Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

8-Bit Head Costume: Not Strong Enough to Break Bricks

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  November 4, 2010


Greeting card illustrator Dan Liuzzi originally wanted to wear a giant version of his head for Halloween. Why? Who knows? Maybe he secretly thinks his head is too small, and Halloween gave him a great excuse to correct his anatomy, even for just one night. Anyway, his plans for a giant head had a small problem – he had no idea how to make one. But he persevered and experimented, and finally came up with a costume that is not only a larger version of his head, it also combined his love of all things 8-bit.

8 bit head costume

Liuzzi said it took him 2-3 weeks and the following materials to make an analog version of his digital head: insulation foam, joint compound, a cardboard box, glue, some gesso spray and acrylic paint. I wonder if he remembered to cut out eye holes on his costume. Rounding his costume out is ThinkGeek’s popular 8-bit tie.

I think it’s Luizzi’s neat coloring that makes the costume work. Although I have to say if I encountered him with his 8-bit head on at night I would freak out. His frozen smile kinda reminds me of the mascot boss in Dead Rising 2. That guy was scary as hell.

[via Dan Liuzzi’s blog via likecool]



Ghost Dogs

Ghost Dogs

The 2-Million Dollar Puzzle

The 2-Million Dollar Puzzle

Shargeek Retro 35 Charger

Shargeek Retro 35 Charger

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Gets New SX and Chrome Packages

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Gets New SX and Chrome Packages

Ken Block’s Hoonipigasus Is an Insane Hill Climbing Porsche

Ken Block’s Hoonipigasus Is an Insane Hill Climbing Porsche

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Advertisement