Destiny: Xur's Tentacles - Help!

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#1 jujubee33 on 4 years ago

Hey guys, I'm having a serious construction problem here. I'm planning on making Xur for my boyfriend for an upcoming con this year, and everything is great - except for when it comes to the face tentacles.

I've considered a tube and fan mechanism in the hood lining, connecting from the backpack.
We considered 3D printing (if necessary)
We also thought of leaving them rigid and having a material wrapped around a wire.

Regardless, we cannot come to an amiable agreement on how to tackle this. Does anyone have any ideas on how to do this? I'd like them to move and undulate, of course. But, if it doesn't that's fine. I'm just trying to come up with as many construction possibilities for this thing.

Reference images:
[URL=""]Gif of the moving tentacles[/URL]
[URL=""]Static picture[/URL]