Just in time for Halloween!!! For my favorite time of the year (which is also my birthday, go figure!) I have decided to re-create the strange and interesting looking plant every florist would like to put in their window! Audrey II, from The Little Shop of Horrors, may be a mean green Mother from outer-space, but it is sure to make for a good conversation piece, especially if you display it among your other plants! To make this sneaky carnivorous plant, you’ll need : a styrofoam egg, some epoxy putty, pva glue, acrylic paint, an empty tin can, some foam, a few fake flowers and moss! (Of course, the usual marker, cutter, scissors, glue gun…) Hope you enjoy!
How can you do a diorama to display your 1/6 scale toys? With some simple materials (foam, acrylic paint, cutter knife, a printer, and a lot of patience…)
For once, no comments on this video, as I think the images speak for themselves. Let me know if you need more info!
This is a big project! A complete,Anakin-inspired, jedi costume!
Robes, inner tunic and outer tunic!
For reference, you can find our other tutorials here:
Good sewing! don’t hesitate to ask us any questions, or send us your creations!
We are trying to recreate the iconic look of the 10th Doctor.
I have seen videos from Myfroggystuff, who gives plenty of tips to personalize and customize barbie dolls, and more. Go and see them!
you will need :
- fabric (I used some leftover I had from my cosplays)
- a Ken Friend Fashionista doll. I chose this doll because 1/his glasses are very close to the ones the 10th Doctor wears. 2/his shoes are black Converse (just need to paint them) and 3/his hairstyle reminded me of the 10th Doctor in "The Idiot's Lantern" (one of my favorite episodes).
- acrylic paints
Start by adding some details to the face : sideburns and eyebrows.
Paint the shoes in red and white.
For the clothes, you have to make a T pattern, by measuring your doll and tracing a big "T" on a folded piece of fabric. for the front opening, sew a piece of fabric that will cover the front and the collar. Sew along the opening and around the neck line (leave around 1mm between the 2 lines). Cut between the lines and the hole of the neck. Dont forget to cut some slids around the curve of the collar and in the corners to ease the fabric tension. Fold this piece of fabric inside the mini-garment (you can use something to push the corners out, I used a pair of scissors). Make sure everything is flat (you can iron it). Sew the Tshape around and cut the extra fabric (once again, cut in the corners for the tension). Turn it inside out. For the collar, make a small rectangle that you will sew on the inside of the neck, right on the seam (to make the seam invisible).
It is the same idea for the trench coat, except it is longer in in a A line.
Add as much details as you want to make it more realistic.
Decorate the necktie (a simple ribbon tied around the neck) with a pattern made from markers.
Finally, use a small rivet to make a sonic screwdriver than you will glue inside the hand of the doll.
As usual, this model is a great project to do and you will be amazed at how simple and detailed the final result is.
I have only 2 littles issues with this kit:
- first of all, the shoulders of the 1:6 Yoda are a bit weird. I know it is difficult to do this kind of articulated figures (we can only see how many action figures look funny when you try to lift their arms or fold their legs, but…
- the 1:12 version is so great, I would have liked it to be 1:6 too!!!
The kit itself is very fast to make, and painting/weathering gives it a great realistic feeling.
The result is a nice display piece that is sure to amaze!
you can get the kit here : Amazon.com
Every geek going to Tokyo knows about Harajuku, Shinjuku and Akihabara, but there are other areas to find toys in Japan and have a good time! follow me in Nakano and Shibuya!
I know what you will say: I am not Scottish! True, but apparently, it is ok for non-Scots to wear a kilt!
You can find the link for the instructions here:
No party is complete nowadays without a good photobooth to remember your guests’ antics.
It was GeekMommy’s birthday a few weeks ago, and we celebrated in the Hawaiian style!
We decided to make some quick and easy frames to help set the ambiance…