Step 5: Bat ears

Now there is no right way of doing this, if you want to use tools and tempplates to make the perfect shape then "Go for gold".

For this part I really just built the ears by rolling up a large piece of plasticine into a cone shape, then flattening sides to get the desired affect, then repeating in revers for the corresponding ear.

NOTE: The ears are a very tricky part, they can make or brake the appearance of your cowl, as you will see my ears have to take a little bit of a trim to get them to the desired shape.
What kind of liquid latex did you use? Did you order it online? <br>For the casting, did you mean actually fill it up with liquid latex? Or just make another layer around the sides? Sorry for all the questions, I'm sure I'll have more though xD
Also, what was your process for building up your styrofoam head to match your head and neck area?
It would be cool to make a novel cowl and costume
How would you put it on
<p>how do you clean the imperfections of the latex and make the surface clean and smooth?</p>
<p>Do you have any finished clean pics?</p>
<p>Has anyone considered casting the face and top of the skull with a layer of latex, then a couple layers of fiberglass before another couple layers of latex to make a helmet/mask?</p>
I'm hoping to use this method on making a solid mask; saw the Batman Arkham Origins trailer and fell in love with Deathstroke's armor. So is there any substitute you could recommend instead of liquid latex?
This is such an awesome project! I'd really like to make my own too, but I had some questions I wanted to ask about the final product... How do you put it on? Like, is the latex flexible enough to stretch and just put on over your head? Or will it wear out eventually... And how does it feel to wear it? is it hot, stuffy, hard to breath, etc. Thanks! And at any rate, this mask is so very cool man!!
How much did it cost to make this sir?
About 50 Bucks :D mate tore it though :(
can you wear it
what do you mean by well ventilated area because i worry about my health? :D
An open garage, back yard, anywhere thats not an enclosed space, same goes for spray paints, glues, fibreglassing, anything involving chemicals basically :D <br>
You didn't put liquid latex on the materials list. <br>
I wanted to make something similair to this mask, and I was wondering how much litres of liquid latex you used.
In total after spillage and mask, Id say about a litre :D
This is looking really wicked! Can't wait to see the rest!
I agree!!!! please post the rest of the pics! this is amazing!
Thankyou :D
Can't wait to see the finished product!

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