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Last Updated on October 19, 2022 by Canny Costumes
The Tin Man is a character from the classic children’s novel The Wizard of Oz. Tin Man costumes are popular among adults and children alike because they are both unique and recognizable. They worked great for group costumes if you’re tagging along with a lion, a scarecrow, and a girl who’s not in Kansas anymore. By keeping these factors in mind, you can be sure to find the perfect Tin Man costume for your next Halloween party or event.
How Do You Make a Tin Man Costume From the Wizard of Oz?
First, you’ll need to find silver spray paint. Next, you’ll need to find a Tin Man Hat. Then, you’ll need a silver jumpsuit or shirt and pants. Over these, you’ll need a cardboard box big enough to cover your upper body. Finally, you’ll need to add some silver accessories, such as gloves and shoes, and a silver-colored axe.
How Do You Make Tin Man’s Hat?
Tin Man hats are a popular choice for Halloween costumes, and they can be easily made at home with a few inexpensive supplies. Tin foil is the most important component of the hat, and it should be wrapped around an existing hat, or headband, or replicate the original, a filter cone to form the base. Once the foil is in place, add some detailing with black electrical tape or paint.
How Do You Make Tin Man’s Body?
Begin by cutting a hole in the top and one on either side near the top of the cardboard box. These will be for the Tin Man’s head and armholes respectively. Use silver spray paint to give it a metallic finish. Finally, use gray duct tape to add detailing around the armholes and edges of the box. Don’t forget a heart where the chest will be!
How Do You Make Tin Man’s Axe?
You’ll need a few supplies, including a sheet of aluminum foil, a piece of cardboard, and some silver paint. Cut a small triangle out of the aluminum foil. This will be the blade of your axe. Attach the foil blade to the cardboard handle using tape or glue. Paint the entire axe silver and allow it to dry completely.