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Wig Mod Tutorial by Stealthos-Aurion Wig Mod Tutorial by Stealthos-Aurion
A nice tutorial if you messed up a wig for one character (or just want to recycle it) - and how you can use it for another!

Hope it helps you kidlets out who happened to screw up a wig, don't be tossin. Save dat wig!
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BlastFlame Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
great tutorial!
Tree-hugger1 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Student General Artist
ermehgerd thank you so much!!!!
greenwolfcatmix Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very helpful! :3 I'm going to use it for my Halloween costume!
memfox00 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have to ask, where do you get a good wig like this one? Did you order it online? Or from a salon/beauty store? All I can find in my town are the cheap halloween ones ;x;
Stealthos-Aurion Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
I buy all my wigs online or sometimes in person in a merchant hall at an event. When online, I usually buy from eBay, Arda Wigs, or Wigs-us. Another place a lot of people are getting wigs is Fantasy Sheep and C.C. Kids from Taobao but you would need an agent and perhaps a group order to make it really worth ordering that way. Hope that helps a little.
memfox00 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep! Thanks!
whiskeyii Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
So, I have a quick question for you:

In step 3, I'm guessing you cut the bottom layer into the shape you wanted with a perpendicular cut (like how you'd normally hold scissors), but just in a V-shape, and then you trimmed the hair into a more natural look with a vertical cut. But what about the upper layers? Did you just trim like crazy until all the hair got trimmed into a V-shape?
Stealthos-Aurion Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
You guessed correctly. For the upper layers I continued vertical cutting using thinning shears as well as regular scissors. This is a very basic layering technique.

I have since discovered that using hair trimmers with different combs can get the layering done much quicker. You still will want scissors to perfect it, but trimmers will do the bulk of the work for you.
whiskeyii Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
Okay, thanks. I was always intimidated by the idea of styling wigs, but your tutorial makes this seem much more approachable. Thanks again! :)
BlackMageDark Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011  Professional General Artist
This is so helpful ;A;!! I've always been stumped with adding layers to wigs and they'd look so choppy XD thank you for the tutorial!
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