He was even a monster from the game for Halloween last year-a creeper. We made his costume out of boxes, spray paint and construction paper.
He's wanted a foam pickaxe for a long time but he says the Minecraft store only has iron color picks, and he wanted a diamond-the best in game.Finally he talked me into trying to create one.
I first printed out a picture of the in game pickaxe, then drew the squares onto foam craft board into 1inch squares.
I then used painters tape to section off the boxes and divide the colors.
Using acrylic paints, I pained several coats in each box before removing the tape.
Next, I outlined each box with black Sharpie marker.
I sprayed the finished pickaxe with clear gloss then cut it out with a razorblade.
Finally, I used packing tape on the unpainted side to help give it some protection.
|Danny is very happy with his pickaxe.|