Sweeney Todd (currently undergoing improvement) - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007 movie)




I have FINALLY decided on my Sunday costume for MCM expo may 2011

I've got a similar shirt but it needs a little work (collar removal, re hemming, cuffs tightened, and bloody spill on sleeve)
I have the waist coat,
and so I essentially have the top half

I need to buy/ make some high waisted trousers in the mans style

and I've already designed make-up (whoopee for epic stage make up skills)

and also my best friend has gleefully volunteered to be my mrs lovvett :D
but as usual I'll be making her costume for her ¬_¬

Also I already have the cut throat razor so that'll be coming with me ;)

To warn you all so you don't think i'll be an exact replica, i shall most likely still me blonde unless i have temporary stuff in my hair... but i will be doing the pepper and salt streak in the hair :)

UPDATE 10/04/2012
re doing this for a performance of Sweeney Todd medley I wrote myself :)
should be uploading pictures some time after 21st of april from the show


神判 posted on 29 April, 2011 - 14:55
OH AWESOME Can't wait to see this at the expo.

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10th March 2011

The make up and the bloody shirt

if you'll excuse the pun :P
I've managed to work out the blood stain is on the arm of the hand he uses to cut with so i figured my right.
it took about ten minutes of taping and plastic bagging to make sure my arm would be stain free.
i used red food colouring (oil based) and after putting on the shirt I dripped on the colouring on to my shirt, waited ten minutes and then kind realised that since it was oil based and it wasn't gonna dry that quickly so i yelled for my dad who came a long with a hair dryer and we spent about twenty minutes drying the thing still on my arm.
we then stuffed it with newspaper and i hair dried it for about half and hour and when it still wasnt dry i left it alone stuffed with newspaper.
The make up i took my time with
i used my bruising kit under the eyes for shadowing,
black/ brown liner under the lashes red inside the lids,
i'm hollowing out my the cheeks with brown and grey,
hollowing out the temples with grey.darkening the eyebrows with black liner.