Monday, 4 April 2011


This is how I make cloaks for my bods. Cheap and relatively easy.
Well, it has to be...this skinflint made it up :-D
The tools needed. Some toilet paper (a single layer of two ply ), pair of scissors, woodglue and liquid superglue, toothpick and the bod.

First cut a bit of toilet paper into this rough cloak shape. Lay the bod next to it for a pre-fit.  If it´s too long cut a bit off, too long...start again.
Sick a tiny blob of woodglue on the back and around the neck of the bod. Dip the tip of the toothpick into some wood glue and use it to gently pick up the loo paper cloak and lay it on the bod.
Clean the tip of the toothpick and using the tip, gently press the tiolet paper into the glue on the bods back and around it´s neck. Create folds in the cloack by adding glue either under or on top of the "cloak" .  When the desired shape is reached, slowly drip liquid super glue over the whole of the "cloak", trying not to get any onto the bod. . This turns the paper into  something like plastic. Let it all dry and paint. Told you it was easy :-D

Gracias Gandamar para ligar esto a La Armada ;-D