The Force is strong with this Canadian graphic designer who’s created the most awesome costumes for his seven-year-old son, Caillen.
Dad Keith Sheppard’s love of Lego along with his sheer creative talent result in the creation of the most detailed Lego-like suits we’ve seen! He spent 100 hours creating a kid-size replica of the Boba Fett suit from the Star Wars Lego collection. Made with Sintra, a lightweight PVC material, insulation foam boards, spray paint and vinyl adhesives, it’s complete with a helmet, antennae, jet pack and even those classic Lego hands. Simply out of this world, the suit won first place when Caillen wore it to Burlington’s Toycon convention!
But the stellar costume-making doesn’t stop there. Sheppard’s also created a Kenner Power Droid costume. (You remember—the little droid that made that gonk gonk sound?)
And then, there’s the uber-mini, uber-adorable Tusken Raider costume (you know, the ones Luke Skywalker called Sand People). How adorable is Caillen? This kid definitely looks like he has what it takes to be a fearless Jedi knight!
But this frighteningly fantastic Lego Lord Vampyre mini-figure costume might just be our favourite: