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Custom Latex Masks Made


Hi, I am offering my services to custom make and paint any custom latex masks you would like.

Will just cost the materials to make the mold and the first mask.

I will post you your mask, and give you an estimation of how long it will take to complete, making a decent mask takes time so dont expect to have it in a couple of weeks, I have to do this in my spare time and i like to take my time to make the best sculpt i can before i put any plaster on to make a mold.

-------update------ 19-09-2012

if your intrested in having a mask made pop me an email chris@chrisfrydesign.com your likely to get a quicker reply via email than commenting on here ;-)

have a look at my instructable on making masks using 2 part molds which should give you some idea of the costs and time scales involved.

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Latex-Mask-with-a-2-part-mold/

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Ok i have been asked a few times can I make masks of actual people, the answer is that I prefer not to, replicating a human face for me is very tricky, having said that, a spitting image style replica shouldnt be too much of an issue.

http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00427/spitting_image3_682_427439a.jpg

how long would it take?
the answer is between 1 and a half to 2 months depending on the size and complexity.

How much would it cost?
Hard to say again it depends on the size and complexity but remember you would be paying for a one off mask and your asking because you either dont have the skills to do it or the patients or the time, so if your expecting a mask for £20 (gbp) think again, no one is going to work their ass off producing something which takes a long time to create for a small amount of money, the materials alone are very expensive, please remember this when you email me and I qoute for your mask.

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n1cod3mus (author) 2 years ago
if your intrested in having a mask made pop me an email chris@chrisfrydesign.com your likely to get a quicker reply via email than commenting on here ;-)

have a look at my instructable on making masks using 2 part molds which should give you some idea of the costs and time scales involved.

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Latex-Mask-with-a-2-part-mold/
n1cod3mus (author) 6 months ago

ok a quick update because I have been getting a lot of requests, I do not do realistic masks if you want a mask that looks like a real person your best bet is http://www.spfxmasks.com

also I am not really taking on any new work, how ever if the project is interesting enough I may consider it provided there is not a time limit for the work as this has been problematic with recent commissions and my current work schedule.

I dont make masks for a living so I have a full time job too, if you need a mask with in a time frame I would suggest spfx masks for your needs, they do silicone masks and can turn around a mask in about 8 days, and you can even have real hair.

n1cod3mus (author) 2 years ago
Ok i have been asked a few times can I make masks of actual people, the answer is that I prefer not to, replicating a human face for me is very tricky, having said that, a spitting image style replica shouldnt be too much of an issue.

http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00427/spitting_image3_682_427439a.jpg

how long would it take?
the answer is between 1 and a half to 2 months depending on the size and complexity.

How much would it cost?
Hard to say again it depends on the size and complexity but remember you would be paying for a one off mask and your asking because you either dont have the skills to do it or the patients or the time, so if your expecting a mask for £20 (gbp) think again, no one is going to work their ass off producing something which takes a long time to create for a small amount of money, the materials alone are very expensive, please remember this when you email me and I qoute for your mask.
aliensdisco2 years ago
Hi,

I own a disco call Aliens Disco Bar in the Philippines. I travel back and forth to my home in the US. I want a high quality latex mask made that is a 3D version of our logo. see: www.aliensdisco.com

Can you help me...?

Thanks so much!

Email me at chris@almostexpat.com or chris@aliensdisco.com

n1cod3mus (author)  aliensdisco2 years ago
got a bounceback from your aliensdisco.com address pop me an email chris@chrisfrydesign.com
hi there is you are still avaliable for commissioning mask please contact me
bohejm@hotmail.co.jp thx!!!
DarkfallDC2 years ago
I was wondering if you were still available for commission. If so, I'd like to ask you about a mask I'm looking to have made. You can contact me via email - taylor_yoshio@sbcglobal.net