Make this scary mask! It's easier than it looks.

Step 1: Materials

You'll need:
  • A styrofoam head or a cast of your face
  • Wed clay (I love Monster Makers)
  • sculpting tools
  • Thermoplastic like Wonderflex or something similar. Plaster bandages will also work.
  • Cheesecloth and Ping pong balls for eyes
  • White glue
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Heat gun
  • Wig
  • Baseball cap or something similar
  • Paints and brushes- acrylics work fine
  • Zip ties
<p>I really wish there was a video for this... Do you have one?</p>
<p>for those of you wondering this is a Red Jack mask designed by Erich Lubatti</p>
<p>Love the design, and I had very little difficulty adapting it for a Ryuk* mask (only minor differences like slightly different wig, no hat, and slightly different paint job--the neck is separate) . However, I have a bit of a beginner question. I am using a Styrofoam head form as a base, but the clay seems to be cracking. I tried once just soaking it and covering it, and the cracks went away, but then they came back when it dried. Should I be using a thicker layer of clay or is it something else? </p><p>*<a href="http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/8900000/ryuk-death-note-the-movie-8968589-490-280.jpg" rel="nofollow">http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/8900000/ryu...</a></p>
<p>Thanks Scoochmaroo for this brilliant idea for a halloween mask! Me and the kids loved making our simple version of it. My daughter used for the &quot;Shockholm Halloween parade 2013&quot; (in Stockholm obviously.) It was a big success!</p>
Me and the kids made our own version of this great mask. We didn't come close to the craftmanship of your maskbut it turned out scary enough. Not sure how to post our picture of it though...
That is so creepy, love it.
Is it bad that I want to have dinner with you to pick your brains, or maybe have a craft day? OOh, I know, a crafting afternoon with mixed drinks and lots of laughter!! <br> <br>This is phenomenal, but then again, most stuff you do is!
I actually just came across the words 'wonderflex' and 'fosshape' after watching &quot;Heroes of Cosplay&quot;. Is it very expensive to purchase and how simple is it to use?
That my dear friend looks like the mad hatter only MADDER!!!!
never mind the kids! thats scaring me, and im 31!
what type of wig did you use he is very creepy
is it just me or does this mask look like it would be from a Tim Burton movie?<br>
it does
wow a 7ft tall man in a pinstripe suit would make children scream
If somebody were in that mask and go loo loo loolooo would you laugh or be scared?
If the purpose of this is scary the people.<br><br>You have achieve it, LOL.<br>Really This mask give me goosebumps!
Creative people are just the best....
You are so ugly.
that mask is going to scare th crap out of some three yr olds<br>
How do you see out? This is so cool!!!!
The eyes are made of a material called buckram. It's like a stiff mesh. If you get up close, you can see that they're mesh, but from a distance you can't. And it's easy to see through!
Do you think something similar could be made with paper mache?
scooch this thing is like the MAD mad hatter
this is AWESOME!!!!!
talk about scary, this thing's like the mad hatter from hell! great detail in your guide<br />
I just want the hat. That is an awesome hat.
Did you ever end up making the hat?&nbsp; It's sooo easy.&nbsp; I recommend you give it a shot for Halloween, if you haven't already!<br />
oh god your avatar is the creepiest loop EVER!!!!
if were to sell this mask or make another one to sell how much would you want for it?<br />
wow that is really creepy
Awesome! Also, I know some people who put celophane over their clay sculpts and then make multiple paper mache forms. It's a bit longer to set than the technique shown here, but also very effective.
I'm lucky!I don't need a mask to freak people out!
Awesome mask!
OMG! That look amazing! When I first saw it, it reminded me of a Tim Burton style character. Good job, I'm definitely wanting to try this!
Wow, same thing I thought. Guess its not just me.
yeah, me too
That's what I was thinking Oh and 5/5 stars. High-five.
hahaha its slash...
Holy ....! Thats awesomely scary and cool at the same time. 5 stars :D
hey it's top hat slash XD! nice best mask I have ever seen!.
It can be made with vacuum formed PVC too ;)
he also looks like SLASH HHAHAHAHHAHAH
I thought he would look like that if he shows the face behind that load of hair
I've seen a mask exactly like this one, type &quot;red jack mask&quot; into google, and look on the images, but this looks very realistic, 5 stars =D.<br/>
I took one look at it a i freaked. Its so scary...
Aww, thanks you guys!
thats the most <strong>beautiful &lt;3</strong> mask i have ever seen LOL <sup>jk jk jk jk jk</sup><br/>

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