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Creating the Character Costume by Cheralyn Lambeth

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Chapter 16Spat Oktan

Film/Fan Costume and Prop Builder,Owner/Operator Spatcave Studios(www.spatcave.com)

Figure 16.1 Spat Oktan. All photos courtesy of Spat Oktan/Spatcave Studios

Figure 16.1 Spat Oktan. All photos courtesy of Spat Oktan/Spatcave Studios

Spat Ok tan is another fan-turned-pro costumer: "I make costumes professionally for film and for fans, but I also wear some myself occasionally at conventions ... I'm a professional FX make-up artist and I've made costumes and props for video games, movies, and major companies to use to promote their products at the big Comic Cons, and even for Universal Studios."

His business—Spatcave Studios—is a full-time endeavor, rather than being a side-line. Spat has created ...

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