This shows the steps to get a papier mache puppet head from a blank shape to the finished painted facial features.

This video shows the process speeded up, and the steps explain what was done to paint the puppet

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Here is a blank casted papier mache head of a policeman.  Papier mache is generally very absorbant. It can be sealed with PVA but applying base coat of emulsion paint is very effective, and gives a good reflective surface for any subsequent coulurs to show up over.
Reminds me of Pinhead from the Puppet Master series.
Hi, not seen that, but had a quick look up on web. Looks amusing

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