How to Make a Mask Using Latex

This is a super simple way to make an original mask for Halloween, parties, or just for fun.

How to Make a Mask Using Latex
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So you are gonna start with the plaster of your face to build off of.

So you are gonna start with the plaster of your face to build off of.

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We are going to start with making the pedals with the water based clay. So go ahead and take a chunk and roll it into a ball.

We are going to start with making the pedals with the water based clay. So go ahead and take a chunk and roll it into a ball.

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Press it down a little.

Press it down a little.

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Then you are going to roll it out.

Then you are going to roll it out.

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This is the tool we will use to cut out the flower pedals.

This is the tool we will use to cut out the flower pedals.

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You are just going to cut out the shape of a flower pedal. You will do this as many times as needed.

You are just going to cut out the shape of a flower pedal. You will do this as many times as needed.

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Now, to give a little bit of dimension to the pedals, we are going to curve them or puff them out just a little.

Now, to give a little bit of dimension to the pedals, we are going to curve them or puff them out just a little.

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And now you can line them around the head.

And now you can line them around the head.

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So now we can use liquid latex to start making the actual mask.

So now we can use liquid latex to start making the actual mask.

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Pit in in a small dish and use a sponge.

Pit in in a small dish and use a sponge.

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So just dab that stuff around until you cover the whole thing with a few layers. Let dry for at least 24 hours before removing it.

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Starting at the edges, peel slowly.

Starting at the edges, peel slowly.

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Starting at the edges, peel slowly.

Starting at the edges, peel slowly.

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Your mask will be sticky so be sure it doesn't fold or anything like that. You are gonna want to dab baby powder all over it to make it not stick.

Your mask will be sticky so be sure it doesn't fold or anything like that. You are gonna want to dab baby powder all over it to make it not stick.

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As you go along, you may want to cut a few edges to even it out.

As you go along, you may want to cut a few edges to even it out.

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Now you are gonna glue wire to it so that the flowers will stand up.

Now you are gonna glue wire to it so that the flowers will stand up.

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Cut your wire and shape it to the edges of your mask.

Cut your wire and shape it to the edges of your mask.

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Hot glue them down as you go.

Hot glue them down as you go.

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Trace the out line of your eyes onto the mask.

Trace the out line of your eyes onto the mask.

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Then cut them out.

Then cut them out.

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Paint the mask with Acrylic Primer.

Paint the mask with Acrylic Primer.

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Then paint your desired design.

Then paint your desired design.

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