Each passing year it seems that my Halloween costumes take on a more and more makeup oriented design. This year I might have upped the stakes higher than I thought possible...I'm starting to get a little worried that this idea won't work. Might as well go all out seeing it could be my last time to dress up, right?
I plan on being a fembot for Halloween this year. Not your typical Austin Powers fembot either. I'm going to be building off of the woman robot design of Micheal Oswald, who is a great photo-manipulator/photographer that I have been inspired by for awhile. I should also blame Robyn, who's album I would listen to on repeat while painting the fence this summer. I'm sure her song Fembot also subconsciously affected my costume idea.
Micheal Oswald's female robots are sleek, human-like...and intricately edited on photoshop to look as realistic as possible. I'm armed with paints, moisturizers and bronzer, all with the hopes of being able to contour and create semi-realistic looking robot segments on my body. Wish me luck!
Here are pieces from Micheal O's AmalgaMATE series; half for my own reference, but also so you guys know what I'm talking about. He's got a wonderful gallery on deviantART, I highly recommend checking it out if you're interested.