The group costume idea is one I like to get behind. This year we were all working on characters from How To Train Your Dragon. I, of course, and going to be Stoick the father. I wanted to do one feature really well and I settled on the belt buckle. I had to do a number of screen grabs to collect my reference material. To make it, I bought a piece of foam insulation from Lowes and got to work with a pencil and x-acto knife.
Here’s what I made before painting it:
And after a little paint and dry brushing: