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Tutorial: Fake/Faux Cotton Candy

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Here finally is the much requested cotton candy tutorial! :D
Thank you for your patience!

Have fun! I tried to break down the steps as simple as possible. Let me know how your cotton candies turn out. :]

Note about part III:
If you're worried about the stability of tucking, my cotton candy was put through 2 long con days (+ travelling) and did not deteriorate or change condition at all. :D

Why make fake cotton candy?
:bulletpink: It's not sticky.
:bulletblue: It won't melt.
:bulletpink: It lasts longer.
:bulletblue: Easier to transport.
:bulletpink: It's a prop!

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CutePengy's avatar
CutePengyHobbyist Artisan Crafter
omg!!!! thank you !!
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D1rtaHProfessional General Artist
Your props are awesome~!
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baka-imoutoHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the tutorial. Polyester stuffing alone didn't have the right texture, but this will do it! 
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MissTooniProfessional Filmographer
This is just what I needed! Very awesome! 
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calmingeffectsHobbyist Artist
just used this tutorial to make some cotton candy for my chopper cosplay and got a lot of comments on it!  thanks for the tutorial!

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brandipinetteStudent Interface Designer
using this for my Roxy Laonde trickster cosplay c:
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ArtisticLeniancyHobbyist General Artist
Me too! xD
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GetFursonalHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! This is adorable!
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LittlestSweetShopProfessional Artisan Crafter
So cool! Might try it in miniature ;)
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Fraise-BonbonHobbyist Artisan Crafter
brilliant!
Medonii's avatar
I think i gonna use this for my Pinkie Pie cosplay x3
Thanks !
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midgarangelHobbyist General Artist
This is an amazing tutorial, thank you!! I was wondering how to make some fake cotton candy for a hairpiece!
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Rose-PastelStudent Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much for this tutorial! I had a similar idea to obtain a cotton candy effect, but I wasn't quite sure were to start. It gives me a lot of new ideas!
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Zahira-GrigsbyStudent Digital Artist
Thank you for sharing this. I totally will make this.
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smashinbeautyProfessional Traditional Artist
excellent!!!
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TheDarkLittleBunnYStudent Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much to take the time to make this and for leting me know about it!
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nikkib197Student Artisan Crafter
great! can't wait to try it!!
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AhLahLeeHobbyist General Artist
Genius! It looks sooo fluffy!
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Yuki5188sudoStudent
So cute! wish it was edible tehe
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SugarElfDreamsHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yay!You did it
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iViViFiEDHobbyist General Artist
:D Your's still turned out great, too!
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SpookyInkHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is AWESOME.
I work at a toy store & sweet shop and we've been wanting candy props for a long time!
So today I started making these, currently waiting for them to dry, and my boss is going to be ecstatic!

Too cute!
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iViViFiEDHobbyist General Artist
That's wonderful!! I'm sure they'll turn out great! Would love to see the display :D
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