Star Wars Cantina Band Mask

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Introduction: Star Wars Cantina Band Mask

About: YouTube channel: The Urban Ape

In this instructable I am making a latex Bith mask from start to finish.

Step 1: Sculpting

I sculpted the mask over an Ed Head using Monster Clay.

Step 2: Molding

I molded the mask using burlap reinforced Ultracal-30.

Step 3: Casting

I casted the mask using RD 407 Mask Latex.

Step 4: Painting

I painted the mask with watered down latex mixed with airbrush paint.

Step 5: Full Video

The video below shows the entire process of making the mask, including Sculpting, Molding, Casting, and Painting.

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    Seriously great sculpting. Loved the time-lapse video.

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    Hi there! I saw this and have been working to make a paper mache version of the mask so I was wondering what you used for the eyes on the finished mask. I can't seem to find anything that would still allow me to see through and still have that dome black eyes. Any advise?

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    Also another huge question! What do the backs of their heads look like? I've never seen it ever...

    Sorry for replying so late.
    I actually wasn't able to find any reference photos of the back of the head. So for this mask, I just made it up. But... After I finished the mask, I found some pictures. So I remade the mask based on the better pictures.
    You can see what the back of the head should look like, towards the end of this video. https://youtu.be/cU4iWT7LWug

    For the eyes I used halfs of 60mm clear plastic Christmas ornaments. To make them Black, I used a sponge to stipple in a little bit of transparent black airbrush paint.

    I always wanted to be a Cantina band Member.

    How much did it cost?