Shop More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
January 22, 2013
Image Size
8.1 MB
Resolution
1200×8460
Submitted with
Sta.sh
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
5,372 (6 today)
Favourites
252 (who?)
Comments
20
Downloads
116
×
Duct Tape Dummy Tutorial by fenrirschild Duct Tape Dummy Tutorial by fenrirschild
This is the OFFICIAL Mordrude's Monsters DTD tutorial. This is how I would like all of the DTDs done by my commissioners.

YOU WILL NEED:

2 rolls of heavy duty duct tape, 55-60yds each.
3 heavy duty trash bags, preferably 3mil thickness. I used Husky Contractor Clean-up bags.
Strong scissors for cutting your bags and removing your person.

DO NOT SKIMP ON MATERIALS HERE, FOLKS.
The duct tape was about $11, and the whole box of bags was $16. We're talking about thousands of dollars worth of fursuit being built from this base, cutting $10 off the cost of materials isn't worth the potential for catastrophe!

Plan on taking up to three hours if you are doing this with one taper. These can be very hot and uncomfortable, stay hydrated and take frequent breaks if needed. More tapers means faster taping, but can also mean more chance for error.

PLEASE GO TO THE BATHROOM BEFORE STARTING!
Even if you don't think you need to go, try. Once you start, you're stuck in it until you're done!
Add a Comment:
 
:iconshizukaokamichan:
ShizukaOkamichan Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it possible to use my own clothes as guides for learning what feels comfortable to wear? Could this possibly be a substitute for doing the duct tape dummy?
Reply
:icondownunderstudios:
DownUnderStudios Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Interesting idea; never used garbage bags before, only painter's coveralls. I'll keep this in mind.
Reply
:iconallstarblast:
allstarblast Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
What's the point of this when making fursuits
Reply
:iconthe-ushi-artist:
The-Ushi-Artist Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
^_^ I had no idea how to make a duct tape dummy. This is one of the best tutorials I've seen! Thank you!!
Reply
:iconsournerd:
SourNerd Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013
No way, you really only need 2 rolls of duct tape? o-o I assumed it'd be like...10 or something crazy.
Reply
:iconzackazi-wolf:
Zackazi-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so.. you don't stuff it with news paper?
Reply
:iconthekillerpinecone:
TheKillerPinecone Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is littlerly the funnest thing i have ever done to a friend 
Reply
:iconwait0wat:
Wait0wat Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Finally, something to hold my suits.
Reply
:iconthat-red-panda:
That-Red-Panda Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
would this work for making a DTD for a quadsuit?
Reply
:iconhighlandbilby:
HighlandBilby Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Professional Filmographer
I am going to be making a full suit soon but was wondering.... What if you want a loose fitting suit ? I hate wearing tight clothes and having something so snug would be uncomfortable.

Also how do you cut the fur out from it ?

Would it be easy enough to just buy a tshirt and trousers and use them as a fur pattern ? or would that just fail miserably ? lol
Reply
Add a Comment: