Dragon Ball Z

Cosplayer: MangaChild

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

1st April 2011: The Costume I made a news paper pattern over a pair of mock converse boots, I then made the actual Boots using blue cotton Drill and for detail Red Bias Binding.
The t-shirt was made from blue jersey I laid out the fabric and cut around an existing t shirt as a pattern and folded over the sleeves, I then repeated specifically for the sleeves as well.
Again I repeated the above technique for the top however I added extra width and an extended shoulder as I wouldn't be adding sleeves, so there wouldn't be any seam lines on the front & shoulders I made the hem using heat'N'bond. I also used heat'N'bond to stick on the Monkey characters on the front and back.
And again it was back to the blue jersey for the wrist bands.

Not bad for 8 hours work :)

1st April 2011: The Wig - Part 8 Wig styling and back trim and styling done... wig complete

31st March 2011: The Wig - Part 7 3d felt shapes glued to wig cap and wefts clued to base of shape then sprayed, cut and styled. Additional wefts then added and need to be cut/styled

31st March 2011: The Wig - Part 6 All wefts unpicked, I had to repair the wig base due to over picking in areas...
Now I am beginning to hot glue the Spikes in place on the wig base ready to have the wefts glued back in and styled.
Again sorry no pics atm

29th March 2011: The Wig - Part 5 Gah Wigs arrived :(
The ebay listing looked like nice quality punky style wigs but I ended up with 2 smithy's wigs :(
I am cutting out the wefts from one wig to have a wig base and extra wefts, when I have the extra wefts I will try to glue them to the Felt spikes and hot glue the spikes to the wig base :S
Again no images for this part :(

28th March 2011: The Wig - Part 4 Once I have my main felt spike pieces I have pinned them in position on the wig head to see the shape looks okay.
Next up I need to create the fringe pieces

26th March 2011: The Wig - Part 3 Unfortunately no photos for the next part :(
I used the small cardboard templates and cut out the Ultra Stiff Felt I then hot glued the edges together to create the spiky base for the hair.

24th March 2011: The Wig - Part 2 Based on the silhouette I made smaller cardboard templates with an additional piece to bake the shape pop out.

23rd March 2011: The Wig - Part 1 I layed down with my head over cardboard and had Amber draw around my head.
Based on my ref I drew and cut out a silhouette and checked it for size.

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ryaoki - 27th March 2011
Epic Winning

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- - 28th March 2011
Nice work on the wig

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ryaoki - 31st March 2011
Keep it up broohoood , all ive gotta do now is sew the belt, and cover the boots and im done!

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LittleRecordGirl - 31st March 2011
Brilliant work on the wig! Looks fantastic!

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SarahSaiyan - 1st April 2011
AWESOME WIG :D look forward to see this @ Kita ^^

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Ninodog - 1st April 2011
Nice wig Mr Mike

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- - 1st April 2011
Wig defys some major gravity :D
Love it man!

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ryaoki - 1st April 2011
I just seen this, and kinda shat little brummies....dude our wigs are gonna be the wigs to pierce the heavens!

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Amy-Lou - 1st April 2011
That is an awesome wig.

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Defrain - 1st April 2011
your face looks so sad mike lol love that wig

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angel aiko - 5th April 2011
you looked awesome and this is coming from a dragonball hater ;p

ALSO please add the pic of you with the redbull when i upload it :3

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White Leviathan - 5th April 2011
Best Gomez cosplay ever! You got really into character, good stuff!

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Berserk667 - 6th April 2011
Whoa that looked awesome!

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Defrain - 6th April 2011
dude I need to see this in person dont make me go vegeta on your ass boy

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ryaoki - 7th April 2011
Our fusion would say WINNING

Roll on Hyperbol.

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perfectly_purple - 8th April 2011
Gutted you didn't have a Halo in the end but still looked like a comfy costume ^_^

(Though I must admit I don't actually like DBZ...)

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CrystalNeko - 10th April 2011
Oh man, that's one of the best Goku wigs I've ever seen! Gutted I missed this! I always love your DBZ cosplays!

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otakugirl - 11th April 2011

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JakeX - 15th April 2011
Man your wig was beautiful man. Well all of it was. weldone Goku :D