Behind the Zine: Get Animated

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Re-imagining cartoon characters was one of my first ideas for Pistachio, and it definitely ended up being one of my favorite parts of the zine! I wanted to share some of the pictures I didn't include in the zine and explain a little bit on how I achieved these looks!

KIMBER FROM JEM

I stole my sister's jacket, wore the Jem pin Marlena made for me, made my eyebrows blue using eyeshadow, and tackled the unique eye make-up for Jem's little sister, Kimber.

HELLO KITTY

Since my freshly dyed, uber bright pink hair would clash with her color scheme, I wore a short black wig my mom had bought for me a couple of years ago in an attempt to get me to NOT want to chop all my hair off (it didn't work! ^.~). I made the bow myself using Marlena's bow tutorial, and painted on whiskers and a button nose to emulate Hello Kitty!

JUDY JETSON

If you have ever wondered what it looks like when I smile with my teeth (I strongly dislike my smile so that's why it's so absent from this blog! >.>)~~~ I didn't use this picture because of how messy the ponytail looks and my handmade-out-of-felt collar's clasp broke and I didn't notice at the time! For the hair I used an old wire hanger and manipulated it until I got the right shape, and the bow is also one I handmade for the occasion. I went through a drive-thru like this and got quite a stare from the cashier!

To view the finished project, check out page 12 of Pistachio!
♥,
Kailey

21 comments:

  1. You look so cute in all of them and I love how imaginative you were! I wouldn't mind being hello kitty x

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  2. You are so adorable and quirky! I love your zine too much and am tempted to make my own magazine now.
    Your blog is quite the inspiration, Kailey :)
    xx Maria
    http://avenuemaria.blogspot.com

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  3. " I went through a drive-thru like this and got quite a stare from the cashier!"
    You're amazing!

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  4. You're so adorable- I love it all xx

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  5. I think you look really pretty when you smile with teeth, but that's my opinion. :)
    The Judy Jetson hair is my absolute favorite and I would have been super stoked to see you if I were that cashier!

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  6. This is awesome. I used to have a Jem doll and I always thought Judy Jetson was so cool.

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  7. Loved this part of the Zine, so clever! And the backdrop is crazy awesome. It's all awesome!

    xo
    http://kittysnooks.blogspot.ca/

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  8. Ah!! the Hello Kitty one just made me go EEEEEEEEEEEP!!!! I love Hello Kitty so much and seeing you in the big red bow makes me smile! Its just the cutest thing! <3 xxxxxx

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  9. ...drive thru...lol "Astroburger Miss Judy?"

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  10. AMAZING!!! :)

    http://estilohedonico.blogspot.pt/

    xoxo

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  11. OMG PINK HAIR. I have missed so much in my absence haha! Looks brillianttttt! Also you do look very lovely with a teethy smile. I think you should dress as Hello Kitty all the time :)

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  12. Wow, I like these. You did all personalities perfectly! X

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  13. wow, I love all the pics.

    From Paris with love!
    Kristina recently posted... Mac Hey, Sailor!.

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  14. movie montage! love it!
    awesome as judy jetson, I've always wanted to dress like that character... looks like you had fun.. you're smiling!
    I never smile either though.. not in photos..
    take care!

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  15. Lady, you are blowing up the right side of my brain.

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  16. aw, these look like so much fun! i love it <3

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  17. Fantastic!

    http://themadcreationist.blogspot.it/

    KISSES FROM ITALY

    GIUSEPPE

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