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Ercole Visconti

Ercole Visconti is the main antagonist in the Disney Pixar movie, Luca. He is the well-known bully of Portorosso and consistent champion of the annual triathlon. Even though he’s sixteen, which is too old to compete, he continues to keep his bragging rights. He particularly enjoys picking on Giulia Marcovaldo, whom he calls “Spewlia” because she gets sick during the race. Alberto call him Signor Vespa because he owns a Vespa, but later Luca calls him a catfish (because they’re bottom-feeders with two sad little whiskers). Narcissistic and pompadoured, Ercole believes his presence is adored by all. His two lackeys, Ciccio and Guido, accompany him at all times to do his bidding.

Giulia Marcovaldo

Giulia Marcovaldo is a character in the Disney Pixar movie, Luca. She is a human girl who takes pride in being the underdog. Her father is Massimo Marcovaldo. Expressive and tomboyish, Giulia dreams of winning the Portorosso Cup and dethroning the despicable Ercole. When he picks on Luca and Alberto, she comes to their defense and eventually befriends them. The trio then forms a team to compete in the triathalon. Her interests include stargazing and attending school in Genoa, which confides in and shares with Luca. Her exclamations involve Italian cheeses, such as “Santa mozzarella!”

Alberto Scorfano

Alberto Scorfano is a character in the Disney Pixar movie, Luca. In the water, he is a blue and purple sea monster. He frequently visits the surface as a human boy. He encourages Luca to explore land and acts as a guide. Contrastingly to Luca, Alberto is daring and overzealous. His goal is to ride a real Vespa, which happens to be the prize in the Portorosso Cup. Despite claiming he’s an expert on humans, he isn’t always correct. For instance, he thinks “What’s wrong with you, stupido?” is a greeting.

Massimo Marcovaldo

Massimo Marcovaldo is a character in the Disney Pixar movie, Luca. He is a fisherman who sells fish door to door in Portorosso. In spite of his intimidating stature and skill with a knife, he is a caring man. His soft heart particularly extends to his daughter, Giulia. He takes Luca and Alberto into his home and shows them similar affection for befriending his child. The Marcovaldo family cat on his shoulder is named Machiavelli.

Luca Paguro

Luca Paguro is the titular protagonist of the Disney Pixar movie, Luca. In the water, he is a green and blue sea monster who lives with overprotective parents. He stumbles upon human treasures and grows curious about the surface. Another sea monster named Alberto finally pushes him on land, where they both resemble human boys. On the Italian coast, they meet Guilia, a human girl who wants to win the Portorosso cup. Bright and inventive, Luca longs to go to school with her so he can learn about the world. Whenever he gets nervous or fearful, he exclaims “Silenzio Bruno!”

Eve Costume from Wall-E

Make Your Own: Eve

“Out there / Full of shine and full of sparkle / Close your eyes and see it glisten Barnaby / […]

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Bunny and Ducky from Toy Story 4

Bunny and Ducky are new characters in Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 4. These eccentric, quick-witted toys are voiced by comedic duo Key and Peele, with Keegan Michael Key as the voice of Ducky and Jordan Peele as the voice of Bunny. Aside from being best friends, they’re literally attached at the plush foot. Dangling as prize toys at a carnival booth, Bunny and Ducky long to have a kid as their owner. When Buzz Lightyear gets tacked to the prize wall, they catch wind of his mention of a kid. They manage to escape and tackle Buzz until Woody intervenes. As a result, Bunny and Ducky become their allies in their quest to save Forky with the hope of finding a home with Bonnie. This costume guide features casual costumes as well as onesies for a simpler option. If you intend on dressing as Ducky, we included acrylic paint for the beak.

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Queen Elinor from Brave

Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) is a main character in the 2012 Disney Pixar animated movie, Brave. She shares the throne with her husband, King Fergus, as the monarchs of DunBroch, a Scottish kingdom. Whereas her daughter Merida is independent and free-spirited, her mother is the epitome of sternness, poise, and tradition. So when her daughter wants to shoot for her own hand, Elinor is outraged, as she believes it’s her duty as a princess to continue the royal line. She throws the bow into the fireplace out of anger, and Merida runs off crying. When she returns, she gives her mother a cake as a peace offering, but it accidentally turns her into a giant black bear! Together they try to break the curse, and ultimately  Elinor softens towards her daughter, becoming more thoughtful and understanding.

Stinky Pete from Toy Story 2

Stinky Pete from Toy Story 2

Stinky Pete (voiced by Kelsey Grammer) is Woody’s complete opposite. He can’t stand children, was never loved or played with, and (at least for a time) finds life with children unbearable. He comes around eventually. But not before making life hard for everyone’s favorite cowboy-spaceman duo. And their friends.

Pete’s costume comes together pretty quickly but there are a few key bits you’ll have to factor in before you buy the pieces. Stinky Pete is a larger older man which might mean ordering a larger size than you normally wear. But if you skip a stomach cushion and order clothes to your usual size, you can still get Pete’s look while holding onto the pieces for another costume.

The costume also works best with a costume pickaxe. But as with most costume weapons, check your convention’s rules before you take it on the floor. If you’re wearing this costume to a private party you’re probably fine.

Once you’ve got all that sorted, you’ve only got a few costume pieces to buy. A prospector’s hat, a red button down work shirt, a pair of blue denim coveralls, and a yellow neckerchief. You’ll also need a pair of black boots. Western boots are very expensive, however, so I’ve listed an alternative that will work fine with the pants are worn over the top of the boots.

Finally you’ll want a fake white beard with thick white brows. You might have to trim the hairs a bit to avoid being tickled. But with the beard and brows in place and your costume on, you’ll be the most feared prospector in the toy box!

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Riley Andersen from Inside Out

Riley Andersen (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) is a main character in the Disney/Pixar film Inside Out.  Much of the action of the film takes place inside of Riley’s brain as Joy, Anger, Fear, Sadness, and Disgust work together to help her adjust to her life in a new home.  Riley’s costuming often reflects her moods, but her yellow jacket and blue backpack are two of her most well recognized accessories.  Riley is also a fan of ice hockey, and eventually becomes a member of the Fog Horns, a youth team in San Francisco.