Wear a Guardian Gargoyle Costume this Halloween
Looking for a costume that is terrifying and grotesque this Halloween? A Gargoyle Costume is a unique and frightening costume idea for Halloween or your next costume party.
Whether you want to purchase your Gargoyle costume or make your own you will find costume suggestions and instructions on how to achieve the desired Gargoyle appearance.
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Mascot Gargoyle Costume
Gargoyle Costume Facts - Gargoyle Facts - Inspiration for Your Costume
Gargoyles were prominent on buildings during the Gothic period. They were utilized on building as waterspouts to steer water away from the foundation of buildings. Because of this primary function Gargoyles are depicted with open mouths and protruding tongues. When looking for a Gargoyle costume mask, a more realistic mask, will feature a gaping mouth.
Gargoyles were often made out of limestone and marble; that is why they are depicted as stone sculptures. Keep in mind, you will need to create a stone effect for your costume. Most gargoyle costumes will be grey in color or inspired by the color of rocks.
Gargoyle faces were grotesque. They were symbols of protection. Gargoyles acted as guardians of churches and other buildings. Their faces were thought to keep out evil. Your Gargoyle costume will need to have a menacing facade to reflect one of the gargoyles key functions.
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The mythical guardian makes a great costume choice this Halloween.
Will you buy or make your Gargoyle costume?
Homemade Gargoyle Costume - Make Your Own Costume
Want a unique Gargoyle Costume? Try these instructive costume tutorials that seek to aid you on your way to creating a protective, yet fearsome, Gargoyle Costume.
- Instructions to Make Kids Gargoyle Costume
Disney Family Fun features a picture tutorial on how to make a fierce gargoyle costume for your kids. List of materials needed for the project and detailed instruction can be printed out.
- How to Make a Gargoyle Costume | eHow.com
Written instructions and a material list are provided to get you started in creating your gargoyle costume.
- Coolest Gargoyle Costume 2
A Washington Mom shows how she went about creating a Gargoyle Costume for her son in third grade. See the completed Gargoyle Costume and get tips on how to make your own.
- How to Make Gargoyle Wings
Instruction on how to create Gargoyle Wings for your Gargoyle Costume from start to finish.
Adult Gothic Manor Gargoyle Costume - Turn Yourself to Stone
Cathedral Creeper Gargoyle Costume - Fits Teens & Adults
For those looking for a gargoyle costume at a better price point this Cathedral Creeper Gargoyle Costume is for you.
The costume features silver foam sculpted armor with attached should piece, attached cape with tail. Also included in this Gargoyle Costume is detachable glovelets, helmet and boot covers.
Note: Small size will fit some teens. Large size fits men 42-48". Does not come with pants or shoes.
Attributes: Grey stone color, and cape like wings.
Make-up will be needed to finish the look and if you want the gaping mouth look prepare to have your mouth open the entire evening. It is a great costume for the price.
Amy Brown Gargoyle Fairy Costume - Add some magic to your Halloween costume
If you love the fantasy artist Amy Brown you will love this cute Gargoyle Fairy Costume.
The Gargoyle Fairy costume comes with dress, matching wings and tights. Costume style in grey and turquoise tones.
The Gargoyle Fairy dress is made out of 100% polyester stretch velvet. It comes in adult sizes small, medium and large.
Creepy Gargoyle Mask - Costume Accessory
Statue Make-up Tips to Help Make You a Gargoyle - Gargoyle Costume Make-Up Tutorial
If you do not want to wear a face mask you can transform yourself into a gargoyle with the use of make-up. The following tutorial will show you how to help you look like a statue. You can utilize these techniques to make yourself more stone cold.
Latex Gargoyle Mask - Costume Details
Gargoyle Costume Accessories - Style Yourself from Head to Toe
Costume wings are a must for any gargoyle costume. You will want them to look grey or like stone.