A pair of leggings and a long sleeve shirt of the same color make a great, fuss-free replacement for body paint.
You can make Thor’s hammer easily with a broomstick, foam and some acrylic paint. Get the full tutorial here.
3. Cable from the X-Men
If you and your character have short hair, spray-on hair color makes changing your color and style super easy.
4. Poison Ivy and The Joker
Crafting your own Poison Ivy outfit is super easy: all you need is a green leotard, some artificial leaves and a hot glue gun. Find ideas for the rest of the costume here.
5. A Nurse from Silent Hill
Etsy is great resource for inexpensive vintage nurse outfits to use as the base for this costume.
6. Doctor Strange
Jennifer Van Damsel is a total master of cosplay, check out her Facebook page for more inspiration.
7. Ant Man and Yellow Jacket
Cut the tops of boots and gloves to give your look an even more dynamic comic book look.
8. War Machine
This costume isn’t for DIY amateurs. Check out the full amazing process on Gordon Tarpley’s photo set documenting the build from start to finish.
Find out how to make your own horned paper mache helmet in a few easy steps here.