Yona of the Dawn Yun wig suggestions?

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Topic started 5 months ago

I hope it's okay to start a new topic!
So I'm planning on going to a small local anime convention in a couple of weeks (my 1st since the pandemic!) and, as I have all the materials already, I was going to put together Yun from Yona of the Dawn. The only thing I DON'T have is a proper wig.
I don't know what it is about this boy's hair, but I have been struggling to pin down what color to use! It's a strange shade between blonde and brown, and it's giving me so much trouble! All of the brown shades I've seen and tried are too dark, and all of the blondes look way too light. Also, his hair is much lighter in the manga compared to the anime, which is another wrinkle.
(links to reference pictures below)

https://www.anime-planet.com/images/characters/50962.jpg?t=1416974067


https://www.amazon.com/Yona-Dawn-Vol-21/dp/1421593815?asin=B081R2Z7FM&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1

I was thinking about the lacefront Keto in Peach Blonde from Epic Cosplay
https://www.epiccosplay.com/products/keto-layered-peach-blonde?_pos=9&_sid=b16dca236&_ss=r

It's really light as well, but maybe it could work?

If you guys have any suggestions, I'd be super-grateful!

Avatar for RydiaValentine RydiaValentine

5 months ago

Take a blonde wig and use the comb technique:

Use light brown acrylic paint. A good one, with many pigments. Those which are like a thick paste.

Paint a wig comb tooths in both sides. Then dig it into a bowl of water and "paint-brush" the wig ligthly.

I used this method for my Leia Rolando from Tales of Xillia's wig and it worked. The base wig was golden blonde color.

Avatar for RydiaValentine RydiaValentine

5 months ago

https://cosplay.com/costume/0kd903

Sorry I didn't post the example and I don't know how to edit my previous post @[email protected]

Avatar for bad_luck bad_luck

5 months ago

Oh wow, your wig looks fabulous! Thanks so much for suggesting this method; I'll definitely try this!

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