Thursday, September 10, 2009

The Long Awaited Epic Blog Post of Jurassic Park on the Silver Stage! Pt. 2 - Dilophosaurus

The Dilophosaurus costume was challenging but much fun as I had decided to additionally interpret the neck ruff that expands when the dinosaur is ready to attack its prey and spit poison in the movie. Instead of spitting poison, our lovely Kim blew bubbles at Dennis Nedry:)
Before sewing everything, I screened the fabric by hand.The dual crests on the top of the head were padded so they were more three dimensional. I pregathered red tulle and contoured it around the eye folds. Again with the back of the hood neck, I added in elastic in order to keep the head more securely positioned.

The elastic harness had a boned collar that I did similar to a neck corset. It was attached to the harness shoulders and could be pulled upright during attacks and left down the rest of the time.

Here are some live shots of the Dilophosaurus in action on the stage:
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  1. Im Eliko from "Minions of Gozer: a live action ghostbusters shadowcast" and plan to work on a Jurassic park shadowcast in NYC.

    Id like to get in touch with whoever is in charge of this one and discuss..well whatever.

    Im excited to see there is one that already exists and would like to talk about/see it some time.

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