Hey Shadowhunters fans, a couple of days ago I posted I short tutorial on how to make your own Alec Lightwood and Magnus Bane Funko Pop Vinyl Figure (DIY #7 Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood Funko Pop) and today I want to show you how to make your own Emma Carstairs, Isabelle Lightwood and Clary Fray Funko Pop. I want to make all Shadowhunter characters – it’s not only a lot of fun to make them but they also look so cute but I still hope that Funko will make „real“ Shadowhunter Funko Pops sometime soon.
You know the hardest thing is to find Funkos that already look at least a little bit like the characters you want to change them into.
I bought these three ladies, Melinda May from S.H.I.E.L.D, Emma Swan from Once Upon a Time and Jane Bennet from Pride & Prejudice and Zombies. As you will notice later in this tutorial I took off their heads and mixed their heads and bodies to „create“ perfekt Emma, Izzy and Clary.
I used Melinda May’s head and Jane Bennet’s body for Izzy Lightwood, Melinda May’s body and Emma Swan’s head for Clary and Jane Bennet’s head and Emma Swan’s body for Emma.
I made the mistake and ordered a Melinda May bobblehead funko pop. I didn’t pay much attention when I ordered them which was stupid of me so I actually had to use some sculpt to make the heads stick to the bodies – well at least Melinda’s head and body. Next time I will definitely make sure to not buy a bobblehead funko.
If you want to know how to take off the head of a Funko there are a lot of youtube videos online so you might just want to search for „How to take off head Funko Pop“ or whatever on youtube. It’s actually pretty easy. Basically all you need to do is heat up some water in the microwave, put the Funkos in it, wait 5 minutes and then just take the head off and glue them back together afterwards. And again I used regular brushes and acrylic paint to paint them.
And this is how they turned out. I especially love Emma. Emma Carstairs is hands down my favorite female character from the Shadowhunter world and I’m so glad I have her as a Funko now.