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If you've come here looking for self-help, this is probably the wrong place. This is a tutorial for people who are already ego-tastic enough to want to make more of themselves. Not in the traditional sense, and not even in the cloning sense. You'll see.

This is, alternately, a creepy-doll mask tutorial. Hard to be sure.
 
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Step 1: Make positive of face

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First, you're going to need a positive of your face. Your face, but one that won't get burnt if it suddenly touches something that's 500 degrees.

I made mine using my Plaster Face Cast tutorial.

There are other ways to make a mask of your face than that described in this and the next step, but this is the most accurate way, I think.
Great Instructable! I have a similar way of making a mask of my own face...

I used a combination of one positive and one negative plaster cast, then poured in liquid latex rubber to make a "rubber sandwich" and allowed it to dry for 24 hours.
Then, I adhered my beard clippings to the rubber surface with more liquid rubber.
I decided not to paint it because it looks creepier...
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nice job! yet creepy..
finfan71 year ago
I'd like to see this done with foamed latex or gelatin. This is crazy.

In a good way.
I love your write up and sense of humour - you're very funny! Project turned out great too! Steph :)
frenzy1 year ago
frenzy1 year ago
she does kinda look like a burn victim but its cool....has anyone seen face off lol
nerd121 year ago
Lets play a game...
spooky XD
creeeeeeeeeeeepy....
Nope, not creepy at all. (nice work, I want my own face masks now!)
Oh gosh, this is creepy. I love it!
Kiteman1 year ago
Sorry, but that opening image... You look like a burns victim.

(And it was *so* creepy seeing you around the office in that thing!)
SelkeyMoonbeam (author)  Kiteman1 year ago
Oh, that's not me in the opening image actually.

Surprise!
I'm in a room full of clones!

(clatter of footsteps, jingle of keys as I disappear down the stairs in panic!)
ilpug1 year ago
okay, creepy.

I like it!
artfulann1 year ago
well the title did catch me off guard-- but the text kept me amused!

If you added a little shading around the sides (darker flesh tones) the mask will be a bit more realistic as it gives more of an appearance of a three dimensional form. Or go totally zombie.....which could be fun. That would be the option I'd go for and then wear it to school and freak out all my students...
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