Go Back   Cosplay.com > Cosplay Construction > Wigs and Hair

Reply
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 05-13-2012, 03:33 PM   #1
ReiliaCosplays
Registered User
 
ReiliaCosplays's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 123
Juvia Wig?

Ugh! I can't make Juvia's wig! You know, the one with the curls? Any ideas?
ReiliaCosplays is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Unread 05-13-2012, 03:45 PM   #2
Essradi
Registered User
 
Essradi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 478
For starters this should go in the wigs sub-forum: http://www.cosplay.com/forumdisplay.php?f=62
You'll get more help there. I would suggest maybe using foam to make the shape and then gluing the hair over it.
__________________
Currently working on: Hakuei Ren
Essradi is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-13-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
Illinafli
I AM MOTHER RUSSIA MWAHA
 
Illinafli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 273
You should get a form for them, if not, I would even be happpy to commission you the wig for you
Illinafli is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-14-2012, 03:15 AM   #4
Diamondinmyeye
Save me a piece!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 728
In the future, adding a reference picture helps clear up confusion and get you faster replies. I agree that foam is the best chance you have at making that shape possible. You may need to build it with multiple pieces of foam.
__________________
See me at Vancouver's own Anime Revolution in August 2012!
See me there as Lumpy Space Princess.

Future Cosplays:
Princess Bubblegum-Adventure Time
The Flower Card-Cardcaptor Sakura
Rika Furude(school outfit)-Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni
Diamondinmyeye is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-14-2012, 09:58 AM   #5
animenerd93
VIXXEN ******
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,196
The ways I have seen it done are on high heat wigs with PVC n glue. They used got2b glue n coated the tips of the wig then wrapped n pinned it around the PVC. They then used a blow dryer to hold n settle shape.
__________________
Cosplays~~~~~~
Kpop cosplay is life~
KPOPCON USA:
Cory- 24K U R So Cute **DEBUT**
PO- Block B Tell Them **DEBUT**
Baro- B1A4 Solo Day (Beach scene) **DEBUT**
POSSIBLE DEBUT: N-mi: VIXX Girls So Hot (VIXX So Hot cover)
CL- 2NE1 I am the Best
animenerd93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-14-2012, 10:17 AM   #6
ScribblesITM
Just Call me Alex
 
ScribblesITM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 171
I did it with just got 2 be and a large curling iron... it held up really good at the con too, Just used a lot of those alligator clips to hold all the curls in place and together while they dried. Wig was heat resistant ...

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-...92612167_n.jpg

I forget what wig it is, it's something a bit past shoulder length from Arda, and that is after running around like a freaking MORON a previous day and that is day 2 of wearing it so it's a little fuzzy in places because long story, I had no time that con to fix ANYTHING that was mine.
__________________
~ Alex ~

Planned Cons:[/u]
Katsucon 2015, Regeneration WHO 2015 Supernatural DC 2015

Katsucon Panels
Friday 10AM - The Influence on Historical Alchemy in Full Metal Alchemist
Friday 4:15 - British Characters and Writing for Across the Pond
Sunday 1AM (18+) - Adding Eroticism to Fanfiction - British Edition

Cosplays being packed for Katsucon
Rin - Naruto
FMA uniform
Rarity - MLP
Team Magma - Pokemon
Tasha Lem - Doctor Who
Lucy Saxon - Doctor Who
ScribblesITM is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-14-2012, 10:29 AM   #7
Akahime
Red Princess
 
Akahime's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,565
A couple of Juvia cosplayers wrote down how they did their curls on their juvia wigs if you search for the cosplyers on here in the costume section.

I pretty much improvised mine after reading what people did with theirs. I used styling glue (like a heck lot!) after I heated up the edges of the hair that I wanted to curl. If your wig is heat resistant, then curl the ends of the hair over something round, like an empty toilet paper roll and let the hair cool down. Once cooled down, it'll have a curl shape, but to make it stay the way it is you'll need to clip it together and then I used a lot of styling glue to glue the curls in place. Wait a couple of days until it hardens and ta-dahhhh, it's done and sturdy. :3

I can do a tutorial for you (I'm not that great when it comes to writing down descriptions of how to do something) since I have to redo my Juvia wig again if you want. But it won't be the best tutorial. Just be enough to get a wig styled to have it look pretty enough. 8D
__________________
my upcoming 2015-2016 Cosplays
Kat (Gravity Rush)?, Cheria (Tales of Graces)?, Tia of Avalon Code?, Kyoko of Skip Beat?, Beggar/Banker from LoZ:OoT/M'sM

Next cons: Sakuracon 2016
Cosplayer and photographer. Follow me at my DA, twitter, or my tumblr!
Akahime is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-27-2012, 03:34 PM   #8
Amaya.L
Registered User
 
Amaya.L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 62
Not sure if you still need any help on this, but if you do I posted a tutorial a while back about how I did my wig. Hope it helps! Link: http://holly-batali.deviantart.com/a...Tail-303665388
__________________
COSPLAY 2015 PLANS:
Neptune Vasilias Fannatiku
Morgiana Fannatiku
Lisbeth (ALO Avatar) Anime Banzai
Ruby Rose Anime Banzai
C.C. Anime Banzai
Petra Ral (Survey Corps) Anime Banzai
Cordelia (FE:A)
Amaya.L is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:22 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.