Here we are, the last item to make for this Splatoon 2 costume, the ink roller. I’m glad I kept the simplest thing for last!
If you’ve missed it, here’s what I’ve done in the last weeks:
The ink roller
Here’s a picture of our little guy with the ink roller in question:
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Here’s what I used:
How to do it:
I cut the dowels and the pool noodle to the length illustrated below.
Then I painted the dowels purple (except the 36″), the elbows silver and the bottle of Cola blue. If you remember, my little client asked for a character in blue, not green!
I added hot glue inside the plastic elbows and inserted the dowels as shown.
To ensure good stability, I added 2 screws to the following places, making sure that it went through both the plastic and the dowel:
** Update: A photo session and an excited little boy was enough for me to add screws to ALL the dowels!!! 😉
I attached the bottle with black Duct tape and added some at the end of the pool noodle and on the extremity of the dowel to create a handle.
You can also check out the other pieces of the costume:
Still to come, the final result!
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