I wanted to end the year with a big BIIG cosplay, so seeing as Don’t Starve’s one of my main interests at the moment, I decided to go ahead and try doing a costume of the biggest beastie in the game - the deerclops.
THIS’LL MUCH BETTER AS A COSTUME THAN A SKETCH, I PROMISE x_x
I’m not confident enough in my abilities to try for a mascot costume, so I wanted to find a compromise between fursuiting and a regular costume, and came up with this - a sort of Deerclops-inspired wendigo faun.
I was talking to a friend of mine a while back about wendigos (wendigo? what’s the plural of that?), and seeing as there’s evidence on the island that Wilson is not the first person to try and survive out there, and since they probably got pretty… Desperate in winter, the Deerclops might be the tragic end result of some survivors resorting to consuming human flesh and turning into a monster.
… Or Maxwell was just messing around and made it on accident. Who knows?
I’ll be posting some WIP photos of my work as I go along, so keep an eye out!
DETAILED COSTUMING EXPLANATIONS UNDER THE CUT:
Getting REAL frustrated right about now - the last two Bill plushie orders didn’t come with payment and the buyers haven’t been answering my attempts to contact them.
My Wes cosplay!
Couldn’t wear it too long because it was 100+ degrees outside and the wig’s tight enough to induce massive headaches.
Alrighty! Finished another Bill (the one on the right), and I am pleased enough with the results that I’ll be offering more of them on Etsy! Here’s the listing: https://www.etsy.com/listing/160637145/gravity-falls-bill-cipher-12-inch-fan?ref=af_shop_order
Differences between Bill 1.0 and 2.0:
- 2.0 is stiffed more firmly
- arms are straight and stiffer, but can be manipulated into more poses
- legs are stiffer
- felt instead of fur solid for eye sclera
- wider pupil
This prototype Bill sits at 12 inches high (about 8 1/2 if you disregard his jaunty hat), and is made from minky and soft fur solids.
This was my first time working with minky and OH MY GOODNESS IS IT MESSY X_X For the next one I’m going to make his arms and legs out of the soft fur since it doesn’t shed everywhere like the minky, and reinforce them with stiff felt like I did with the hat so Bill doesn’t have ridiculous noodle limbs.
Other than that I’m pretty proud of him! I used his model sheet as a reference and took tons of measurements to get the proportions just right.
Y’all can expect to see Bill 2.0 later this week, and perhaps even grab one from my etsy shop if all goes according to plan!
All the remaining smallbirds will be shipped out this monday! If you ordered on, I’m so sorry for the delays.
School starts back up this wednesday for me, and textbooks sort of murdered my poor wallet, as per usual.
To help recover my losses before Afest labor day weekend, I’m gonna bang out something new for my shop! Here’s a sneak peak~
August: Chester plushies (don’t Starve)
September: Zacharie plushies (OFF)
October: Spectre & Spider plushies (OFF and Don’t Starve respectively)
November: Wilson plushies (Don’t Starve)
December: Deerclops and/or Beefalo (Don’t Starve)
Bear in mind that this is more of a guideline than a strict schedule. I might get ahead on some projects or fall behind on others.
Depending on my school work load I may take commissions in between making stuff for my etsy shop.