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Big Bad Wolf from Shrek

The Big Bad Wolf is a minor character in the Shrek movies. Also known as Wolfie, he lives in Duloc in Far Far Away. He first appears as one of the fairy tale characters that was exiled to Shrek‘s swamp. Wolfie wears the grandmother’s dress to disguise himself from Little Red Riding Hood. You can cut slits into the bonnet for the ears, or you can simply hot glue them on. An optional step is makeup. Use brown and white in visible strokes along the face to mimic a furry texture, and then use black face paint for the nose.

Aragorn

Aragorn is a major character in The Lord of the Rings. Known by the four hobbits as Strider, he is a ranger from the north and hails from Gondor, the kingdom of men. He joins the Fellowship of the Ring to help defeat Sauron. His close relationship with the elves gives him advantages in battle and knowledge. With the exception of Gandalf, he’s probably the strongest and most skilled member of the fellowship.  Like his ancestor Beren, he falls in love with an elf lady: Arwen. It’s revealed he’s the heir to Isildur, so he becomes king of Gondor and makes Arwen his queen. In the film adaptation, Viggo Mortensen plays this role. The knit sweater is optional, but it closely resembles his chainmail. Simply cut the sleeves off the tunic if you want to wear it on a colder day.

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Kanao Tsuyuri from Demon Slayer

Kanao Tsuyuri is a character in the hit anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba. She is another Demon Slayer who survived the Final Selection with Tanjiro and Zenitsu. In her pursuit of Nezuko, it’s clear she is fast and skilled with her sword. She is the adopted sister as well as the successor of the Insect Hashira, Shinobu Kocho. Because of her abuse and indecisiveness as a child, the Kanae Kocho gave her a coin to flip to choose what to do. Eventually she finds her own destiny in her own fighting style.

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Heather from Total Drama Island

Heather is a character from the hit Cartoon Network show, Total Drama Island. During its first arc, she was a camper as a member of the Screaming Gophers. She was the main antagonist, labeled as the villainous Queen Bee. Considering her master manipulation skills and drive to win, Heather intimidates nearly everyone on the island. She tries to form alliances only to betray them. Her main enemy is Gwen, the goth loner girl. As one of the most notable characters in the series, Heather frequently returned for its several spinoffs. Her big secret: her hair is actually a wig!

Arwen Lord of the Rings Character

Arwen

Arwen is a minor character in The Lord of the Rings. Her full name is referred to as Arwen Undomiel or Arwen Evenstar. She is the daughter of the Elrond, the half-elf Lord of Rivendell, and an Celebrian, an elven noblewoman. Tolkien describes her as one of the most beautiful elves, resembling her ancestor Luthien. Like her ancestor, she falls in love with a man. Like Luthien loved Beren, Arwen loved Aragorn. When he is crowned King of Gondor, they marry, and she becomes queen. She decides to stay mortal so she can die with Aragorn. While she never appears in the books, Arwen appears in all three film adaptations. She carries Frodo across the Ford of Bruinen and fights the Orcs with her sword, Hadhafang. The role is played by actress Liv Tyler.

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Tanjiro Kamado from Demon Slayer

Tanjiro Kamado is the main protagonist of the hit anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. In the first episode, he returns home to find his entire family massacred by a demon. Only his sister, Nezuko, survives and therefore turns into a demon. Vowing to turn her human again, Tanjiro joins the Demon Slayer Corps. He is an incredibly skilled swordsman, able to use multiple Water Breathing techniques. His keen sense of smell helps him identify demons around him. Tanjiro is both optimistic and a quick thinker, which stems from his tireless yet admirable perseverance. Use the maroon body paint to create the marking on his forehead.

Bad Janet the Good Place

Bad Janet from The Good Place

Whereas Good Janets serve the Good Place, Bad Janets serve the Bad Place. Despite being the same omniscient mainframe, they assist to promote torture as oppose to happiness. When not hanging out with demons, they enjoy farting and insulting others. When Sean’s own Bad Janet reads Michael’s manifesto, she recruits all the other Janets to save the universe. Every iteration of Janet is played by D’Arcy Carden. Bad Janets are known for typing away on their phone 24/7, so if you have to text someone, you can say it’s part of the character!

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Alice Cullen in the Baseball Scene from Twilight

Alice Cullen is a supporting character in the Twilight saga. After being institutionalized for her visions, she became a vampire. She is part of the Cullen family as the adoptive daughter of Carlisle and Esme Cullen. She is married to Jasper Hale. As a vampire, her premonitions of the future are intensified, and are most often accurate. Alice is eccentric, yet extremely kind towards Bella Swan. Ashley Greene portrays her in the movie adaptations. In the iconic baseball scene set to “Supermassive Black Hole” by Muse, she is the pitcher. The scene opens up with a strike of lightning and thunder, and Alice announces: “It’s time.”

Billy Butcherson Hocus Pocus

Billy Butcherson from Hocus Pocus

In Hocus Pocus, Billy Butcherson is Winifred’s deceased ex-boyfriend. After he cheated on her with Sarah, Winifred punished him by sowing his mouth shut. The Sanderson sisters summon him as their minion, but he ends up helping the kids defeat them. He is portrayed by actor Doug Jones. You can use black eyeliner or face paint to draw stitches over your lips. There are more detailed makeup tutorials, but be sure to paint your face and hands light green for that “just rose from the grave” look.

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Karma Akabane from Assassination Classroom

Karma Akabane is a main character in the anime Assassination Classroom. He used to be in Class 3E, but he was suspended for violent behavior. He is known as an impulsive troublemaker who finds school boring. Although Karma has good intentions and can be rather empathetic. In fact, his suspension was a result of standing up to a bully. He thinks every student has a special talent for assassination, and he will defend them if necessary. He is close friends with Nagisa Shiota. When Nagisa gets insecure, Karma is there to support him.