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26 Feb 2014 - 19:43111609
Making headhunter rengar's hair from league of legends
Hello fellow cosplayers! I am making a cosplay of one of my main champions in league of legends - Rengar. But as time progresses, the deadline is getting closer and closer (april, dreamhack) and I have no idea how to make his hair.
Here's a picture of the model - http://i6.minus.com/iVIWLVZL2BJHF.jpg
Here's how far I've gotten - https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/t1/1780807_747568621921740_966110150_n.jpg
Yeah it's not very far but I did this for less than a week time. The helmet will be recoloured as it looks like a shiny paper to me rather than something made from metal.

So as you can see from the pictures, his HAIR is long and sturdy-looking. I just dont know how to make it and I really don't want to go too expensive on this one. Buying that much fake hair I believe might go above 50$, and I amn't willing to spend that much. And look how the hair looks like a tail, and it looks heavy. I want to get the exact same look. Can someone help with an idea?


26 Feb 2014 - 20:45111615
you could make the shape and length in foam and then glue hair or wool or something over it?


26 Feb 2014 - 22:52111618
Quote sonnet:
you could make the shape and length in foam and then glue hair or wool or something over it?

A good idea, but it might've led me to a better one. I will go on idea-shopping tomorrow in a shop that popped into my head just now. But yeah, I will try to find such foam, maybe make layers and... grind or burn them? to shape them like a cylinder.


27 Feb 2014 - 01:03111621
They are dread locks, to make them you can buy roving wool or (merino) felt tops, roll them into sausages, sew them between two J-cloths and felt them in a 50 degree wash in your washing machine.

Or, like sonnet said, you can make them out of foam (like pool noodles) and sculpt then paint them and cover with a layer of felt or fake hair wefts.


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