Category - Paper Mache Masks

DIY Form for Sculpting Faces and Heads

I intend to sculpt a lot of faces and heads this year, and do a lot of character studies. I intended to do that last year, too, but I never got around to it. This year, it’s going to happen, I...

Pokemon Costume Tips

Well, this is embarrassing! I should have known that a lot of kids would want to wear a Pokemon costume this year. It finally sank in when I started receiving a lot of emails and blog comments from...

Star Wars Mask is Done

I added the paper mache to the Star Wars mask, added lots of wrinkles, and painted him pink. This was a silly project, but I had a lot of fun with it. I may even go to the thrift store for a black...

How to Make an Owl Mask, Part 4

My owl mask is finally finished. Spring got in the way of this project (and I ordered many more plants than I was ready for), but it froze this weekend, so I had a good excuse to stay inside and get...

How to Make an Owl Mask, #3

This week, I gave the owl mask a coating of shop towel mache. Now all that’s left is to let him dry all the way through and then take him (or her?) off the Sargent’s Plastilina mold and...

How to Make an Owl Mask #2

The paper mache owl mask is now almost ready for the paper mache. I worked in front of my computer yesterday, looking at photos of the Great Horned Owl that I found on Google Image Search. There are...

How to Make an Owl Mask, #1

I started making an owl mask this week to celebrate the publication of my second cozy mystery novel. Why an owl mask? Because that’s what got my main character into so much trouble in the first...