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 Homemade Mona Lisa Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mona Lisa Halloween Costume Idea

Coolest Homemade Mona Lisa Halloween Costume Idea *EVER*. My inspiration this year was Leonardo Di Vinci’s Mona Lisa. After weeks of debating what I would commit as my costume of choice, I decided to attempt the Mona Lisa in a frame. I wanted to be in full costume so I started searching for the perfect … 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