As the Mask Doctor, my studio has become an emergency room for aging and damaged masks. Simple ways that you can prolong the life of your own masks. Remember, masks are made of natural latex.
I made a full head latex mask of the predator using a 2 part plaster mold, this method is used to provide excellent detail. Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
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Latex makeup has for decades been the primary special effects method used in movies. The process of making a latex mask requires some creativity as well as sculpting skills, but with a little practice it can be achieved easily. Latex is ideal for creating special makeup effects because it can be molded and sculpted well and can be painted realistically using acrylic paints. Creating latex masks is a fun hobby that can lead to huge profits.
Remember Me? Allen Hopps posted a series of tips on using latex to make masks a while back. I collected them for you here.
We pay careful attention to all the minute details when making a mold or cast —mixing the materials in the proper way, de-airing them to get rid of pesky bubbles and applying an appropriate release agent for demolding the mold or cast. But how many of us actually take notice of the room temperature during the cure time of the mold or cast? We are mostly unaware of the toll that atmospheric humidity can take on our molds and casts.
To View this document you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Here is a more detailed instructional on turning your face into a latex monster mask. This is same demo as above but with much more commentary and of course some extra photos of the process.
RD is the highest quality casting latex available for mask making, prop making and slush molded prosthetics. Formulated specifically for casting into gypsum molds, RD Mask Making Latex is a single component, air drying natural latex compound. Bottle 1 liter.
Like every geeky Halloween loving dork out there I like the show Faceoff, and I was like i can sooo do that. Bad part is their supplies can run into the thousands of dollars. I going to show you an economical way to start into the hobby.