Tutorial: Making a Fan TrollH O M E S T U C K f a n T U T O R I A LTutorial: Making a Fan Troll3 years ago in Other More Like This
Hello, and welcome. I'll be listing helpful hints for creating a fan troll for the series Homestuck. This is in no way the laws of making a fan troll, it is merely a guide. You may follow whatever bits and pieces of the tutorial as you want, but be warned; the internet feeds off Mary-Sues and Gary-Stus.
Melodramatic warning aside, now let's continue.
Rule one to making a fan troll: You NEED to have read the actual webcomic before creating an oc. Going off of what you hear and not what's stated in the actual webcomic is the perfect way to mess everything up.
Now, some vocabulary, for those not familiar with the "proper" terms.
Trolls - If you do not know, get out.
Hemospectrum - The blood caste system which classifies the upper, middle, and low classes in troll society.
Blood Caste - A troll's position in the hemospectrum.
Culled - Being killed for being "useless" or "wrong" in troll society.
Lusus Naturae - usually shortened to lu
Custom Patterned Tights TutorialCustom Patterned Tights TutorialCustom Patterned Tights Tutorial2 years ago in Other More Like This
Want tights in a certain pattern but can't find any for sale? Don't worry — you can make your own! Although it does require some patience during drying times, it's easy to do, and you'll have a custom-made piece of clothing that you can be proud of!
List of Materials
A pair of tights
Step 1: Make Your Stencil
I wanted my tights to have a shooting star pattern. I used my star hole punch in an index card and sketched the tail, then carefully cut the tail out with my exacto knife. If your stencil has multiple, separate pieces, think of it like carving a pumpkin — you need to leave some paper between each piece, or else you'll end up with a big blob!
After a lot of painting, the stencil does eventually become a bit damaged. If you can easily make