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Zombie Jail Bird Costume

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Zombie Jail Bird Costume

Zombie Jail Bird

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Costume type:  Costumes for Boys
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Karen, the 'Zombie Jail Bird' costume creator:

This is my Grandson Christian as Zombie Jail Bird. I made his costume with cotton strip fabric. Once the costume was made we ripped it up and used paint to put blood all over it. Then we used brown eyeshadow to make it dirty. The knee is done with latex, tissue paper, and blood. For his makeup we did some spots with layers of latex, tissue paper once dried we pulled it off in some spots to make it look like his skin was falling off and he had bites. Other spots we used latex and oatmeal to give him a rotting look. Then I took gray makeup and did his face, chest and arms. Then we used black and purple eyeshadows to give him the sunken eyes and dirty look. At the end fake blood. Dark blood in the wounds to make them look deep then brighter blood on the out side. We had a great time doing this costume and he was so thrilled with it.

Rating: 4.5 of 5. Votes: 8

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#1 comment by Joy McLaren November 1, 2012

AWESOME!!!!! This is great craftsmanship and design....

#2 comment by Margo Greenhoe November 1, 2012

u did an awesome job!!! He must have a lot of patience. Hope he wins

#3 comment by Ron Hill November 3, 2012

He looks like he could be an actor on Walking Dead!

#4 comment by Tonya November 26, 2014

This is an awesome costume! I have never seen anything like this!

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