Honey Bear Mask
Cover the face of an old teddy bear with a plastic trash bag. Lay wet strips of Plaster Cloth over the face and smooth to form the mask. When dry, remove the mask and the trash bag. Paint the mask and while the paint is wet, you can add Fun Fur for a furry look. Sculpt a honey bee for his nose from Sculpting Clay!
Boogie Man Mask
Blow up a large balloon and tie it off. Use newspaper wads or Sculpting Clay to make facial features. Cover it with strips of wet Plaster Cloth. When the Plaster Cloth is dry, break the balloon and trim the mask. Paint the mask and add buttons, beads, feathers, earrings, sequins or any other decorative element!
Create this original cat mask using Plaster Cloth, a balloon, paints and straightened paper clips for the whiskers!
Create this mask depicting the “flapper” era. Apply wet Plaster Cloth to a balloon and let it dry thoroughly. Pop the balloon and cut it in half. Paint the mask, then add fringe, sequins, jewels and glitter paint.
Ceremonial and tribal masks can be fun projects and look great hanging on your wall! Use newspaper wads to form the giraffe, then cover with wet pieces of Plaster Cloth. Paint with fun, bright colors!
This is a great, inexpensive way to make masks for costumes or for the theatre. Apply wet Plaster Cloth pieces over a balloon and let it dry thoroughly. Paint the mask with bright primary colors and add some metallic paint for sparkle!
People who move from place to place (who are not in desert or winter areas) are called gypsies. Make this gypsy mask with Plaster Cloth, a balloon, sequins, beads, feathers, glitter paint and bright paint colors!
Make this horse mask using a newspaper wad form. Apply Plaster Cloth over the form and paint the mask with bright primary colors.
Wow! Create your mask by using a form (mannequin head works great). Put a plastic bag over the mannequin and only cover the mask parts with Plaster Cloth. When dry, pull off the mask and paint it. Use sequins, trim, ribbons, feathers and other baubles to decorate!
Tribal Mask 1
In your cultural studies, you may come across some amazing masks that you will like to make. Apply wet pieces of Plaster Cloth over a balloon and add Sculpting Clay for the nose and lips. When the piece is dry, paint it with bright colors.
Tribal Mask 2
This would look cool hanging on your wall! Apply wet pieces of Plaster Cloth over a balloon and add Sculpting Clay for the nose and lips. When the piece is dry, paint it with bright colors.