myself an artist. Until I became a Face Painter. I fell into the profession by accident. I started as a volunteer and discovered to my delight, I was actually good at it! I may not be able to draw a tiger, but I can make you … Read more

Easy Mona Lisa Costume Idea

Easy Mona Lisa Costume Idea

This Mona Lisa costume idea just came to me. I was determined to do something I hadn’t seen before. This costume got a lot of attention as I walked around at a downtown street party. Fun watching all of the expressions of recognition as people passed by! It also got the attention of a certain … 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

Fun Artist and Paintings Group Halloween Costume

We do a group costume every year and in 2010 we went as an Artist and his collection of "copied" paintings :)
Each person painted their

We do a group costume every year and in 2010 we went as a Fun Artist and Paintings Group Halloween Costume and his collection of “copied” paintings. Each person painted their own picture. We bought thrift store pictures or regular canvas frames and just painted over them with craft paint. We cut out holes for our faces and it was … Read more

Son of Man by Rene Magritte Costume

This costume is of the famous Son of Man painting by painter Rene Magritte.
Things you\'ll need:
1. Red tie2. Black suit3. White dress shirt4. pl

This costume is of the famous Son of Man painting by painter Rene Magritte. Things you’ll need: 1. Red tie 2. Black suit 3. White dress shirt 4. plastic/fake apple (I got one at the Dollar Tree) 5. bowler/derby hat (I got one at Party City for $10) Tie the apple to a string and … 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