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For Bonnaroo 2012 I went with a large group of people (20+). We decided to make a decorative pole to help our group find each other. The artist SBTRKT...
On one sheet of Cor-Plast, draw a 30" tall oval for the basic shape of the mask. Leave room to draw a 2.5"x20" rectangle to serve as the side piece C...
Use one of the Cor-Plast Oval pieces to trace the shape onto the large sheet of paper Then on the paper, draw the elements of the mask and cut everyt...
On both Cor-Plast Ovals, apply blue painters tape all over one side. Temporary tape the stencil to one of the Cor-Plast Ovals. With the Xacto Knife,...
Preface: For the black areas I used acrylic paint because it needed to be solid and opaque. It's been a while since art class so I don't know if acryl...
With the glass paint enamel, paint the blue & yellow areas of the mask. (Using enamel will allow light to pass through the translucent areas of the ma...
Place both painted oval pieces together so they are facing away from each other. With the drill, place 4 holes though both pieces. (left side, right ...
Take each side panel and make creases and bend them to matches the curvature of the ovals. Apply epoxy to the edge of one side panel and quickly appl...
Apply epoxy to the edges of the side panels and quickly place them against the backside of the other oval mask. Hold tightly against a flat surface, ...
Preface: A friend would be very helpful for this part! While epoxy is still drying, insert all bolts/washers/nuts. A washer and nut should be placed...
Preface: since this is corrugated plastic, there are openings around the cut edges. Which could allow water or other debris inside the plastic sheets....
Take the hula skirt and section it into several strands. With black duct tape, secure them to the inside of one mask. NOTE: Be cautious not to cover...
Add strips of Foil Duct Tape to the inside of the the side panels. Also add smaller pieces to the non translucent areas on the inside of the masks. ...
I used micro LED string I found on amazon for only $5. Super bright, battery powered and water proof. (The link is in the intro) With black duct tape...
Using a telescoping flag pole, extend the top portions of the pole. Run the pole through the inside of the mask. Attach the small carabiner to the t...
Extend it all the way out, get a feel for it. Wave it around, shake it hard for a while. If it's wiggling too much, take it down and tighten the knot...
And that's it... never loose your group again at a music festival. Total weight is about 6 lbs.
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Posted:Feb 5, 2013
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