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ardhri
08-02-2004, 08:47 PM
I'm planning on making a Naraku costume for Ai-Kon 2005 (or an earlier con if I can get it done) but I'm not sure how to work out one thing. I want to have the scar on my back, but as I am a woman, I don't think it's a good idea to actually henna or paint a huge spider on my back because if I take my shirt off, I'm likely to get arrested. :)

So what is the best way to do it? Have a shirt underneath that's flesh-coloured and paint it on using fabric paint? Or is there another way?

battosi98
08-02-2004, 09:10 PM
well...um yea if you can find a shirt like that i think that that would work. but then agin i dont no see im a guy so i dont have to worry about that sorry if that didnt help at all

Hitori
08-03-2004, 12:06 AM
I'm also doing Naraku, I'm edging around that problem by doing two versions, one just the full clothes, ignoring the spider, and the other all tattered. I seem to remember in the books somewhere when the back of the outfit gets slashed, thus revealing the spider, but the clothes didn't fall off. Which is the important bit for us girls.

ardhri
08-03-2004, 03:36 PM
Oh, I never thought about doing that! Thanks for the great idea, Hitori!

Which outfit are you making? The black/purple one with the ribbon-type design on it?

Hitori
08-03-2004, 03:49 PM
Yeah, the navy and purple one^_^ Hopefully to be worn at JTAF (Sept).

Orca-chan
08-04-2004, 08:31 AM
You could alter the outfit and have it cut down the back but still covering the front of you.

inu-chan00
08-08-2004, 04:22 AM
i say go with an a skin colored tanktop underneith and draw the spider in the back, heres a pic of a japanese cosplayer doing that

http://aoizip777.web.infoseek.co.jp/image830.jpg
i say that looks pretty good neh?

ardhri
08-09-2004, 12:30 AM
Oh, thank you so much for that link! That looks awesome, and it's probably what I'm going to end up doing. :)

inu-chan00
08-09-2004, 02:21 AM
Welcomes ^^ HOPEFULLY YOULL PUT UP PICTURNES OF WHEN ITS COMPLETED NEH? :bigtu: