Sandworm

Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP1
The head form was made of 1/4 inch rigid foam boards and LOTS of hot glue.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP2
Inner head. Covered in duct tape, batting and fabric then painted. Teeth made of flexible 1/8 inch foam.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP3
Outer jaws. Foam board with duct tape.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP4
To keep the shape, the head was suspended from this internal brace. The bottom was eventually cutoff and a belt/shoulder straps were attached.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP5
The heads are attached to the frame.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP6
What a good sport. And he’s got too posture too!
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP7
A flexible foam floor mat was used to create the cylindrical shape. A cheap and lightweight solution.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP8
Detail of teeth. Flexible craft foam painted with acrylic paint.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP9
Outer teeth were made of foam, covered in white duct tape and the then painted.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP10
Ready for painting. The stripes were taped off and then black spray paint was used.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume WIP11
Painted.
Beetlejuice Sandworm costume
Last step was to remove the base, collapse it enough to get it in the car.

 

 

lone sandworm
Halsted Halloween Parade. Beetlejuice sandworm on the loose.
beetlejuice group
Winners of the 2016 Chicago Halsted Halloween Parade. Best Group.

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